Showing posts with label weight. Show all posts
Showing posts with label weight. Show all posts

Monday, April 6, 2015

Hypnosis for Weight Loss Malaysia 马来西亚催眠瘦身

Hypnosis may be best known as the party trick used to make people do the chicken dance on stage, but more and more people are turning to the mind-control technique to help them make healthier choices and lose weight. Case in point: When Georgia, 28, decided she needed to lose the 30 or so pounds she put on after foot surgery in 2009, the dieting veteran turned to hypnosis. The mind-control technique had helped her overcome a fear of flying in the past, and she hoped it would help her make "fundamental changes" to her habits.

At first the self-proclaimed foodie was surprised by her hypnotherapist's recommendations. "[She had] four simple agreements to which I would need to adhere: Eat when you're hungry, listen to your body and eat what you crave, stop when you're full, eat slowly and enjoy every mouthful. As such, no foods were off limits and I was encouraged to eat everything in moderation—music to my ears!"

As the treatments progressed—Georgia saw her hypnotherapist about 8 times over a 1-year period—she saw measureable improvement. "The weight dropped off slowly and surely, without huge changes to my lifestyle. I was still eating out numerous times a week, but often sending plates back with food on them! For the first time ever, I was really tasting my food, spending time to take in flavours and textures. Almost ironically, it was as if I had recommenced my love affair with food… only I was able to lose weight doing so." In between appointments she adds that she did her best to maintain her new healthy habits.

Dispelling the myth that hypnosis feels "weird" or out of control, she says, "Under hypnosis, I always feel very lucid and still in control." But there were funny moments like when was told to visualize stepping on the scale and seeing her goal weight. "My overly creative mind had to first imagine myself removing all clothes, every bit of jewelry/watch/hair clip and jumping on in the nude (anyone else do that, or is it just me?!)." (Side note: No, it's not just you Georgia!)

Two years later she has happily maintained her weight loss, occasionally checking back in with her hypnotherapist when she needs a refresher. "Overall, I found hypnotherapy to be a great way of readjusting my habits and really enjoyed the flexibility and inherent 'sensibleness' of the whole approach."

Now you can start your hypnosis for weight loss session in Malaysia. 
I am a registered professional clinical hypnotherapist (MSCH, AHPM, APA-The Society of Psychological Hypnosis, PSIMA-Malaysia Psychological Association). 
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Saturday, September 6, 2014

Hypnosis helped her lose 140 pounds

On a 2006 Hawaiian vacation with her husband Brian, Julie Evans dreaded wearing a bathing suit. It was then that she realized her weight was holding her back.

Evans began gastric bypass surgery hypnosis in late 2007, and began eating less the next day. By 2008, the weight was steadily coming off.

By 2009, two years after beginning the program, Evans had lost almost half of her body weight, weighing in at 150 pounds.

Once afraid to step into a gym, Evans now loves to exercise. 

Brian Evans says his wife's lifestyle change has had a big impact on the whole family, encouraging them to lead a more active and healthy life.

More than five years after she tried hypnosis gastric bypass surgery, Evans is happy and healthy. She's maintained her size 6 body for over three years.

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Source: (CNN News)

Monday, August 18, 2014

10 Ways Hypnosis Can Help You Lose Weight—For Good

Close your eyes. Imagine your food cravings floating away. Imagine a day of eating only what's good for you. Imagine hypnosis actually helping you lose weight—because the news is: It does. Harvard Medical School psychotherapist Jean Fain gives you ten hypnotic suggestions to try right now.

When I tell people how I make much of my living—as a psychotherapist hypnotizing people slim—they inevitably ask: Does it work? My answer usually brightens their eyes with something between excitement and incredulity.

Most people, including my colleagues at Harvard Medical School, where I teach hypnosis, don't realize that adding trance to your weight loss efforts can help you lose more weight and keep it off longer.

Hypnosis predates carb and calorie counting by a few centuries, but this age-old attention-focusing technique has yet to be embraced wholeheartedly as an effective weight loss strategy.

