By Covert Hypnotist | October 24, 2011
Hypnotic stories are essential to your practice and profession as a Conversational Hypnotist. The art of telling stories is a time tested tradition that has been alive as long as humans have been alive. You need only to look as far as cave drawings to know this is true. Story telling has evolved since then and is now available for you to use in practices such as hypnosis.
Story telling gives you an insurmountable amount of power with in hypnosis. Story telling is a way for you to access states through the unconscious without triggering the critical factor as well as seeding ideas for future use to change lives.
It allows you to implant emotional triggers, which you learn more about later on in this article. It is a way to express many different types of situations, feelings and solve problems.
There is no real limit to the power behind a story, hence it is a very powerful tool for you to use in you quest as a hypnotist. In this article you will learn how to create an emotional trigger with a hypnotic story. This will serve only to strengthen your story telling ability and assist in propelling you into new areas of the telling of stories.
Hypnosis is a way of altering your experiences to become more responsive in a focused and calm mind. The unconscious is the house where your emotions dwell and when you create an unconscious response you are in effect creating an emotional response as well. Just in this you have already accessed an altered state of mind.
When you embark on telling a story your objective will be to get an emotional response from those around you. You want to revivify the experience for your listeners, really make them come alive in your ideas placed in the story. Context of the story will play a big part in this. You must access the correct contexts for the emotions you are trying to coax from the people around you.
The best way to do this is to ‘go first’. In doing this you will sub-communicate the experiences that you want your listeners to have. If you can make the events, ideas and characters of your story real for yourself in turn your listener will have a better chance of tuning into that same picture.
In going first here you are not just going to be visualizing the story you need to really place yourself within the story in your mind. You need the experience to convey the emotions you wish to extract from those around you. In fact you need to experience the emotions as well.
Remember the things you have been learning as they will be valuable tools for this process. All the tools still count in this type of story telling. You will need to use the three rules of story telling as well as the re-incorporation of events.
You will find that ‘going first’ to visualize the story will heighten the awareness of your listener. Keeping in tune with your creativity and how to let it flow freely from your unconscious to create the story will be pivotal. All of these aspects along with keeping inside the circle and never stop talking will get your story telling to a new level.
As you use all these concepts in your building of stories you will be more apt and more able to let your unconscious mind freely create the story straight from the creative wells with in you.
There are other aspects you have learned that you will want to work into this web of story telling as well. These include the hypnotic language, precision language, hypnotic themes and sensory rich language.
In practicing your story telling you will be making up stories and telling true stories at the same time. The more you create stories to tell the more your unconscious mind will relate those fictional stories to true events that have taken place in your own life.
Soon you will have the capability to tell genuine stories that will also induce hypnosis and present hypnotic themes. You will be able to embed the suggestions you want your listeners to put into action, and see a response to that action.
When you start to combine all these aspects of hypnosis you will be actively creating emotional triggers within your stories. The story itself will set off emotional triggers and open the people around you to suggestion and change.
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