NOTE TO HYPNOTIST: THE FOLLOWING TECHNIQUE SHOULD BE USED AFTER THE HYPNOTIC INDUCTION. ALTHOUGH THE CLIENT WILL ALREADY BE EXPERIENCING A DEGREE OF PHYSICAL RELAXATION, THE FOLLOWING SUGGESTIONS WILL ALLOW THEM AN EVEN MORE PLEASANT FEELING, AND WILL DEEPEN THE HYPNOTIC STATE.
You know that if I asked you to, you could clench your fist together so tightly, that it would seem almost impossible to make it any tighter. That would be the ultimate level of tension in your fist.
In the same way, if I asked you to relax your hand, you could relax that hand so far that it would seem impossible to relax it any further. That would be the ultimate level of relaxation.
I would like you now to begin and tense up the muscles in your feet. That's right make the muscles in and around your feet, as tight as possible.
Now, relax your feet. Relax every muscle in and around your feet until you have reached the ultimate level of relaxation.
Now let's duplicate the same procedure again. This time I would like you to tighten up all the muscles in your legs.
Once you have created the tight feeling, begin to relax your legs totally.
Now start with tightening the muscles in your abdomen, and then allow them to relax.
It is time now to tighten up the muscles in and around your shoulders, and then allow them to relax all the way.
Tighten up the muscles in your hands, and arms, and then allow them to relax all the way.
Finally, begin to tighten the muscles in your forehead, and eyes. Now allow them to relax all the way.
It is now time to be certain that every single part of your body is relaxed, to the ultimate of relaxation.
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