I be aware of what's happening while I'm in hypnosis?
in fact, within the hypnotic state we are actually hyper-aware of
what is going on around us.
I lose control of myself while in hypnosis?
Absolutely not! If an idea or suggestion is presented that does
not ring true with you in hypnosis, you will reject it in your mind
-- sometimes even removing yourself from hypnosis immediately.
I be 'trapped' in hypnosis?
No, you can not. If you were conducted into the hypnotic state,
and then the hypnotist left you alone, you would eventually just
emerge on your own from hypnosis, much the same way we emerge from
I be made to do something foolish in hypnosis?
It's unlikely that you will find yourself 'clucking like a chicken,'
following a hypnotic session. In cases of stage hypnosis, where
the hypnotist has given an entertaining suggestion to audience members,
they comply because they are willing, just for the fun of it. If
the hypnotist invited people onto the stage to help them feel happier,
they'd be unlikely to get another booking for the entertainment
I be hypnotized against my will?
Absolutely not! Occasionally in television or film, writers
may include a fictional representation of hypnosis, where things
happen that do not happen in real-life, true hypnosis. You cannot
be hypnotized without your consent and agreement.
has nothing to do with magic, metaphysics or religion. It is merely
the most graceful, and effective method we can use to make purposeful,
positive change in our lives.
can be hypnotized?
who are of average and above intelligence and who haven't any brain
damage may be hypnotized. Those who may have difficulty achieving
the hypnotic state include people under the influence of heavy narcotics,
those who suffer from psychosis or who have some form of physical
damage to the brain. As far as is known, the only others who may
not be hypnotized are those who don't want to be hypnotized.