Indirect Hypnosis Flash Cards
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Tips for Learning Indirect Hypnosis:
• Practice one phrase at a time • Make it fun! Intersperse indirect hypnotic phrases into everyday conversation. • Print your Indirect Hypnosis Flash Cards and have them 3-hole punched so that they can be kept in a binder. Some students have had each card laminated, and you may want to consider doing the same. • Carry your set of indirect hypnosis flash cards with you so that you can review them throughout your day.
Pre-Supposing The Positive:
“I’m wondering how quickly you will want to _________________. This presupposed they will say yes…the only question is how quickly?)
(Clean your room…say “yes” to my proposal…go out with me on a date. You are not wondering if they will want to. only how quickly they will want to. etc.
Pre-Supposing The Positive:
“How surprised will you be when you realize you have _____ next week?”
(Lost the desire to smoke…developed an irresistible urge to exercise each day…discovered a wonderful new interest or hobby? It’s not in question if you will make the realization.)
. only how surprised you will be when you make the realization next week. This pre-supposed that you will be surprised. and that you will realize the desired change.
. you know. delivered with a slightly altered voice tone or voice inflection.”
(The underlined portion of the sentence is the embedded command.Pre-Supposing the Positive Combined with an Embedded Command:
“A person can. become intensely curious about learning something new.
. it wasn’t important.Using Surprise to Interrupt a Negative Pattern:
“LOOK! OVER THERE! (At anything…it doesn’t matter. Do this often enough and the interruption and new link become an automatic part of the pattern. The idea here is to break the habitual. negative pattern and then link the interruption to a positive state. “Oh. one that they have a natural propensity to become absorbed with for hours. Then abruptly change the subject. never mind. By the way…I’ve been meaning to ask you about something…”
(Ask them about a favorite hobby or past time.
Be subtle. this will often induce a powerful rapport (a state of liking and trust). key hand gestures. phrases etc. for example). The more you become “like them” the more they will tend to “like you”. not mimic them. key ideas. You want to gracefully mirror them.
. such as mirroring their body posture (sitting like they sit. This is especially true if you combine this with other rapport-inducing behaviors.Mirror Their Breathing Rate:
If you will adjust the rate at which you speak to the rate of your subject’s breathing.
A person can. I’m wondering if you can fully remember exactly what it looked like…and you may be able to recall certain sounds…perhaps voices…and I don’t really know…you may start to become aware…now…of how you felt back then.Induce Altered States Naturally:
“Can you remember a time when you found yourself deeply absorbed in thought? When you were so engrossed in your own thoughts that you became temporarily unaware of what was going on around you? Can you think back to a time when this occurred? A specific time? And while you are remembering that time. you know. become completely absorbed in a pleasant time from your past…that’s right…”
Induce Altered States Naturally (Continued):
“…and as you continue to fully experience that time. and all of the tension to just f-l-o-w out of your body…so relaxed…so calm…really enjoying the experience…and wondering…really wondering…how a person can begin to think about how good it feels…to just allow yourself to enjoy the experience…n-o-w…”
. as if it were happening right now…there’s no need to pay attention to anything except the sound of my voice…that’s right…and you may find the sound of my voice to be very sooooothing…and sometimes a person is surprised to find they can…let yourself just relax completely…that’s right…allowing all of the stress.
It is going to happen…it’s just a matter of when…)
. And when it happens is not in question. It doesn’t matter when it happens.Time Binds:
“As you practice and study _____ you may begin to feel more comfortable and confident over the next few week.”
(It may happen now…or it may happen later. or it may begin to happen much sooner.
“Would you like me to give you the injection in your left arm or your right? (Either way.Double-Binds:
Double-binds are also called “the illusion of choice”.)
Example: the salesperson asks. compliance with a request. either choice leads to the result desired (a positive change in thought or behavior. “Would you like your payments on the 1st of the month or the 15th? (Either way.)
Example: the physician asks. etc.)
. you are getting the injection. assuming you are going to move forward with the purchase. they assume you are going to make the purchase. a new insight. What sales trainers call the “assumptive close” which means the sales person does not ask if you are going to make the purchase. You offer two choices (or more) giving the appearance that the person has free choice. But in reality.
. that you are going for a walk each day.Double-Binds:
“You may discover that taking a brisk walk each morning is a wonderful way to exercise and start your day off right. and indirectly suggesting. Or you may actually be surprised to find that a relaxing walk each evening is more to your liking.”
(Either way pre-supposing.
allowing the subject to fill in the content that is meaningful to them.Process Instructions:
Process instructions guide the thoughts of others without offering specific content. This allows the client or subject to fill in the content that best suits them.
