Did You Know? 

All these people have used to hypnosis at some point in their lives to help them to overcome their bad habits and personal problems or to eliminate their limitations and become massively successful.

Tiger Woods (golf pro):

Has used hypnosis and mental imagery techniques since a young age to help him to focus and “get in the zone”.

Orlando Bloom (actor):

His mother took him to a hypnotist as a child to help him to overcome his addiction to chocolate and help him to shape up.

Sophie Dahl (model):

Lost a massive amount of weight with help from hypnosis and a new healthy lifestyle, going from a size 16 to an 8.

Steve Hooker (athlete):

Won a Gold Medal at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games in the Pole Vault after using hypnosis to visualize his success.

Lily Allen (singer):

Used hypnosis to lose weight – dropping 4 dress sizes!

Mozart (composer):

Historical sources state that Mozart composed the famous opera “Cosi fan tutte” while actually under hypnosis.

Aaron Eckhart (actor):

Claims that hypnosis “changed his life forever” after he used to to beat smoking and alcohol addictions.

Geri Halliwell (singer):

Slimmed down and toned up with help from visits to a hypnotist.

Winston Churchill (prime minister):

Stayed awake all night when required for planning and strategy meetings – using hypnosis to avoid tiredness and stay alert.

Ashton Kutcher (actor):

Used hypnosis on two different occasions – once when he was in college to help him to focus on starting his career and “becoming famous”, and again more recently to help him to stop smoking.

Jimmy Connors (tennis pro):

Uses hypnosis techniques to practice his winning serve and tennis strokes prior to important tournaments.

Matt Damon (actor):

Quit smoking with help from hypnosis, later claiming it was “the greatest decision I ever made in my life”.

Sarah Ferguson (former royal):

Used hypnosis to lose weight after struggling for years with her weight.

Kevin McBride (boxer):

Has a hypnosis session before every fight to get into a solid mental state of mind, where he is full of confidence and free from fear.

Jack Nicklaus (golf pro):

Openly claims that hypnotherapy and visualization techniques are the sole reason for his improved levels of concentration during play.

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson (celebrity):

Used hypnosis to overcome her life-long fear of snakes.

Jackie Kennedy (president kennedys widow):

Used hypnotherapy to help her to get over the tragedy of her husbands assassination.

Lord Tennyson Alfred (poet):

Wrote complete poems while under the influence of hypnosis.

Ellen DeGeneres (celebrity):

Experienced hypnosis live on her chat show and successfully quit smoking.

Ben Affleck (actor):

Quit smoking with help from hypnosis, later stating “ I feel a huge difference in my health now that I don’t smoke. I feel like I’m in better shape than I was five years ago”.

Rachmaninov (composer):

Reports state that he composed one of his concertos following a simple hypnosis session.

Kevin Costner (actor):

Had a hypnotist fly out to Hawaii (while filming Waterworld) to cure him of his sea-sickness.

Albert Einstein (physicist):

Used trance states and regular hypnosis sessions to develop his ideas. It is claimed his theory of relativity came to him during one of these sessions.

David Beckham (soccer pro):

Visited a hypnotist privately to help him to confront some of his personal problems.

Hypnosis is becoming more and more widely recognised, and there are literally 1000s of hypnosis research studies, showing the links between hypnosis and improving memory, motivation, aiding weight loss, and significantly helping people to stop smoking.

Here we have selected just a few of these studies, first up is a study from 1970 which really brought hypnosis into the mainstream, and not only gave hypnosis real credibility, but accredited it with status as a more effective form of therapy than any other currently practiced:

  • Hypnosis has a better success rate than any other type of therapy

    Hypnosis has a better success rate than any other type of therapy

    In 1970 a groundbreaking meta-analysis of hypnosis research studies was conducted by Alfred A. Barrios, which led to the mainstream acceptance of hypnosis as an extremely effective form of therapy. Barrios compared 1,018 studies and articles on hypnosis, 899 articles on psychoanalytic therapy and 355 on behavioral therapy. In particular he noted the overall lasting

  • Hypnosis and Weight Loss

    Hypnosis and Weight Loss

    Hypnosis for weight loss is gaining more and more popularity too – British pop star Lily Allen recently said in a newspaper interview that hypnosis helped her to drop 4 dress sizes! After the hypnotism, I want to go to the gym every day, otherwise I feel really bad. I just want to get more

  • Woman loses 55 pounds after being hypnotised to believe she had weight loss surgery

    Woman loses 55 pounds after being hypnotised to believe she had weight loss surgery

    Marion Cornes, lost 55 pounds (24.9kg) after she was hypnotized to believe that she had weight-loss surgery! After 5 sessions of hypnosis she believed surgeons had placed a gastric band on her stomach shrinking it to the size of a golf ball. She was hypnotized and talked through every step of the surgery as if

  • Hypnosis enhances weight loss substantially over time

    Hypnosis enhances weight loss substantially over time

    Kirsch and Irving compared 100s of studies where either cognitive-behavioral treatment, or cognitive-behavioral treatment with hypnosis too was used (with weight loss being the goal) in a meta analysis. Their analysis showed that on average after the final follow-ups, the average weight loss was 6.03 lbs. (2.74 kg) without hypnosis (with just cognitive-behavioral treatment) and

  • Hypnosis is more than 30x more effective for weight loss

    Hypnosis is more than 30x more effective for weight loss

    Cochrane et al conducted a study into hypnosis and weight loss with 60 female participants who were more than 20% overweight. He divided the participants into 2 groups, one who received hypnosis treatment, and a control group who did not receive any hypnosis. Results showed that the group who received the hypnosis lost more weight.

  • Hypnosis and Stopping Smoking

    Hypnosis and Stopping Smoking

    Hypnosis is probably most famous for helping people to stop smoking, recently Matt Damon even testified to the benefits of quitting smoking – he told Jay Leno that he visited a hypnotist and it worked: I went to a hypnotist… It worked. I swear to god it worked. It was the greatest decision I ever

  • You Are Already Hypnotised!

    You Are Already Hypnotised!

    You are already hypnotised – we all are.  Most of us just don’t realise it.  Unfortunately, most of us are “hypnotised” with beliefs that are not true and do not support us in reaching our fullest potential.  Ours mind are filled with limiting and false beliefs about the world and ourselves such as I’m not

  • Willpower is not the determining factor in losing weight…

    Willpower is not the determining factor in losing weight…

    Even with the best of intentions, dieters are subject to the law of reversed effort – that is, the more you try to diet, the more you will tend to think about food!  Similar to other habits, using the deliberate, conscious mind merely serves to place the problem foremost in your mind.  Then, conflicts and

  • Relaxation is not a luxury – it is a necessity

    Relaxation is not a luxury – it is a necessity

    In our fast paced world it is more important than ever to remember the simple things in life and the importance of slowing down and relaxing. Give yourself at least 30 minutes every day to relax.  You deserve it, and it will make you healthier.  Some ideas for those who are not used to relaxing:

  • Change.


    The Universe is a constant source of delightful surprises.   Isn’t change interesting? It is the one sure thing in life and yet something we are so often uncomfortable with.   Truth is that change is easier to talk about than it is to do. Execution is vital, and willingness is crucial.   All human