Watching for the Wrong

We’re trained to watch for what’s wrong and to criticise in order to fix problems. But, we’re not trained to watch for what’s right and to praise in order to improve on what’s good. What does this obsession mean and how can we make it better?

The Hypnotic Seal

One of the strangest uses of hypnosis that I’ve read about is the Hypnotic Seal, where one hypnotist places a post-hypnotic instruction about who can — and can’t — hypnotise a client. Is this an abuse of professionalism?

Giving permission

Permission is the opposite of a boundary. A boundary is a restriction on what you allow others or yourself to do; permission is what you do permit others or yourself to do — in other words, a right. Whilst you need boundaries, you also need permissions.

Website rebuilt

Please be patient while I rebuild my greatly modernised website after the old one was lost to a security update.