Some people get into such a state during exams or interviews that they couldn't remember the name of their own sister, if asked. Self-hypnosis is a technique they could find useful, but it is not only for them. many jobs are extremely stressful and many of us need a mental oasis to recoup the mental faculties we lose during the course of the working day. Self hypnosis for relaxation is as relevant for the commodity broker who would prefer not to be burnt out by thirty as for the teacher of a rowdy bunch of teenagers and the mother with a toddler.Self-hypnosis is a technique of suspending normal consciousness for a limited period of time in order to relax and allow the mind and the body to recharge. This state of suspension allows complete relaxation and is, even if done only for a few minutes, extremely revitalising. Some people find it easier than others to suspend the dominant left brain, but with practice everyone can achieve it. And once you have mastered the technique, self-hypnosis can be reached without all the preliminary procedure.
Certain essential oils help the process.
First, at least while you are learning the technique. Place 1 or 2 drops of one of the following essential oils on a piece of tissue and inhale. It helps if you place a few drops on a source of heat as well to infuse the atmosphere of the room.
ESSENTIAL OILS TO FACILITATE SELF-HYPNOSIS
Narcissus, Jonquil, Patchouli, Neroli, Osmanthus, Clary-sage-Palma rosa- Geranium
Or use one of the following synergistic blends:
HEAVY SYNERGISTIC BLEND:
Narcissus 1 drop-Palma rosa 3 drops-Osmanthus 1 drop:
LIGHT SYNERGISTIC BLEND: Clary -sage 5 drops-Geranium 2 drops
Now focus your attention on an object - something light and bright - and keep concentrating. Slowly count from one to fifty, while all the time maintaining your focus on that object - something light and bright - and keep concentrating. Slowly count from one to fifty, while all the time maintaining your focus on that object. Close your eyes now and imagine the object in your mind, trying to see it as clearly as possibly open them until five, ten or fifteen minutes have passed. Feel relaxed and at ease with yourself.
When you open your eyes you will feel very relaxed indeed - able to tackle anything and anyone.
Reference: The Fragrant Pharmacy: Valerie A Worwood
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