By Susanna Sweeney, MSC, MBACP, CHT
Should you use deep relaxation hypnosis for your daily relaxation routine, or should you use a guided meditation or simply relaxation music instead?
Much of that will boil down to personal preference, but I have compiled this article to give you an impression of similarities and differences between these methods as well as of the particular benefits of hypnosis for relaxation so that you will hopefully find it easier to make your decision of what is right for you.
Relaxation music is usually exactly just that- a recording of relaxing music designed to lift the spirits and calm your mood. There are many different types of relaxation music to choose from. It's a matter of listening into the tracks to see which ones you fancy.
For the purpose of this article I want to highlight two particular types of relaxation music- incidentally those that are not so melodious.
One interesting trend I have seen and personally like a lot are recordings of nature sounds such as rain falling on a roof, or waves rolling into a beach or even dolphins singing. These sounds can form a lovely background sound as you are falling asleep or during yoga practice, meditation or similar.
Then there are specially designed rhythms or beats often said to change your brain waves. These are worth giving a go and seeing for yourself what you notice as you play these tracks- do they change how you feel or think? Some will be more powerful than others.
There is a lot of overlap between hypnosis and guided meditation:
In both cases the voice over offers a structure and guidance.
Guided meditation involves usually visualization and may bring you on an inward journey- in this case an inward journey that aids relaxation.
For some people, hypnosis is associated with negative notions such as mind control or other hypnosis myths which keep people from accessing hypnotherapy. People who don't like the idea of being hypnotized may choose guided meditations over hypnosis and hence guided meditations for relaxation are a lot more popular than hypnosis relaxation audios.
Mind you, the guided meditation recording could have well been produced by a qualified hypnotherapist. But most are not.
This makes guided meditations a sort of 'hypnosis light'. Often, they use only a few tools to relax people and bring them deeper. Relaxation hypnosis in comparison has a lot more tools at its disposal, and can help you reach a deeper state of trance.
Why choose deep relaxation hypnosis?
What are the most suitable trauma tools in the hypnosis world? What should you look for in a hypnotist if you want to use hypnosis to deal with trauma?
Find out why hypnotherapy is so well suited to reducing and ultimately clearing mental health symptoms such as anxiety, depression and low self esteem symptoms.
This comprehensive guide introduces you to easy and effective concepts, tools and processes you can use at home to help improve your symptoms of depression.
Depression hypnosis is often the last option considered on a long list of depression interventions. In this article I will make the case for seven major benefits in store for you when you choose to work with depression hypnosis.
In this article, meet Jason- a client who attended me for hypnotherapy for depression. His story is designed to give you a good, realistic feel for the 'before and after' snapshots, so that you know what you can expect from hypnotherapy for depression.
Find out what a typical journey of recovery from depression looks like when you use a thorough hypnotherapy program.
Self hypnosis for depression is a much underrated self help tool. In this article I will make the case for nine major benefits for you if you decide to use this fantastic self help tool.
Find out tools, tips and ten steps on how you can support yourself in building your self esteem.
In this article i discuss the available scientific evidence that backs self esteem hypnosis, present a client case study that demonstrates how hypnosis for self esteem can change your life, and finally outline five major benefits of self esteem hypnosis.
Here, I make the case for self esteem hypnosis to be used as a cornerstone of any hypnosis program. Find out why...
The Most prominent benefits of self esteem hypnosis which can help you change your life for the better.
This article gives you an insight into client work and how confidence hypnosis helps people change their lives.
In this comprehensive article, find out what confidence hypnosis is, how it works and what it could do for you.
Find out if self hypnosis is the right tool for you for building confidence.
Hypnosis for fears and phobias is a fast, efficient and safe way to help you become symptom free and regain your quality of life. In this article learn what causes fears and phobias, how they present, how hypnotherapy can help and what scientific findings exist.
Learn how to reset your life for regular, peaceful sleep in 10 easy steps.
Find out 7 tremendous benefits this work could hold for you.
Find out the science behind hypnotherapy for sleep.
7 Wonderful benefits sleep hypnosis has in store for you.
Migraines are a serious issue affecting as many as one in 20 women and one in 15 men. Find out how migraine hypnosis can benefit you as part of your migraine relief plan.
This article is designed to introduce you to hypnosis for stress relief, to what it is, why it is a suitable tool for overcoming toxic stress and on what it can do for you.
Follow my client Jeffrey from being totally stressed out to getting back in charge of his life. See what's involved with hypnotherapy for stress reduction so that you can decide if you might want to give it a go.
See how you could benefit from self hypnosis for stress.
Find out how hypnosis for relaxation compares to other relaxation methods such as relaxation music and guided visualization.
This article is designed to introduce you to relaxation hypnosis, its benefits, how it works and why it may be help you to change your life.
Find out how you could benefit from self hypnosis for relaxation so that you can decide if it is right for you.
Learn self hypnosis relaxation techniques that you can start to use at home today.
I hope this brief article on the benefits deep relaxation hypnosis compared to other relaxation methods has been useful for you.
In the comments underneath please let our community know what you have learned.
Here is to your health, relaxation and overall well being.
Oct 06, 23 06:08 AM
Aug 02, 23 09:26 AM
Jun 03, 23 06:29 PM