Recently, in the United Kingdom, there was a fantastic tv programme called "Hypno-Surgery" that featured a guy undergoing hypno-surgery. That is, he had a hernia surgery using only hypnosis as an anaesthetic.
Of course, when it's on tv, it's a novelty, but these have been achieved for years. There have been several filmed experiments and extensive testing into the use of hypnosis alone during surgery.
Over the years, numerous methods have been used to relieve discomfort, and I have personally tried many of them, but I have discovered that hypnosis, combined with a variety of mind skills and techniques, is by far the most effective means of overcoming and changing my approach to it.
Can you recall a moment when you had a paper cut and didn't realise it until later that day, until you saw it through your own eyes? It wasn't until you saw it that you realised how much it hurt and said to yourself, "oooh, that smarts a little." This is anaesthesia in its natural state, an ability that we all have.
The glove anaesthesia technique is one of the most common techniques for using your mind to produce anaesthesia, and I'd like to share it with you today so you can use it whenever you like.
It's important to note that you can only use this pain-relieving approach if you know what's causing your discomfort. If the problem continues, you should see a doctor. Otherwise, use this approach to have more fun and remind yourself of how incredible you and your brain are.
Step 1: Find a quiet location where you won't be interrupted. Close your eyes for a moment. Relax as far as possible. Concentrate on the breathing and keep it steady, deep, and slow. Consider calming each muscle in the body one at a time, taking the time necessary to achieve a pleasant comfortable physical state.
Use the imagination to conjure up a favourite spot where you feel secure and at ease. Imagine being able to hear the sounds, see the colours, and feel the emotions that you will feel in that place. Center your waking mind's consciousness on each of your body's muscles, and imagine the word "soften" into each of them. Enable your imagination to imagine them melting and softening.
Step two: Right now, develop a good sense of self. Remind and tell yourself, using your internal dialogue, that you have the strength and capacity to monitor any sensations in your body and mind. You, after all, do. Say to yourself, "I agree that I am in control of my own head." Concentrate on and visualise your mind's limitless power; remind yourself that you should submit numbi
Imagine that the words of personal strength and conviction you speak about yourself are reaching the darkest recesses of your mind. Consider if they've been embraced on every aspect of your physical and mental being.
Tell yourself at this point that the word "anaesthesia" will be the primary trigger word for a conditioned response later.
Step three: We'll start using the glove anaesthesia now. Begin by focusing solely on your dominant side, completely ignoring all else. Take note of even the tiniest sensations inside it. Begin to believe that your dominant hand is devoid of all sensations by focusing your attention. This will take both time and effort.
Perhaps you should use your imagination to envision your hand being encased in ice.
Separate your hand from the rest of the physical body in your head. Consider it apart from the physical selves. Continue to concentrate on your palm, allowing it to lose all sensation.
Tell yourself why your hand is going numb using your internal dialogue once more. There was no emotion at all. Your subconscious sends a signal to your hand to sleep. Tell it to retire for the night. If you concentrate on it and keep your entire focus and concentration on it, be mindful of all the strange sensations in your side.
Tell yourself for every breath you take causes your hand to turn into a number, and then a number, until you can't feel it at all. Since your hand is cold, you can't feel it at all. There's no emotion. I'm numb. Tell yourself that with conviction and authority.
Step Five: Now you'll pass this loss of sensation to the area of your body that you want to be numb and anaesthetized. So, if you're certain that you've achieved the desired degree of numbness in your side, lift it and put it on the part of your body that you want to feel numb.
You'll pass the numbness to that part of your body if you do this. So lift your hand and place it on the part of your body that you want to feel cold and numb. Consider the numbness as a colour that you're spreading in the place. Consider imagining that part of your body being flooded with that colour and numb. Assume that all of the numbness sensations are being amplified.
Then take a few moments now to do it properly and thoroughly. As you're doing it, set a time limit on how long you'll be doing it. Naturally, you don't want that part of your body to be numb for the rest of your life. As a result, make sure you give yourself a deadline for when your self-induced anaesthesia will stop.
Step Six: Now that the relaxing, comforting, numbing coolness has been transmitted, you're physically feeling better in that place. Enjoy the feelings and wonder at how wonderful you are. Imagine a sense of calm pervading the city. Consider how good it feels to be relieved in that place. Take a few deep breaths and relax fully.
At this point, repeat to yourself a little mantra of support: "Calm, cold, relaxing, numbing sensations pervade the place." It gets better and better. “Numbness, relief, and more numbness.” Use the vocabulary that you like the most.
Step Seven: When you've kept the state and are confident that you're feeling great. Say the word "anaesthesia" to yourself such that any time you do it in the future, when you have the best purpose and circumstances to use so again, the tools from this session can be brought forward to make the next time much easier.Deeply inhale, welcome your body and mind's sensations, and say the term to yourself. Trust that each time you use it in the future, it will have the wonderful benefit of improving and amplifying your anaesthesia power.
Imagine how amazing you'll feel about it and what you'll be able to do with the strength of your mind.
Spend a few minutes doing this in silence.
Step Nine: After you've thoroughly understood what you can about this incredible journey, open your eyes and recall what you've learned.
Step ten: Rehearse, rehearse, rehearse. It gets better and more systematic the more you train.
You may want to work on your arm first. Pinch your arm until it hurts to determine your pain threshold level in that arm before you do it. After that, measure how new the feelings are after it's been anaesthetized.
tep Eight: Now it's time to use your imagination's amazing ability to see yourself doing this much better next time. Imagine that each time you do something, you become more in control of your own thoughts. Take pleasure in this realisation.In your imagination, create every aspect of this upcoming event, including your reaction and the reactions of others. And by doing so, you're communicating your wish to the layers of mind that will help you manifest this natural anaesthesia more effectively each time.Tell yourself that every time you use that word when doing your anaesthesia, it performs more deeply and intensely.