The human mind is a complex labyrinth that houses both conscious and unconscious thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors. While the conscious mind plays a vital role in decision-making, the unconscious mind often holds the key to our deeply ingrained patterns and habits. Unfortunately, the unconscious mind can sometimes work against us, sabotaging our efforts to achieve our goals. In this blog, we will explore how the unconscious mind can undermine us and delve into the transformative potential of hypnosis and guided imagery as effective tools to overcome these self-sabotaging tendencies.

Unraveling the Unconscious Mind:

The unconscious mind operates beneath our awareness, influencing our thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. It is a storehouse of past experiences, beliefs, and conditioning that shape our perceptions and actions. While its intentions are rooted in protection and survival, the unconscious mind may unknowingly manifest negative patterns or self-limiting beliefs that hinder personal growth and success.

Unconscious sabotage can manifest in various ways, such as self-doubt, procrastination, fear of failure, or a reluctance to step out of our comfort zones. These patterns can prevent us from reaching our full potential and living a fulfilling life. Despite our conscious desires to change, the unconscious mind, driven by its desire for familiarity and safety, may resist any efforts to break free from these limiting patterns.

Empowering Change through Hypnosis:

Hypnosis is a powerful therapeutic technique that allows individuals to access and communicate with their unconscious minds. By inducing a state of deep relaxation and heightened suggestibility, hypnosis bypasses the critical faculties of the conscious mind, providing an opportunity to reprogram deeply ingrained patterns and beliefs.

During a hypnosis session, a trained practitioner, like myself, guides the individual into a relaxed state and offers positive suggestions tailored to their specific goals. These suggestions help to reframe negative beliefs, instill new empowering thoughts, and enhance motivation and self-confidence. By aligning the conscious and unconscious minds, hypnosis can pave the way for positive change and overcome self-sabotage.

The Path to Empowerment and Success:

Hypnosis offers a unique avenue to access and reprogram the unconscious mind to what we want, instead of what we don’t want, freeing us from self-sabotaging behaviors and beliefs. This technique facilitates a deep sense of relaxation, allowing individuals to bypass their conscious resistance and directly communicate with their unconscious, fostering positive change from within.

While hypnosis can be effective tools for personal transformation, it is essential to approach it with an open mind and work with a trained and experienced professional like myself, who understand the intricacies of the human mind. Combining hypnosis techniques with other self-improvement practices in Mindy-Body Medicine such as mindfulness, positive affirmations, savoring, gratitude and goal-setting can amplify their impact and create a solid foundation for lasting change.


The unconscious mind can often act as a hidden force that derails our conscious desires for growth and success. However, by engaging in practices like hypnosis or guided imagery, we can reroute the pathways naturally, and get more of what we want!

Kelli has been a holistic healer for 35 years, Reiki Master/Teacher, Author and PhD Candidate for Integrative Medicine specializing in Mind-Body Medicine and Clinical Hypnosis. Kelli has multiple clinical certifications in plant therapy as well; and has been featured in local media and has taught at herbal conferences. After experiencing the devastating effects of emotional abuse in her own life and recovering naturally. She has regained her health from a chronic illness that the emotional abuse exacerbated; she now teaches other kind-hearted women, sensitive and empaths the same tools she used to recover, only they get faster results recovering from emotional abuse and burnout.