autosuggestion

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autosuggestion

a process of suggestion in which the person unconsciously supplies or consciously attempts to supply the means of influencing his own behaviour or beliefs
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In his bestselling book, How to Master Self-Hypnosis in a Weekend, Rick Smith describes it as a "powerful secret weapon".
All four treatments had some effect on pain perception, although only self-hypnosis and combined self-hypnosis/cognitive therapy showed statistically significant decreases in pain severity from pre- to post-treatment.
Those opting to take part will be taught about natural ways to reduce pain during childbirth, self-hypnosis skills to overcome any fears or anxieties and effective breathing and relaxation techniques.
During your sessions, the therapist will probably teach you about self-hypnosis. (You can learn this technique from tapes, but most experts advise learning from a qualified therapist.) Self-hypnosis sessions take 30 to 40 seconds to a few minutes and can be done daily.
SPECS APPEAL Participants at the Maker Faire at the Newcastle Centre for life try on some self-hypnosis glasses
Lewis includes a useful practical advice section, featuring information on finding a good hypnotist, as well as a bonus self-hypnosis program.
Self-hypnosis is a safe and powerful mind programming tool that will help you reprogramme your mind to eat less, eat better and get more active.
"Visualisation techniques and self-hypnosis can be learned fairly easily, and there are a number of books and CDs to help get you started.
The women received weekly sessions of hypnosis by clinically trained therapists, and they also practiced self-hypnosis using audio recordings and such visualizations as a snowy path or a cool mountain creek, according to their study.
Hunter, who teaches hypnosis and advanced techniques to professionals and self-hypnosis to groups and clients for personal and professional motivation, and Eimer, a clinical psychologist who uses hypnosis, hypnotherapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy, show professionals how to use hypnotic regression therapy to help clients discover the causes of their problems and symptoms.
Research indicates that people with chronic pain, including SCI, can learn self-hypnosis to access this trance state to feel more comfortable.
HYPNOBIRTHING teaches couples how to use self-hypnosis, relaxation and breathing techniques for a calmer, more comfortable birth.