Hypnotherapy: The Key to Weight Loss and Breaking Bad Habits

It’s no secret that many people have picked up bad habits during the Covid pandemic. Perhaps you’ve gained weight or started smoking more than usual. Maybe you can’t stop snacking on sugary foods. Whatever the habit, hypnotherapy may be able to help you break it. In this blog post, we’ll discuss how hypnotherapy can help you lose weight and change your bad habits for good!

The Covid pandemic has been a stressful and worrying time for many people. This added stress can lead to unhealthy coping mechanisms, such as overeating, drinking too much alcohol, or smoking. If you’ve developed any of these habits, hypnotherapy may be able to help.

Hypnotherapy can help you break bad habits by changing the way you think about them. For example, if you overeat because you’re stressed, hypnotherapy can help you find other ways to deal with stress that don’t involve food. Once you change your thinking, it will be easier to break the bad habit.

Hypnotherapy can also help you lose weight by changing your relationship with food. If you overeat because you’re unhappy or have a negative body image, hypnotherapy can help you change the way you think about food and your body. This will make it easier to eat healthily and lose weight.


6 ways to break bad habits around food

If you’ve been overeating, drinking more alcohol than usual, snacking on sugary foods, or smoking more since the pandemic started, hypnotherapy could be the key to breaking those habits.

Recognise your triggers

The first step is to become aware of what triggers your bad eating habits. Do you reach for unhealthy snacks when you’re bored? Do you overeat when you’re feeling stressed or anxious? Once you know your triggers, you can start to work on avoiding them or finding healthier alternatives.

Set realistic goals

If you’re trying to lose weight, it’s important to set realistic goals that you can achieve. Hypnotherapy can help you to visualise your ideal weight and make a plan for reaching it.

Change your mindset

If you’re used to thinking of food as a comfort or a reward, hypnotherapy can help you to change your mindset. You’ll start to see healthy eating as something that benefits you in both the short and long term.

Create a healthy routine

One of the best ways to break bad habits is to create a new, healthy routine. Hypnotherapy can help you to stick to your new routine by making it easier to resist temptation and stay motivated.

Find support

Whether you join a support group or work with a hypnotherapist, it’s important to find people who will support you on your journey. Having someone to talk to can make all the difference when you’re trying to break bad habits.

Be patient

Breaking bad habits takes time and effort, so it’s important to be patient. Remember that every step you take is a step in the right direction. With hypnotherapy, you can make lasting changes that will benefit you for years to come.


If you’re looking to break bad habits, lose weight and make lasting changes, hypnotherapy could be your key to change. Contact a qualified AfSFH hypnotherapist today.

Marie De Bono



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