Words are just a part of our lives aren’t they? Why do we need
to think about them? When I teach people self-hypnosis, the language they use in self-hypnosis sessions is very important. What’s more, the kind of language used in self-hypnosis can be used outside of formal self-hypnosis too, to enhance your communication with yourself at all times.
The words that you use in and out of self-hypnosis carry a lot of connotation and a lot of deeper meanings for you as they do for everyone. What one word means to one person can mean something completely different to another.
Think about an occasion in your life that was a wonderful occasion; maybe a happy birthday, the birth of a child, a wedding or a celebration, maybe a time when you achieved something, when you succeeded or maybe a time when you felt the full force of joy or love. Really think about that experience. Remember what you saw, remember and think about the sounds that you heard and think about how you know and how you knew you felt so good then. Whereabouts in your body were those good feelings? Now, as you really think about that memory and immerse yourself in it, think about the words that you would use to describe that experience.
These are the words that are going to elicit the most
powerful response from within you when you use them in self-hypnosis sessions and when you communicate with yourself at any time.
Have a think about these questions; what words make
you feel good? Which words give you good feelings? Make a list of the words that appeal to you. You can use a thesaurus to help.
Ask yourself; how would I like to feel?
Here are some good words you may like to use in your
self-hypnosis or just to frequent the internal workings of your mind with:
Healthy, Peace, Balance, Harmony, Relaxed, Confident, Good, Happy, Powerful, Joyful, Calm, Unison, Assured, Vibrant, Loving, Progressive, Better, Beautiful.
All a bit obvious, I know you get the idea. It is really important though that you do actually use words that have a good meaning to you and make you feel
good within your self-hypnosis or just your Language of desire internal dialogue.
Now, I am going to add a couple of words here for you
to think about. Think about the words “more and more” and
“increasingly.” These words are going to be important to create growth, power and fluidity in your mind. Let me explain how.
Consider the sentence “as a result of achieving my ideal
weight I am happy.” This is a nice way to remind yourself that achieving this particular goal (whatever it might be for you)you are happy. Great. However, we can make that more powerful by changing a rather static “happy” to “more and more happy.” I don’t know about you, but I would never want to think that I ever reached the pinnacle of happiness and could not go any further.
“Happy” is static. In order to supercharge your programmes and the way you utilise language in and out of self-hypnosis, you can mobilise the words and get them moving onwards and upwards for you. You can change “Happy” to “Happier and happier” or “more and more happy” or “increasingly happy” or “progressively more happy” or “more and more appropriately happy. ” Use whatever feels right for you, just use other words to develop and power it up.
Words to avoid:
Some of these words may seem fine and feel fine to use for you. I am just giving you ideas and considerations when using these words in and out of self-hypnosis.
When communicating with yourself , my recommendation is that you consider avoiding
the following words and types of words;
Words that elicit bad feelings. Words that are ambiguous.
Words that are limiting, restrictive or disempower you. Words that you are uncomfortable with.
When communicating with yourself, ask yourself
these questions: Is there another phrase or word that is better? Is there a word or phrase I find more pleasing? Is there a way in which you can put your energy and power into this suggestion in a better way?
So, firstly, I want to point out some words that can elicit
Try, can’t, won’t, don’t, should, shouldn’t, must, mustn’t,
jealousy, temper, no, lose, will, sad, difficult, but.
I want to point out a couple of these words in particular.