“I once had a client who was delightfully surprised to learn that she could elicit the types of positive changes she wanted from her husband by rewarding him with her attention…only when he behaved in ways that were pleasing to her. only generalized instructions.”
(Note there are no specifics in the wording in this example.)
. They offer generalized suggestions that a person may be more receptive to because the are suggested indirectly.
at other times.”
. indirectly. intersperse “lessons” learned by other people.Tell A Series of Long Wandering Tales:
Within these tales. This is a wonderful way to indirectly offer suggestions.
This “seamless blending” of stories has a way of confusing and distracting the subconscious mind so that suggestions can be offered. to the unconscious mind. You can have the tales blend into one another.
turning plots…and the surprises that come up from time to time…and a person can easily go inside your own mind now and pay attention to nothing but the sound of my voice…and her best friend had a hobby too…and she could find herself lost in the experience of doing something she loved…paying no attention to what was around her…just relaxing now…and noticing how much a person can really enjoy the experience…
. She would read novels and find herself deeply absorbed in these stories…sometimes for hours at a time…going inside and forgetting about everything that is around you…and a person can really enjoy doing this…now…if you want to…and how she loved to read about the characters.Tell A Series of Long Wandering Tales – Example:
“I had a friend once who loved to read books. and the twisting.
The wonderful thing about indirect communication patterns is there is no “correct” order or “wrong” way to use a specific pattern. Using indirect hypnosis is a way to “speak their language” while offering new choices in a manner that is very enjoyable and non-threatening to others.
And you might begin to find that people are more receptive to your communications because you are meeting them at their model of the world.
. By reviewing the cards from time to time. you may begin to notice that you feel comfortable now interspersing some of these patterns in your everyday conversations with those around you.In No Particular Order
Theses cards are sequenced in no particular order.
He listened to their pain and paid attention with deep interest. always being very warm and receptive as they tell their story. individual traits and complexities.” And “Tell me more. He accepted their problems.
. He accepted them just as they presented themselves.” “I understand. judge or resist. that’s right.Enter Their Model of The World:
One of the first things Milton Erickson would do was meet each client at their model of the world. He did not argue.” And you may want to use facial expressions and body language to gently encourage them to keep talking.
You can do the same by using phrases such as. “Yes. Simply patiently and calmly listening to his clients was one way Milton Erickson began to build a strong sense of trust. He accepted their stories. with all of their unique.
pick up your rate of speech to match theirs. adjust your voice volume to match theirs. a sense of trust and liking. don’t you?
The key principle is: “People like people who are like them”. If they speak softly. If they speak slowly. If they speak loudly. You get the idea.Enter Their Model of The World:
Sit like your client sits.
. By becoming “like” the other person (subtly mirroring their posture and voice qualities) you unconsciously induce rapport. If they speak fast. you speak softly. slow down your rate of speech to match theirs. Stand like they stand.
Rather than tell a person what they ought to do.”
. you can suggest the idea through metaphor. ‘always remember that it’s the squeaky wheel that gets oiled’.Metaphor:
Metaphor is a wonderful way to offer suggestions indirectly. you may offer the following metaphor:
“I had a client once who told me that when she really wanted something she heard a little voice inside her head that said.
For example. and she found this to be most useful. if a client is somewhat timid and you want to encourage them to be more assertive.
Stories can be entertaining and enlightening. a story can be a powerfully moving experience. Study masterful story tellers. conviction and emotion. with great enthusiasm. There is a reason why brilliant story tellers are often referred to as “hypnotic”. The words they use and the amount of detail they provide has a tendency to capture the imagination of the listener. This can make the story seem very real. and begin developing your own ability to tell persuasive stories in rich. vivid detail. Told by a master storyteller. In your life you have probably come across people who tell sorties very dramatically. record them in action if you can.
What is Indirect Hypnosis?
Indirect hypnosis is the art of inducing and utilizing altered states of consciousness in others through the use of indirect suggestion. metaphors. using traditional hypnotic methods. embedded commands. interspersal. and other forms of indirect suggestion.
. can also be given indirectly through the use of stories. analogies.
The primary reason for using indirect hypnosis versus traditional direct hypnosis is that people ten to be less resistant to indirect methods. also known as conversational or covert hypnosis.
Every suggestion that can be given directly.
It also assumes that you will do this something. that you will be delighted and feel good about something.Pre-Supposition – Example:
“How delighted will you be when you realize how good you can feel while doing __________?”
This question pre-supposes.
. or assumes in advance. Presupposing the positive has a way of creating a context where what is being suggested will occur naturally.
This sets the unconscious expectation that the listener will think about what is suggested.”
This suggestion assumes in advance that you will think about ________. perhaps it might be tomorrow. or maybe it will be later this week when you really begin to think about ________________.Pre-Supposition With Time Bind – Example:
“It may be later today. and provides three options for when the experience will occur. it’s only a question of when.
