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To some people, hypnosis is more of a hobby than a career or profession. With this in mind, one may wonder why anyone would want to have hypnosis as a hobby. There are many reasons why a person would want to use hypnosis as a hobby. One main reason is that it is a very interesting and intriguing topic to study. Hypnosis has very many branches that one can decide to study one at a time or all together. However, there are two main categories of hypnosis. These are self administered and normal hypnotherapy. As a hobby, hypnosis can be done either way. This means that any individual who is interested in hypnosis can decide to use any of these methods. Both of them entail a different process which can only be understood after having an idea on how they work.
Self administered hypnosis is one of the most used types of hypnosis when it comes to using hypnosis as a hobby. In fact, since the people who are using it tend to have a passion of the same instead of an obligation, they have a higher chance of having an in-depth understanding of the science than people who are using hypnosis as a profession or a way of earning some money. In self hypnosis, the subject has to understand the use of hypnosis and know how to use it on their own. This means that before a person uses self hypnosis as a hobby, they need to study and learn the benefits, uses and results associated with self hypnosis. For someone who is interested in a hypnosis based hobby, they should make sure they have an understanding in what the process is all about.
Just like the name suggests, self hypnosis occurs when an individual uses hypnosis to hypnotize their self. This might sound very odd especially to someone who is not conversant with the aspects of the hypnosis and hypnotherapy. In self-hypnosis, the most common used method is auto-suggestion. Unlike hypnotherapy where there is the presence of another party to induce the suggestions, self-hypnosis only uses auto-suggestion whereby the subject has to induce hypnosis on their own. In most cases, people who use self-hypnosis normally do not have any serious issues that need to be handled. They mainly just need to make sure they have the prerequisites and then they can use it. A common advantage they gain with using self administered hypnosis is motivation. Motivation can be used to reduce stress, lose weight or even quit smoking. People with this hobby can use several aids that include mind machines and hypnotic recordings. 
Hypnotherapy which is induced by a professional is another type of hobby that a person who is interested in hypnosis can use to make sure they enjoy it. When it is done using hypnotherapy, it is mostly for activities that are not medically certified. In this case, a person who has interests in hypnotherapy can use their skills and knowledge to help some of their friends and family. At the same time, they can use their knowledge as a means of doing research in order to understand hypnosis better. With this in mind, one will find that it is likely for a person using this method to have interest in hypnosis that is unlike the self administered method. 
All in all, hypnosis as a hobby can be a good way for a person to learn more about hypnosis in an environment that does not involves a lot of stringent learning requirements. This means that an individual will have options to choose from and they will not need to make sure they meet laid down requirements for hypnosis. As a person, you can decide any of these methods that will make sure your hypnosis based hobby gives you satisfaction.