We all experience a light form of hypnosis 7-10 times each day! Daydreaming, watching movies or TV, listening to the music, driving a car and focusing on work or other projects are all activities that trigger forms of self-hypnosis.
So the question isn't "IF" you can be hypnotized. You definitely can be. You've been slipping in and out of that state of consciousness every day of your life.
The real question is: how receptive are you to hypnosis and how deeply will you experience it? The deeper you experience hypnosis, the deeper into your subconscious programming you can go to create change- quickly, safely and permanently.
The people who are the best candidates for hypnotherapy have the following qualities:
- Average or above average intelligence
- Ability to focus their mind
- Abilitiy to follow step by step instructions
- A creative mind
There is only about 15-20% of the population that cannot be hypnotized. Typically, they fall into one of the following categories:
- On narcotic drugs at the time of hypnosis
- An IQ lower than 70
- Severe psychological control / trust issues
- Does not want to participate in hypnosis
Being able to utilize hypnotherapy is a skill that every one of us has the ability to benefit from if we choose to. Hypnosis is a natural, scientifically proven function of the mind that can be strengthened very easily. As with learning any new skill: the more you practice, the better you will become at it. Hypnotherapy can help you open doors of benefit and change that can truly transform your life.