Hypnosis, Trance, Meditation, and The Rest

Clean vs Dirty Therapy Language

CLEAN VS DIRTY THERAPY LANGUAGE Rev. Dr. Brian David Phillips discusses the the issue of CLEAN VS DIRTY THERAPY SESSION LANGUAGE and the importance of entering therapy with no preconceptions of causation as well as the absolute necessity of GUIDING clients to transformation rather than LEADING them. Please enjoy this special video. This piece is…

HYPNODUEL VOODOO MAGICK HYPNOSIS . . .
. . . hypnotic video challenge

HYPNODUEL VOODOO MAGICK HYPNOSIS CHALLENGE December 2014 – January 2015 Hypnotic Video Challenge www.HypnoDuel.com     And the WINNER is . . . hypnosister . . . you will be contacted via email. If you didn’t win, remember, it’s the participation and fun that counts!     The December-January HYPNODUEL: Hypnotic Video Challenge at the Society of…

Stimulus-Response Loops . . . hypnotic video challenge . . .
. . . Playing with Underlying Drivers and Change Potential

The sky’s the limit for the month of August’s Hypnotic Video Challenge at the Society of Experiential Trance as we are exploring processes to move or change underlying drivers or response sets in a stimulus-response loop.  This can be anything from shifting submodalities around or changing driver ingredients (such as in the 3D Mind process)…

What Will We Learn Deep Inside the Mind Ecstatic?

What Will We Learn Deep Inside the Sensual Mind Ecstatic? Extended Discussion http://briandavidphillips.net/2015/03/27/sensualmindsydney/ In this extended video discussion, Brian David Phillips answers the question “WHAT WILL WE LEARN DEEP INSIDE THE MIND ECSTATIC?” for folks interested in learning more about the upcoming DEEP INSIDE THE SENSUAL MIND ECSTATIC seminar in Sydney, Australia, 5-6 September 2015.…

So What If Trance Changes the Brain?

Brian David Phillips discusses the question of SO WHAT TRANCE CHANGES THE BRAIN? Essentially he discusses why this may be an important discovery since neuroplasticity is known to occur based upon many activities so why is the fact that experiential trance also changes structures in the brain important? Doesn’t everything? Dr. Phillips discusses the phenomenon…

How Trance Changes the Brain

Brian David Phillips discusses HOW TRANCE CHANGES THE BRAIN and how experiential trance and changing structures of the brain make us healthier with specific examples of positive changes in the brain and how they related to our lives outside the trance with points on neuroplasticity as related to experiential trance such as certain types of…

Trance Changes the Brain: Part Two

In this second half of a two-part talk, Brian David Phillips discusses TRANCE CHANGES THE BRAIN along with numerous research studies that point to neuroplasticity as related to experiential trance such as certain types of meditation, somnambulistic hypnosis, intensely experienced guided imagery, active prayer, and immersive trancework. Scientists have discovered that experiential trance can change…

Trance Changes the Brain: Part One

In this first half of a two-part talk, Brian David Phillips discusses TRANCE CHANGES THE BRAIN along with numerous research studies that point to neuroplasticity as related to experiential trance such as certain types of meditation, somnambulistic hypnosis, intensely experienced guided imagery, active prayer, and immersive trancework. Scientists have discovered that experiential trance can change…

Get Drunk, It’s NOT The End of the World As We Know It Drinking Finger

It’s Not Really THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT The Drinking Finger Oh Yes IndeedIn honor of today being Friday the Thirteenth with a Full Moon and since it’s a special one (we won’t see Friday the Thirteenth with a Full Moon again until 2049 or so and since NASA says we’re…

Why Do Hypnotists Say Breathe Out & Relax?

Why Do Hypnotists Say Breathe Out & Relax? Here’s a brief introduction to why hypnotists ask folks to relax as they breathe out rather than when they breathe in and the physiological responses that assist in hypnotic inductions. This video clip was filmed during a free workshop on SIMPLE HYPNOSIS techniques, easy methods to hypnotize…

Why NOT Try? and Intensified Imaginative Involvement

Why NOT Try? and Intensified Imaginative Involvement Here’s a brief introduction to why hypnotists tend to avoid the word TRY except in particular contexts and why it’s important to engage your full active imagination in order to achieve experiential hypnosis – what trained competent hypnotists refer to as Intensified Imaginative Involvement. This video clip was…

ANCHORING and HYPNOTIC TRIGGERS . . .
. . . hypnotic video challenge

The September Hypnotic Video Challenge at the Society of Experiential Trance is for the theme of ANCHORING and HYPNOTIC TRIGGERS which continues to explore stimulus-response loops. This month’s challenge for participants to perform a variation of the NLP Anchoring process or make use of Hypnotic Triggers. This may be overt anchoring, covert anchoring, or some…

How to Play with Improvisational Hypnosis

As regular readers here know, I absolutely love spontaneous and creative approaches to hypnosis. Sure, I can recite a ton of learned patterns, processes, and techniques like the next guy, well maybe a bit more than the next guy . . . but . . . I really love to be in a situation where…

Inspiring Creativity in the Classroom

Updating a post from a few years ago, on 26 December 2007, I presented a workshop on "Inspiring Creativity in the Classroom" to senior students in an elite English program at Taipei First Girls High School, the top girls high school in Taiwan. The program is an adaptation of one I have presented elsewhere in…

Scott Sandland’s Keynote Address from the Dallas Hypnosis Convention

Scott Sandland (http://www.gohypnotherapy.com) shares a whole slew of very useful comments and ideas during his keynote address at the Dallas Hypnosis Convention hosted by Richard Nongard. Scott and I have been friends it seems since hypnotists were carving scripts in stone tablets as we’ve known each other a whole lot of years, much longer than…

Hypnosis vs Trance

Some folks claim hypnosis is a trance and others say all trance is hypnosis while others say sombunal trance is hypnosis. Some folks get rather angry about their definitions. In a sort of rant, Brian David Phillips discusses the differences between hypnosis and other forms of trance as well as the various signs of a…

Multidimensional Orgasmic Loop: Multiversal Pleasure and Folding Orgasms

One very very nice thing about eroticatrance or erotic hypnosis is that you can physically, emotionally, and spiritually experience sensations and effects that are physically impossible. For instance, the concept of Multiversal Pleasure is pretty abstract . . . one experiences not only the sensual pleasure of one’s own context, here and now, but also…

Suggestibility & Hypnosis: Magickal Feathers Go Where?

Continuing a bit with our illustration that Suggestibility IS Hypnosis (see http://briandavidphillips.net/2013/07/15/suggbreastinflate/ for the earlier Breast Inflator installment), here’s some MAGICKAL FEATHER fun. She put that feather where? So, what can you do with waking suggestion? Well, you can do a LOT . . . evidently you can have a rubber nose . . .…