Welcome Life Beyond Compulsive Tattooing. The statistics speak for themselves:
- 14 per cent of Americans of all ages have at least one tattoo.
- 26 per cent of Americans aged between 18 and 25 have at least one tattoo.
- 32 per cent of people who have a tattoo claim they are ‘addicted’ to ink.
So why are so many people compulsively tattooing? The most common excuses are;
- It allows me to express myself
- It makes me feel unique
- It allows me to be myself.
Collectively these reasons or excuses suggest a compensatory behavior for low self-worth.
Of course, people get tattoos for many other reasons including:
- artistic expression
- rebellion from authority
- a visual display of a personal narrative
- reminders of cultural traditions
- sexual motivation
- identification with a group
- drunken or drugged impulsiveness
- and some people hide behind their tattoos, which suggests shame and guilt.
“Let’s just admit the obvious.
While some tattoos are art with meaning,
some are nothing more than graffiti, with no purpose.”
– Peter Zapfella
What have the researchers found?
Tattooed people are associated with greater numbers of lifetime sexual partners (Heywood 2012), earlier sexual initiation, higher frequency of sexual intercourse and increased preference for oral sex (Nowosielski 2012). In adolescents, tattoos also correlate with the likelihood of having unprotected sex (Yen, 2012).
Tattoos indicate impulsiveness (Kim, 1991). Surveyed students with tattoos were more likely to have engaged in hard drug use, sexual activity, and suicide at greater degree of involvement than those without tattoo’s. (Heywood, 2012).
In Croatia prisoners, tattoos correlated with lower IQs and those possessing them demonstrated significantly higher levels of impulsiveness than the non-tattooed group (Pozgain 2004).
An overview of autopsy reports also revealed that persons with tattoos appear to die earlier than those without. A negative tattoo may suggest a predisposition to violent death, but is eclipsed by the presence of any tattoo (Carson 2014).
Tattoos have been linked to psychiatric disorders such as depression (Heywood, 2012), eating disorders (Carroll, 2002), borderline personality disorder (Raspa, 1990), neuroticism (Pozgain, 2004) and increased risk of suicide (Carroll, 2002). In high school students, tattoos correlate with suicidal idealization, suicidal attempts, and depression (Yen 2012).
Endorphins including dopamine, are produced by exposure to various drugs, such as cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and many prescription drugs, resulting in addiction. Dopamine is also produced as a result of pain. Therefore it follows that compulsive tattooing may be driven by short-term ‘pleasure from the pain’ while getting a tattoo.
It follows that if a person is compulsive about receiving tattoo’s they may be suffering from low self-esteem and self-worth, and they may be suffering from depression too. For them tattoos give them a ‘perverse pleasure’ through this form of body mutilation.
Research on tattooing reveals some interesting findings:
Women are more than twice likely to seek removal of their tattoo’s than men.
Both men and women had higher body appreciation, higher self-esteem and lower anxiety immediately following receiving a new tattoo. This is indicative of endorphin release as a result of being inked. However women had a sharp increase in anxiety levels in the weeks following, which may be associated with concerns about their body image. Informal observations have shown some individuals who were formally addicted to drugs subsequently took up a compulsion to body ink. The reason would include immediate endorphin release, which then demands repeated tattooing to achieve on-going satisfaction.
So what does this all mean? Tattooing is fashionable up to a tipping point. Then it can become indicative of deeper emotional and psychological problems as the inking becomes compulsive.
Rather than getting more tattoos as a temporary ‘high’, which will dissipate in time anyway, leaving an ugly reminder, maybe those people should seek professional assistance to overcome the cause of their basic problem – low self esteem, low self worth, anxiety and depression.
Other health factors to consider before getting a tattoo.
- Tattooing may seem like just a piece of wearable art, but it involves the deep injection of potentially toxic chemicals into the skin.
- You can suffer serious infections from unhygienic practices and equipment. Infections can also result from ink that has been contaminated with bacteria or mould. Using non-sterile water to dilute pigments is common.
- Some tattoo studios inject carcinogenic inks into the skin of their customers. Source; Danish Environmental Protection Agency 2012 survey.
- Published research has reported that some inks contain pigments used in printer toner or in car paint. FDA has not approved any pigments for injection into the skin for cosmetic purposes.
- There is no way to tell for sure if tattoo ink is safe. It can be dangerous even if the container is sealed or the label says the product is sterile.
- Tattooing is a fashion and we all know fashions change. One day you may have an ugly blue blob on your skin that used to be an attractive tattoo. It is unfashionable and an embarrassment.
- Finally, tattoo removal by laser is an expensive, painstaking process with no guarantees of success. If you choose to get a tattoo think carefully before you do, because you will be marked for life.
The synonyms for the word compulsive include; enthusiastic, passionate, irresistible, compelling, urgent and overwhelming.
