"Depression didn't rule my life. How can you be ruled by something you are close to?"
"Depression wasn't something I chose. Depression was simply the only thing I knew."
"Why should I try to be happy? I have no idea what it is and, I have failed to change so many times already, that I'm exhausted."
"Take the first step, no more, no less, and the next will be revealed."
Depression and Hypnosis
Properly applied, hypnosis can help a person to make long-lasting, positive changes.
The purpose of this website is to share general information about depression and to also share progressive healing informationabout hypnosis and how it is involved in the cause and the cure of depression.
This information servestwo purposes. First, knowledge is power and a depressed person needs to empower him or herself. Second, this information is designed to show a new and effective way out of depression that millions literally do not know they can use.
Some people will be scared by this information because they will be afraid to get their hopes up.
Others will be flat-out skeptical because they sincerely believe they know everything there is to know about depression and how to heal it.
Then there are those who, for a number of reasons, will dismiss the healing power of hypnosis because to consider new ideas and solutions means having to give up old ones. For some of these people, depending on a pill and/or a doctor has become their way of finding a cure.
Unfortunately, there are two problems with this approach:
(1) No pill can or ever will change the cognitive-emotional issues that form the basis of most depressions.
(2) Doctors are overburdened and under-appreciated by those who do not want to take control of their health.
And then there are those who will visit this site (and many others) looking for a magic wand effect. They want the hypnosis spell waved at them and Hey Presto! they're better.
Sadly, these people will most likely (but not always) be disappointed.
What makes me angry is that there are very unscrupulous marketers who lead people to believe that hypnosis is a magic wand.
Don't get me wrong either. I have seen miracles in my office but, in most cases, plain old commitment and work are heavily involved in the recovery process.
By the way, it is those two elements that truly do open the door to miracles.
Then, there will be those who visit this site and who will find information that can wonderfully change their lives.
One piece of advice: If you are depressed and looking for answers, start slowly. In most cases,I suggest a reasonable expectation of feeling less awful instead of expecting to feel great in a hurry.
Expecting quick and dramatic fixes (from pills as well as hypnotic magic wands and amazing 'natural herbs, etc...) almost always produces disappointment and a deepening of person's depression.
Finally, the documentation supporting the use of hypnosis in helping a depressed person to change their life for the better is extremely compelling.
If you or someone you know have tried everything else, maybe it's time to look at something new.
C. Devin Hastings
"Speak well to yourself because your deep mind is always listening."
Date of last update: January 27, 2012
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