If you know how it feels to be completely relaxed, just before you fall asleep, you already have a good idea of how it feels to be hypnotised.
Hypnosis is really a way of inducing and prolonging this perfectly natural state, which enables the subconscious mind to be receptive to suggestion.
Provided you are motivated you can achieve complete success in one session! (Though occasionally, some people may find that an additional ‘booster’ session is necessary).
“I personally would never call the hypnotic state a “trance”; to me, a trance is a state of insensibility but, when a person is hypnotised, they are not in a state of insensibility. They are fully aware of what is happening at all times.
In fact, hypnosis is a state of relaxation in which awareness is heightened and the mind is more receptive than usual.
I have heard some people say that hypnosis is dangerous. Like many other things, such as a car or even ordinary household items, they can be dangerous only if they are in the wrong hands. Hypnosis, when used responsibly is not at all dangerous.
I have been asked by many people, “can anyone be hypnotised?” The answer is YES, provided, of course, that the subject is willing to be hypnotised. To achieve success in hypnosis, the co-
I believe that anyone can hypnotise but, as in any profession, there will always be those who have a natural flair for it”.