Melanie Greenberg, Ph.D.explains in this article few very interesting ideas she reccommends her patients to explore when feeling anxious. Read the whole article in her page, Psychology Today.
Reevaluating the probability of the threatening event actually happening
Accepting the Fear and Committing to Living a Life Based on Core Values
Practicing a hypnotic state and reviewing the thoughts presented in this article from such an altered state of consciousness may contribute to those ideas sinking faster and easier into our subconscious mind.
Using deep breathing and relaxation to calm down
Becoming mindful of our own physical and mental reactions
Practicing hypnosis makes us acquainted with a deep state of relaxation and concentration in which a balance between sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system is achieved. From this calm state of mind, the possibility of becoming mindful of our own physical and mental reactions can become easier to accomplish.
Soothing & healing strategies for your mind
Hypnosis offers us the possibility to mentally rehearse whatever situation is that we need to overcome, previous to real exposure. Using the power of our imagination in a hypnotic state can help us prepare our desired behaviour and emotions for the real situation.
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