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WEALTH AND ATTITUDE

Rick Collingwood Tue, 01/08/2013 - 17:19 Todays thought -Some studies show that many people who win over $1 million in lotteries end up worse off financially than they were before they won. Many lose all their winnings in amazingly short periods and end up even worse...

GAMBLING PROBLEMS

Rick Collingwood Mon, 01/07/2013 - 03:10 Australians lose more money gambling than any other citizens in the world – about $19 billion each year, with $12 billion poured into almost 200,000 poker machines. The Herald reported this month that 31 per cent of Australians...

LIGHT OR SOLID

Rick Collingwood Sat, 12/29/2012 - 18:14 If you were you to examine it under a microscope your body is over 99 percent “space”. The rest of it, the solid part, is just a collection of the exact same things that light is made of, the same subatomic particles. The...

THE BEGINNINGS OF HYPNOSIS

Rick Collingwood Mon, 12/24/2012 - 21:30 Although the word Hypnotism was not coined until 1843, its practice, in one form or another, is as old as human tradition. Ancient civilisations have left records demonstrating an extensive knowledge of its uses and effects,...

NOT ALL HYPNOSIS IS ERICKSONIAN

Rick Collingwood Fri, 12/21/2012 - 14:55 For three years I was a dedicated Ericksonian practitioner and had a rather dubious opinion about the rapid hypnosis performed by so called stage hypnotists. Until recently there was very little information about rapid...

GETTING WHAT YOU WANT

Rick Collingwood Fri, 12/21/2012 - 02:13 There is nothing that is too good for you, no matter how great the thing may appear to be, and no matter how undeserving you may appear to be. You are entitled to the best that there is, that is an inheritance of life. Don’t be...

HYPNOSIS TRAINING

Rick Collingwood Wed, 12/19/2012 - 18:21 When I was initially looking to learn hypnosis I was under the misconception that soon I would be able to walk up to people, look in their eyes, snap my fingers, and they would be entranced under my spell and completely at my...

WITHOUT MESMER

Rick Collingwood Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:06 Without Mesmerism modern hypnosis might never have existed, or hypnosis may never have become a therapeutic profession at all. Contrary to modern perceptions, Mesmer by his own admission wasn’t a hypnotist. He had studied the...

HYPNOSIS SKILLS LEARNED OR INHERENT?

Rick Collingwood Mon, 12/17/2012 - 22:31 Hypnosis has now been diffused into many sub modalities such as NLP, which profess to be hypnosis but are not hypnosis at all. By trying to put hypnosis into an explainable framework, or treating it as an academic procedure,...