Many people are speaking out about their success with hypnosis – It’s not the underground therapy it was 20 years ago. See what’s happening with names you know.
CELEBRITY TESTIMONIALS FOR HYPNOSIS
Martha Stewart underwent hypnosis for recurring nightmares and was able to overcome them. She also promoted self-hypnosis for seasonal allergies on her website.
Actor Kevin Costner became seasick while filming “Water World.” He flew his personal hypnotherapist to Hawaii to help him overcome his problem. Hypnosis successfully treated his phobia.
Matt Damon proclaimed on live TV that Hypnosis helped him to quit smoking. This is what he said on Jay Leno’s show “Using hypnosis was one of the greatest decisions of my life”
Ben Affleck went to a hypnotherapist, recommended by friend Matt Damon, to stop smoking before he became a dad. This is what he told to Oprah: “I finally decided to quit smoking when I found out I was going to have a child. That was the thing that sort of put it over the top for me. I decided to go to a hypnotist….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 years ago..”
Ashton Kutcher is another actor who used hypnosis to quit smoking. Also, at the start of his career, he used Hypnosis to help him focus and to visualize his own success and stardom.
Drew Barrymore, child star & actress, who started smoking at age 10 was able to successfully quit smoking.
Ellen DeGeneres, TV Personality, underwent hypnosis live on her TV chat show. She told Paul McKenna: “You’ve helped me tremendously and probably saved my life. Quitting definitely changed my life.” She successfully stopped smoking.
Supermodel Gisele Bundchen received harsh criticism from skeptics when she publicly endorsed HypnoBirthing. Tom Brady’s Parents are registered HypnoBirthing Educators and Practitioners.
James Earl Jones, recognized world over actor and voice of Darth Vader (Star Wars) and Mufasa (Lion King) used hypnosis to overcome stuttering.
Bruce Wills used hypnosis to overcome stuttering.
Orlando Bloom, Actor, used hypnosis as a child to overcome his chocolate addiction and get in shape.
Aaron Eckhart, hollywood actor, who played Batman’s nemesis in 2008 movie ‘Dark Night’, has used hypnosis tapes to overcome his addictions of smoking and alcohol. He has credited Hypnosis for changing his life forever.
Mel Gibson has used hypnosis to help him deal with life problems.
Jessica Alba used Hypno-birthing to have a low pain and drug-free birth. The program was created by Marie Mongan, a certified hypnotherapist.
Robert DeNiro regularly uses hypnosis to stay on top of his acting game and remain “in the zone” when on the set.
John Travolta utilized hypnosis to help embrace and enhance his acting skills and confidence.
Sylvester Stallon worked with the famous hypnotherapist Gil Boyne while filming Rocky in 1975. He used hypnosis to overcome approx. 900 rejections from producers for his movie script “Rocky”. During each day of filming Rocky he used hypnosis tapes. Rocky became an overnight success grossing over $225 million at the box office.
Sophie Dahl, a famous UK model and Granddaughter of Roald Dahl, used hypnosis as part of her weight-loss program. Once she was a “plus size model”. With the help of hypnosis she dropped a huge amount of weight and now leads a healthy lifestyle and wears a size 8 dress
TV actress Tina Malone used hypnotherapy for weight loss. It helped her alter her eating habits
English Singer Lily Allen, dropped 3 dress sizes with the help of hypnotherapy.
Spice Girl Geri Halliwell has also used Hypnosis to lose weight.
More celebrities crediting hypnosis:
For stopping smoking: Katy Perry, Simon Cowell, Brittney Spears, Kate Moss, Charlize Theron, Winona Ryder, Mark Knopfler, Samuel L. Jackson, Kevin Stone, Billy Joel, Debra Messing, and Welsh singer Charlotte Church.
For pain-free natural childbirth: Emily Deschanel, Tiffani Thiessen
For focus, empowerment, success, and overall wellbeing: Sean Connery, Sean Penn, Ricky Martin(singer), Car Manufacturer Henry Ford, (1863-1947), Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 – 1945), and Walt Disney (1901-1966).
