Using Hypnosis and Coaching to Lose Weight
If you have had a weight issue for any length of time you
probably have tried just about anything. The grapefruit diet,
the subway diet, Atkins, weight watchers, various potions,
drinks and bars or my favorite (UGG) the cabbage soup diet.
They all seemed to work, at least for a while that is. But
sooner or later you got tired of eating grapefruit or whatever
it was and you drifted off the program. Chances are like many
people you also discovered that along the way you picked up
even more weight that when you started trying to lose.
My father in law used to say, "If the only tool in your tool
kit is a hammer then every problem looks like a nail." Achieving
your ideal weight and staying there is a complex problem.
Why would you only use one tool?
A professional coach will help you to identify your goals
and make sure they are realistic. She will look beyond you
immediate weight issue to assure you are creating a balanced
life. A coach will hold you accountable without judgment and
help you to make decisions that are in your best interest.
Working with a coach weekly will help you stay motivated.
When you get off track your coach will be able to gently but
firmly guide you back. Choose your coach wisely. It needs
to be someone you feel comfortable with and can relate to.
Interview several before choosing.
Add hypnosis to the mix and you will have a recipe sure to
win a blue ribbon. Studies have shown that by adding hypnosis
to diet and exercise could double your weight loss.
Hypnosis is an altered state of awareness during which our
subconscious mind is more open and receptive to suggestions
that are given. It is a very natural state that we drift in
and out of many times a day.
Do you ever daydream? Or maybe a really good speaker or preacher
or something on TV has mesmerized you? These are all good
examples the hypnotic state. Your hypnotist is a guide who
works with your imagination to help you achieve your goals.
Think of it as adding new programs to your computer. No longer
will you rely only on your willpower, being disappointed when
it lets you down.
Hypnosis is a tool that can help alter your behavior patterns.
Instead of automatically picking up that bagel or chocolate
cake or whatever your weakness is, your subconscious mind
will have a new program running. With hypnosis you will add
a whole new collection of programs or messages to run. Your
new programs will have messages encouraging you to eat the
right amount of food at just the right time and even enjoying
exercise. With regular use your new programs will override
Sure you can dance on one leg but isn't it easier on two?
You will still be the one doing the work (eating right and
exercising) but with coaching and hypnosis in your toolbox
you will have what you need to achieve your ideal weight and
Kathryn Watson is a Life Coach and Hypnotherapist.
She helps people to stay focused on the goals they set for
themselves. Kathryn has created a unique weight loss tool.
Her WeightRelease CD set will help you stay focused to achieve
the success you deserve. As a Life Coach she offers individual
sessions by phone and conducts Life Balance Workshops. Visit
or email Kathryn at email@example.com.
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