) they will realize you do love them. 2. and 3.) that they will be delighted. The only thing in question is the degree of the delight they will experience when they realize these things.Pre-Supposition – Example One:
“How delighted will you be when you realize how very much I love you?”
This suggestion stack three pre-suppositions: 1.
.) that you do in fact love the person.
.Pre-Supposition – Example Two:
“How surprised will you be next week when you suddenly discover that you are naturally and automatically drawn to eating healthy. you will discover that. The only thing in question is the degree to which you will be surprised. and you will be naturally and automatically be drawn towards eating healthy low fat foods. low fat foods?”
This suggestion pre-supposes that you will be surprised.
etc) and that you will have fun doing it. see a movie. go out to dinner. It’s only a question of how much fun you will have!
.Pre-Supposition – Example Three:
“How much fun can you and I have when we _____________ this Saturday?”
This suggestion assumes in advance that you and the other person are going to do something together on Saturday (go fishing.
or will you stop because you are drawn towards living a more positive. or would you rather do it right after dinner?”
.Creating Your Own Pre-Suppositions:
Use the following models to create pre-suppositions of your own:
“How quickly will you realize that ___________________?”
“I am wondering when you will discover __________________?”
“How delighted will you be when you find yourself ___________________ next Tuesday?”
“Will you choose to stop _____________ because you want to end the pain of this limiting behavior. healthy live?”
“Do you want to clean your room before dinner.
please reference the two audio CD set program Disguised Hypnosis by Bill O’Connell. or by touching or gently squeezing the other person’s hand or shoulder when you speak the embedded command. story.
“How delighted will you be when you take the time necessary to master giving embedded commands?”
The underlined and italicized portion of the sentence is giving special emphasis either by slightly altering the tone of your voice. or analogy. vocally or tactically “mark out: the command portion. making a unique hand or facial gesture. For audio examples of how to do this.Embedded Commands:
How to create Embedded Commands:
• Take any direct statement or command and encase it within a question.
. • Visually.
“How quickly will you discover that ________________?”
“I’m wondering how delighted you will be when you find yourself ___________.Create Your Own Embedded Commands:
“A person can now begin to ___________.”
. or you may discover that your unconscious mind will surprise you by naturally reducing your desire for foods high in sugar or fat or your subconscious mind may choose to do both.Embedded Commands – Example One:
“You may discover that your unconscious mind will automatically let you know when your body is full. I really don’t know which of these it will be.
finding that your subconscious mind NOW can increase your desire to exercise for thirty minutes daily. Only when she decided to let your subconscious mind take over did she begin to make the changes she desired.Embedded Commands – Example Two:
“I had a client once who wanted to lose weight. And it was the most amazing thing that a person could really make that change now without even having to think about it consciously. And she struggled. consciously to do so.”
I listened as he told me his story. When he was finished.”
. wonderful one-hour walks every day. ‘Do not develop now the unconscious and automatic desire to go for long.Embedded Commands – Example Three:
“A man once came to me with the desire to lose weight. I told him.
Embedded Commands – Example Four:
“The unconscious mind is more powerful than the conscious mind. It’s a funny thing how. you know. a person can make the positive changes you desire right NOW without any conscious effort whatsoever. And I’m wondering how surprised you will be when you discover that the change is already starting to happen…NOW. without even thinking about it consciously.”
fresh and deliciously healthy. you know.”
. but your unconscious mind will let you know when the time is right. The key is to ask your unconscious mind to discover a delightful new urge to take the place of the urge to smoke.Embedded Commands – Example Five:
“Quitting smoking is a very hard thing to do – consciously. And a person can. suddenly find yourself with an irresistible urge to do something new. And I’m not sure just what it might be.
And it doesn’t really matter as long as the change will occur naturally and be complete. if you will make this change you desire this week or if it will take until next week.”
. or if will actually happen sooner.Embedded Commands – Example Six:
“I’m wondering. really wondering.
She said.Embedded Commands – Example Seven:
“I had a client once who told me the most interesting thing.”
. ‘At any moment in your life you can now choose to fill your mind with a new idea you are incredibly excited about’. ‘a person can spend hours in delightful anticipation thinking about how you are going to make that idea come true. Then she added.
you may now get so excited about your big goal that you feel totally compelled to write down that goal and create a step-by-step action plan for making it come true.Embedded Commands – Example Eight:
“In thinking through what you really want to achieve in your life.”
. She told me. ‘Almost anything in life is possible with proper planning.’ And I wouldn’t want you to think about that over and over just yet.Embedded Commands – Example Nine:
“A wise woman once shared with me the secret of her success in finding happiness.
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