Sleepwalking: What Everybody Should Know about It

By | June 24th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , |

Sleepwalking can be a scary thing for everybody concerned. People don’t expect their family members to go wandering around the house at night, eat from the fridge, or evening going for drives – at least, not while they’re asleep. Many might even call it creepy. And obviously, that must go double for the actual person [...]

A 6-Step Guide to Achieving Any Goal Using Self-Hypnosis

By | February 8th, 2016|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Self-hypnosis is a process or a result of hypnosis which is self-induced. It relies on making use of self-suggestion. Self-hypnosis can make a person more suggestive than usual. The successful use of self-hypnosis can be a powerful tool for one’s personal development. Self-hypnosis is extensively being used in hypnotherapy. It may help in pain management and treating depression, sleep disorders, anxiety [...]

Hypnosis: A Great Healing Instrument

By | March 22nd, 2013|Categories: Psychology & Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Hypnosis is a great healing instrument used by psychologists. Also hypnosis can be used in general medicine too, for instance, for calming the physical pain. What is hypnosis? It is a form of therapy in which the therapist sends affirmations or suggestions to the client who is in a deep relaxation state. If we want to truly believe some affirmations we must focus on them when we are totally relaxed, and no one or nothing else can disturb us. Also, if we really want to achieve something we must be able to visualize ourselves succeeding, when we are totally relaxed and nothing is disturbing us. These two are the premises of hypnosis. […]

Angry All the Time? Try These Efficient Anger Management Solutions

By | March 20th, 2013|Categories: Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Many people struggle with anger issues. There can be a lot of answers to the question: “why do we get angry?”, but the most accurate answer will be: because of the negative thoughts. Negative thinking can lead to three major psychological problems: depression, anxiety and anger. We are usually angry when we are frustrated, or when we want to have control over the others and we realize that we actually do not have it. If you want to manage your anger there are two things you can do: […]

Mystery of Hypnosis: Imagination and Reality

By | December 23rd, 2012|Categories: Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , |

Egyptian priests and Indian Brahmins, Mongolian shamans and Zoroastrian magicians used to hypnotize the crowd with twinkling lights, sounds and rhythmically swinging shiny objects. Obeying the orders of hypnotists, impressionable men and especially women fell into a trance, demonstrating dexterity, walking barefoot on hot coals and having visions believed to be of divine nature. People believed hypnosis to be a kind of magic or a manifestation of divine will. But what is it in reality? Animal Magnetism & Hypnosis in Medicine From a scientific point of view, the phenomenon of hypnosis was for the first time considered in 1776 by the French physician Franz Mesmer, who developed the theory of magnetism, which states that the healing power passes from doctor to patient at a touch of particular magnetic fluids. With the use of the […]

Hypnosis: physiological evidence

By | September 24th, 2012|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

Group of researchers from Finland and Sweden found the first physiological evidence of hypnotic trance, having studied in detail an aspect which previously had been ignored by scientists. Despite the long history of the study of hypnosis, scientists still have no consensus on the essence of this phenomenon. Some believe hypnosis is a particular altered state of consciousness. Others argue that the secret of hypnosis lies in cognitive strategies and suggestion which produce mental images in the brain of a person who is in the normal waking state. […]

5 simple tips on how to convince your interlocutor

By | August 12th, 2012|Categories: Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

The need to convince one’s interlocutors appears in every sphere of life: in home conflicts and family disputes, as well as in business negotiations. The ancient art of persuasion now is more popular by the terms NLP (neuro-linguistic programming), which is a general approach to communication and self-improvement, and covert hypnosis (conversational hypnosis), which is an ability to influence other people’s unconscious mind. Some people intuitively use NLP and covert hypnosis techniques without having ever heard of these terms, others study them in costly seminars. Here are a few simple tips on how to convince your interlocutor: […]

Can we really trust our memory?

By | August 5th, 2012|Categories: Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

It is believed that our memory works in such a way that any of the stored information may be accessed and “extracted” at the right time. So, if we have forgotten something, a hypnosis session or a stressful situation can recall these memories. In fact, memory recalls more imagined than real details of events. The mechanism for reading the information is very fragile and easily damaged. There is a hypothesis that memories are formed and recalled by different parts of the brain. But the point is that not only these memories are stored in another location, but they may also be “false”. Memory can not be an exact copy of what happened. This is proved by an experiment of famous psychologist Frederic Bartlett. He showed a picture to several people, and then asked to reproduce it. Then it was repeated in a few days, then in a week. In the end, he compared all the received pictures and found that each successive image was […]

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