Until recently, there has been scant scientific evidence to support the legitimate claims of respected hypnotherapists, and a glut of pie-in-the-sky promises from their problem cousins, stage hypnotists, hasn't helped.

Even after a persuasive mid-nineties reanalysis of 18 hypnotic studies showed that psychotherapy clients who learned self-hypnosis lost twice as much weight as those who didn't (and, in one study, kept it off two years after treatment ended), hypnotherapy has remained a well-kept weight loss secret.

Unless hypnosis has happily compelled you or someone you know to buy a new, smaller wardrobe, it may be hard to believe that this mind-over-body approach could help you get a handle on eating.

Seeing is definitely believing.

So see for yourself. You don't have to be entranced to learn some of the invaluable lessons that hypnosis has to teach about weight loss. The ten mini-concepts that follow contain some of the diet-altering suggestions my weight management clients receive in group and individual hypnotherapy.

1. The answer lies within. Hypnotherapists believe you have everything you need to succeed. You don't really need another crash diet or the latest appetite suppressant. Slimming is about trusting your innate abilities, as you do when you ride a bicycle. You may not remember how scary it was the first time you tried to bike, but you kept practicing until you could ride automatically, without thought or effort. Losing weight may seem similarly beyond you, but it's just a matter of finding your balance.

2. Believing is seeing. People tend to achieve what they think they can achieve. That even applies to hypnosis. Subjects tricked into believing they could be hypnotized (for example, as the hypnotist suggested they'd see red, he flipped the switch on a hidden red bulb) demonstrated increased hypnotic responsiveness. The expectation of being helped is essential. Let me suggest that you expect your weight loss plan to work.

3. Accentuate the positive. Negative, or aversive, suggestions, like "Doughnuts will sicken you," work for a while, but if you want lasting change, you'll want to think positive. The most popular positive hypnotic suggestion was devised by doctors Herbert Spiegel and David Spiegel, a father- son hypnotherapy team: "For my body, too much food is damaging. I need my body to live. I owe my body respect and protection." I encourage clients to write their own upbeat mantras. One 50-year-old mother who lost 50-plus pounds repeats daily: "Unnecessary food is a burden on my body. I'm going to shed what I don't need."

4. If you imagine it, it will come. Like athletes preparing for competition, visualizing victory readies you for a victorious reality. Imagining a day of healthy eating helps you envision the necessary steps to becoming that healthy eater. Too tough to picture? Find an old photograph of yourself at a comfortable weight and remember what you were doing differently then; imagine resurrecting those routines. Or visualize getting advice from a future older, wiser self after she's reached her desired weight.

5. Send food cravings flying. Hypnotherapists routinely harness the power of symbolic imagery, inviting subjects to put food cravings on fluffy white clouds or in hot air balloons and send them up, up, and away. If McDonald's golden arches have the power to steer you off your diet, hypnotists understand that a counter symbol can steer you back. Invite your mind to flip through its Rolodex of images until one emerges as a symbol for casting out cravings. Heave-ho.

6. Two strategies are better than one. When it comes to losing weight and keeping it off, a winning combination is hypnosis and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), which helps revamp counterproductive thoughts and behaviors. Clients who learn both lose twice as much weight without falling into the dieter's lose-some, regain-more trap. You've already tried CBT if you've ever kept a food diary. Before my clients learn hypnosis, they keep track of everything that passes their lips for a week or two. Raising awareness, every good hypnotherapist knows, is a key baby step toward lasting change.

7. Modify, modify, modify. The late hypnosis innovator Milton Erickson, MD, emphasized the importance of using existing patterns. To alter one client's lose-regain, lose-regain pattern, Erickson suggested she first gain weight before losing it—a hard sell nowadays, unless you're Charlize Theron. Easier to swallow: Modify your highest- calorie craving. Instead of a pint of ice cream, how about a cup of frozen yogurt?

8. Like it or not, it's survival of the fattest. No suggestion is powerful enough to override the survival instinct. Much as we like to think it's survival of the fittest, we're still programmed, in case of famine, for survival of the fattest. Case in point: a personal trainer on a starvation diet who wanted me to suggest away her gummy bear addiction. I tried to explain that her body believed her life depended on the chewy candies and wouldn't give them up until she got enough calories from more nutritious foods. No, she insisted, a suggestion was all she needed. I wasn't surprised when she dropped out.

