Fear of Flying: Hypnosis

Can hypnosis really cure your fear of flying? I'm sure that question has crossed your mind several times, and many nervous flyers have reported success. Let's start with discussing what hypnosis really is. According to Wikipedia, hypnosis can be described as; a wakeful state of focused attention and heightened suggestibility, with diminished peripheral awareness. Hypnosis is not a form of unconsciousness - as is the long term belief of many - but is purely a form of extreme focus. Do not be put off by the joke hypnotherapists that you see on stage. Hypnosis does not involve you running around making chicken noises or similar. The fear of flying is a state of mind. Even those of you that understand how safe flying is can still suffer from … [Read more...]