Hypnosis Training articles

Instant Inductions: Why Surprise and Shock Put You into Hypnosis

What comes to mind when you think of hypnosis? Comfort? Calm? Deep relaxation and rest? This is the way it is usually done. But there is another kind of hypnosis. One that happens to every one of us in everyday life.

The Truth About Hypnosis and Memory

There are many dangerous assumptions in the idea that you can uncover 'repressed' memories with hypnosis.

Help! I Can't Be Hypnotized

Why you can be hypnotized even if you don't believe in hypnosis...

Hypnosis: What Is It And How Does It Work?

Hypnosis happens whether you understand it or not. Believe it or not, you were in deep trance even before you were born. You probably entered a trance today. And so did your dog!

The Astonishing Power of Placebo

The human brain is an 'anticipation machine': it is organized to act on what we predict will happen next. This idea, known as expectancy theory, helps explain why the mental constructs we develop in our daily lives are as influential in defining our reality as the activities we undertake - maybe even more so.

“I can't be hypnotized - I'm too strong-willed!”

One thing I have noticed from my experience is that people who are able to direct powerful concentration are often better hypnotic subjects.

How Do Subliminal Messages Work?

The intriguing way your unconcious mind works...

So How Does Hypnosis Work, Exactly?

Many practitioners avoid hypnosis because they don't know what it is. We made this video to give a simple answer to that question.

Is Negative Self-Hypnosis Ruining Your Life?

How to free yourself from negative hypnotic states that make you anxious, angry, or afraid.

How Self Hypnosis Saved a Life

“I was diagnosed with cancer, I got divorced, and I went through hell financially for a couple of years… but one thing I kept was self hypnosis. I used it every day to relax, to feel positive even when things were really bad.”