The synonyms for the word excessive include; disproportionate, exaggerated, excoriate, extravagant, extreme, inordinate, needless, redundant, superfluous, unconscionable, unreasonable, boundless, dissipated, dizzying, immoderate, indulgent, intemperate, limitless, more, overboard, overkill, plethoric, prodigal, profligate, self-indulgent, sky-high, stratospheric, superstar, too many, unbounded, unmeasurable and way out.
People who are more likely to develop a dependency include those who:
- suffer from depression,
- bipolar disorder,
- anxiety disorders, or
- schizophrenia, and
- Have easy access to the chemical or behavior.
- Experience low self-esteem.
- Have relationship problems.
- Live a stressful economic or emotional lifestyle.
- Associate with people, or live in a culture where there is a high social acceptance of the relevant abuse.
“You love the skin you are in.” – Peter Zapfella
Now you can listen to Welcome Life Beyond Compulsive Tattooing subliminals when ready to sleep and let these gentle and encouraging words guide your deep unconscious mind into the realms of dreams.
Because the deep uncosncious has similar perceptions to a child it is often called ‘the child within’ in psychology. Therefore, just like a small child, a simple message repeated, will eventually become a new deep unconscious belief.
‘Welcome’ subliminals affirmations are read once aloud so that your conscious mind can hear the affirmation and logically approve it before it slips down below normal conscious awareness below the level of the foreground environmental sounds or music. In this way the conscious mind, which acts as a sort of filter or gate-keeper can not only approve of the affirmation content first, but it can occasionally be logically influenced by the message too.
If you listen carefully enough you may percieve the affirmations from time-to-time in the silent moments of the foreground sounds. Research has confirmed that so called ‘silent’ affirmations which cannot be percieved are ineffective and useless (except as placebo’s) becasue they are ‘silent’.
Only ‘Welcome’ subliminal affirmations feature these important properties. They have been designed, based upon research, so your conscious mind will logically accept the affirmations and ‘unlock the gateway’ to your deep unconscious. Which is the domain of emotions, beliefs and behaviours.
When ‘Welcome’ subliminal affirmations are used to ‘lock-in’ the deep unconscious shift achieved following one-on-one therapy with Peter Zapfella the results can be nothing less than miraculous.
Change your self talk and change your deep unconscious beliefs. These then change your behaviors and emotions. These then change your self talk and so on.
The more the Welcome Life Beyond Compulsive Tattooing messages are repeated over and over, the more they are uncritically accepted by the deep unconscious. If you listen to the Welcome Life Beyond Compulsive Tattooing MP3 while sleeping, on ‘repeat’ your unconscious mind will hear this message almost 400 times every night. If you were to listen to the ‘Environmental – Lake waves’ MP3 while sleeping, you could choose to also listen to the ‘Pleasant piano and guitar melody’ and/or the ‘Zumba’ – Latin style dance music during the day. Then your deep unconscious would hear the affirmations repeated around 800 – 1200 times, while your logical conscious mind would hear it around 60 – 90 times. That’s powerful because a message repeated enough will become a new unconscious belief.
Also because we all have different listening preferences, Welcome Life Beyond Compulsive Tattooing has a choice of foreground variants for you to choose from. ‘Click here’ to hear samples.
Every one of us is unique. We have all had different life experiences and we react to them differently too.
Perhaps the cheapest and easiest option is to download and listen to Welcome Life Beyond Compulsive Tattooing subliminal affirmations as recommended. This approch is very effective for many people.
An alternative option is to consult with Peter using Skype to complete diagnostics and a one-on-one interview where he can recommend the most appropriate suppliments, nutrition, MP3 resources etc etc for your individual challenge.
Otherwise you can consider one-on-one psychotherapy tailored to you, the individual, using Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), hypnotherapy and perhaps cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) ‘Click’ on the skypetherapy.pro. image to read details.
‘WELCOME’ SUBLIMINAL AFFIRMATIONS
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Subliminal Affirmation Text:
“You know excessive tattooing is a sign of low self-esteem and inability to cope with life’s emotional challenges. Tattooing is a contradiction of survival because it is possible some tattoo inks can cause cancer. This is detestable to you, so you no longer risk it. Tattooing never fixed anything; it just created another problem.
Your own skin is glowing more strong and beautiful without ink. Your mind and your skin do not need tattoo’s to feel beautiful because you know you already are.
You are now more clear in the mind, more relaxed in the body. You accept everything and everybody because you are more confident in your own skin. You have greater self-control. The way that you feel is becoming better and better because the burdens have been lifted for ever and ever now that you welcome life beyond compulsive tattooing.”
The Welcome Life Beyond Compulsive Tattooing subliminal affirmations are clearly spoken once before they fade-down and ‘disappear’ from conscious awareness within masking music and environmental sounds, thereby foiling ‘adult’ conscious analytical thinking, which could otherwise ‘filter out’ messages. In this way, the listener knows for sure what their deep unconscious mind is hearing without listening to these messages its self.
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