Friday, October 21, 2011

Successful Weight Loss with Hypnosis by Ben Tien

When it comes to losing weight and keeping it off, hypnosis is one of the many tools out there to help you modify the underlying behaviors that result in being overweight. The main advantages with self hypnosis are in cost, convenience and rapid return on investment.

Weight problems like any other problems we encounter in life are the result of the activities of our mind. These processes are not bad in themselves, they are just processes and actually are part of our personal power structure. They become a problem only when we are not consciously aware of them, and as a result, are unable to manage them in a purposeful manner.

An overweight condition is no different than any other problem as far as dealing with the underlying thinking and behavior patterns are concerned. However, these tools are only as affective and powerful as the extent of genuine desire and intention that drives them.

The good news is that while you are developing the more difficult and time consuming tools such as meditation and to some extent creative visualization, the other tools like affirmations, self talk and self hypnosis can be put to use right away. The newer versions of self hypnosis are good tools to start with, they are cost effective, convenient and produce fast results, but this doesn't mean that you don't have to bring something to the table.

Exploring our weaknesses and dysfunctional behaviors can be a little upsetting but the rewards are huge and we must explore them in order to identify the areas that need our attention. In the case of weight loss, it is not always the act of eating or what we eat that is the issue. Sometimes the overeating has deeper origins and for that we need to bring the heavy hitting tools like hypnosis in conjunction with creative visualization into play.