Do You use Illness or Injury as a Way of Getting Attention? Not surprisingly, most people would answer “no” to this question, then they may be astounded to discover that they may be doing this without their conscious awareness. In short, they are hypnotizing themselves to get what they want which … [Read more...] about Using Hypnosis to Prevent Illness and Injury
The most common is attention. This can sometimes be so compelling that people will consciously choose to live with their pain rather than risk losing the consolation of their friends and family. Another big one is task avoidance. "I've got a headache," can help you avoid undesired tasks at work as … [Read more...] about Chronic pain’s secondary gains
Remember hypnosis is not relaxation. The majority of trance inductions utilize progressive relaxation techniques as a preference, not as a requirement. You can be hypnotized using alternate induction techniques. … [Read more...] about Can I be hypnotized if I am in pain?