Hypnosis for Music Performance

You are opening the letter you’ve been waiting for and overjoyed to see the words, “You are invited to audition.” The excitement lasts a a week or two, as you share the news with your friends and family. But, as you meet with your teacher and choose your pieces and...

30 Uses of Hypnosis

This is not an exhaustive list, but is designed to give you an idea of the range of conditions that can be helped at Technologies of the Self. Addictions-Smoking Cessation, Substance Abuse Anger Management Bedwetting Career/Financial Success Confidence/Motivation/Self...
Healing Sounds

Healing Sounds

We are used to listening to music, analyzing how it is performed, and occasionally being moved emotionally by what we hear, but research shows that sound affects us more deeply that we realize. It can be used to heal us, but it also can harm us. Ancient stories from...

Strategies for Living

The great postmodern philosopher Gilles Deleuze once said that “a theory is like a box of tools.”  If there is a tool in the box that is useful to you at the moment, pick it up and use it. If not?  Pack the tools away and stick them in the attic. After years of...
Multi-tasking, Not a Gift, but a Liability

Multi-tasking, Not a Gift, but a Liability

Do you have friends who brag about their multi-tasking skills? Ever try having an important conversation with a colleague whose eyes never leave their computer screen? Well, Stanford researchers have shown that so-called multi-taskers are “actually more...