When you think of hypnosis, you may envision someone swinging a pocket watch, saying, “You are getting sleepy, very sleepy…” In reality, hypnosis is not scary and it can actually help employees get ahead at work. Self-hypnosis and meditation are very similar but do have one main difference: In self-hypnosis, there tends to be a goal in mind, this could be to make you more confident, or to overcome anxiety, to cope with stress etc.
Whatever the end goal is, you’re entering self-hypnosis with that in mind and you’re able to access a part of yourself that is usually closed off. Self-hypnosis can boost confidence and help you develop new skills, but it can also improve your concentration and help you work more efficiently.
The skill of self-hypnosis has helped people overcome issues including depression, sleep disorders, stress and anxiety issues, self-esteem issues, addictions and other mental health...
It is estimated we spend 90,000 hours of your lifetime at work. I shudder to think what this number will be in our new WFH normal as the COVID pandemic has turned “work life” balance entirely on its head.
Where many of us use to drive or commute to the office, and once there we had a range of different social connections – this has all gone. Sure, we got zoom – but let’s face it, Zoom can never replace those ‘water cooler moments’ that are so vital for building friendships and relationships, sharing information and knowledge, and catching up on juicy work gossip.
This new WFH mode has completely shifted the way we interact – and that’s affecting us – and not in a healthy way. HR UK reported that stress has skyrocketed by 200% since COVID. In our digital-age, we already had a big problem of never really switching off anyway, but Covid has blurred the lines of home and work life,