Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

Our minds work on two levels, the conscious and subconscious.

The conscious mind is the part of your mind that is responsible for logic and reasoning. If i asked you about the sum of one plus one it's your conscious mind that is going to be used to make that addition.
The conscious mind also controls all the actions that you do on intention while being conscious. For example, When you decide to make any voluntary action like moving your hand or leg it is done by the conscious mind.
The conscious mind is also known to be the gate keeper for the mind.

The subconscious mind is the part of your mind responsible for all of your involuntary actions. Your breathing rate and heart beats are controlled by your subconscious mind.
If you started to control your breath on intention then know that your conscious mind took charge while if you were breathing without being conscious of the breathing process then know that your subconscious mind is in charge.
Your emotions are also controlled by your subconscious mind. That's why you sometimes might feel afraid, anxious or down without wanting to experience such a feeling.

When you are born, your mind is a clean slate. It is a sponge for discovery.
What are my senses telling me? Should I be afraid? If I'm afraid, should I fight or run? Was I happy, when I blew out the candles and ate my birthday cake?

Scientists know that the subconscious puts all these patterns together and forms deeply held beliefs - if I see or experience this, then that happens.
Some of our experiences are positive, others negative. All of these experiences - especially in our early years, are stored in the subconscious mind and accepted as a pure truth - even though we might not understand or have misinterpreted the outcome.

These now automatic beliefs form our responses to life events such as, "I'm stressed, I need a cigarette" or "it's time to relax in front of the television, so I need a bowl of potato chips" or "I can't score better on that test, because I'm not good at math."

Our subconscious, programmed with our automatic beliefs, is very resistant to change. The conscious mind may logically decide to diet, quit smoking, or exercise more. And, while we may achieve short-term success, we face strong internal resistance because we haven't changed our internal programming. Our new habits don't feel natural and we can't overcome what we've learned over time. That's why after a few tries, we often give up, and return to our original routines.

Hypnosis provides the path to have a conversation directly with the subconscious to substitute new, positive thoughts such as, "I'm going to relax in front of the television and not want a snack" or "I'm stressed, so I'm going to go for a walk."

All of this explains why researchers, including scientists at the National Institutes for Health, the Mayo Clinic, the American Psychological Association, and other recognized medical organizations support the beneficial and positive outcomes that hypnosis can provide.
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Hypnosis helps get the individual out of their own way.

-- Steven Heller