The Healing Power of Trance States

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What is the difference between trance as experienced in hypnosis and meditation? I believe they are closely related though in the case of hypnotherapy it is normally a very goal directed activity rather than just relaxing or just “being.” However it is possible to utilise the healing qualities of the trance state to promote inner […]

Changing our Negative Beliefs

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In our quest to achieve the goals we have set and to be the person we truly want to be, sometimes it may be necessary to address negative beliefs which we hold, consciously or unconsciously. Hypnotherapy and even counselling can be effective ways to identify and change those beliefs so that we can more effectively […]

Do You Need a Tune-up?

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In “The Winner’s Bible” Dr Kerry Spackman, a neuroscientist, made the observation that a goal of therapy may be either to help a client loosen up or conversely to tighten up. It reminds me of the buddhist metaphor of tuning a sitar. If the strings are too tight or too loose then the instrument won’t […]

Mindfulness and Awareness in Everyday Life

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It’s so easy to fall into bad habits and negative patterns of behaviour. Sometimes it happens without us realising it, especially in response to challenging life experiences where sometimes a negative emotional imprint is left behind. Hypnosis is especially valuable as a way to interrupt those patterns and to offer clients the possibility of choosing […]

Medical Hypnosis: You are Getting Healthier (The Wall Street Journal)

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On the mornings she undergoes chemotherapy, Jeanne Safer hypnotizes herself en route in the taxi. Hypnosis may stir images of stage magic and swinging pocket watches, but there’s growing evidence it can be useful for easing pain, relieving anxiet and relaxing patients before surgery. Melinda Beck has details on Lunch Break. Photo: Getty Images She […]