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I’m often asked how to hypnotize people. Folks seem to think that it’s some special combination of words or some secret way of standing or using the “hypnotic stare.” The truth is that in most cases, all you need to do is have a willing subject who understands what you want them to do. In order to demonstrate how much this is true, here’s an induction I call “The Simplest Induction Ever”Continue reading
Here’s a simple ericksonian technique that can be used to bolster any induction. In conversation, it can increase your level of rapport and inside of a trance can help people accept suggestions. I call it the Statements You Know To Be True technique.Continue reading
An easy, reliable and effective way to hypnotize is to ask the subject to produce hypnotic phenomena directly. In the old days, hypnotists used to swing a watch or hold up a bright object suggest “your eyes are getting very heavy,” wait for ten minutes for the eyes to get tired.
Here’s a video I pulled from the archives explaining this simple and powerful technique.Continue reading
Maniac On The Street Hypnotizing Random Passers-By A few weeks ago, I was down near L.A., minding my own business, walking toward the beach. In the distance, on the boardwalk, I saw a crowd gathered around a man. There was a camera crew… something was going on. As I drew near I could see he […]Continue reading