You know some people (maybe you) may have very low concentration and you may start something and not finish it, or you may start something and stop and thinking about something else.
To complete tasks in life, to do well in life, to take care of yourself, you need to be focused on what you are doing without your mind wandering or your thoughts deviating to something else.
Hypnosis can help you to have better concentration. Whether that’s in your personal life, in your studies, in your work or in your conversations with other people. Hypnosis can help you focus and concentrate.
But the question you need to ask yourself is: Are you prepared to do the work it takes to be a focused person?
In reality many people are not prepared to do that work. They think things should come easy to them in life but we all know that is not the way the world works.
People who have learned to become laser focused on what they are doing have learnt how to have discipline in their approaches.
They stay with a task until it is finished. They repeat task after task after task in a systemic way in order to get to the end of what they are doing.
In other works they habitually apply themselves even when it gets hard, boring, and tedious and they stay with the matter in hand until it is concluded.
They have also learnt to exclude incidental extraneous stimuli from their conscious attention and ignore non-emergency distractions, no matter what they may be.
People who are good at focusing have generally learnt this as a child as part of their early mental training either from their parents or teachers.
Many people, however, did not have good teachers or perhaps those parents or teachers were not good at concentration themselves so they did not have good skill to pass on to you.
Fortunately you can train your mind later in life after childhood as the brain is plastic and is remoulded throughout your life. So you can adapt to changing circumstances and hypnosis can help you have better powers of concentration.
Dr Tracie O’Keefe DCH, BHSc, ND is a clinical hypnotherapist and behavioural specialist.