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Dr. James Esdaile and Deep Hypnosis

Dr. James Esdaile and Deep Hypnosis

Dr. James Esdaile was a surgeon who trained at the University of Edinburgh and who graduated with his MD in 1829. In 1830, went to India and began his work using hypnosis to help people to experience more comfortable and effective surgeries. At the time, there were no reliable methods of pain relief in India, and chloroform and ether had only recently been used in the practice of medicine.

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What is Somnambulism and Who Discovered it?

What is Somnambulism and Who Discovered it?

When we speak of deep states of hypnosis, we often come across the word somnambulism, which relates to a state of mind where truly unique hypnotic phenomena can be achieved.
This state can cause profound physical and mental relaxation, enhanced memory recall, positive and/or negative hallucinations, powerful catalepsies, and remarkable abilities at pain control.

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Why Do We Self-Sabotage and How Can Hypnosis Help?

Why Do We Self-Sabotage and How Can Hypnosis Help?

In truth, we all basically want the same things, yet so many of us get in our own way and sabotage our very own highest intentions.  We set goals that we do not reach and we constantly find ourselves being unhappy and miserable for no good reason at all. 

Read more here about how hypnosis and hypnotherapy training can uncover the root cause of self-sabotage and heal it forever.

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Is Hypnosis The Same As Meditation?

Is Hypnosis The Same As Meditation?

When we think of hypnosis, we often think of an altered state where someone is less aware than when in their regular waking consciousness.  However, this is not necessarily true because most people in hypnosis describe a state of expanded awareness where they are internally focused, yet are more aware rather than less aware.

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