At my Hypnotherapy clinic in Leeds, West Yorkshire, one of the most common problems people consult me for is a fear of public speaking.
It is essential to personal and commercial success that we are able to practise effective communication skills.
Many people are required to give regular presentations as a part of their job. Or it may be you have been asked to do an after dinner speech. Maybe you are a Rotary or Round Table member, or perhaps a mason, required to deliver regular speeches. The reasons are too numerous to list.
However for many the weeks and days leading up to this can be torturous and stressful, as the thought of the upcoming presentation looms large it casts a dark cloud over them. It seems to be constantly in the forefront of the mind, and the more they think about it the worse they feel.
Many people report symptoms such as heart palpitations, breaking out in a sweat, headaches and an inability to sleep, accompanied by a feeling of dread which seems to grow each day. For others the symptoms may not be so severe, just a heavy unpleasant feeling.
By the time the presentation day arrives most have convinced themselves it will be a failure.
The actual presentation is often an unpleasant ordeal, with symptoms such as dry mouth, racing heart, the mind going blank leaving them unable to think clearly.
This does not have to be the case. With the help of HYPNOTHERAPY these symptoms can be eradicated. Leaving you free to enjoy the experience, and see it as a positive experience. An opportunity to put forward your ideas. To impress people with your knowledge. A chance to educate people on your subject.
Most people consult me when they know they have to give a talk in the near future, and are pleasantly surprised at the ease and speed with which HYPNOSIS helps them. Usually 1 to 2 sessions is sufficient to bring about the desired change.
Firstly a state of deep relaxation is induced, in this state it is much easier to let go of old negative habits and learn new ways of doing things.
Whilst in this enjoyable state instructions and suggestions for your benefit are implanted deep in the sub-conscious mind. Leaving you feeling relaxed and happy with the thought of giving the presentation.
Further work is then done to re-enforce positive thoughts and ideas about the actual presentation. Taking away the adverse feelings and symptoms, leaving you able to give a professional smooth delivery, and enjoy the experience.