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Breathing and Hypnosis

The Power of Breathing to Calm Your Mind and Body

Breathing is something we all do without even thinking about it, but did you know that it can be a powerful tool to manage stress and relieve anxiety?

By using hypnosis and breathing together you can taking control of your breath, you can activate the body’s natural relaxation response and bring a sense of calm to both your mind and body. You can use hypnosis to support your breathing and help make your breath a automatic habit for managing stress.

You don’t need to be an expert in fancy breathing techniques to experience the benefits of breathing for relaxation.

Simply focusing on your breath and taking slow, deep breaths can help you feel more relaxed and centered. Some simple breathing techniques you can try include:

Box breathing:

Inhale for a count of 4, hold for a count of 4, exhale for a count of 4, and hold for a count of 4. Repeat for several cycles.

Belly breathing:

Place one hand on your chest and the other on your belly. Take a slow, deep breath in through your nose, filling your belly with air. Exhale slowly through your mouth, pushing all the air out of your belly.

4-7-8 breathing:

Inhale for a count of 4, hold for a count of 7, and exhale for a count of 8. Repeat for several cycles.

Making slow breathing a habit can take some practice, but the benefits are well worth it.

Slow breathing can help reduce stress, lower blood pressure, improve sleep, and even boost the immune system.

And contrary to popular belief, the benefits of slow breathing come more from the length of the breath rather than its depth.

So the next time you’re feeling stressed or anxious, take a moment to focus on your breath.

Try one of the simple breathing techniques above or simply take a few slow, deep breaths. You might be surprised at just how quickly you can feel a sense of calm wash over you.

Hypnosis and breathing techniques can be a powerful combination for achieving optimum relaxation.

Here are some tips on how to incorporate hypnosis and breathing techniques:

  1. Find a quiet, comfortable space where you can relax without any interruptions.
  2. Start with some deep breathing exercises to help calm your mind and body. You can use any of the simple breathing techniques mentioned in the previous answer.
  3. Once you feel relaxed and centered, you can begin your hypnosis session. You can either use a self-hypnosis script or listen to a guided hypnosis recording.
  4. During the hypnosis session, focus on your breathing and allow yourself to relax even further. The hypnotic suggestions will help guide you into a deeper state of relaxation.
  5. After the hypnosis session is over, take some time to sit quietly and focus on your breath once again. This will help you transition back to your daily life feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

By combining hypnosis and breathing techniques, you can create a powerful relaxation practice that can help reduce stress and anxiety, improve sleep, and promote overall well-being.

Remember, it’s important to practice regularly to experience the full benefits of this powerful combination. Find out how breathing and hypnosis can help you.

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About Genie Pepper

I support people to achieve their goals through hypnotherapy and counselling, incorporating science-backed positive psychology tools and behavioral therapy. I assist my clients to find the keys they need for wellbeing and to develop a positive flourishing life.