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Hypnosis

Hypnosis is Being Used to Help Kids Get Through Their Cancer Treatments

This morning I came across a FOX news report regarding a young boy, Anthony, who has been using hypnosis to get through his cancer treatment since being diagnosed with a brain tumor. This young man was suffering PTSD and insomnia as a result of his treatment.  Anthony's doctor utilized hypnosis, which is approved by the American Academy of ...

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Fear of Flying Transformed

It just so happened that my business trip flight to the East Coast coincided with a call from someone who was flying West with her family and she was fearful of getting on any plane. My preference is to meet clients in the office and go over a lot of information regarding hypnosis before beginning a session. However, this was an emergency so we ...

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Controlling Pain with Hypnosis

I was talking about pain today and how debilitating it can be. A good friend has Fibromyalgia and suffers with discomfort in all twelve of the sensitive points. Additionally, I have several relatives that are chronic suffers due to the effects of some long-term arthritis issues. When working with pain, it is important to understand that ...

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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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