It’s often assumed that you inevitably forget everything that happens while you are in hypnosis. This is rarely the case.
You would think that by now it’s obvious what hypnosis is and isn’t, but it turns out that it’s a contentious issue! What types of hypnosis are there?
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?
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?
I was recently asked, “What happens if you get stuck in hypnosis?” The fact is that this is an old myth with no basis in reality. This article explains.
What are the limits to hypnosis? Just what can hypnosis do — and what can’t it do?
Some people claim that stage hypnosis is a bad thing, and others that it is good. This article discusses some of the issues.
Road rage, an irrational excess of anger on the roads, means that some people lose control and react out of all proportion to mistakes on the road. If you suffer from this, what can you do to start fixing it?
How do we choose the boundaries that we set? Are they too loose or too tight? It’s not an easy act to balance, but there are some guidelines to help.
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.