Category: Hypnosis

Why a recent hypnosis trend can’t hold a candle to the classics

Why a recent hypnosis trend can’t hold a candle to the classics

The last time I had a casual browse through the latest hypnosis research, I noticed something interesting. Normally the research talks about the usual stuff medical folk think about. Managing chronic pain. Reducing pre-surgery anxiety. Improving post-surgery recovery. And, of course, helping people change habits – like quitting smoking. All great topics. And I was

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Worried about getting stuck in trance? Here’s how you get out of it

Worried about getting stuck in trance? Here’s how you get out of it

I was recently watching the Monde Tapes. Well, rewatching. If you’ve never seen them (or heard of them), it’s an old video of Milton Erickson – probably the greatest hypnotist who ever lived – as he hypnotises a woman named Monde. Since watching someone being hypnotised is hypnotic, I was deep into a trance. How

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