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Overcoming Klonopin Withdrawal Symptoms with Self Hypnosis

Just a note: I’m not endorsing any kind of Zen or Buddah philosophy. This is just a technique that helps your body and mind relax – and by retraining your mind that you don’t need Klonopin anymore to get through your problems. However, I do endorse another belief which is above all other religions or philosophies

I’m doing this now and it has improved my withdrawal symptoms at least on a temporarily basis. For an example, if I have a day off and I’m taking a minimum dosage, I sit in my room, put on my headphones, and do some deep breathing. I visualize myself on a beach and relax my body. Ten minutes into my meditation, I visualize myself what it would feel like without any symptoms, living life relaxfully and getting things done without a problem. (Note: Here is a script to say to yourself for meditation purposes).

It’s important to keep up the deep breathing for the first part of self-hypnosis, this is what relaxes you. Also, you have to find your “happy place”. In other words, what place reminds you of relaxation? It’s a beach or visualizing myself in a hot tub for me – it may be standing on top of a mountain looking down on everything for you. Whatever or wherever that reminds you of relaxation, go ahead and visualize yourself being there. What you are doing is relaxing your mind and forgetting about all your worries. It won’t help if you keep breathing deep but focusing on your worries or on your symptoms. Meditation or self-hypnosis is all about relaxing both your mind or body.

If this is your first time meditating, it will take you a while to become good at deep breathing and relaxing your mind. So don’t worry if you aren’t that successful the very first time. Be patient and before you know it – it will become second nature to you. Just keep focusing on your breathing and going to that “happy place” of yours.

It is well known that self-hypnosis will reduce your anxiety in normal life. The more you do it, the less anxiety you will have – not to mention that meditation (as science has shown) can reduce high blood pressure. It really makes sense.

Speaking of high blood pressure, I can testify about this (please forgive me for going on a small bunny trail here). I used to have borderline high blood pressure. What I did was meditate once a day for about twenty to thirty minutes. I also drank green tea daily. Two months later when I went back to the doctor, my blood pressure was at text book level. So meditation does work – I personally can vouch for it.

Getting back on subject, I know of people that practice meditation every day. One woman had claimed that her life was filled with anxiety. She started doing self-hypnosis once a day for fourty minutes, and over a period of time, she claimed her anxiety levels were down by 75%. Sure, she had some worries in her life, but she could manage the stress since she was doing this.

Remember, if you meditate, be consistent. You must do this every day to reduce your anxieties that trigger your symptoms. I think that is one of the keys in overcoming your withdrawal symptoms along with anxieties. Personally, I am consistent for a few days, then something happens and I miss a couple days of meditation. Don’t let this happen to you. I’m a very busy person who has a full-time job, a part-time business with a family. I have to make time for meditation, no excuses – and become consistent on a daily basis. Even if it’s for twenty minutes a day. So if you are an extremely busy person like myself, make time for self-hypnosis. You must get into a quiet room and let your worries go away, not once a week, but once a day.