Monthly Archives: August 2011

Royal Society of Medicine has called for the NHS to use Clinical Hypnosis

The Royal Society of Medicine has called on the NHS to use Clinical Hypnosis in order to to save costs and improve treatment of conditions such as stress and depression. This tidbit is included in an article discussing the first legitimate university diploma program in hypnosis granted in the UK at http://www.richmondandtwickenhamtimes.co.uk/news/9206623.Britain_s_first_degree_in_hypnosis_awarded/. All the best,…

Super Orgasm lasts Five Solid Minutes

Five minutes may not sound like much time at all but it is if those five minutes are in the throws of orgasm floods, that is climax after climax followed by climax after orgasm after orgasm after climax after orgasm and so on and so on through the entire five minutes . . . and…

Christianity and Islam and the Founding Sensibilities of the United States of America

As the Government ofthe United States of America is not,in any sense,founded onthe Christian religion – Treaty of Tripoli,Unanimously Rattified by Congress,7 June 1797 As regular readers here know, one of my ancestors was John Adams, second president of the United States. Adams signed and congress passed the Treaty of Tripoli in 1797 which in…

One Word at a Time Improvisational Language Structure with Roddy McDowall and Carol Burnett

As many readers here know, I teach Communication as well as Acting at the university. One of the innovations I use in my English as a Foreign Language courses is a set of interactive games known as Improvisational Language Structures (ILS) which are a series of activities I have adapted from theatre games and improvisational…

Funny Hypnosis Show 樂在催眠 set for Sept 10 at the Live Comedy Club Taipei 9月10日

樂 在 催 眠 FUNNY HYPNOSIS 用催眠打開內心的快樂製造機 Taiwan’s Premiere Comedy Hypnosis Show http://www.comedy.com.tw 中文: http://www.briandavidphillips.com/chinese/c_stageshow.html English: http://www.briandavidphillips.com/stageshow.html 9月10日 地點:Live COMEDY CLUB Taipei (http://www.comedy.com.tw) 時間:9:30pm 地址:北市忠孝東路4段553巷20號 (近市政府捷運站) 訂位電話:02-2764-5529 口譯:羅玉蘭 (http://briandavidphillips.net/author/lorraine-phillips/) 300元 • 10 September 2011: Live COMEDY CLUB Taipei (http://www.comedy.com.tw) Bilingual Performance (English with Chinese interpretation) 9:30pm No.20, Ln.553, Sec.4, ZhongXiao E. Rd; Da-an District, Taipei…

My Life music video from Abney Park

The very good folks in the steampunk band Abney Park have released a new music video . . . this one for the song “My Life” from their Æther Shanties album. You may notice a very strong visual look and feel resemblance to their previous video for another song which is very different aesthetically, the…

Hypnotic Social Influence TODAY!

Our HYPNOTIC SOCIAL INFLUENCE seminar is today! HYPNOTIC SOCIAL INFLUENCE NLP, Influence, Suggestion, and Persuasion English Information: http://www.briandavidphillips.com/training/powerinfluence.html Chinese Information: http://www.briandavidphillips.com/chinese/c_training.html 6-7 August 2011 in Taipei We are looking forward to two days of waking suggestion, social influence, NLPishness and MORE! See http://briandavidphillips.net/2011/07/10/hypnotic-social-influence-67-august-taipei/ for details on the beastie. – Brian

Kirsten Dunst undergoes Hypnosis to Kick the Smoking Habit

Actress Kirsten Dunst has revealed that she had hypnotherapy to help her kick her smoking habit. The 29-year-old Melancholia star said she has successfully undergone hypnosis in the past to conquer her addiction to nicotine. In an interview with UK Elle magazine, she said: “I did it once and it worked. Then I started [smoking]…

Hypnotism and Health Care

More in the news regarding hypnosis in health care . . . Hypnotism is a powerful tool in health care, says Toronto psychologist Dr. Judy Coldoff, president of the Canadian Federation of Clinical Hypnosis. “People think of situations where a hypnotist has made someone quack like a duck or bark like a dog. We who…

Hypnosis and the Zone

My Suburban Life has a profile of hypnotist Wendy Kerr which is mostly a worthwhile read. However, one section might do best to have some clarification. In the piece Kerr is quoted as saying that hypnosis is basically just focused concentration that we go into all the time. Well, focused concentration is certainly a form…