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How does hypnosis affect brain waves?  What are brain waves? Your brain consists of billions of nerve cells called neurons.  These neurons are basically the computer chips of the brain and communicate information to each other using electrical impulses.  These electrical impulses are called your brain wave pattern. Your brain waves are related to everything you do or feel. How are brain waves measured? Brain waves can be measured using complex sensors which are placed on the scalp. Experts use the analogy of musical notes to describe brain waves with each level of brain wave represented by a different musical...

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Hypnosis for sleep – overcoming sleep deprivation and sleep disorders   What causes sleep deprivation and sleep disorder Sleep Deprivation Sleep deprivation in adults generally means getting less sleep than the average 7 – 8 hours needed by most of us.  We all experience periods of sleep loss from time-to-time and generally our bodies compensate for this adequately, thereby suffering little or no long-term ill-effects.  For instance, undergoing a brief stressful period in our lives such as a home purchase or job change or coping with changes in our personal life such as looking after a new baby are typical examples...

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Sleep – what you need to know now Troubling sleep problems Sleep is essential for our emotional well-being and the maintenance of our health.  Poor sleep patterns and general insomnia can be caused by physical illness and by emotional disorders and can include the medication which may be taken to deal with such issues.  However, frequently sleep deprivation is about our habits and the way our bodies adapt to those habits, often bad ones. You see, your body loves habits, it loves routines and it loves consistency and all too often lifestyles deprive our bodies of these reassuring and regular...

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The brain, the mind and hypnosis What is the difference between the brain and the mind? I guess that most people wouldn’t really give much thought to this question. However, when we come to consider the effects of our thoughts, feelings and behaviours, then the difference becomes more significant. So what is your brain? Your brain is a visible and tangible part of your body and is the physical element of your thoughts.  The brain is made up of billions of neurons (nerve cells) that control your every thought, emotion, behaviour and movement and does this through a series of...

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The conscious mind, the subconscious mind and hypnosis Where does the idea of the conscious mind and the subconscious mind come from? The concept of there being a number of mind states became popularised as a result of the work of the eminent Austrian neurologist and psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud in the early 1900’s. Freud theorised that as human beings, the way we consciously view ourselves is basically a delusion and what really motivates us is stored in a deeper part of our minds, known as the unconscious and of which we have no conscious awareness Initially Freud considered there were...

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