Stop Smoking and Resistance
I lost my beloved grandfather to emphysema and then my father to lung cancer. They were both smokers.
I started thinking about the stop-smoking hypnosis scripts I have in my head.
Whether I am cooking, painting, or creating the right words and approach to help a client get results,my pattern is the same. I read or revisit recipes, scripts, approaches and then I close the tabs, books, etc, and follow my intuition. To me, this is the feeling of flow, and I love it.
So my new client comes in and after talking to him for a bit and discovering how he smokes, why he smokes, what motivates him to not smoke, I ask him if he would be open to doing some EFT, Emotional Freedom Technique. You may have heard of EFT as Tapping.
We tapped on his resistance to being a non smoker. After a bit he said, ”You know, this feels pretty good. I could do this instead of smoking.”
Can I say how delighted I am that he had the idea before I made the suggestion? EFT is a brilliant tool for shifting an unwanted habit.
Because he had no resistance, I knew his success was imminent. We played around with words until we discovered the best way for him to tap when he had an urge to smoke.
It was really fun and after he left, I worked on my own outdated resistance to working with smokers.
To give you an idea of how EFT works, here are the words I used to tap away my own resistance to working with smokers.
Catalyst for Emotional Change
I have been using hypnotherapy and EFT for almost twenty years. I’ve taught and or presented at Virginia Mason’s Bariatric Support Groups, Highline Community College, Getty Images, DSHS, and Living Lite Weight Loss Program.
I have developed special programs for Body Image, Sugar Addiction, Making Peace with Your Food, and led Break up and Divorce Support Groups.
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Let Sugar Go
Two hypnosis recordings designed to change your relationship with sugar. These recordings are a game changer. Listen before you go to sleep and let your mind do the work for you.
The Candy Craze
“Consuming sugar produces effects similar to that of cocaine, altering mood, possibly through its ability to induce reward and pleasure, leading to the seeking out of sugar.”