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Do you believe in hypnosis and have you ever been hypnotised either for fun or for hypnotherapy? Im considering it for some self improvement 😊

OneeyedRaven
14 days ago
What do you think of this?
hspexy
hspexy14 days ago

I‘m not entirely convinced, but I know some people are more susceptible than others. Someone I knew who was no believer in such things ended up as one of David Blaine’s subject matters and could only logically conclude that he had been hypnotised into giving his personal items over to David Blaine himself

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ShellyAnn
ShellyAnn14 days ago

I've heard that some people are easier to hypnotise than others. David Blaine came to the town next to me about 4/5 years ago for a magic convention at a hotel. He was doing tricks left, right and centre. Someone I worked with said he had hypnotised them and lots of other people. He walked around the town centre at night stopping in at bars doing tricks.

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hspexy
hspexy13 days ago

ShellyAnn that’s similar to what happened with the guy who met him, just randomly on the street. He was a bit spooked by it. I think I’d be also

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OneeyedRaven
OneeyedRaven
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12 days ago

hspexy and ShellyAnn I think this is where I sit but then I have spoken to a few friends who were brave enough to go up and they say the same they knew they were doing everything but it all felt like thats what they should do even though it was out of character etc

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hspexy
hspexy12 days ago

OneeyedRaven I think it’s always good to explore the possibilities, even if it’s not something most people believe in

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jigsawx3x
jigsawx3x14 days ago

Yes I believe my sis was at a holiday camp when we was younger and it was so funny they got her to do some fun stuff we was all in bits as she didn't have a clue what she had done when she came out of it

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KirstyW
KirstyW14 days ago

I've had hypnotherapy for a fear, and it helped somewhat, it relaxed me, but i didn't feel it worked 100% for me, works better for others

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OneeyedRaven
OneeyedRaven
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12 days ago

this is why I was asking KirstyW I was hoping i could use it as therapy, has the fear returned as bad or did the effects last if you dont mind me asking? xx

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KirstyW
KirstyW12 days ago

OneeyedRaven the fear isnt as strong but i think that was because I was a child, i would get so worked up id be having a panic attack, whereas now I'm nervous and dread appears. It is worth a try and I do think it depends on the fear or phobia.

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AgnesFaludi
AgnesFaludi14 days ago

It depends....I do not think, I could get fully relaxed and go under properly when I know what is happening.

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chelseaturpin
chelseaturpin14 days ago

Definitely not

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RuthSwain
RuthSwain14 days ago

Hypnotherapy, yes. I don't think the whole 8 people on stage and........sleep when you wake up your a chicken is real

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jigsawx3x
jigsawx3x12 days ago

Yes it did work for my sister she had just turned 18 and knew nothing was was happening that night be4 the show and neither did we she was picked random

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ClaireF1978
ClaireF197813 days ago

I think, in theory, it would work for things like habits you want to break where a hypnotist could possibly create a negative association with those things so that you wouldn't want to do them anymore. Or curing addictions.

This makes me think of Chandler in Friends trying to use to quit smoking.

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OneeyedRaven
OneeyedRaven
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12 days ago

🤣 Im wanting it for therapy to deal better with work anxiety etc although I dont think id mind waking up feeling like I was a beautiful independent woman or however the quote goes! Image

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arraneliezer
arraneliezer12 days ago

i think its a whole load of crap if any one wants to send me vids of it working then i will watch them

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KirstyWhit29673
KirstyWhit2967312 days ago

I tried listening to Paul McKenna's I can make you thin gastric band session on CD. The rest of the day and the next I really cut out food but then it seemed to wear off so I was glad I'd got it from the charity shop and hadn't paid hundreds for that. However I also had a stress relief one that still works now so I think it depends what you opt for

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OneeyedRaven
OneeyedRaven
Original Poster
12 days ago

oooh interesting I think I it needs to be consistent I guess to maybe have more long lasting results? thanks

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AliceBell64468
AliceBell6446812 days ago

I don’t know if the ones you see on tv/videos are real or not. I used to love watching Derren Brown hypnotising people as it seems so genuine. I would love to be hypnotised into liking food, as my diet is so poor, I think hypnotising would be the only thing that works to sort out my food problems!

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SuzJ
SuzJ12 days ago

I've been looking into it for ibs

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