Most people are pleasantly surprised with their first hypnotic experience. (I know I was!) While being hypnotized, you and your hypnotist will guide your body into a state of powerful and wonderful relaxation. Many people enjoy being hypnotized simply because there is no more effective way for relaxing themselves so deeply.
Once the hypnotic induction is completed, a hypnotized person is still completely aware of the room, can still hear everything going on, and is still thinking actively for themselves. They listen to the hypnotist and if the hypnotist gives them a suggestion they like, they choose to accept it.
“Waking up” from hypnosis feels like simply rousing oneself from a daydream. Because a hypnotized person has been basked in wonderfully deep relaxation, they usually feel recharged, energized, and feeling great emotionally.
If you have had positive experiences with hypnosis, it will naturally facilitate your re-experiencing it. If you are concerned that under hypnosis you might reveal some deep personal secrets, you should not be. You will reveal only what you wish unless the hypnotist is using unethical techniques, such as using mechanical devices or drugs to unearth or implant suggestions. Continue reading