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Hypnotherapy For Losing Weight

Seeking hypnotherapy for losing weight is very common, and is increasingly popular with celebrities hoping to lose weight. Even doctors are being advised on the benefits of hypnotherapy for weight loss.

The subject of whether hypnosis can help with weight reduction and weight maintenance is one of the most frequent queries a hypnotherapist answers. 

However, it is always good to have your questions answered beforehand by a trained hypnotherapist before undertaking weight loss hypnosis

So, can hypnotherapy help with weight loss?

Fortunately, the answer is a straightforward “yes.” However, before arranging a session, it is advisable to have a general understanding of how weight loss hypnosis works. Additionally, the client must be willing to commit to new routines for the weight loss to be efficient and long-lasting.

Before deciding upon hypnosis for weight loss,  it is a good idea to have an overview to see if weight loss hypnosis is suitable for you.

What is hypnotherapy?

Hypnotherapy is a type of talking therapy that uses psychological principles to help people achieve a state of altered or unconscious perception. This state is called “hypnosis”. A hypnotherapist attempts to influence a subject’s thoughts, behaviour, and/or emotions through hypnosis, a deep state of focused relaxation.

Because of this, hypnotherapy helps people lose weight because it helps them make changes to their behaviour through the use of positive suggestions.

Does Hypnotherapy for Weight Loss Work?

The best way to lose weight is to eat fewer calories than you expend. Hypnotherapy can help you achieve this by training you to associate eating less food with feelings more in control. This is one of many benefits of hypnotherapy for weight loss.

You may feel anxious when you first think about hypnotherapy. Speaking to a highly-trained hypnotherapist will ensure that all your sessions are relaxing. Hypnotherapy can help you lose weight by teaching you new ways of thinking. This will help you overcome the negative self-talk that is often the driving force behind emotional eating.

You will learn how to stop binge eating by changing the way you think by replacing negative patterns of thinking with far more positive ones.

Why Do I Binge Eat?

Overeating is caused by many factors. These include a hectic schedule, stress, and a genetic predisposition. Understanding this can help one understand how to stop binge eating by examining their life choices. People who struggle with overeating typically have had negative experiences with dieting in the past, and when they are exposed to these negative experiences again, they believe that they have no other option and that they are powerless to resist their urges. Overeating is also a sign of emotional needs in other areas of our life not being fulfilled. In this state, an individual is more likely to experience automatic responses to certain situations. An example of this is when a craving for food arises.

Other psychological reasons for eating are often the result of emotional stress. For example: If you are feeling depressed, anxious, sad, or angry, you may eat more than usual to comfort yourself.

When you eat more calories than you need your body will store these calories as fat.

Anyone who has ever overeaten probably knows this, whether it’s a child who can’t seem to keep their hand out of the cookie jar or an adult gorging on junk in front of the TV. The problem is that we often respond to our hunger by grabbing a quick meal or eating mindlessly, which only perpetuates the cycle.

Hypnosis For Exercise Motivation

Don’t work out because you hate your body — work out because you love it!

If you lack the motivation to exercise, hypnotherapy can also help! Exercise is a great way to improve your health and lose weight. Many people think that exercise is boring or monotonous. By changing the way you feel about exercise, you can change the way you feel about your body and the way you feel about yourself.

Hypnotherapy for weight loss can also help with a variety of associated issues, including the reduction of cravings, or dealing with anxiety and stress. During hypnosis, your brainwaves are slowed down. This helps you concentrate and think more clearly. This helps you to relax, and feel more in control.

During trance, you will learn new ways of thinking and how to overcome negative self-talk. It can also help you make important changes in your habits, and help you feel more comfortable with yourself.

Hypnosis for Weight Loss – Conclusion

Don’t dig your grave with your own knife and fork!

Hypnotherapy can increase your self-esteem and help you to feel more confident about yourself. This is one of many reasons why people choose hypnotherapy to lose weight. Other benefits include feeling better about your appearance and being able to do the things you wouldn’t be able to do before. This includes being able to go out with friends, play sports, and being able to wear clothes that you want.

As hypnotherapy deals with your subconscious mind, hypnosis for weight loss can be utilised to change your relationship with food by helping you to develop a new relationship with how you feel about yourself. This means that you are not only losing weight on your body but also the weight off your mind.

If you would like to speak to me about hypnotherapy for weight loss (or any other concern), please feel welcome to get in touch or call me for a free consultation on: 0208 789 0992

Adrian Jackson

Specialist in Anxiety & Depression (DipHyp, CNHC (Acc), HPD) I am a Cognitive Hypnotherapist in North London, providing hypnotherapy for anxiety and depression to clients in Pinner, Northwood, Harrow, and Rickmansworth. My flexible, modern approach helps clients relieve unwanted patterns of behaviour.

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