Hypnotherapy often involves using guided imagery, which is also known as visualization, to promote relaxation in both the body and mind and to bring about positive changes, which provide freedom or control from something which is preventing happiness, causing harm, or simply holding someone back from reaching their full potential.
A hypnotherapist uses all sorts of imagery, depending on the situation and often nature or the changing seasons spring, summer, autumn and winter are utilized.
A good example of a subject which could be used during late winter and early spring is the snowdrop.
Whether a single flower or larger clumps of snowdrops, this humble flower brings hope as it pushes to the surface and blooms in the coldest and darkest months of the year.
Snowdrops have many different meanings across various cultures and countries. For some, they represent purity and innocence due to delicate white flowers.
Because the snow drop is one of the first flowers to bloom at the end of Winter and the beginning of Spring, it also symbolises hope.
The Snowdrop is often seen as a symbol of rebirth and the ability to overcome challenges in life.
The tiny snowdrop is a great reminder that we can all achieve our goals in life and when life challenges us, we can draw inspiration and strength from them.