Hypnotic Somnambulism, Part Deux
In 2012, I made a post on Somnambulism: Is It Needed? which examined exactly what is necessary to make changes within the hypnotic state. In other words, do we need critical faculty bypass, or not? A New Way of Thinking in Hypnotherapy As a couple years have gone by, and I’ve received new certifications in
Eyes Open Somnambulistic Trance
Since my last post on somnambulism and whether it is necessary, I decided to write on one of the more interesting uses of hypnosis, which is to have them open their eyes! “Can you hypnotize someone with their eyes open?” Yes, absolutely! Just look at a stage hypnosis show. The people are up on stage,
Somnambulism: Is It Needed?
If you have been around old-school hypnotists for any length of time, you have certainly heard about the different levels of hypnosis. The logic starts out that first you are “awake” and then you go through processively deeper levels until you are in “deep hypnosis” and while you are there, you are in a state
Are you a jack of all trades? What style is best for how to learn hypnosis?
As I was coming back from a seminar recently, I realized there’s an interesting pattern in the difference between how I approach mastering hypnosis and NLP, versus some of my friends and colleagues… For example, my good friend Josh Houghton (with a hypnosis training blog) is the type of guy who likes to really master
Can Anyone Learn To Become A Hypnotist?
Since I do offer hypnosis training on a regular basis, the question often comes up — can anyone learn to do this and become a hypnotist? Sometimes when people ask me if hypnotists have a special hypnotic power, I reply “Yes, and no.” And that’s a truthful answer! The answer is “Yes” in the sense