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3 Ways to Ease Anxiety About Going on Holiday at Christmas and New Year

The holiday season brings joy, excitement, and the opportunity to reunite with loved ones.

But for some, the prospect of going on holiday can trigger anxiety, stress and even panic attacks.

Fortunately, there is a tried and tested tool to help manage this holiday anxiety.

Using the simple power of hypnosis, you can learn to control travel anxiety at Christmas and make any journey a more enjoyable experience.

Here are three powerful methods I use to help my patients manage travel anxiety using the transformative potential of hypnosis.

1. Embrace Relaxation and Calming Techniques

Hypnosis is an excellent tool to induce a state of deep relaxation.

A skilled hypnotherapist can guide you through the latest mindfulness techniques, which are designed to calm your mind and body, helping to alleviate anxiety symptoms associated with holiday travel and new places.

By entering a state of deep relaxation through hypnosis, you can learn to control stress responses and cultivate a sense of tranquillity.

This newfound relaxation skill can also be used during travel to maintain composure and reduce anxious feelings or thoughts.

 2. Visualization and Positive Reinforcement

Hypnosis allows you to tap into your subconscious mind and create positive mental images.

Through guided hypnotherapy sessions, you can visualise a successful and stress-free travel experience.

By visualising yourself arriving at your destination smoothly, enjoying time with loved ones, and feeling calm throughout the journey, you set the stage for a positive mindset.

The power of visualisation helps reframe negative thoughts and encourages a more optimistic outlook on your travel experience.

3. Overcome Specific Holiday Anxiety Symptoms and Phobias

Hypnotherapy can be tailored to address specific travel fears and phobias that may intensify during the Christmas season.

Whether it’s fear of flying, claustrophobia, or anxiety related to crowded spaces, hypnosis can help individuals confront and manage these triggers.

Through guided hypnotherapy sessions, a hypnotherapist can assist in desensitizing these fears, allowing you to approach travel with newfound confidence and resilience.

FREE Travel Anxiety Workshop

Hypnotherapy is a gentle but effective way to get to the root of whatever is causing you to feel anxious about going on holiday.

If you’d like to know more, we are hosting a FREE two part online workshop called “Holiday Ready, Mindset Steady”, on Thursday 9th & 16th of November, just in time for the festive holiday period!

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The workshop will be a great introduction into hypnosis and its powerful benefits for many types of anxiety disorders. Some of the techniques mentioned above will be included to give you an insight into their ability to help you control feelings of anxiety and stress.

There will also be practical tips and advice from co-host, Emma Andrews, who is a personal travel consultant at the Holiday Village.

Sharing our combined experience and knowledge, our goal is to give you the tools to manage and overcome the anxiety that is holding you back from enjoying your holiday or even booking it in the first place.

So, if you or someone you know finds the prospect of travel daunting and anxiety inducing, this workshop could be the first step towards lasting change.

Simply click here to join the waiting list, or scan the bar code below to access the form to register your interest.

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