There’s often confusion surrounding meditation and self-hypnosis. Are they just two different terms for the same thing? Or are they completely different?
There’s no cut-and-dry answer. There are so many types of meditation. Some of them are quite similar to self-hypnosis, while others are certainly not.
Both are impressive tools when used properly and consistently.
What do you think of when you think of meditation? You might have visions of a yogi or monk sitting quietly in solitude.
What comes to mind when you consider self-hypnosis? Maybe you think of a psychologist. Perhaps you remember the stage hypnotist you saw in high school that made some of your fellow students cluck like chickens. Read further to understand some of the differences between meditation and self-hypnosis.