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Why Positive Thinking is a Bunch of Crap and Will Fail You

Thesis: positive thinking is crap and will fail you. Mindstate work is only helpful insofar as it helps you master a skill or overcome a problem area. In and of itself, “changework” and mindstate work is meaningless. I’ll probably get some hate mail for this video, but that’s okay with me. It’s not going to mess up my mindset! :p Why Positive Thinking is a Bunch of Crap and Will Fail You I believe what Read More

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Hypnosis is a State You go Into — Here are the Criteria!

Many, many people ask me, “What is hypnosis?” and the much more rude, “Does that stuff REALLY work?” I’ve made quite a few videos and written a ton of blog posts answering this question (What is Hypnosis?, What is a Trance State?, What are Inductions?, I Can’t be Hypnotized!, Another Post About Trance States, Inductions 2, How Hypnotherapy Works, Mental Health is Rapport Between the Conscious and Unconscious). BUT since people keep asking me, I Read More

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About Hypnosis — What is a Deepener?

What is a Hypnotic Deepener? About Hypnosis #9 Hey there, this is Joshua Howard from 180theory.com. Welcome to my video series, “About Hypnosis”. This is video number nine, “Deepeners” So, what is a deepener? Well, a deepener is something that allow the hypnotist to take the subject deeper into trance. Sometimes they’re necessary, sometimes they’re not. But basically what a deepener is is something that after a hypnotist puts someone into a trance they just Read More

How does hypnotherapy work?

How Hypnotherapy Works

There are a few theories about how and why hypnotherapy works, but I think the most accurate one is Erickson and Rossi’s theory discussed in their books Hypnotic Realities and Hypnotherapy. Their theory is constructivist in nature: people learn most ways to be (behave, believe, and feel) in the world and change involves learning new ways to be. During any learning process, you may learn ways to do things that are helpful or ways that Read More

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What are Hypnotic Inductions?

Hypnotic Inductions Hey there, this is Joshua Howard from 180 Theory. Welcome to my video series, “About Hypnosis”. This is video number eight, “Inductions”. So, what is an induction? An induction is a process that will cause a person to go into trance if it is used by, with, or on them. And so if you’ve been following along in this series, then you know that people go in and out of trance states all Read More

How many hypnosis sessions do I need?

How Many Hypnosis Sessions do I need?

How Many Hypnosis Sessions Does Someone Need? Many people ask me how many hypnosis sessions they need. Unfortunately, the answer to this question is a rather difficult one to answer. So, I decided to just make this video to quickly explain it. Hey there, I’m Joshua Howard from 180theory.com. Welcome to my video series, “About Hypnosis”. This is video number seven: “How Many Hypnosis Session do I Need?” Now this video isn’t exactly about hypnosis Read More

What is a Trance State?

What is a Trance State?

What is a Trance State? Many people ask me what a trance state is. So, I decided to just make this video to quickly explain it. Hey there, I’m Joshua Howard from 180theory.com. Welcome to my video series, “About Hypnosis”. This is video number six: “What is a Trance State?” So, what are the features of a trance state. Well, there are three that are really obvious. First, there is a heightened focus, which is Read More

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I Can’t be Hypnotized!

Is it True that Some People Can’t be Hypnotized? Many people tell me that they don’t think they can be hypnotized or wonder if they can be hypnotized. Check out this video to clear it up and find out if you can be hypnotized. Hey there, I’m Joshua Howard from 180theory.com. Welcome to my video series, “About Hypnosis”. This is video number five: “I Can’t be Hypnotized!” Hopefully by now, you realize that this idea Read More

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Is Hypnosis Evil?

How Evil is Hypnosis? Sometimes, people will find hypnosis problematic from a religious perspective. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Thus far, I’ve only experienced this from Christians; therefore, this video only addresses Christianity… Hey there, I’m Joshua Howard from 180theory.com. Welcome to my video series, “About Hypnosis”. This is video number four: “Is Hypnosis Pure Evil or Just Diluted Evil?” So, if you’ve seen the first videos in this series, then you Read More

Spontaneous Anchors

The concept of anchoring in hypnosis, which is the idea that a hypnotist can attach meaning to an unrelated object or idea, is surrounded by a ton of mythology and confusion. A ton of hypnotists make this worse by either misunderstanding the phenomenon or purposely obfuscating it to confuse people. I have studied it extensively and continue to do so and don’t really care if people know how it works because it still works when Read More