Smoking Cessation

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Are You Ready To Stop The Smoking Habit?

 

The Risks of Smoking
 Evidence shows that  smoking is the greatest  cause of illness and premature death in the UK.

How can Hypnotherapy help?
Hypnotherapy is different from other therapies  there is no physical manipulation and the conscious mind, with its  anxious or analytical thoughts, is bypassed. It is the conscious mind  which can often hinder the success of other forms of psychological work  such as counselling or psychotherapy.

Beneficial results are often achieved faster than with other  therapies. Using the tool of hypnosis the therapist guides the client  into a relaxed state enabling direct access to their subconscious mind.  This is where our instinctive behaviour patterns and natural reactions  are formed. Using positive suggestion and imagery the therapist is able  to focus on the behaviours that the client wishes to change

What is Hypnosis?
Hypnosis is a safe, powerful technique creating a deeply relaxed state  of the body, mind and emotions. It is also a perfectly natural state  that we are often in during our everyday lives i.e whilst reading a  book, watching television, or doing repeated tasks.

The therapist guides you into a relaxed trance state by the sound of  their voice. It is not sleep. In this relaxed state the subconscious  mind accepts suggestions to promote and reinforce ositive messages.

Is it safe?
No-one can be hypnotised against their will and even when in trance  people can still reject any of the suggestions given if they are not  appropriate.

Benefits gained by stopping smoking
The benefits of stopping begin straight away. You reduce your risk of  getting serious disease no matter what age you give up. However, the  sooner you stop smoking, the greater the reduction in your risk.

  • Breathing improves.
  • Chest infections and colds become less frequent.
  • Reduction in ‘smoker’s cough’.
  • The smell of stale tobacco on clothes, hair, breath, and face goes.
  • Foods and drinks taste and smell much better.
  • Finances improve immediately. You will save over £1000 per year if you smoked 20 a day.
  • You look healthier and feel good about yourself.
  • Physical activity is easier.