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Hypnosis

Woman Undergoes Knee Surgery without Anesthetic

I thought you'd be interested in seeing this video I have linked further down in the post. Recently, in the world news there have been a number of videos of surgeries performed without chemical anesthesia. The pain control method of choice is hypnosis. In Britain in the spring of 2008, a gentleman who has been a hypnotherapist for 30 years had ...

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Fear of Test Taking Transformed thru Hypnosis

Have you ever prepared for a test but found your heart racing and your palms getting sweaty even just thinking about it? For some, this starts in childhood and for others the pressure of having to make the grade whacks them up the side of the head as they age. Fear of the scrutiny of one's own abilities can cause racing hearts and minds to ...

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Mental Conditioning for Athletes

In 1979-1980, scientists discovered that Mental Conditioning is 300% more effective than physical training alone. This means that if athletes are already in good physical shape, have a good coach, and possess basic grounding in any sport, they can achieve 3 times more benefit from mental training than from physical training alone. Ask any ...

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Enter and Maintain the Leisure Mindset during your Staycation

There's that new word we are hearing a lot this summer - staycation. What exactly is a staycation? The word has been around for at least five years according to www.wordspy.com. Where a vacation is based on the idea of getting away - vacating, a staycation is based on the concept of staying - not getting away. Basically, a staycation is holiday ...

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ABC News on the Benefits of Medical Support Hypnotism

Today a friend sent a link to a very interesting YouTube video on the use of medical support hypnotism. It is a story covered on ABC Television News recently regarding the benefits of hypnosis. The woman in the interview was using hypnosis for pain connected with breast surgery. (See my post from May 30, 2008 under Medical Support Hypnosis)....

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Past Life Regression

Recently several people have asked me about Past Life Regression (PLR) sessions. There has been quite a bit of public talk about this since Oprah had Dr. Brian Weiss on her show early in May 2008. So many people I have spoken with have never heard of this before and are very curious about their own past lives. Personally, I had started PLR as a ...

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Easing the Fear of Surgery through Hypnosis

There seems to be a nearly universal truth about going into surgery:  no matter how calm a person appears on the outside or how resigned they are as to what is about to unfold, they are running the "what if" scenario in their mind. What if I have pain? What if it doesn't work? What if I have complications? What if I don't wake up? What if (you ...

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Weight Loss Hypnosis in Springfield, MO

Is losing weight your achilles heel with beach days so near?   Has your doctor told you to diet or die?   Need to increase your exercise motivation?   Want to cut your dependence on soft drinks and sweets?   Hypnosis is a safe, natural and effective way to easily release excess weight. Jo Moon, CHt. offers weight release hypnosis for ...

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Using Hypnosis for Hernia Surgery

        Recently I worked with a gentleman in his late sixties who was entering the hospital for an outpatient hernia surgery. He was nervous about the surgery as he is the type of person who has a negative opinion regarding conventional medicine and anything having to do with hospitals. In fact, he had been delaying the surgery for ...

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Using Hypnotherapy Prior to a Breast Biopsy

There was a national news story that came out in the summer of 2007 about the use of hypnosis for women undergoing breast biopsies. It appeared on ABC News on August 28. A few things that stand out from this report are that after a short hypnosis session: women spent less time in the operating room, required less chemical anesthesia, and ...

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