Help Yourself to a better Future

Written by Terence Watts

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Suitable for Your Personality

For a goal to have a chance of success it should reflect your natural personality; always select a goal that you feel would not surprise others - although they may well be surprised at how easily you achieve it!

A Clear Idea

You have to know EXACTLY what it is that you want. It sounds obvious but an awful lot of people simply have never worked it out! Somebody might say: "I want to make something of myself." Well, good… but make what exactly? The subconscious - and that isrepparttar part of you which will achieve success or otherwise - only works with uncomplicated and positive statements with no ambiguity or implication. After all, if you made a failure of yourself, that would comply withrepparttar 139795 above goal, wouldn't it? 'Make a success' is not much better, either. One person's success simply doesn't 'work' for another. "I want to have my own business selling music CDs onrepparttar 139796 internet," is a clear goal. So is: "I want to make xxxxxxxx money a year from my music website," as long as you state a figure that you know can be achieved. Make your goal specific and you have a far higher chance of success.

Self hypnosis

There are very many methods of improving self worth and confidence. The most important thing to recognise, probably, is that precisely nothing will happen if you don't put some input intorepparttar 139797 plan. You can readrepparttar 139798 best self help books inrepparttar 139799 world and nothing will happen unless you have an action plan. You can listen to self help and personal development CDs until you know them off by heart, butrepparttar 139800 result will be a big fat nothing if that is all you do.

If you want to get anywhere, you have to accept that it is YOU who must makerepparttar 139801 change - nobody, absolutely nobody, can do it for you. Nothing changes if nothing changes...

Self hypnosis can be remarkably effective forrepparttar 139802 reduction of stress and improvement in life generally. It is a specific skill and one which can easily be learned via one ofrepparttar 139803 many books onrepparttar 139804 subject or via one ofrepparttar 139805 many free self hypnosis courses available onrepparttar 139806 internet.

Though some people are wary of hypnosis and self hypnosis until they discover more about it, it's used on a daily basis by sportsmen and musicians, business people and artists, housewives, policemen, engineers, shop assistants... in fact it's used by millions of people from all walks of life all overrepparttar 139807 globe!

Let's dispel a few ofrepparttar 139808 anxieties that some visitors might have...repparttar 139809 following 'rules' are applicable to all types of hypnosis:

- You cannot 'get stuck' - this is quite impossible - You do not become unconscious or go to sleep - You know what's happening at all times - You can exitrepparttar 139810 state whenever you wish to - You cannot 'lose your mind' - It is not connected in any shape or form withrepparttar 139811 occult - There is no such thing as a 'hypnotised feeling' - It is actually a totally natural state which we all go into several times a day - It is very similar to meditation or relaxation techniques - IT IS COMPLETELY SAFE!

Getting into a state of self-hypnosis is a specific skill and as with all skills, some people are better at it than others. It is fair to say, though, that almost everybody can benefit from learning how to use it. Among other things, you can help yourself to:

- Combat Stress - use it withrepparttar 139812 routines above for a real power session! - Lose weight - Quit smoking - Improve sporting and other performance - Increase concentration and recall - Improve confidence and self-confidence - Work effectively with motivation issues

As mentioned earlier, there are very many books onrepparttar 139813 subject of self hypnosis as well as free courses - but do be sure to get one that is written by a professional inrepparttar 139814 field.

Motivational therapy, and personal confidence

Finally, an excellent way of developing your life inrepparttar 139815 way you want it is to visit a motivational coach, hypnotherapist or NLP practitioner. Huge numbers of sporting personalities, stars of stage and screen, wildly successful business leaders and 'executive climbers', amongst others, have achieved their success via this route. Hypnotherapy and/or NLP can provide somewhat faster and more long-lasting results than coaching and often with fewer sessions.

If you decide to investigate this route, your local Yellow Pages is a good starting point; initial consultations are often at no charge, though you should make clear exactly why you are consulting.

Terence Watts is a successful therapist, lecturer and author of hypnotherapy and self-help books. He runs his own school in the UK and has conducted more than 24,000 sessions of hypnosis and hypnotherapy since 1989. has a complete range of self help books and CDs, as well as several free information files. There is also a free self hypnosis course written by Terence.

Who are You?

Written by Joyce C. Lock

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"Right answer."

"What do you mean, right answer?"

"Didn't you know? All I ever wanted was your heart."

No one makes it to heaven just by being born intorepparttar right family. Romans 9:4-8

© 2005 by Joyce C. Lock This writing may be used in its entirety, with credits in tact, for non-profit ministering purposes.

Joyce C. Lock is a published author, poet, and columnist. In addition, she founded and maintains the email ministries "Heavenly Inspirations" and "Share a Smile" Joyce's writings encourage us in our relationship with God and each other.

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