Hypnotherapy for Anxiety
Stress is a normal part of every day life. In small quantities, stress can beneficial -- it can motivate you and help you be more productive. However, when you experience too much stress, or a strong response to stress, it becomes harmful and it moves into the realm of anxiety. Stress can arise from a multitude of situations; work, family, relationships or if you live in Los Angeles, traffic! More specifically, its your reaction to the situation that makes you feel frustrated, angry, or anxious. In fact, stress can be created simply by your perception of the stressor. What is stressful to one person is not necessarily stressful to another.
Anxiety is a feeling of extreme apprehension or fear. The source of this uneasiness and discomfort is not always recognized or known, which can add to the distress you feel. Anxiety and stress can set you up for general poor health as well as specific psychological issues. Persistent anxiety often leads unhealthy behaviors like overeating and abuse of alcohol or drugs.
Hypnosis puts you into a deep state of relaxation. Helping your body to relax it creates a 'relaxation response' that reduces the stress hormones in your body. Hypnosis replaces the distracting negative thoughts with powerful positive thought and provides you with specialized tools called anchors which you can use to instantly calm yourself in any stressful situation. Hypnosis can change your perception of the situation and develop your belief and confidence to deal with stress and anxiety in the short and long term.
You do not need to live with these levels of stress and anxiety. If you are ready to take the first step towards living a more peaceful and relaxed life, click below to set up your complimentary phone consultation.