Myths and Misconceptions About Hypnosis

Myths and Misconceptions About Hypnosis

1. MYTH: Only the weak-minded can be hypnotized. If I'm strong-minded and in control, I can't be hypnotized. You should have told the client to type it up for you

2. MYTH: Hypnosis means being asleep or unconscious.

3. MYTH: I have to give up all my control to the operator. The hypnotist will be able to make me do things I don't want to do.

4. MYTH: I might tell secrets and reveal something awful about myself.

5. MYTH: The state of hypnosis is dangerous.

6. MYTH: I'm not a good subject for hypnosis. OR: Someone tried to hypnotize me once and it didn't work, therefore I can't be hypnotized.

7. Hypnotists have special powers.

8. If the hypnotist dropped dead, I'd never come out of trance.

Remember that all hypnosis is self-hypnosis! You, only you, are always in control.

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