from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See autohypnosis.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Auto-hypnosis; hypnosis by autosuggestion.
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- n. hypnosis induced by yourself
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They can include meditation, self-hypnosis, relaxation training and guided imagery.
Ms. Kienle argues, with Van Gogh's many letters as evidence, that the greatest Dutch painter since Rembrandt managed to survive, in part, by employing a kind of self-hypnosis, sessions of superhuman focus that helped Van Gogh put down the fires in his head.
If I am going to be subjected to health care rationing, I may as well give self-hypnosis a chance.
I am going to sign up for self-hypnosis workshops and order self-hypnosis CDs.
But Morrell's method was so patently the reverse of my method of self-hypnosis that I was fascinated.
Already, as I have explained, by mechanical self-hypnosis I had sought to penetrate back through time to my previous selves.
By self-hypnosis, which I began successfully to practice, I became able to put my conscious mind to sleep and to awaken and loose my subconscious mind.
Yet I, Darrell Standing, found these things within myself in solitary in San Quentin by means of mechanical self-hypnosis.
I consider myself cured of stuttering since the age of 25 through a self-developed program of relaxation, yoga, self-hypnosis and general health maintenance.
Our neighbor on one side was a guy who sold self-hypnosis tapes -- Lose Weight While You Sleep, etc.