Anxiety, Can Hypnosis Help?

Updated: Jul 8, 2020

I am pretty sure of one thing.

You do not plan to have anxiety?

It is not like you wake up in the morning and think to yourself, This morning I will have my breakfast, go for a walk and at 11 am I will schedule in some anxiety. Of course not. Anxiety can creep up at any time, unannounced. It is an unconscious response.

If it were a conscious response you would not have any trouble with it. You could logically see what was happening, come up with plans to avoid, or just not experience it. As human beings we are very good at dealing with and coming up with solutions to problems we have at the conscious level.

Anxiety, the remnant of a time when being alert meant staying alive, is a very real problem for may people. We can become stuck in fight or flight. And even though in the modern day world we have few real threats to our life. There is that part of us that still monitors this. With a lack of wild beasts waiting to devour us it will take other situations, situations that often logically can seem minor and petty and doom infested, terrifying situation. We find ourselves always switched on, unable to relax, tense, as though we are waiting for something terrible to happen, yet does it ever? We become unable to enjoy and appreciate the things we have now because our radar is switched onto the what if of a future that rarely happens.

There is a way to approach this, it does not rely on drugs or years of therapy.

Hypnosis allows us to access the unconscious mind. That part of you where all beliefs, behaviours and emotions lie. Through the skill of the hypnotist you can be guided into hypnosis, a state of relaxation and focus that happens to feel good as wel