Category: Hypnosis

Your Body’s Mystery Chemical

Your Body’s Mystery Chemical

Serotonin is on everyone’s lips lately. This strange little neurotransmitter shows up in all sort of weird places. Its role in mood regulation is so critical that many researchers call it the ‘happy molecule.’ It regulates appetite too. Hypnotists – I hope you’re paying attention. This little bundle of joy is worth paying attention to.

It’s Always a Surprise When Someone Speaks Your Language

It’s Always a Surprise When Someone Speaks Your Language

If you are catching an interstate bus, I recommend the midnight run. It draws the more interesting crowd. There’s something sublime about hurtling down the highway at the dead of night, surrounded by weirdos. And the last time this happened, I learned a great lesson about hypnosis. The driver, Edward, was exactly who you want

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Hypnotic Rapport in a Bottle

Hypnotic Rapport in a Bottle

Hypnotists need a certain state of mind when working with clients. In a therapeutic context, the relationship is everything. I’m not saying anything strange here – how you see each other shapes everything else. Rapport is king and without it, hypnosis is impossible. To say that a single neurochemical triggers the perfect state for this

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Meditation Failures are Self-hypnosis Successes

Meditation Failures are Self-hypnosis Successes

Many people want to meditate. They hear about the incredible benefits it brings – sharper focus, emotional balance, greater relaxation – and they decide that, yeah, they want some of that. But it’s hard work. The techniques are difficult to use at first, especially the way that most people teach them. If you want to

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