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What you Focus on You Get!

Ever wondered why, when you want to eat less, you seem to eat MORE! That's because of this rule… "What you focus on you get'. Check this video out. It'll prove to you that this is true. You may have seen it before but whether you have, or haven't, it is very descriptive of this principle. If you haven't seen it before, don't read anything before you watch it. You'll realise why afterwards. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ahg6qcgoay4 Here's another one that's not as […]

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Top 10 Causes of Workplace Stress – Hypnosis can Help!

According to CNN-Money.com, Americans spent more than $17 billion for anti-depressants and anti-anxiety drugs in 2002, up 10% from the year before and nearly 30% over a two year period. The Institute for Management Excellence reports that American industry spends more than $26 billion each year for medical bills and disability payments with another $10 billion for executive's lost workdays, hospitalization, and early death. While these trends might be caused by some who are simply intolerant to stressful situations, it […]

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Hypnosis: The new anesthetic?

CBS News Can you imagine going through major surgery without general anesthesia? That's what Christel Place (left) did when she had her thyroid removed – and she's one of a growing number of patients who opt out of general anesthesia and get hypnotized instead. Hypnosis plus a local anesthetic leaves patients sedated but aware, reports the Associated Press, and doctors say their recovery time is faster and their need for painkillers reduced. This method is feasible for only certain operations, […]

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Hypnosis, Cost Effective

ScienceDaily (July 5, 2011) — Treating chronic migraines with behavioral approaches — such as relaxation training, hypnosis and biofeedback — can make financial sense compared to prescription-drug treatment, especially after a year or more, a new study found.   Longtime behavioral therapy researcher and practitioner Dr. Donald Penzien, University of Mississippi Medical Center professor of psychiatry, coauthored the study. He said the costs of prescription prophylactic drugs — the kind chronic migraine sufferers take every day to prevent onset — […]

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Hypnosis before anaesthetics

Prior to the invention of chemical anaesthetics, back when patients were still being operated on whilst fully conscious, and often held down screaming, the Scottish Surgeon James Esdaile (1808–1859) reported on 350 major operations he had performed using hypnosis as the only form of pain management. In his book ‘Mesmerism in India’, published in 1850, Esdaile describes 250 various surgeries using hypnosis for anaesthesia. In it Esdaile pointed out significant reductions in rates of mortality, morbidity and postoperative complications as a […]

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Does hypnotherapy really work or is it all in the mind?

From Health & Wellbeing…What’s good for you. Monday June 26 2006   http://health.ninemsn.com.au/whatsgoodforyou/theshow/694457/does-hypnotherapy-work-or-is-it-all-in-the-mind Is hypnotherapy a useful method in treating certain problems? Or is it just a big con? People with addictions and phobias are increasingly turning to hypnotherapy to solve their problems. But the sceptics, and there are still many, believe it’s just a con, a voodoo science. So we’ve put hypnotherapy in the spotlight — does it actually work? Or is it all in the mind? Stage hypnotists such as Martin […]

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