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Any learned behavioral patterns can be unlearned, even addictions. As soon as you get clear about what you want, that the substance of the addiction is not necessary, and you start to find more helpful ways to fill the holes in your life that the addictive behavior is trying to compensate for, even the most extreme addictions become manageable.
It may not be your fault that you have fallen into being addicted to something, but you are responsible for getting back up again. That said, it’s OK to admit there’s a problem. If you are reading this, then you may have already reached the turning point.
So how do we create the stress that supports addictive behaviour?
Whenever we negatively forecast the outcome of anything or beat ourselves up about the past, then we put stress into our stress buckets. This can be anything.
Any negative future forecasting or negative introspection about the past. It can be big things or small things, It can be the immediate or distant future or past. Interestingly, this has nothing to do with the facts of the situation, rather our perceptions.
Positively re-programming addictive tendencies using hypnotherapy
The starting point, therefore, is to get better at not putting stress into the bucket in the first place. We do this by engaging in positive alternatives that may be either Action, Interactions, or Thoughts. Ideally, you’ll be working on getting great at all three.
Solution Focused Hypnotherapy for addiction works by helping you get good at the positive things. It does this in a way that gets all of you on board, including those subconscious patterns of behavior, whilst coaching you to frame things usefully and positively in your mind.
Beating Addiction with Hypnotherapy
It’s not always a straight curve, and with some additions, it is advisable to also get medical advice about how quickly to reduce your intake (where drugs and alcohol are involved).
There is no single one size fits all formula, because what’s positive for one person may not be for the next. However, this is something we can guide you through based on your own particular circumstances as well as the results you hope to achieve. Why not get in touch with a Changes Welcome hypnotherapist today and have a chat with us.