What are the Most Common Phobias in Australia?
Posted By :Date :admin | 06-16-2016
Are feel squeamish at the sight of spiders or snakes? Do you feel uncomfortable in an elevator? Well, you are certainly not alone! According to Beyond Blue, social phobias affect approximately 10% of adults. Agoraphobia is particular common as well affecting 6% of Australians. It is generally thought that specific phobias are at least as prevalent, if not more prevalent, than social phobia. There are a number of different behavioural and evolutionary reasons as for why phobias develop. It is also known that phobias can be traced back to a…
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Can Stress Be Beneficial?
Posted By :Date :admin | 06-16-2016
The modern, fast-paced lifestyle can often make us feel like we are bombarded with stress. Everything is instantaneous and feels like it must happen quickly in the big city. Firstly, what is stress? Stress is a biological response to a stressor. The body reacts to a challenge by activating the sympathetic nervous system (SNS), this response is commonly known as a fight-or-flight response. Many believe that by there are many negative implications to constantly activating the SNS, however, what we must realise is that some stress can be good. Stress…
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Top 10 Books For Learning Hypnosis
Posted By :Date :admin | 06-15-2016
The books on this list are for learning hypnosis in general and not for a particular purpose. However, there is a book in here for just about every application: therapy, conversational, street and stage. All of the books are written from authorities in the field with years of experience. They are all must reads for someone serious in learning their craft and learning it well from the top leaders in the world. Deep Trance Training Manual Igor Ledochowski Igor Ledochowski has put together an amazing and comprehensive book that is…
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Three Hypnosis Podcasts That You Should Tune In For
Posted By :Date :admin | 06-15-2016
I listen to podcasts often in my car instead of radio as it gives me a change to expand my knowledge and hear from some of the top authorities in the field. Here are three of the podcasts that I regularly listen to as I believe these people have wonderful value and knowledge to offer in their podcasts.   Work Smart Hypnosis Work Smart Hypnosis is a podcast from Jason Linett, a board certified hypnotist with the National Guild of Hypnotist (NGH). Jason Linett is an enchanting stage hypnotist and…
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What Makes Someone Lucky?
Posted By :Date :admin | 06-15-2016
Many of us have that one friend who just always seems to win competitions and always appear to have their name pulled from the hat more times than probable. This brings up the question: “why do some people seem to live charmed lives full of luck while others appear to experience one disaster after another?” For many years, luck was thought to be an external force that could only be controlled through ritualistic behaviours. This formed the development of many superstitions. We now know this to be far from the…
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Is Therapy For Everyone?
Posted By :Date :admin | 06-15-2016
There is much that holds us back from seeing a therapist. When most people think about therapy, they think you must be ‘broken’ or ‘damaged’. It may be difficult to see that therapy is not for the select ‘strange’ ones, it is actually for everyone. It is common to feel a bit confused or anxious about an area of your life such as relationships, family and the direction of your career. In fact, the only qualifications required to come to therapy is that you are a normal everyday human being.…
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Famous People Who Have Used Hypnotherapy
Posted By :Date :admin | 06-15-2016
Many people use hypnotherapy to enhance and improve their lives in many different ways. Celebrities can be under significant stress to perform and look their best because they are constantly in the public eye. Many celebrities use hypnosis to help them perform at their best. This is a short list of people that are openly stated that they have used hypnotherapy to help them improve: Kim Kardashian The model uses hypnosis to try to turn her baby to avoid having a caesarean. Ellen Degeneres Beloved comedian and TV host Ellen…
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What Do Chess and Hypnosis Have In Common?
Posted By :Date :admin | 06-15-2016
There is an interesting saying in chess: “Good players will think five moves ahead. Great player will think only one move ahead but it will always be the right one.” The better you get at chess, the more clarity you can see in the rest of the game, but there is also an increase in your psychological flexibility that allows you to always tailor your approach to whatever happens. This applies to learning hypnosis very well. Many hypnotists attempt to use the same induction and will have everything scripted and…
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How can hypnosis help people suffering pain?
Posted By :Date :admin | 06-15-2016
Hypnosis has a long history helping people alter their level of pain. James Esdaile, a Scottish surgeon, is thought to be one of the pioneers for the use of hypnosis for surgical purposes. In the 1800s, while working in India, he performed several thousand minor operations and over 300 major surgeries including the amputations of limbs and breast, even scrotal tumours. Esdaile using his techniques was able to reduce the surgical mortality rate from 50% to 5%. This reduction is attributed to his ability to reduce the neurogenic shock during…
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What Is The Pain Cycle?
Posted By :Date :admin | 06-15-2016
Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage. Pain comes in many different forms, in particular, there is acute and chronic pain. Acute pain begins suddenly and can be often be tied to a specific event. This type of pain serves as a warning sign and can be beneficial to help you to allow the damaged tissues time to heal. In contrast, chronic pain persists for a prolonged period that can continue even after the tissue damage has healed. The pain signals will…
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