"Trance is a natural everyday experience."
"...hypnosis is the epitome of mind-body medicine. It can enable the mind to tell the body how to react, and modify the messages that the body sends to the mind." The New York Times
"The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind" "http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/james/" William James
"Hypnosis is the most effective way of giving up smoking, according to the largest ever scientific comparison of ways of breaking the habit."
"The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change"
"I should have done it years ago...It's amazing I didn't even want cigarettes any more."
Matt Damon describing his hypnosis experience to Jay Leno on The Tonight Show
"Studies show that people who combine diet and exercise with hypnosis lose more weight than they do with diet and exercise alone."
"He who looks outside, dreams; he who looks within, awakens"
"[Hypnosis] can also be applied to improving study habits, stress reduction and raising self-esteem...If you are having difficulty controlling your appetite, sleeping or just need to relax, hypnosis might help you toward your goal."
'The findings suggest that hypnotherapy is a valuable tool when it comes to enhancing the coping mechanisms of cancer patients…most patients (19 out of 20) reported that after the first two hypnotherapy sessions they were able to relax for the first time in a very long period, felt less tired and more energetic, had more refreshing night sleep and as a result were able to cope better with their daily activities'
Peynovska, European Journal of Clinical Hypnosis 2005
"Life is ten percent what you experience and ninety percent how you respond to it."
Dorothy M. Neddermeyer
"...hypnosis can help adult patients control other forms of pain, relieve gastrointestinal problems, stimulate weight loss, clear up skin problems, and accelerate the healing of bone fractures and surgical wounds."
"Despite conclusive evidence for the efficacy of clinical hypnosis in the management of many cancer related symptoms and particularly acute and chronic pain, hypnosis is currently under-utilized in these applications." Liossi, Contemporary Hypnosis 2006