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Old 03-10-2017, 06:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Has anyone ever tried hypnosis for alcohol dependency? I have heard it mentioned with cigarettes.
Looking for an easy fix it sounds I know...
Just curious if there is any success with it.
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I think if hypnosis worked for alcoholism, you'd see it touted on the boards and recommended to newcomers.

The proven methods are touted though. Hope you give some consideration to those.
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I've heard it mentioned here very occasionally over many years. I don't think I've ever heard anyone say it worked for them.
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Old 03-10-2017, 09:08 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Hello, Whendovescry, I tried AA, acupuncture, crystal therapy, hypnotherapy et al. It was only when I tried a recovery method that utilised my own power (RR/AVRT - detailed in Secular Connections on this forum) that I was finally able to put a stop to an alcohol addiction that spanned more than two decades.

As a consequence, I'm now happy (fluctuates - but that's life, although invariably, much, much, happier than I was) joyous (always: after escaping the addiction) and free - every single second of each day, free to do what I wish instead of engaging in the addiction

You can be free, too. Begin with not believing the lies that your automatic, habit forming base brain tells you and rise above them, as your higher brain, higher self.
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Thankyou all for your replies! Tatsy my habit forming brain is my own worst enemy over and over again! I am going to remember the higher brain, higher self , thank you!
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I used to listen to hypnotherapy videos on You Tube as I was falling asleep.

They were related to confidence, worrying, stress anxiety, sleep, ill health, sadness, grief.

Some are hard to listen too as the voice was too funny and I would start laughing, but others were good.

I can't say for 100% they worked. They were not for drinking, even though I have 5 years without a drink.

But I did fall sleep to some
But for free, they were worth a go.
Somedays I used to look forward getting home and going to bed and listening to my video, so there was something in them as I used to have issues falling asleep and used to dread going to bed.

Also paid for hypnotherapy for smoking and I was not impressed.
I did stop 8 years ago, but not due to hypnotherapy.
One session was not enough I found.
The desire to stop smoking got less and eventually I smoked less.

There is a big difference between medical hypnotherapy and the 'showman entertainment' hypnotherapists who claim success in just one session.

Medical hypnotherapy is used in hospitals in the UK especially in pain clinics.

Anyway, enough of me rambling.
I wish you the best x
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Thank you Sasha
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Never tried it whendovescry.
best wishes and keep us updated if you decide to go that way

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