9. Practice makes perfect. One Pilates class does not produce washboard abs, and one hypnosis session cannot shape up your diet. But silently repeating a positive suggestion 15 to 20 minutes daily can transform your eating, especially when combined with slow, natural breaths, the cornerstone of any behavioral-change program.

10. Congrats—it's a relapse. When clients find themselves, against their healthiest intentions, overindulging, I congratulate them. Hypnosis views a relapse as an opportunity, not a travesty. If you can learn from a real or imagined relapse— why it happened, how to handle it differently—you'll be better prepared for life's inevitable temptations. 


Friday, August 15, 2014

FAQs about Virtual Gastric Band - Hypno-Band Weight Loss System in Malaysia

The Hypno-Band could change your life forever. Imagine having the results usually achieved by having a surgical Gastric Band fitted but not having to go through surgery, and spending thousands of pounds!
Gastric Band surgery is not for everyone. Usually the surgery is only carried out on people classified as "clinically obese" and with a high Body Mass Index (BMI). A surgical Gastric Band works by reducing the size of the stomach and therefore you eat smaller portions and feel full. Through this method it is possible to lose weight easily. The surgical method does have drawbacks however. It is very costly, typically costing £4000 to £6000 and of course you will need to go through a surgical procedure.

What if you could have all the benefits of a surgical Gastric Band, without the surgery and cost?
Well now you can! By using the Hypno-Band hypnotherapy system we create a state of mind where you will believe you actually have a Gastric Band fitted! You will eat smaller portions and feel full. The Hypno-Band system is a long term solution to your weight problems.

How does it work?
Over four sessions we take you through the process of having a gastric band fitted, only in your mind. By using suggestion and visualization, your mind will be convinced that your stomach has become smaller and that you need less food. By eating less and less often you will begin to lose weight. The process uses hypnotherapy and cognitive behavioural techniques to help you achieve your ideal weight and stay there!
Each session in the Hypno-Band system lasts for one hour and before beginning the process a full assessment will be carried out.

Does it involve surgery?
No! the HYPNO-BAND system is a non-invasive behaviour changing method using the techniques of hypnotherapy and cognitive behavioral therapy.

Does it hurt?
On the contrary. The HYPNO-BAND procedure is extremely relaxing and pleasurable.

Are there side effects?
No. There are no side effects associated with undergoing this procedure.

So it's safe?
Yes! the HYPNO-BAND system is perfectly safe.

Will I be under the hypnotherapists control?
Never. No hypnotherapist can make you do anything you do not want to do nor make you behave in a way you would not normally behave.

Am I suitable for the HYPNO-BAND weight loss system?
If you are over weight and really want and are committed to losing weight then you should be suitable. The only exception would be if there is a physiological reason for your weight problems or if you are taking certain medications.

Will it work for me?
The key to success is YOU! No weight loss system will work unless you are committed to losing weight. You must be prepared to change your eating habits and life-style. If you are totally serious about losing weight then it will certainly work for you. The HYPNO-BAND system provides you with the tools and ability to lose weight and maintain a healthier body.

How long does it take?
The whole process takes four one hour sessions. Usually this is achieved over eight days but this is flexible and at your convenience.

Success Story:

Kevin feared for his life before Hypno-Band treatment
Kevin Barr after Hypno-Band treatment

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Mind over matter: Marion Corns weighed 15st 6lbs (Up) before she had Gastric Mind Band hypnotherapy which made her think her stomach was the size of a golf ball and now weighs 11st 7lbs (Down)

Trance: Janice slimmed down to a trim 11st in just seven months after being physically unable to eat unhealthy foods. Read more:

Now you can start your hypnosis for weight loss session in Malaysia. 
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Friday, April 4, 2014

Easy weight loss: The 'virtual gastric band'

A woman lost a staggering 6.5 stone after being hypnotised into thinking she had been fitted with a gastric band.
Janice Rodgers, 46, tipped the scales at 17st 7lbs and became desperate to find a solution.
When she researched weight loss surgery online she stumbled upon a website about a ‘virtual band’- a treatment that hypnotises you into believing your stomach has shrunk in size.

