Hypnosis is a practice that’s often shrouded in mystery. This can be credited to the media’s portrayals of spinning wheels of black and white and swinging pocket watches, as well as stage hypnotists making participants cluck like chickens in front of a crowd of people. The practice of hypnosis is misunderstood today but it has…

We’ve all heard the metaphors “life is like a box of chocolates” or “it’s raining cats and dogs.” Metaphors are a great way to express broad, abstract ideas and make them relatable and easily digestible. But these literary devices should not be reserved solely for the artsy types—a study published by The Journal of Personality…

The article below summarizes the video above. There are many varying views and explanations about how hypnosis works. Many first impressions of hypnosis are from a movie or a television show, where the experience of hypnosis, and what the hypnotist can do, is overly dramatized. Here at The Morpheus Clinic for Hypnosis, we make hypnosis…

As humans, we tend to fear the unknown. Hypnosis has been shrouded with mysticism for so long that even though we are living in the digital age of information, in some circles, hypnosis is still regarded as a hat trick or a gimmick. And as our motto at Morpheus is, “we make hypnosis make sense,”…

This time of year can be tough. Every time we think the snow is gone or the temperature has gone up, we’re greeted with the reality: winter isn’t quite finished yet. There’s still snow to shovel and layers to be worn. However, the days are starting to get longer now and the sunset is slowly…

This Valentine’s day, I challenge you to one of the most difficult tasks in our modern world and it’s called, self care. Self care can be a difficult, sometimes nuanced, thing. We’re brought up in a world where everything is meant to be instant: instant messaging, instant gratification and instant recognition, etc. Naturally, it can…

Ah, the New Year. After all the party confetti has been swept away and the drinks have been had and the first day of January has come and gone. There are 365 days ahead of you now, all fresh and new. You’re revitalized and anything feels possible, even that resolution to quit sugar cold turkey…

Feelings of relaxation and thoughts of being calm, might come to mind when someone mentions meditation. The same may happen when the thought of hypnosis comes along shortly thereafter. The two practices are often paired together because they both involve bypassing logical thoughts and lowering inhibitions to access a deeper state of mind. With this…

Bad habits. Almost everyone has something that they would like to tackle about themselves, and negative habits plague our daily lives. It can be something as simple as not waking up as early as you would like, procrastinating, or spending too much time on social media. Smoking cigarettes is a bad habit, although it also…

Most of our clients want to know the details of what is going to happen in hypnosis, and we want to give them the information they need to make an informed decision. Last month we explored the hypnotic induction, it’s history, and how is it used in a hypnotherapeutic setting. This month we will be…

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