What is Hypnosis?

Mindworks Hypnosis & NLP Offers Private Hypnotherapy Sessions in Bellevue, WA.

Discover the Power of Mind!

Hi, Hypnosis Friends!

This work is so “old hat” to me that I sometimes forget it’s a new adventure for a lot of people.  And they may not be sure what it is, confused by media misrepresentations of hypnosis.  So, once again, I’d like to explain this cool, accelerated learning state.

So much info is on my Mindworks Hypnosis & NLP website proper, and especially, on my frequently asked questions page.  Here’s another iteration of what I know to be true about this beautiful, powerful thing called hypnosis. Hypnosis is my passion, it’s the most wonderful thing I’ve encountered in my life!

What is hypnosis?  It’s a very pleasant and relaxing experience, it’s a calm and a centered kind of clarity of mind. You’re not asleep and you’re not zonked out, you’re in full control. You’re aware. It’s a kind of hyper awareness, which is inner focused.

What happens in hypnotherapy is that a person connects to their creative mind, their problem-solving mind, their intuitive mind and through creative language, stories, imagery, ideas, and “suggestions,” we direct that mind to desired goals and to create new internal strategies. I believe that people are massively powerful and resourceful in hypnosis. It is very much an accelerated learning state.

Hypnosis is an everyday naturally occurring thing, we slip in and out of this state all the time. My mother was an artist. While she’d be painting at her easel, THAT’s hypnosis. Reading a book, losing yourself in thought, that’s hypnosis. Daydreaming. Going to a movie! Filmmakers are master hypnotists! The experience of being in a movie theater and
caught up in a story (forgetting momentarily about the crunching of popcorn sounds around you and the sticky floors), THAT’s hypnosis.

It’s a narrowing of focus, it’s a suspension of disbelief. In hypnosis, we let the conscious, analytical, critical mind take a mini vacation, and that opens up a doorway to communication with the deeper (more powerful) part of our mind.  The part of us that runs the habits and patterns of behavior and responses.

My clients come out of hypnosis and they say: “Wow! That was amazing.”  Yes, it is.

Learn more anytime on my website.  I have many videos where I talk about “What is hypnosis?” as well.  If you’re interested in private hypnotherapy sessions, I also offer a free in person consultation where I explain much more.  I invite you to take advantage of that!

Connie Brannan, CHt and Licensed Trainer of NLP

Connie Brannan, CHt & Licensed Trainer of NLP

All the Best,

Connie Brannan, CHt.
Clinical Neuro-Linguistic Hypnotherapist
Licensed Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming ™
Design Human Engineer ™
Persuasion Engineer ™
Professional Conversational Hypnotherapist
Managing Partner, Mindworks Hypnosis

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Learn Self Hypnosis with Connie — A Live Event!

Best Seattle area hypnosis & NLP

Access your creative mind!

Hi, Seattle area Hypnosis Friends!

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” –Maimonides

When someone comes into my office, Mindworks Hypnosis & NLP, I guide them into change.  I also like to teach them self-hypnosis.  It’s their power to make a better life on an ongoing basis.


Here’s a special event to learn self hypnosis inexpensively in a group setting. It’s a two evening event through Bellevue College Continuing Education. Dec 2 & 9. $89  The name of the course is “Building Confidence & Self Esteem Through Self Hypnosis.”  Yes, self hypnosis is great for that, AND so much more.  You can sign up through Bellevue College at the link above, and begin a world of positive changes.

All the Best,

More Info:  🙂  Experience hypnosis and learn to do-it-yourself. Connie guides you, teaches you, and helps you install an instant trigger for trance, and learn the power of words and positive intention.   More about Connie:  www.mindworkshypnosis.net and www.seattlenlptraining.com.

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