“…It is worth noting, first of all, that physical attractiveness is never just a matter of face and figure. Physical beauty can be summarized briefly. Someone with symmetrical features and a body that seems to be young and not extremely fat or thin, or extreme in any other way, can be said to be more or less beautiful. Attractiveness is something more complex. A man, looking at a woman for the first time (or a woman looking at a man) will respond to the way that person stands or sits, the way he or she smiles, or is quiet or animated, the way he/she responds to others, and to the way that person is groomed and dressed. That initial impression determines whether that person seems attractive or not. But the odd thing is that what strikes one person as attractive will seem unattractive to someone else. No one way of appearing will seem attractive to everyone….” To read the full post please click here.
Fredric Neuman, M.D. is the Director of the Anxiety and Phobia Center at White Plains Hospital.
Hypnotherapy offers the possibility of increasing our self acceptance, helping us get in touch with our inner attractiveness. Once we can accept ourselves as fallible human beings, pressure is off. Then we may be able to concentrate easily- and even enjoy!- modifying those aspects of ourselves which make our life not as pleasant as it could be. Self confidence, assertiveness, courage, as well as any particular habits or patterns of behaviour we are not enjoying any more.