Unveiling the Enchantment of Hypnosis: Tap into Your Hidden Potential

Unveiling the Enchantment of Hypnosis: Tap into Your Hidden Potential
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Hypnosis, as a naturally occurring state of consciousness, is something we encounter routinely and is deeply connected with our daily experiences. It quietly intertwines with our backgrounds, whether we’re driving, engrossed in a movie, lost in a book, or immersed in computer work. This often-misunderstood trance state is, in essence, an intensified form of focused concentration—an enchanting phenomenon that, when skillfully employed, reveals the remarkable capabilities of the human mind.

Understanding the Complexities of the Mind

Imagine your mind as a finely tuned computer system comprised of four distinct components: the Unconscious, Conscious, Subconscious, and Supra-conscious segments. In this analogy, the Unconscious functions like background processes that ensure your body operates smoothly even when you’re not actively engaged. Conversely, your Conscious mind acts as the control center, like your computer’s active desktop. This is where you think, analyze, create, and worry from waking up until entering sleep mode.

Visualize Your Memories as Digital Files

Imagine your life experiences as distinct files within an expansive digital library. Consider each file as having attached information, such as positive or negative thoughts, the emotions felt during the event, and the actions taken at that particular moment. These multifaceted files are safely kept in the Subconscious, which you can think of as an orderly file room within your mental computer’s hard drive.

What’s truly fascinating is the many ways these files can be triggered. A mere thought, a familiar sound, a specific time of day, a similar situation, or even a TV commercial can activate a particular file of memory, causing us to relive the associated thoughts, emotions, and actions. It’s as if a mental librarian retrieves the requested file, and we’re transported back in time to the exact moment that memory was created, even if the event happened in childhood years.

Reframing the files

Imagine, for instance, an elephant. You once learned about it, and that information was classified and stored in your subconscious file room. Now, picture that elephant as a fanciful shade of pink with whimsical white polka dots. In that moment, you’ve effortlessly altered or reframed the contents of that particular file. Your mind, unable to distinguish between reality and imagination, now believes you’ve encountered a pink elephant. Now, being able to see and focus on the pink elephant is exactly how being in a hypnotic trance feels. It is simply focused concentration, and the next time you think about an elephant, guess which elephant pops up, the pink one because there’s no trash can in the mind.

This profound ability to redefine and reshape these memory files lies at the heart of behavioral change through hypnotherapy. We can empower ourselves to embrace new, positive behaviors and beliefs by revisiting and transforming these files. The mind’s remarkable plasticity becomes our ally, ushering in transformative change that can enrich our lives in countless ways.

Consider an example of harnessing hypnotherapy to reframe these memory files. One of my clients came to see me because he deeply feared doctors. In our initial conversation, we soon discovered his fear was primarily linked to the dread of receiving a shot rather than the doctor’s visit itself. I gently probed into his thoughts about getting a shot, and he expressed a profound fear of the skin being punctured. As we delved deeper into his subconscious in a relaxed state, a vivid memory file from his childhood surfaced. He recalled being a curious 3-year-old visiting his grandparents’ farm, sitting on a flatbed, and sharing cherished moments with his favorite grandparents. Suddenly, a wasp stung him and sent a shock of excruciating pain through his leg. As we continued our exploration, he came to the profound realization that it wasn’t the puncture of the skin but rather the nasty sting that had caused excruciating pain. In this transformed perspective, he reframed the memory as a harmless encounter with a friendly bee that didn’t sting him. The result was truly life-altering. My client subsequently contacted me with heartfelt appreciation, sharing how he now had to give himself diabetes shots and has no issue with it. “Truly life-transforming.” 

The Supra-conscious Mind: A Bridge to the Spiritual

The Supra-conscious mind acts as an “internet” channel to the spiritual realm, where intuition, creativity, and profound ideas originate. The mind is a channel to the spiritual realm, where intuition, creativity, and profound ideas form. In a hypnotic trance, it becomes possible to peer beyond the veil and connect with the ethereal. At Get Joyful Hypnotherapy, individuals commonly experience heartfelt reunions with departed loved ones and cherished pets, offering solace. Moreover, in this transcendent state, individuals gain access to healing energies of a spiritual nature, enabling them to connect with spiritual Masters or guides and experience deeply profound healing encounters. 


Hypnosis isn’t a form of magic; it’s a natural state of consciousness with immense potential for self-discovery, healing, and personal transformation. By understanding deeply the intricate workings of our minds and how hypnosis interacts with our consciousness, we can harness its remarkable power to activate positive changes in our lives and venture into the depths of our inner and spiritual dimensions. Whether it’s conquering life’s challenges, dissolving obstacles, unlocking untapped creativity, or establishing connections with the spiritual realm, hypnosis is a portal to a realm of boundless possibilities within our minds.

For those interested in delving further into Susan Lawrence’s work, her number one best-selling book on Amazon, “Divine State of Mind: The Gateway to Finding Answers from Within,” is an invaluable resource, offering profound insights into the journey of self-discovery and personal transformation.

For more information or to schedule a session with Susan Lawrence, CCHt (Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist), visit Get Joyful Hypnotherapy & NLP Life Coaching at GetJoyful.com and unlock the incredible potential that resides within.


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