Can hypnotherapy really help you lose weight?

If you need to lose weight, you have most probably tried just about everything on the market, except hypnotherapy. Fad diets and exhaustive exercise routines seem to be some of the more popular strategies, but even if you do lose weight, it doesn’t stay off for long. 

Whilst losing weight and maintaining your ideal weight are important for health reasons, it’s these quick fixes that can do more harm than good. Why do people look for fast ways to lose weight? Well, it’s usually because they feel ashamed of the way they look and once they have decided to focus on their weight loss goals, they want to do it fast.

The problem is that losing weight using fad diets and extreme exercise techniques isn’t something that you are likely to want to keep doing for a long time. So you lose the weight, then it all comes back again! Most people who use these quick fixes tend to yo-yo up and down with their weight, making them even more unhappy because they can’t maintain their ideal weight.

How can hypnotherapy help you lose weight?

Once you step off this merry-go-round of gaining and losing weight, you will feel much better about yourself. That’s where hypnotherapy comes into the picture because this therapy can help you step away from this circular pattern by helping you to think about your body in a different light. Essentially, hypnosis helps you to replace your negative eating patterns with positive eating patterns, giving you control over your weight. 

What happens during a hypnosis weight loss session?

Each hypnosis session begins with your therapist guiding you into a deep feeling of relaxation. Once both your body and your mind are in this relaxed state, your hypnotherapist can speak to your subconscious mind and find out why you have these negative eating patterns. Visualisations are used to suggest a more positive pattern of eating that will help you to achieve your desired weight loss.

There’s no reason to feel worried that you won’t be in control of yourself during these visualisations because your hypnotherapist can’t make you do anything you don’t want to do. You can freely reject any of the suggestions your hypnotherapist provides to your subconscious mind.

Some of these visualisations include imagining the look of your body and the level of fitness you want to achieve or how you will feel when you reach your ideal weight. As you can appreciate, these are simple, but very powerful visualisations that help you take control of your choices. For example, hypnotherapy can help you to enjoy the taste of healthy food and stop you craving sugary or fatty foods. 

You can still enjoy a piece of cake or banana bread with friends!  It’s just that you will make better choices and understand that healthy food is now your fuel, rather than foods that are high in sugar or fat. Hypnosis can also help you to feel better about the shape of your body and not feel anxious every time you look in the mirror. 

Why have you previously been unable to lose weight?

If you have tried to lose weight and failed, again and again, you are not alone. The causes are often deeply rooted in your subconscious mind, which is why speaking to your subconscious is such a fundamental part of your hypnotherapy sessions. In other words, you might consciously think that you need to lose weight and want to do it, but there are blocks in your subconscious mind that make you sabotage your efforts.

During your hypnosis sessions, we will explore these blocks, giving you the power to break through these barriers and take control of your eating patterns.

Will hypnotherapy help you manage your weight loss? 

Hypnotherapy can help you tackle the deep-down beliefs and feelings that support your negative eating patterns. You will replace them with a healthier mindset focused on healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle. Hypnosis has helped many people change their eating habits for the better and manage their weight loss. It doesn’t work for everyone, but if you support your sessions with a healthy diet and sensible fitness routine, you have every chance of being successful. 

If you would like professional assistance in fulfilling your weight loss goals, please contact Skye for a free 15min consultation –Call now  0402 006 985.