Q: How do I read my own subconscious mind? A: If you mean how do you know what your subconscious is thinking, ask it. Pretend there are two of you. The conscious Brain and subconscious Mind. First be your Brain and then be your Mind, then just say whatever comes. Regardless of what model you use there are two obvious thinking, responding and reasoning processes in your head. Or at least that’s where we experience them to be. They are conversing all the time but not in what you can always experience as language. When they do surprising things can happen and come forward, and, so long as you don’t lose grip on the fact that they are both you, talking with yourself can be a very interesting thing to do. You…
Healing or Hypnosis? I Always do this for headaches. I put my hand on their forehead and ask them what colour the pain is. I then put my hand on or near the pain and tell them to put all the red in my hand and when it's in there to let me know. After an average two or so minutes they nod and or say yes. (more…)
"The Pareto principle (also known as the 80-20 rule, the law of the vital few, and the principle of factor sparsity) states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes" Wikipedia I think we can safety apply this to hypnosis. In my not too shabby experience it has been my observation that around 1 in 5 people are what I was taught by my Mentor to call 'A Somnambulist'. In hypnotic terms this means someone who is very easy to hypnotise. It is my opinion that these are the only people who can 'do' hypnosis to the point useful on stage. (more…)
Rapid Induction Eye closure This video demonstrates both a Rapid Induction a very fast version of the eye closure - my favourite induction - and a rapid intervention. Enjoy! Dave Elman is given credit for the eye closure or eye lock hypnosis induction. Although it pre-dates Elman. I have simplified this somewhat and it's my favourite way of hypnotising or hypnotizing people.