Hypnosis, Clean Language and Social Impact

If you like this, please ‘like’ and share! A few weeks back I shared a video of Hypnotist and Coach Scott Stroud talking about using Clean Language empowerment with a classic HWT style hypnotic handstick. In this video, I am getting into a deeper conversation with Scott on Hypnosis, Clean Language and Social Impact. Through…

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Mesmerism Revisited… The Energy of Hypnosis!

*If you like this video, please do ‘like’ and share.* Look back to the origins of hypnosis and you will find Franz Anton Mesmer’s ‘Animal Magnetism’ (AKA ‘Mesmerism’) – an art that was all about the channeling and manipulation of mysterious ‘energies’. Mesmer was so successful in his work that a scientific committee was put…

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The Aesthetics of Hypnosis

People often think of aesthetics as being something separate from functionality, and in the case of household appliances or motor vehicles this may well be the case, but with hypnosis (including hypnotherapy and, I would say, NLP) the two come together with the former contributing to the latter. The video explains all! NOTE: Special Offer…

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Hypnosis VERSUS Trance

As I am typing this, the Hypnosis Without Trance blog has been up and running for nearly 6 years. And if you have read the short ebook Hypnosis Beyond the Trance Myth, you’ll know something of the origins of the Hypnosis Without Trance concept. When I first showed up with this concept, there was a…

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Hypnotic Coma and the Metaphors of Hypnosis

Hypnosis – according to HWT theory – is all about the artful and strategic use of language and communication to influence people’s perception of reality. This is worth bearing in mind – what you communicate and where you communicate from conceptually makes a difference! Over the years I have been studying and practising hypnosis, I…

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Hypnosis and NLP – The Shell and the Nut!

“Those Bandler and Grinder boys really cracked the nut on my work… the trouble is they took the shell and left the nut.” – Milton H Erickson M.D (allegedly! 🙂 ) Rumour has it that the above words were spoken by legendary hypnotist and hypnotherapist Milton H Erickson in the late 70’s, when reflecting on…

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Science, Skepticism, Art and Skill

So, I’ve touched on this topic before in a previous video post, but recently I received an email from someone who is interested in learning change work but is, at the same time, held back by uncertainties… Here it is, along with my reply. ENQUIRY “Hi James We had a brief discussion, via email, some…

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Is Fear Stopping You Developing as a Hypnotist?

“Hi James, I am a newbie in the world of hypnosis; but I bought your Hypnosis Mastery Programme, No Fail Protocol, Rapid Induction Rituals and Create Instant Change. Would you say that if I am to master the HWT that I will never need to go “back” to the old school typical inductions? Or will…

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Changework for Friends – Conflicts of Interest

A couple of days ago I received an email from a  Hypnosis Without Trance Home Study student who has been playing with hypnosis for 2 years and is just starting to get into changework. Now, I know from the many correspondences I receive and conversations that I have that most people, when they first start…

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Can A Person Be Hypnotised Against Their Will?

Good question! And one that has been debated for a long long time! Watch the video for my take on it… and I hope it’s not a disappointment for the ‘Svengali fans’! So what do you think? Do you believe otherwise? I would love to get your perspective, so please do leave a comment. All…

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