Hypnotism is a temporary trance-like state of extreme concentration. It is induced by the person known as a hypnotist. His suggestions are immediately accepted by the subject. Hypnotism is the scientific use of hypnosis. And some professionals use hypnotism to treat the patients having certain psychological or medical problems.
Some hypnotism techniques are being used from the ancient times. As such, hypnosis is a natural part of the human behavior affecting social, physical and psychological experience. And the effect of hypnotism depends upon the motivation and willingness of the person being hypnotized. Note: hypnosis can be compared with sleepwalking and dreaming.
There are various techniques of hypnosis that are sure to be successful. The best technique is the one that you find the most comfortable; the best technique of your choice may be a combination of many different techniques.
Some of the popular hypnotism techniques include:
* Conversational or Covert Hypnosis
* Subliminal Hypnosis
* Handshake Induction
* Hypnosis Spiral
* Progressive Relaxation
* Bright Objects
* Video Hypnosis
Conversational is one of the best hypnotism techniques wherein the person who is hypnotized is not aware of this fact. It is very effective when the audience trusts the person planning the hypnotism. There has been a good amount of resonance established. This style requires perfection. It is highly effective for those who are in the fields such as sales.
This is very useful for the persons who are attempting self-hypnosis and the behavioral improvement. It is one of the effective methods used to improve the lifestyle, enhance and persuade. And it is beneficial in advertising and in self-help situations and settings.
In this technique, the intended audience goes in a trance-like phase immediately but for the short time. In this type of hypnosis, every second is important. The hypnotist should make the suggestions very quickly for the better impact. There are different skills within this technique. It is better to learn more skills of thought and working.
This technique of hypnotism develops a trance like state. It is induced by the use of some type of object moving in the spiral movement. And it is the best method to achieve the desired result more effectively and quickly. The object used is generally the swinging pendulum.
This is the recommended method in many clinical settings. A hypnotic trance is induced in the subject by tensing and followed by relaxing every muscle in the body until it reaches to completely relaxed state. Then, the subject is open to suggestion. The hypnotist suggests that their eyelids are getting heavy, their limbs are going limp etc.
This technique resembles with the hypnosis spiral. In this technique, the subject is focused on the shiny, bright object. It is done until it becomes difficult to focus and the eyelids of the object become heavy. At this time, the hypnotist starts to speak and gives the suggestion to close the eyes and relax. If the mind of the subject is open to suggestion, the subject will comply and the session will start.
With the increasing popularity of the internet, the use of Video Hypnosis has become a favorite technique of many. This technique is effective for the self-hypnosis.