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5.0 out of 5 stars Pocket book of "I'm possible" magic..., 19 Sept. 2012
This review is from: 101 Things I Wish I'd Known When I Started Using Hypnosis (Hardcover)
Whether you're a hypnotherapist or just interested in learning more about hypnosis this is one of the most easily digestible and usable books out there.

101 things is an enthusiastic collection of wisdom - which just happens to cover hypnosis - the wisdom contained within these pages is priceless - well worth the cover price 50 times over - especially when you take into account the price of a hypnosis course or seminar - or even the price of seeing a competent therapist...

The book is split into 5 main sections:
Words
Smoking Cessation
Pain
Techniques
Miscellaneous Pearls of Wisdom

And it's a wonderful read - it's as if you're having a conversation with the author - being able to relate to "why that is helpful" and "why you say something in a certain way".

One of the problems of such an easy style of communication is we may tend to overlook how useful it actually is...

Simple is complicated enough - and you don't need very long words to help someone get better...

One word can change someone's life - and certain sentences if acted upon - can have what will seem like a magical effect - just ask anyone who has "chosen" to stop smoking after seeing a hypnotherapist for one session...

Talking of stopping smoking - the 22nd thing in the book is turning the word impossible into a positive suggestion and is very eloquent and clever and brilliant...

This book also reminds me of Duncan McColl's Precision Therapy book because you don't need to "logically" understand a lot of the things in this book - you need the confidence to use the information and see what happens...

Hurtful vs helpful...

When a hurtful idea has been replaced with a helpful one then a long term cure has been initiated...

That is probably the simplest, most useful sentence I have ever come across in regards to helping someone understand the process of "getting better" or therapy or hypnotherapy or whatever you want to call "cure"...

And I have used this book quite regularly - my specialism is helping people "get better" and I seem to be very good at addiction work, weight loss, better relationships and a few other things.

And it's because of the brilliance of people like Dr Ewin sharing their knowledge in such a helpful way.

Don't be fooled by the size of this book in regards to the potency - this is one of those "Don't judge this book by its size or easy to read format".

It is easily one of the most useful books I have been fortunate to come across and own (and I own about a 1000 getting better books) and most importantly - it helps people "get better" - hypnotherapists as healers - the curious by default - and the interested become more interested...

Put your logical head to one side - and just start practicing what Dr Ewin "preaches" and you will be pleasantly surprised at the outcome...

Well worth buying...
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Initial post: 20 Feb 2014 11:08:44 GMT
This is a very thorough evaluation of the book, thank you. It helps to make an informed decision about whether to buy it or not.

In reply to an earlier post on 22 Feb 2014 10:35:35 GMT
Thanks, just sharing my love :)
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