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WHAT IS MY SUBCONSCIOUS? Why Can’t I Change?

Our brain is the organ that controls our body. But consciousness is what drives our brain and gives each of us life. It is what makes us unique to the universe. Between consciousness and death, there are varying “sub” levels of consciousness.  Sleep is a level of subconsciousness. Daydreaming, meditation …

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Does Somnambulism Contribute to the Arise of Fears and Phobias?

Somnambulism Research

Does Somnambulism Contribute to the Arise of Fears and Phobias? Are Fears and Phobias Sub Conditions of Hypersuggestibility and Spontaneous Hypnosis (Somnambulism)? Introduction In the 1960’s John G. Kappas, Ph.D. theorized that hypersuggestibility exposed individuals to external and internal elements that created an environment where fears and phobias could thrive. …

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Multicultural Hypnotherapy

multicultural hypnotherapy

Perhaps no one would expect that multiculturalism is something that can be linked to hypnotherapy, but to be able to understand what is hidden in the meaning we need to ask how hypnotherapy can be beneficial in searching for bridges between cultures. Let’s begin with how hypnosis works. As to …

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Modifying Pain With Hypnosis – Part 2

Acute pain is your body’s way of bringing your awareness to an immediate issue. It is an essential biological signal that says, “Pay attention. Something just happened. Something is wrong.” Chronic pain is different. It may increase or decrease in severity but it is the longevity of the complaint that …

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HYPNOSIS AND MEMORY LOSS

Are you spending more and more time looking for misplaced items? Do you walk into a room and wonder why you went there? Find socks in the refrigerator? Ever gone to the grocery store only to discover that you were actually on the road to your office? Chances are that …

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Anxiety: Hypnosis To Attack The Panic

Sadly anxiety has become the number one Mental Health issue in North America.  It is estimated that one third of the American adult population experiences anxiety in their life – National Institute of Mental Health. To put this in perspective: these numbers are similar to the obesity statistics of 2011-2012. …

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Can Hypnosis Help You Stop Smoking?

  As hypnosis has been found to be a powerful form of therapy, helping people to make desired changes in their lives, there has been much interest in its ability to aid in the smoking cessation process. Many people looking to abandon their bad habits are asking the question, “Can …

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Overcome Fear of Public Speaking

Fear of Public Speaking is one of the most common of all phobias. It’s a form of “performance anxiety”. A person who has a fear of public speaking becomes very anxious and concerned that he or she might even have a panic attack while speaking. They often tend to try …

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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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Cost Effective Marketing Tips for Hypnotherapists

hypnotherapy marketing

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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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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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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