How Quitting a Bad Habit for Good Can Improve Your Life

Bad habits can disrupt our lives and jeopardise our physical and mental health.
So why do we still do them? Can we really do something about our bad habits?
And if so, what do we get when we stop letting it control our lives?
What Causes Bad Habits?
The first step in quitting a bad habit is to identify what causes it.
For most people, the two most common causes are boredom and stress.
Most of the time, we use our bad habits to deal […]

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What is Conversational Hypnosis? And How Does It Work?

Thanks to movies, cartoons, and popular culture, we think of hypnosis as something performed by a shadowy figure sitting in a dark room and swinging a pocket watch in front of your eyes. Perhaps with the words “you are feeling sleeeepppy” ringing all around.
Is this all that hypnosis is? Definitely not! And especially not at Moving Minds.
Unlike many other hypnotherapists, I use a particular type of hypnosis called Conversational Hypnosis. In this blog, I am going to explain what […]


How Hypnotherapy Can Help You On Your Weight Loss Journey

Hypnotherapy for weight loss almost sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? You sit in a chair, listen to some soothing words, go into a trance, and then *BOOM* you don’t crave treats any more. Well, not quite. Many people have a limited understanding of how hypnotherapy works, and why it works the way it does. Much of what people know comes from movies or stage hypnotherapists who hypnotise people for entertainment.
At Moving Minds Hypnotherapy, we are here […]

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The History of Hypnosis

Hypnosis is a specific psychological state that resembles sleep or a dreamlike state. When a person is ‘hypnotised’ they are functioning at a level that is other than the ordinary conscious state, and while they are not asleep, their functioning is altered.
A characteristic of hypnosis that we can all recognise is an individual’s increased receptiveness to influence. A person under hypnosis will appear to listen to the suggestion of the hypnotics and respond in an uncritical and automatic function […]


5 Things You Can Do To Improve The Outcome Of Your Quit Smoking Hypnotherapy Session

Do you like smoking? Do you like the way it makes your hands and clothes smell, and the cough that accompanies most mornings? Most smokers want to stop smoking but find the process difficult. You might have tried various means and methods of quitting and have come across hypnotherapy as an option.
Perhaps a friend recommended it to you, or perhaps you were merely searching for hypnotherapy in Brisbane and found us.
However you have found us, we’re glad you’re here. […]

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Will Hypnosis Work on You? Here’s How to Tell

Are you thinking about undertaking hypnosis for something that has been plaguing you for too long? Like many other people who are seeking help for a personal or behavioural problem, hypnosis can help – but it’s also quite common to have questions about the effectiveness of hypnosis.
Many people who come to see us have questions like ‘will hypnosis work for me?’ and ‘will hypnosis cure my smoking habit’ – and these concerns are perfectly normal. We want to discuss […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Hypnosis Experience

So, you’re going to do your first hypnosis session. This is an exciting time! You’re likely feeling some nervous excitement – hoping that this is the treatment that will help you. And while the impact that hypnosis can have on your life is not to be understated, the fact is that you have some work to do to ensure that you get the most from this treatment.
Just like anything else in life, you get out exactly what you put […]

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True Celebrity Hypnotherapy Success Stories

Some of the most successful people in the world swear by hypnotherapy for various reasons, from addiction relief to self-exploration. Hypnotherapy can be a wonderful tool to find fulfilment in many aspects of life. If you’re interested in trying hypnotherapy but would love to know more about how it has benefited others, read on to learn about celebrities who overcome challenges with the help of hypnotherapy.
Jessica Alba
Jessica Alba has openly praised birth hypnotherapy, or ‘hypnobirthing’, describing it as a […]

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How to Treat Your Insomnia With Hypnosis

Insomnia is a debilitating sleep disorder for many, and it can be hard to treat because there’s still so much we’re yet to learn and understand about sleep. It’s surprisingly common too with 33% of the population impacted by it.
Lack of sleep to this extent can have a significant impact on your alertness during the day, reasoning, mood and how you function in general. If you suffer from insomnia, we understand the struggle. You’ve probably been to the GP […]

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What to Expect From Your First Hypnotherapy Appointment

So, you’ve just booked your first hypnotherapy appointment. Congratulations! For many, taking that first step towards facing personal issues can be nerve-wracking, but learning what to expect from your first session can help tremendously.
Introductory conversation
Before any hypnosis begins, your therapist will want to have an introductory conversation with you about the session. First and foremost, your therapist will want to know why you have come to see them. They will ask you a series of questions about your goals […]

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