5 Essential Books on Hypnotism

Author: Sherry Helms

Hypnosis is a proven technique that allows people to reprogram their own or others’ subconscious to change unwanted behaviors. While in reality a hypnotist widely use this therapy to help people overcome life’s challenges, hypnosis is depicted in fiction as a tool of negative stereotypes of either control for criminal profit and murder or as a method of seduction.

Today, we have shortlisted some essential Books on Hypnotism for those who are in awe of hypnosis.  

For those who want to practice hypnotism:

Hypnosis for Beginners: Reach New Levels of Awareness & Achievement - This friendly introductory guide to hypnosis will show you how to achieve your dreams using hypnosis and self-hypnosis. Completely relaxing and natural, hypnosis is a highly effective way to reach personal goals, overcome phobias and fears, eliminate bad habits, improve memory—the possibilities are nearly endless! Using the easy step-by-step instructions in this book, you will quickly be able to hypnotize yourself or others.

Instant Self-Hypnosis: How to Hypnotize Yourself with Your Eyes Open - Most books on self-hypnosis require the reader to memorize or record scripts, then put the book aside while they do their hypnosis work. But this volume is the only self-hypnosis book that allows you to hypnotize yourself as you read with your eyes wide open, without putting down the book. The author’s fail-proof method allows you to put yourself into a hypnotic state and then use that state to improve your life in myriad ways. And because the hypnotic state is induced while you read, you remain aware of your surroundings and can bring yourself back to normal consciousness slowly and gently, using the instructions provided.

If you wish to read hypnosis, following titles would be the great pick:

Molly Moon’s Incredible Book of Hypnotism - Author, Georgia Byng mesmerizes audiences with an entrancing tale about a down-and-out but extraordinary orphan Molly Moon who hypnotizes her way to big-time adventures. When Molly finds a mysterious old book on hypnotism, she discovers she can make people do whatever she wants. But when Molly finds out that her only pal in the orphanage, Rocky, has been suddenly adopted in New York, she hypnotizes her way to the city, into Broadway stardom, and unfortunately, into a wicked professor’s plot to rob a high-security bank. Thankfully, though, she and Rocky finally meet up, and with a few surprises, the two hatch a plan to set things right for themselves and for their orphanage.

An Inconvenient Wife - Mrs. Lucy Carelton, who comes from one of the wealthiest and most prominent families in 1880s New York City, has been completely undone by her nerves. Her ambitious husband, a nouveau riche stockbroker, drags her from one doctor to another in search of the cure until they’ve reached a charismatic neurologist Victor Seth, a champion in hypnotism. Seth sets about freeing Lucy from her mental ailment, convincing himself that his techniques, including his handy way with an electrotherapy wand, are all in the name of science, but even he is unprepared for the new Lucy who emerges as a passionate, calculating, amoral creature of large appetites. It is a rich blend of suspense, social history (America in the 1880s), and passion.

And, now –

If you want to know how Hypnosis really works (and, no, it has nothing to do with waving of hands or other similar nonsense), and if you want to know the “magic” behind Ericksonian techniques and Neuro-Linguistic Programming, you will want to read the book, Monsters and Magical Sticks: There is No Such Thing as Hypnosis. From one of the true masters of Hypnotherapy, this is one book that can really change your life. We highly recommend this book, as if you read it, you will learn something useful for your life and Neuro-linguistic programming (NLP).

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