Tag Archives: Suggestion

All about hypnosis and hypnotherapy

Hypnotism puts you into a state of “focused concentration,” during which you’re vaguely aware of your surroundings — you just don’t care about them. There are different stages of hypnosis, some deeper than others. But when you’re in any of … Continue reading

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Voices on wellness: Hypnosis and the trance of everyday life

Dr. Davidicus Wong / Richmond News. FEBRUARY 17, 2017 11:09      In recent columns, we’ve explored the evolutionary development and potential of the human brain and how new approaches, including mindfulness can use this knowledge to better manage our emotions … Continue reading

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Fibromyalgia Patients have different Brain Responses in Hypnosis

Using brain scans in fibromyalgia patients under hypnotic induction, researchers found that the technique produces changes in underlying neural activity related to the effects of suggestion, and the mechanism of response in patients differed from that seen in controls — … Continue reading

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Has hypnosis finally been vindicated by neuroscience?

  Considering its origin story, it’s not so surprising that hypnosis and serious medical science have often seemed at odds. The man typically credited with creating hypnosis, albeit in a rather primitive form, is Franz Mesmer, a doctor in 18th-century … Continue reading

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Who was Milton H. Erickson?

“Each person is a unique individual. Hence, psychotherapy should be formulated to meet the uniqueness of the individual’s needs, rather than tailoring the person to fit the Procrustean bed of a hypothetical theory of human behavior.” – Milton H. Erickson … Continue reading

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The great mystery of hypnosis

Hypnosis. One of these huge chimeras that invades theaters, shows and television programs. One of those things that still casts doubt on the concept that a large part of the population has over “rationality.” How is it possible! It is the … Continue reading

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The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep: Psychologist develops bedtime book to send children to sleep in minutes

“The tale gives suggestions to the child’s unconscious mind to sleep.” Read the article below to find out how this children’s book incorporates hypnotic techniques through a process of suggestions: Every parent of a young child will be familiar with … Continue reading

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