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What Exactly Does Hypnosis Do? The human mind is basically split into two general divisions – the conscious and the unconscious. The conscious mind is where you are aware of you as you and everything that’s happening. The unconscious mind, on the other hand, is everything else. It’s the unconscious that takes care of all the autonomic processes that you need not even think about, such as your respiration, your immune system fighting off bacteria, and so on and so forth. It’s where you find all your thoughts and memories. It’s basically what controls your habits, how you feel and how you respond to the world. In several ways, it is our unconscious that defines our world. It keeps around two million bits of sensory information per second, while your conscious mind only deals with about seven. That means any reality you think you have from time to time is delivered to your consciousness by your unconscious mind. The conscious mind is always making value judgments because it is logical, critical and analytical. If someone told you that smoking causes cancer, you won’t immediately stop being a smoker. However, your unconscious mind is a lot more accepting. It also takes information very literally and often relates any input to you as a person.
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So what’s the role of hypnosis in all of this? Hypnosis is simply communicating with the unconscious mind directly via a language it understands – patterns, relationships and metaphors. In so doing, the process deliberately skips the critical conscious mind with the use of relaxation or linguistic methods.
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In short, when you are under hypnosis, it is your unconscious mind that is basically dominant. Most things we do, we do unconsciously – thankfully! How miserable we’d be if we had to think about each break we take or each beat of our heart or each virus that we have to subdue. But this quality of our unconscious can be risky as well. Most of our problems come from unhelpful actions that our unconscious drives us to perform. Hypnosis works by giving our unconscious mind a fresh start with more positive and useful information. The process can be used to change how we make associations, such that cigarettes, for example, are no longer seen as pleasurable but rather deadly. Hypnosis can also be used to mentally rehearse desirable ways of doing things, such as being able to survive a stressful situation while remaining calm and composed. With the unconscious mind driving autonomic bodily processes, hypnosis may also be used to make physical changes. Pain control is a traditional illustration. The mind changes our awareness of pain all the time. Chefs, for example, get their skin burnt on a regular basis that they barely notice it happening, unless the injury is severe. You’ve probably had a similar experience yourself, like when you wake up with a bruise and don’t remember how it got there. So that’s the way hypnosis works – by redesigning our conscious reality using the unconscious mind, where most of our problems and solutions are sourced.