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She was brave and defiant, but also funny and stubborn like the time she accepted Dad’s challenge to quit smoking by listening to the hypnosis tapes he had given her for her birthday.

From Time

Like meditation practice, many people are capable of doing hypnosis on their own, Spiegel says.

From Time

Faubion notes that hypnosis and cognitive behavioral therapy have both been shown to be promising, probably because they reduce the anxiety associated with some menopause symptoms.

From Time

Collin had another plan — she made a virtual appointment with her therapist, scheduled a hypnosis session and deleted Twitter from her phone.

From Digiday

Using research from cognitive neuropsychology and hypnosis, our recent paper argues in favor of the latter position, even though this seems to undermine the compelling sense of authorship we have over our consciousness.

In a deposition given under hypnosis two years later, he remembered that he “woke up, saw my death, and looked around.”

In addition, Bleckwenn used hypnosis to try to achieve a similar state.

I believe that creativity requires a form of auto-hypnosis in order to work.

It was enough to feel, as one model came down the runway after another, a state of hypnosis coming on.

The government declined her offer to undergo hypnosis to see if she could recall any additional information.

Originally, he endeavoured to reawaken the memory of the sexual trauma by means of the induction of profound hypnosis.

What is meant by rapport in the group may be illustrated by a somewhat similar phenomenon which occurs in hypnosis.

It must be traced in the literature of automatisms, hypnosis, divided personality, and the "subliminal."

Repeated advertising of a tooth brush or a box of crackers is mild mental suggestion—hypnosis, if you will.

"Very well," I answered, feeling myself in profound hypnosis.


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