Do You Want To Take Your Game To The Next Level? The Research On Hypnosis In Sports
Posted By :Date :admin | 09-25-2016
Are you an elite athlete racing to get to the top of your game? Or an amateur just trying to be better than your friends? The research is definitely in favour of psychological interventions to improve your game, in particular with hypnosis and hypnotherapy. Scott Jasper is a clinical Hypnotherapist that focuses on one-on-one hypnotherapy sessions. Scott has worked with cricketers, golfs, cyclists and a range of other sportspeople to help them reach the top of their game. Scott has a bachelor degree in Psychological Science and a Diploma in Hypnotherapy &…
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A Simple Technique That Can Change Your Life
Posted By :Date :admin | 09-20-2016
People often ask me what the most important learning or most important technique I have learned in Psychotherapy. I have a really, really good answer! The technique is called ‘Reframing’. The idea is that all meaning depends on your point of view. Consider this: You are sitting at the stop lights and you see the opposite way the light turns red. Suddenly, you see an ambulance and then a Lamborghini run the red light. What you do think about each? You were probably thinking to yourself that the ambulance is…
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Does Hypnosis Work with Animals?
Posted By :Date :admin | 09-18-2016
The truth is ‘sort of”. Certain animals can be encouraged to alter their state using particular techniques. The use of these techniques is well-documented, however, it is widely misunderstood for many reasons (Gallup, 1977). These practices do bear some similarities and differences to the practice of hypnotism in humans. Hypnosis with humans is primarily given using verbal communication in the form of suggestions to produce subjective changes in their experience. This is difficult with animals can verbal suggestions are…. more difficult. Furthermore, it is difficult to know the subjective experience…
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Six Best Hypnosis TED Talks
Posted By :Date :admin | 09-15-2016
TED is a fantastic organisation that set up independently run conferences under the slogan ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’. The conferences normally have experts in the fields talking about exciting research and ideas in their area. These happen all over the world with some of the smartest minds on the planet. There have been a few presentations that have involved hypnosis that are worth sharing because they are educational and entertaining. Here is a list of the six best hypnosis TED talks: Is Hypnosis Fake?" Hypnotist stuns TEDX crowd - Albert Nerenberg Albert shows…
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Hypnosis History Quiz
Posted By :Date :admin | 09-14-2016
It is important to understand the history of a field so that you can understand how it developed and the nature of the profession. There is twelve questions to try out your knowledge about the history of the practice of hypnotism. How well do you think you will do? [mlw_quizmaster quiz=1]
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My Hypno-gnity: The Story of the First Time… I was Hypnotised
Posted By :Date :admin | 09-14-2016
This is an important story for my journey into hypnosis because it was the first time I was exposed to hypnosis, at least in person. I have always been interested in the mind and through my teen years, I watched the likes of Derren Brown, Richard Blander and Paul McKenna. I thought they were amazing! So when I finished school, I persuaded psychology. I went to Adelaide University and did my bachelor’s degree. Whilst in my first year of university, there was a day when I was sitting outside the…
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Hypnosis: Modern Applications Part 2
Posted By :Date :admin | 09-07-2016
We have already seen that hypnosis can be used for tattoos, awake surgeries and eating disorders. If you did not catch Part 1, you can access it here (Part 1). What other applications can modern hypnosis be used? Well, there are many! Today, there will be a focus on three in particular: first aid, irritable bowel syndrome and pre-surgery. APPLICATION 4 – First Aid Firefighters, at Haguenau fire station in France, are being trained in basic medical hypnosis techniques to allow them to effectively relative and soothe traumatised people in emergency…
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Hypnosis: Modern Applications Part 1
Posted By :Date :admin | 08-31-2016
Hypnosis is a powerful tool that is beginning to be utilised in many different disciplines from helping surgeons calm their patients to the treatment of eating disorders. This article is going to endeavour to show you some of the contemporary uses for the practice of hypnotism. Hypnotherapists, psychologist and psychiatrists have been using hypnotic techniques to help people with a number of problems such as smoking cessation, phobias and sports performance. The techniques that hypnotists have been utilising are now being used in different areas for a number of different…
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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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