By: karengray | May 20, 2019

So much of our work here at the hypnosis office is about empowering people just like you and me to use these incredibly powerful and intricate machines we call our minds. We help people to move away from the thinking that they are at the mercy of their automatic behaviors, and teach them to harness the ability to program their minds to work for them instead.

 

This week I’d like to share with you a story  that aired this morning on Morning Edition from NPR. This is an excellent example of how we integrate the signals in our brain to create a habitual response, and how we can use simple and easy-to-learn techniques to interrupt those signals and experience less pain.

 

How The Brain Shapes Pain And Links Ouch With Emotion

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By: karengray | February 04, 2019

The idea of hypnosis in healthcare might seem strange or even scary, especially if your first exposure was watching Jafar hypnotize the Sultan in Aladdin, or laughing at your high school classmates during a stage show. In movies, hypnosis is often portrayed as a form of mind control, but when administered by a qualified professional, it can be helpful for treating a number of conditions. Here’s what the research says about its potential benefits.


What is Hypnosis?
According to the American Psychological Association, “hypnosis is a procedure during which a professional suggests while treating someone, that he or she experience changes in sensations, perceptions, thoughts, or behavior.”


I like to explain it to my clients as a "heightened st...