Busy life makes you constantly lose sleep and be stressed. Self-hypnosis techniques will be the perfect choice if you don’t want to take medicine or go to a psychologist. The guide below will show you how to use self-hypnosis to relax your mind and body in the most effective way.
What Is Hypnosis?
Hypnosis is an altered state of consciousness. A hypnotherapist can use various techniques to guide you to a deeper level of relaxation.
Nowadays, people use hypnosis as a therapeutic tool. It helps you to enter deep levels of mental and physical relaxation. So your mind will take in cues much more efficiently than in a conscious state.
However, you don’t need to visit a hypnotherapist to try this method. Follow the instructions below to learn how to use self-hypnosis techniques.
How To Use Self-Hypnosis
Self-hypnosis techniques work wonders for calming the mind and reducing stress. Read the instructions carefully and practice every day to improve your mental and physical health.
1. Prepare your mind
Firstly, you lie on the bed in the most comfortable position. Then, you tell yourself that you will use self-hypnosis to fall asleep.
2. Regulate your breath
Breathing regulation is important in helping your body relax. Don’t breathe fast. You should close your eyes and take a deep breath in through your nose. Next, slowly exhale through your mouth. Moreover, at the top of your breath, hold it for three seconds. And you should count to five on every out-breath.
Note, you must breathe from the diaphragm (lower chest and stomach area) instead of from the upper chest. To know if you’re doing it right, you need to feel your body. Your stomach comes out when you breathe in and comes in when you exhale.
At first, you may not be used to it. Therefore, you have to practice the breathing technique over and over again.
3. Clear Your Mind
You think it’s extremely difficult to completely empty your mind. However, every problem has a solution.
Imagine a big red stop sign. As soon as you see that sign, imagine the unwanted thought disappearing. Then your mind becomes clear.
In addition, there are many other effective methods. For example, your mind is a large computer screen filled with data. Imagine that by pressing a keyboard you can clear your mind.
If you love nature, imagine your mind is the sky. Wandering thoughts are small clouds that are slowly disappearing. Finally, all the clouds drifted away and the sky cleared.
4. Relax Your Body
At this step, you imagine your whole body completely relaxed. Every muscle from the top of your head to the tips of your toes is relaxed. The feeling of relaxation spreading throughout the body helps you to eliminate all stress and fatigue.
Besides, your eyelids become heavier. Imagine the world outside fading away. A magical portal is opened and you enter your inner world.
5. Read affirmations in trance
Now, your mind is blank and your body is completely relaxed. In this trance, you need to repeat the following over and over.
“I SLEEP EASILY AT NIGHT, I FEEL DEEPLY RELAXED
I FEEL CALM AND CENTRED, I LOVE TO SLEEP AT NIGHT”
In addition, you need to read each word slowly with real faith. Imagine every part of you internalizing these phrases. So every cell in your mind and body will resonate with each positive affirmation. Eventually, you will gradually fall into a natural deep sleep.
If these affirmations aren’t enough to help you sleep, try Glenn’s hypnosis audio series. You’ll find great mental health tips at hypnosisaudio.com