Stop Smoking with Self-Hypnosis – Fourteen Suggestions to Help You

October 19, 2008 · Filed Under Stop Smoking · Comment 

Here are some specific instructions you can use with self-hypnosis if you wish to stop smoking:

  1. During one of your sessions of self-induced relaxation, tell yourself that you have made a final decision to stop smoking—and that you are going to start now, not tomorrow or the next day and that you aren’t going to allow any exceptions—particularly if you want to give up smoking altogether.
  2. Repeat to yourself daily why you wish to stop smoking entirely. Did your doctor tell you to stop smoking? Do you suffer from a chronic cough, pains around the heart or any other condition that makes smoking contraindicated? The motivational factor is very important in breaking any habit, including smoking.
  3. Convince yourself: “Smoking will never improve my health. If I need to feel better physically I must be willing to make concessions, and forego certain pleasure-habits that are detrimental to my health.”
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Stop Smoking with Hypnosis

August 17, 2008 · Filed Under Hypnosis, Stop Smoking · Comment 

Stop SmokingThe health effects of smoking are well-known: everything from chronic bronchitis and emphysema to heart disease, stroke and lung cancer. This means that the professional hypnotist is besieged with men and women who wish to curtail or quit smoking.

Quitting smoking is easier said than done because smoking is a strong, conditioned reflex and cannot (except in rare instances) be accomplished by the will alone. The best way to stop smoking is to make it an impossibility, and that is exactly what you do when you use hypnosis to stop smoking. Read more

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