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From Pit to Progress - A Story of Emotional and Physical Transformation

by Erika Flint, BCH, OB on

Life catches up with us fast. The hustle and bustle never ceases and emotions often remain hidden beneath the surface. Emily, a strong and successful woman, was struggling with the frustration of being unable to lose weight and experiencing negative emotions on a daily basis. She yearned to unravel the depths of her feelings and problems. Little did she know that her path to self-discovery and healing would be intertwined with her desire to shed not just physical weight but emotional baggage too.

Emily's life was a whirlwind of daily routines and responsibilities, each day blurring into the next. Unbeknownst to her, a reservoir of suppressed emotions simmered within. Her awareness of these emotions was shrouded in uncertainty, and manifested as a pit in her stomach. Feeling at her wit's end, she decided to Google alternative therapies. That's when she discovered a seasoned hypnotist on a mission to guide individuals like Emily towards emotional healing and self-acceptance.

Emily, intrigued by the potential for transformation, embarked on a remarkable journey. Erika had a potent tool at her disposal—hypnosis. Initially skeptical, Emily viewed hypnosis as a mysterious realm beyond her comprehension. Yet, Erika reassured her that hypnosis was a simple technique, a path to slowing down and exploring her inner world.

The initial step involved helping Emily become attuned to her veiled emotions. Emily, unlike many, was less aware of the anger she harbored within. Erika became Emily's emotional compass, gently guiding her through the labyrinth of her feelings. With each session, Emily found herself becoming more adept at recognizing her emotions, slowly uncovering what had been buried deep within her.

Hypnosis, as Erika explained, was a way to slow down and tune in. In a world abundant with chaos, it provided a means to silence the noise and confront emotions head-on. It was Emily's opportunity to regain control over her life, not just in terms of her weight loss goals but also in navigating her emotional landscape.

@djdancinghypnotist Anger is insidious in its ability to keep our problems alive. Do whatever you can to close that energetic loop. My favorite tool is hypnosis for focus and clarity - it offers a higher and different perspective on our life's circumstances that help us move through perceived issues. Many of my HSP clients feel a pit in their stomach and once they stalk and resolve their righteous buried anger we close it and they aren't as hungry. They feel satisfied. For the first time in decades in many cases. Part of this is being in denial about the anger - even justified anger. Many of us - women especially were taught that it's not appropriate to be angry. So we shoved it down with food. Now decades later the original reasons are buried and the unfairness still lives. Set yourself free by getting to the truth, forgiving yourself and others, rising above all of that and live with hypnosis.#professionalhypnosistraining #hypnosisforweightloss #reprogramyourweight #selflovetips ♬ time travel - chief. & nobuddy


As Emily delved deeper into the practice, she made a profound discovery. She realized that her suppressed anger was akin to an unhealed wound, anchoring her to a cycle of emotional distress. This unresolved anger was like an invisible weight she carried, exacerbating her struggles with not only her body but also her emotional well-being. She was now fully aware of how this anger was truly creating a physical and metaphorical pit inside of her.

For individuals like Emily, navigating weight loss while grappling with deep emotional issues can be a challenge. They've often tried multiple diets, exercises, or other therapies, but none of those strategies have worked or encompassed the true essence of what Emily is experiencing. Erika's clients often found that once they began addressing these underlying emotional hurdles, remarkable progress in their weight loss journeys followed.

You see, when emotions remain buried, they wield an unseen influence over our choices. Our sympathetic nervous system, the fight-flight-freeze response, takes the reins. In this state, our thoughts become clouded, and clarity becomes elusive.

However, the power of hypnosis lies in its ability to slow down this frenzy. It's akin to hitting the pause button on life's chaos, offering us a glimpse of profound clarity. For Emily, this newfound perspective was a game-changer.

Emily's journey was not solely about shedding pounds; it was a pilgrimage toward inner healing. Through Erika's guidance and the power of hypnosis, she began to unravel the tangled web of emotions that had ensnared her for so long.

Emily's narrative serves as a poignant reminder that our emotions, when concealed, can exert a significant influence on our lives. Hypnosis isn't an enigmatic power; it's a gateway to self-discovery and healing. The transformation, as Emily experienced, originates from within herself.

So, the next time you find yourself caught in the labyrinth of suppressed emotions or grappling with emotional issues while striving for weight loss, remember Emily's journey. Slow down, tune in, and explore the potential of hypnosis to guide you towards both physical and emotional liberation. Your passage to healing may be just a few sessions away.

If you'd like to experience you're own transformation and work with Erika, visit to book your free consultation.