Learn about Hypnosis...
There are 4 things everyone should learn about hypnosis:
1) All hypnosis is not the same
As with anything, there is good, bad and indifferent hypnosis. At Hypnosis Downloads, all our hypnosis is cutting-edge, 'indirect' hypnosis. There's no "You are feeling more and more sleepy", no 'subliminals' and no "You are 100% confident because the power of the universe is flowing through you". Instead, our approaches are all based on proven psychological priniciples to give you what you need, quickly and comfortably.
How do I know if I can be hypnotized?
Have you ever heard the idea that some people can't be hypnotized? Well that came about because old-fashioned hypnotists would order people around, (you know the sort of thing: "Your eyes are heavy, you are getting sleepy"). Most people don't enjoy that, so they wouldn't go into hypnosis - it's as simple as that.
When you experience the wonderful sensation of being gently directed how to use your mind to create an incredible state of internal calm, you will learn just what hypnosis is, and why you can do it.
2) Hypnosis is a powerful, effective and 100% natural part of you
The ability to go into hypnosis is as much a part of being a human being as speech.
If you couldn't go into hypnosis, you wouldn't be able to learn, to sleep, or to get yourself nervous by doing 'negative self hypnosis'. (You know when you imagine things going wrong and it makes you feel anxious? Well that's hypnosis!)
Over the last century thousands of pieces of research have been carried out by highly trained professionals into clinical hypnosis, the most powerful tool we posess for improved performance and change.
At last, hypnosis is moving out of the realm of wizards, magicians and magic and into the clear light of modern science - exactly where it belongs.
3) In hypnosis, you are in control
Crazy news stories, stage hypnotists and gossip has led many people to believe that when you are in hypnosis, you are under someone else's control. Nothing could be further from the truth. When you are hypnotized, you are just really relaxed and focused - in fact, the most common comment is "Was I hypnotized?". The only reason people stay in hypnosis is because it feels fantastic. Any time they want to, they can get up and walk away.
4) Going into hypnosis isn't the same as being asleep
People often say things like "I could hear every word you were saying", or "I felt like I could open my eyes if I wanted to". It is vital to learn that hypnosis isn't like being asleep - you can be aware of everything around you, just like when you meditate (in fact the two states are nearly identical). In hypnosis, you simply have a stronger focus internally, plus wonderful deep relaxation.
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Self Confidence Trainer CD
Self Confidence Trainer
(Double CD)

The Self Confidence Trainer leads you step-by-step towards greater confidence and self esteem.

A quick deep relaxation 'power nap' can do so much to improve your day, you'll...
Increase energy levels and motivation
Increase patience and frustration tolerance
Boost creativity
Improve performance with power naps at work
Improve emotional balance
Improve memory and learning
Feel more in control
How can simple relaxation do all this?
You know how you feel after a proper night's sleep? Almost anything seems possible doesn't it? Any problems have evaporated, stress has melted away, and you feel on top of the world!
Deep relaxation has the same effect. You can take 15 minutes out of a busy day and come back feeling refreshed, relaxed, creative and full of energy.
How can just 15 minutes make so much difference?
When you relax deeply, your brain changes gear. Rather than 'concentration' mode, (mostly left brain), you go into 'imaginative' mode (mainly right brain). This is the same as when you sleep at night.
Your brain has a natural rhythm that requires about 15 minutes of right-brain activity every 1 ½ to 2 hours. This happens naturally, unless you are too stressed, have too much to do, or have had too much caffeine!
An everyday example of this is when you give up trying to fix something, or stop thinking about something because it's too worrisome. You go away, take a break, and just when you're thinking about something else, POP! The answer leaps into your mind. Your brain has switched gear and found the answer for you.
Relaxing deeply in this way helps your brain do its best for you - and you'll be amazed at just what it can do!
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Improve your self confidence in 15 minutes

I used to be frighteningly under confident in social situations. And although people who know me now would never believe I used to doubt myself so much I literally had to learn confidence until it became a natural part of me. I can tell you relaxed optimistic confidence is just, well so much more fun.

Here I'll tell you about the things that made the most difference to my confidence levels...

Some people have naturally high levels of confidence but everybody can learn to be more confident

Firstly, it's important to get a clear idea of what self confidence really means, otherwise you won't know when you've got it! So, self confidence means:

1) Being calm. For every situation in life you need to run on the appropriate level of emotion. Too much emotional 'leakage' into a experience can spoil the experience. You make great strides towards confidence when you begin to relax in a greater range of situations.

2) Being cool. The second part of self confidence is about being able to relax with uncertainty. To be 'cool' in a situation really means relaxing with not knowing how things will pan out. If you truly tolerate uncertainty, you can do pretty much anything.

3) Not being too concerned with what others think of you. You know when you imagine what some place is going to be like before you go there but when you get there it is totally different to your imagination? That's how reliable your imagination is! Stop trusting your imagination so much. I've long since stopped bothering to imagine what others think of me because so often I've turned out to be wrong.

4) Being specific - where do you want confidence? 'Confidence' is meaningless until you tie it to something specific. You are already confident that you can read these words or can switch a light on and off. So you don't need more confidence everywhere. To get what you want in life you have to establish exactly what you do want. Where do you want confidence in your life? Think about the specific situations now and write them down. You beginning to steer your brain towards confidence.

5) Understanding that what you expect is what you get. Your brain is an organ that needs clear goals to work towards. When a task has been set in your brain it will do everything it can do to bring about the completion of that task. If you've tried to recall someone's name but can't, hours later you'll often find their name pops into your head.

The 'trying to recall' experience set the task or blueprint for your brain's future subconscious behaviour which eventually produced the name for you - when you weren't thinking about it consciously. You can use this natural mechanism to start feeling more confident. But, to ensure you set the right task for your subconscious mind, the next point is vital.

6) Don't task your mind with negatives. Instead of: 'I don't want to screw up' (which sets the task of 'screwing up' for your brain), set the blueprint for what you do want! Your brain doesn't work towards what to do by being told what not to do. And nature has given you a wonderful natural tool to set the right task blueprints with.

7) Use nature's goal-setter: Now you understand how vital it is to set the right task for you brain, you need to know how to do this reliably. Good hypnosis will strongly 'program' the right blueprint in your mind through the use of your imagination. If you powerfully imagine feeling confident and relaxed while in a relaxed hypnotic state it will be hard for your unconscious mind to do anything else. The blueprint for relaxation has been set firmly into your subconscious mind.

3 simple strategies to get you feeling confident quickly:

1) Think specifically of the time/place/situation you want to feel confident in. Remember 'confidence' doesn't mean anything until you attach it to something specific.

2) Focus on words in your mind right now that describe how you do want to be in that time and place. Maybe words such as 'calm', 'relaxed' or 'focused'. Remember your brain works on clear positive instructions.

3) Close your eyes for as long as you like and think about how those words feel. Then, imagine the situation itself and rehearse it in your mind feeling confident and relaxed. This way you set the right blueprint or 'task' for your unconscious mind.

You can repeat this often to make it more effective and use it with as many areas of your life as you need to. If you listen to a hypnotic cd or download that can make the benefits even more powerful (see my profile below). So if you feel like you'd be blessed with less confidence than some other people you can start redressing the balance by using your mind in the right way right now.

It took me years to learn how to be more confident - now you can do it in a fraction of the time. Good luck!

Boost your confidence now at HypnosisDownloads.com

Article by Mark Tyrrell of Hypnosis Downloads.com.

Relaxation 'Power Naps'
(CD or tape)

Four 15-minute deep relaxation sessions for that mid-day 'power nap'.