What’s Keeping You Awake?
- Are you having a hard time getting to sleep?
- Maybe you are experiencing waking up at the crack of dawn and can’t get back to sleep.
- Perhaps noises wake you up and start your brain going into overload, and you are awake.
- It might simply be that you are a ‘restless’ sleeper and rarely feel truly rested.
Chances are that, unless you’re in physical pain, it’s probably some form of stress that is keeping you from getting a good night’s sleep. Worries about money, health, loved ones or threatened security can wreak havoc with our mind and our nervous system. Hypnosis is highly effective for chronic sleep disorders to bypass stressors and calm your sympathetic (fight or flight) nervous system.
The way your mind responds to stress, i.e., when your innate security feels threatened, is to activate your sympathetic nervous system. Unfortunately, the mechanism in charge of sleep, rest and restoration is the parasympathetic nervous system. If you have ever wakened in the morning and felt as though you were running all night, it was probably because your sympatethic system was working overtime. Using hypnosis we find what’s causing the stress, then give you techniques that handle it on a physiological level. The process of using hypnosis with anyone who has issues with sleep is preferable to taking sleep medication.
As part of the session I will also teach you tools such as Self-Hypnosis and Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) to help you let go of your daily stressors and/or to go to sleep. Hypnosis is a natural aid for insomnia that can help you get a full, restful night’s sleep. Imagine being able to use a three-second Relaxation tool in any situation throughout your day. You can think of it as a steam valve that lets out pressure in the moment, so that at night you’re not going to bed just as your ‘pressure valve’ is about to blow. If you utilize simple to use hypnotic techniques, you will be able to sleep soundly.
What’s more, the tools and techniques you will learn will benefit you in other areas of your life that could use positive attention.
Hypnosis will allow you to experience deep relaxation, unwind your sympathetic nervous system and let you get a good night’s sleep–without medication. If you would like to give your mind and body a much needed rest using hypnosis, call for an appointment today at (212) 777-7191.