By: karengray | July 16, 2018

Last weekend we hosted a Meetup here at GMH. It was the first of an eight part series discussing some of the founding principles of hypnosis. Charles Tebbetts, a hypnotist and instructor in the 1970’s, wrote out his observations in the “Rules of the Mind”, eight rules that define how the subconscious mind interacts with you and the outside world.

At the Meetup, we discussed the first rule. “Every thought causes a physical reaction.”

According to Tebbetts, your thoughts can affect all of the functions of your body. For example, Worry thoughts trigger changes in the stomach that in time can lead to ulcers. Anger thoughts stimulate your adrenal glands and the increased adrenaline in the blood stream causes many body changes. Anxiety and Fear th...