How Does PMR Induce Hypnosis?

PMR is used in hypnotherapy to induce hypnotic tranceHave you ever wondered how progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) can induce hypnosis? It may seem like a strange concept, but PMR can guide your mind into a natural deeply relaxed state, making it easier to access your sub-conscious mind and enter a state of hypnosis. We in fact achieve this trance like state ourselves on many occasions. Some types of PMR do this by tensing muscles and then relaxing muscles. Feeling this contrast allows your mind to understand you are actually achieving a relaxed state. Once in this state positive therapeutic suggestions are more easily accepted by your subconscious mind. It is a great tool to have available to you to cope with the stresses life throws at you day in day out. Call 07979-814388 today for some great relaxing PMR therapy.

Hypnosis is a Natural State We Go Into Often

Hypnosis is a natural state of deep relaxation and heightened focus. It is often used to access the subconscious mind and make positive changes in behaviour, negative thought patterns and emotions. PMR acts as a powerful tool to induce hypnosis because it helps you achieve that deep state of relaxation necessary for accessing the subconscious mind. Hypnosis could be likened to a dream state. You often are in a similar hypnotic trace without knowing it;

  • when you are deep in a gripping book and hours just pass you by
  • watching a great film and eating a bag of crisps and suddenly they are all gone
  • driving a car and suddenly you are at you destination but, don’t remember all the details of getting there

PMR is Tense & Relax to Feel the Contrast

relaxing in a hammock at sunsetDuring some types of PMR session, you are guided by your therapist to systematically tense and relax different muscle groups in your body. This process of tensing and releasing helps release physical and mental tension. This is what is called a convincer as it is convincing your mind that you are actually achieving a relaxed state. This in turn allows your body and mind to more easily enter a state of deep relaxation. As your body relaxes, your mind becomes more open and receptive to hypnotherapy suggestions and positive affirmations.

Relax Your Body & Quiet Your Mind for Good Hypnotherapy

The relaxation induced by PMR helps to quiet the conscious mind and access the subconscious mind. In this relaxed state, your subconscious mind is more accessible and responsive to positive suggestions for positive change. It is during this state of hypnosis that you can reprogram false, negative beliefs into true positive ones, reduce anxiety, use thjis state for stress management and enhance your overall well-being.

Moreover, PMR can also enhance the effectiveness of other therapeutic interventions. By combining PMR with other techniques such as NLP, guided imagery or cognitive-behavioural therapy, you can achieve even greater results in addressing stress and anxiety

Progressive Muscle Relaxation is a Fabulous Tool

So, the next time you engage in a PMR session, remember that you are not only relaxing your body but also priming your mind for the powerful benefits of self-hypnosis. Embrace the process, put it in your toolbox and allow yourself to fully immerse in the deep relaxation that PMR offers. Harness the potential of PMR to induce hypnosis and experience the profound positive changes it can bring to your life.

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