Hypnosis, Trance, Meditation, and The Rest

Puppies on Fire when Guided Imagery goes Wrong

When I teach experiential hypnosis with guided imagery, I stress an approach that is based upon consensual imagery and positive rider suggestions with an aim toward keeping the trance partner in a positive frame and emotional state. Some folks don’t think things through and cause all sorts of cognitive dissonance and worse. I would say…

Congratulations HPTI Graduates!

CONGRATULATIONS HPTI GRADUATES! I’d like to take a moment and wish a heart-felt congratulations to the students who now graduate from the inaugural class of the Hypnosis Practitioner Training Institute‘s comprehensive program in hypnosis! It was a long hard journey but you made it! Congratulations! You started out with a group of eager learners in…

Today’s Webinar is Postponed

POSTPONED Important Notice Due to Unforseen Circumstances, Today’s TRANCEROTIC RITE Webinar Has Been Postponed Dr. Phillips is very sorry for the inconvenience, the replacement session will be scheduled soon and the recording placed in public (Basic) access for your convenience. Further Details to be Posted Soon http://briandavidphillips.net/2012/08/11/trancerotic-rite/

Reality Rendering RPG Hypnosis

Reality Rendering David Brager This piece was originally written and posted to his Srypnosis site by David Brager many years ago. It is reproduced here by permission. His roleplay related pieces were formerly archived on my old related site and since that site is now defunct, I have moved them here for obvious reasons. I…

Stress makes you Sick by changing your DNA

Most of us are well aware that stress dramatically heightens our susceptibility to contracting illnesses — both physical and psychological. Scientists have known about this link for decades, but have often struggled to describe the actual mechanics involved. But new research from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is now indicating that genetics may be a contributing…

Covert Hypnosis vs Neurolinguistic Programming and the Quintillian Paradigm

The Hypnosis Technique Exchange (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HypnosisTechniqueExchange) has had a recent thread that developed – originating with a query regarding covert hypnosis courses and morphing into a discussion of the efficacy of Neurolinguistic Programming. The original query was: I hope that I won’t be bashed for asking this question. A while back I did a little research…

Using Hypnosis to Experience Zombie Apocalypse Gameplay could be Awesome or a whole lot of NOT Awesome

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So . . . zombies are all the craze right now . . . comic books, movies, television shows, and video games. Well, what if you could use hypnosis to experientially enter into the game and experience the events of the game as if it were real? Nope, we’re not talkin’ holodeck fiction here, you…

Psychedelic Trance, Psychedelic Hypnosis

Recently, I was having a conversation with a very very good friend about the mechanics behind the famous Drug of Choice Induction/Pattern used by NLP practitioners first developed by Bandler and often used with drug addicts as a way to demonstrate that they can recreate the benefits or positive aspects of a drug high without…

Automatic Art workshop moved to May 27

Oops, because of schedule conflicts, the AUTOMATIC ART live workshop in Taipei at http://briandavidphillips.net/2012/04/23/automatic-art-20-may-2012-free-workshop-in-taipei/ has been moved to May 27. The previous date caused way too many schedule conflicts. See http://briandavidphillips.net/2012/04/23/automatic-art-20-may-2012-free-workshop-in-taipei/. Yes, I know the URL is still a bit off but the info inside is solid. All the best, Brian free focused trance hypnosis…

Vulcan Hypnosis, the real techniques . . . reprise . . .
. . . more mind melds and nerve pinches

Okay, we’ve talked about the Vulcan Nerve Pinch and the Vulcan Mind Meld as hypnotic processes here before. Once again, there’s a bit of discussion about it on the Hypnosis Technique Exchange, evolving out of a discussion on Mesmerism. The current thread thus far . . . Brian David Phillips (in reference to having used…

Dalek Relaxation for Humans

Okay, I know this will appeal to a very particular sort of person but I absolutely got a kick out of it. Peter Serafinowicz began speculating what the Daleks have been up to since taking a hiatus from Doctor Who. His supposition? They were off recording an absolutely chilling New Age meditation tape. Absolutely brilliant…

Social Influence and Communication video course editing

For those who have been asking . . . I am editing our comprehensive SOCIAL INFLUENCE & COMMUNICATION video course and the editing will be done soon (very soon). Actually, the folks who are attending the WALKABOUT TRANCE THREE and EROTICATRANCE TWO events in Los Angeles in February will be the first ones to whom…

Yes YOU Can Make Money with US

Did you know you can make extra money with BRIAN DAVID PHILLIPS WAKING DREAMS HYPNOSIS? We have an affiliate program that rewards you when others buy our products at your recommendation. That’s right, if you recommend our product and someone else buys that product via your special affiliate link, then you receive credit for that…

America’s Mental Health

Nearly 20 percent of Americans – 44.5 million adults – experienced some sort of mental illness (http://oas.samhsa.gov/2k11/078/WEB_SR_078.htm) over the last year, according to a new report from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Agency (SAMHSA). The report details state by state the percent of the population (http://oas.samhsa.gov/2k11/078/WEB_SR_078.htm) who has suffered a mental illness. “Mental…

Join us for WALKABOUT TRANCE BEACH RESORT GETAWAY – sign up NOW and receive Comprehensive multi-disk SPEED HYPNOSIS set FREE!

Some of you may have missed Richard Clark‘s posting on the HypnoThoughts group for the “Walkabout Trance Beach Resort Getaway“: WALKABOUT TRANCE THREE http://www.walkabouttrance.com Ok, so you lost track of time and missed the first level discount for this amazing event. Lots of Hypnotists, learning crazy advanced persuasion and trance skills, having tons of California…