This is how hypnosis changes your brain to beat cravings and addictions.

Once cravings and addictions take hold, they are literally wired into our brain and the reward centre making it super difficult to just stop and give up. It doesn’t matter if it’s cigarettes, sugar, food or alcohol (as in the case here), once it’s a hard-wired habit, it’s very hard to break.

Hypnotherapy is something that has incredible results for cravings and addictions. There are a few different methods that can be used in hypnosis to overcome your cravings and one of them is to have a clear aversion or dislike to that which you previously craved.

The treatments are well tolerated by patients and have generated multiple treatment-outcome reports of one-year abstinence rates of contacted patients in the range of 60% to 70%

(Elkins, 1991; Frawley & Howard, 2009; Revusky, 2009)

These are the scans of a lady who had a specific drinking habit and through hypnosis was able to beat this addiction by replacing the addictive thoughts with beliefs of aversion to alcohol.

When in a state of hypnosis, you are literally in a different space. Here, you are able to learn new ways of behaving in the future. There is a part of the brain that doesn’t know the difference between what is real, and what is imagined, and hence, when you practice new behaviours in hypnosis, these become the basis for new habits. It’s important to work with a good therapist that can get you into the perfect hypnotic state and assist with creating the right imagery for the best results and lasting change.

“I think we have pretty definitive evidence here that the brain is working differently when a person is in hypnosis,”

said Dr. David Spiegel, a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford who has studied the effectiveness of hypnosis

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Published by Mindful Hypnotherapy and Wellness

Hi! I'm a clinical hypnotherapist, massage therapist, yoga and meditation teacher. I study and practice Buddhism and am always learning more about the mind. I live in the beautiful Gold Coast Hinterlands and love to relax and chill out in nature. Namaste xx

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