When she came to after the first treatment she was in disbelief the hypnosis had worked but gradually began to lose weight, slimming down to a trim 11st in just seven months after the treatment made her physically unable to eat unhealthy foods.
She stopped eating junk food like crisps and fried chicken and embarked on a two week plan of just liquids and gradually introduced solid food over time.
Janice lost a staggering 12lbs in her first week and dropped from size 22 to size 12 in seven months thanks to the virtual gastric band.
She has since stuck to a diet of salads, fruit, healthy wholegrains and and lean, grilled meat and still listens to mp3 recordings of her sessions to keep her motivated.

Janice, a care worker from Manchester, said: 'I had been overweight for 23 years, since the birth of my son, and tried everything to lose weight.
'I signed up for weekly weight loss classes but any weight I lost I would just put straight back on.
'I started going to Zumba classes with two slim friends but by the end of each session I was gasping for air.
'I knew I needed to do something about it so I logged onto the computer and looked up gastric bands without telling anyone.
'I was shocked with the amount of websites I found, but among them was Andrew’s which mentioned a hypnotic band.
'After researching that I decided to book an appointment, the price was reasonable and I though I would just give it a go.
'I decided not to tell anyone because I felt like a fool but I was just so desperate to lose weight.
'When I first went I thought it would be a load of rubbish and I felt no different until I went home and tried to eat something but it felt like chewing carpet.
'I thought I had better look at the eating plan, which was just liquid for two weeks and then gradually worked up to solid food.
'After eating a lot over the years I didn’t think I could do it but I found it so easy and never felt hungry at all.
'The weight came off so fast and in my first week I dropped 12lbs. I still can’t believe I have reached a size 12 and I sometimes do pick up my old size in the shops.

'My partner, Steve Kirkham, is really proud of me.'
Andrew Nelson said: 'The virtual gastric mind band is made up of cognitive behavioural therapy, neuro-linguistic programming, and mental preparation.
'The treatment begins with an initial discussion where I ask people to visualise themselves as they want to be and we talk about healthy eating.
'People eat for a variety of different reasons and once we have realised the cause I then put them under hypnosis and reaffirm what we have talked about.'

靠少吃跟多運動瘦身已經不是新鮮話題,現在英國出現了號稱用催眠的方法就可以讓人成功減重,聽起來不免讓人半信半疑,但英國的46歲婦人羅傑斯(Janice Rodgers)就是成功靠催眠療法,在7個月內甩掉40公斤肥肉。

根據英國《鏡報》(Mirror News)報導,羅傑斯自從23年前生下兒子之後,就胖到111公斤,雖然她也很想要減掉身上的贅肉,卻總是不得其門而入。過去也曾參加過減重班,並與朋 友一起參加「 Zumba 舞蹈」的課程,但她不是復胖過快,就是因體力無法負荷而半途而廢,難以成功瘦下來。

後來她轉而在網路上查詢以胃間隔手術來控制食量的減肥方式,卻意外發現「仿真胃間隔」療法(The virtual gastric mind band),這種由心理治療師為肥胖者做催眠,進而減少其食量的瘦身方法。羅傑斯在不敢告訴親友的情況下,花了270英鎊(台幣1.25萬元)參加此療 程,並在第一堂課後,就奇蹟似地使她不再喜愛高熱量的垃圾食物,甚至表示那些東西吃起來就像在嚼地毯。

經過1周的催眠療法後,羅傑斯就成功瘦下了5.4公斤,7個月後成功瘦下40公斤。心理治療師安德魯尼爾森(Andrew Nelson)表示,他此套催眠瘦身法是針對人的認知行為、神經語言編程和心理狀態去做調整,第一堂課都從想像自己瘦身成功的模樣,以及擁有健康飲食型態 的過程開始,逐步調整肥胖者的心理。