Hypnosis has also been used to help overcome nicotine cravings.
The website is part of the Hypnosis Online Excellence group and also includes a free training course to help you learn hypnosis in about five days via audio downloads to your computer or MP3 player.
Hypnosis is a type of altered consciousness in which an individual is not resting in a sleep-like state like once believed, but rather a hyper-attentive one with heightened sensibilities.
Hypnosis, and by extension self-hypnosis, is a completely natural state of being where the body reaches a sublime level of relaxation that allows the mind to totally focus on whatever issue is brought to its attention.
If your only impression of hypnosis is based on one of those hokey TV shows where a group of audience members are put into the hypnotic state and convinced to perform embarrassing acts, perish the thought.