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Detox Basics

Detox needs to be done carefully and gently.  When we detox, if our body is not able to fully get rid of the toxins, they just end up in a different part of the body and may even cause more harm.  If we are harsh in our detox methods, our …

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Neat-Freak Vs. Slob

We are all different. Some of us need to have a neat and orderly home and work space in order to feel calm, relaxed, and sane. Others of us are more comfortable just dropping things wherever they land and don’t really worry about everything being in a certain place. Because …

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7 Steps To Creating Positive Self-Talk

It is not uncommon for us to be in constant mental chatter.  We talk to ourselves from the moment we open our eyes to the moment we fall asleep at night.  Unfortunately, for many of us this self-talk is negative and self-sabotaging.  The voice in our head is a conditioned, …

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This Is Why We Do This Work

Here is a very touching and amazing case history with John Melton and client Todd. Todd came in to see John Melton because he was diagnosed with “General Anxiety Disorder” after he had a big anxiety attack that changed his life. He found himself unable to overcome his anxiety for …

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Breathwork

Breathing is important. Sounds ridiculously obvious, doesn’t it? If we don’t breathe, we die. As long as we’re alive, we breathe. What’s to think about, right? Many of the healing arts make great use of breathwork. Often hypnotherapists will focus on inhalation and exhalation to help a client go deeper …

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Cost Effective Marketing Tips for Hypnotherapists

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Hypnotherapy marketing, finding new clients and expanding your hypnotherapy practice doesn’t have to be frustrating and costly. Although not all promotion requires an investment, many hypnotherapists think that they would have to spend thousands to promote their private hypnotherapy practice effectively. Don’t worry, I will not talk about the importance of business …

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Weight Loss Hypnosis: Does it Work?

Over the last 10 years there has been an increasing interest in weight loss hypnosis. With Oprah and Shape Magazine along with many well known celebrates raving about the benefits of Weight Loss Hypnosis, many people are asking the question: Does Weight Loss Hypnosis Work? Well the clinical studies say …

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Hypnosis and Weight Loss

Hypnosis may help you getting rid of extra few pounds when it is a part of your weight-loss plan which also includes diet, exercise and counseling. This is a great video from George John Kappas, M.A., M.F.T. , the Director of Behavioral Science Centers and its college/clinic, the Hypnosis Motivation Institute …

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3 Steps to Overcome Anxiety

“Worrying doesn’t take away tomorrow’s troubles, it takes away today’s peace.” Anxiety is the mental process of worrying, ruminating and catastrophizing future events. In my practice I find many people deaing with anxiety daily, more and more so as we live in a societies in which we work more, sleep …

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Hypnosis In History

hypnosis in history

Revealing Documentary, Facts, Photos, Mesmer, Braid and More… Hypnosis in history video is a revealing and fascinating documentary on the roots of hypnosis and hypnotherapy. Starting with Franz Anton Mesmer in the 18th century. This documentary includes great illustrations and historic hypnosis photos. Produced by HMI College of Hypnotherapy. Discover the …

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Hypnosis Shock Induction – Somnumbulist Subject

Shock Induction

Shock Induction Demonstration This is an actual demonstration with instructor Ron Hodges of a hypnotic “shock induction”. The subject in the video drops like a ragdoll! This video is from HMI’s Vintage Video Library and is a very good example of shock induction and the response of a sumnambulistic subject …

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Hypnosis – Chronic Pain (Documentary)

Discover how hypnosis and the power of our subconscious mind might be a good answer for “Chronic Pain” in this wonderful documentary – “HYPNOTIZED”. It is a fact that more people died in 2015 from an overdose of medically prescribed pain medication than Cocaine, Alcohol, and Heroin combined. And did …

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How to Consciously Create the Relationship You Want

Create the relationship, that is the ground for your transformation, the realization of your potential.  -Davita Moodley Creating a loving, committed and passionate relationship  is one of the most common requests I receive in my practice. The conscious and intentional act of creating the kind of relationship you want. This …

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HMI Graduation Ceremony 2015 Was Awsome!

The HMI Annual Graduation Ceremony 2015 was held on 2 December 2015. Congratulations! HMI, nationally accredited college and clinic of hypnotherapy that has been serving the Southern California area for more than 49 years. HMI was founded in 1968 by Dr. John Kappas. Dr. Kappas literally defined the profession of …

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Hypnosis Works

The power of trance can no longer be disputed, a psychiatrist at Stanford University says. Now we just have to use it. “On one, I want you to do one thing: Look up. On two, do two things: Slowly close your eyes and take a deep breath. On three, do three things: …

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Trance-formation: The Therapeutic Value of Hypnosis

As you begin listening to the sound of my voice…you will find yourself becoming comfortable… more comfortable than you’ve ever been before… and as this comfort increases… perhaps you will find your mind drifting off to a special place… a safe place… a place where you can begin to… And …

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5 Habits of Present-Minded People

Being present, being in the moment, living in the now. You hear the terms often, and it’s a trainable skill. It’s so much more than some elusive state that people can only aspire to. Present minded people do things differently. Here are five habits that they incorporate into their life …

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6 Ways Sleep Can Make You More Successful

Think the secret to success is never snoozing? Think again – here are six ways that sleep can actually help you be more successful. Some wear hours of sleep deprivation like a badge of honor, believing that the less time they spend resting, the more productive they are. Many boardrooms …

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5 Steps to a Better Morning Routine

Routines are described as sets of behaviors that are regularly repeated, usually in the same time and place. They’re steeped in habit, vigorously reiterated throughout the course of our lives. Most of our routines have been part of our daily rituals for years, if not decades. The quality of our …

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