SCIENTISTS & ARTISTS
Albert Einstein, (1879 – 1955) Physicist, used to have hypnosis sessions every afternoon. Some claim he created the “Theory of Relativity” during one of these sessions. He used hypnosis to relax, think, formulate and develop his ideas.
Thomas Edison, (1847 – 1931) inventor of the light bulb used hypnosis regularly to overcome personal, professional, and creative problems.
Carl Jung & Sigmund Freud developed modern psychiatry as a result of learning about and practicing hypnosis.
Goethe (1749-1832) writer and scientist & Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) both became advocates for hypnosis.
Mozart (1756-1791) composed the famous opera “Cosi fan tutte” while he was hypnotized.
Seigie Rachmaninov (1873 – 1943) composed his “Second Piano Concerto” following a post hypnotic suggestion given by Nikolai Dahl, a pioneer in Hypnosis. Today, after over 100 years, this concerto remains one of the most exquisite and deeply moving pieces of music ever written.
Lord Tennyson Alfred (1809-1892) was a famous poet of his time. He wrote complete poems while hypnotized.
Famous English writer, Aldous Huxley (1894 – 1963), used trance states to explore the nature of consciousness
Tiger Woods, world champion golfer, has used hypnosis to improve his performance since he was 13. He uses a mixture of hypnosis, NLP and visualization to help him to focus and improve his concentration and block out distractions while on the golf course. Watch Tiger Woods the next time that he is golfing on TV. Pay close attention to what he does just before he makes his move. He blinks his eyes twice. This is a technique that he learned in hypnosis which is his way of putting himself right where he needs to be in order to excel at his game. It puts him in another place where there is nothing but positive focus put on the task at hand.
Pro golfer, Jack Nicklaus also credits his improved concentration and success in golf to hypnotherapy and visualization techniques.
Phil Jackson, coach of the Chicago Bulls and LA Lakers used hypnosis on his basketball teams, including Michael Jordon, Kobe Bryant and Shaq O”Neal.
Steve Hooker of Australia won the 2008 Gold Medal in Pole Vaulting and also won Gold Medal at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games. He credits his success to dedicated training routines, high ambitions and also hypnosis, which helped him to visualize his success.
Tennis player Jimmy Connors has used hypnosis to help him improve and maintain his focus on the game. He has also used hypnosis techniques to practice his winning strokes prior to the US Open Championship.
Kevin McBride, The celebrated Irish heavyweight boxing champion uses hypnosis session before every game, to get himself into the right frame of mind. He has won 35 out of 46 fights and 29 of them are knock outs.
David Beckum, soccer star, visited a hypnotist privately for both personal and professional issues.
Frank Bruno, former WBC Heavyweight Champion used hypnosis before beating Mohammed Ali.
Rod Carew, Baseball Player, used hypnosis to improve performance and manage pain & injury.
Andre Agassi, famous former tennis player, has worked with Anthony Robbins, Utilizing NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) and Hypnosis.
Chuck Clausen, the former coach of the Philadelphia Eagles used hypnosis for weight loss.
Richard Lee, the goalie of Brentford football team used hypnosis for weight loss.
Professional Irish boxer, Steve Collins, used hypnosis to help maintain his weight.
Sir Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965), England’s famous prime-minister during WWII, used hypnosis to handle stress, stay awake, work, strategize, and avoid tiredness during the night. He used hypnosis even during the day to stay fresh.
Jackie Kennedy Onassis (1929 – 1994) used hypnotherapy to deal with the pain and grief experienced during and after the tragic assassination of her husband, President JFK.
Princess Diana (1961 – 1997) used hypnosis to help her with public speaking and confidence.
Princess Kate Middleton was suffering from debilitating morning sickness during her first pregnancy. According to The Mirror, Kate Middleton used HypnoBirthing a powerful technique created by Certified Hypnotist, Marie Morgan. She used it to stay calm and visualize birth. Multiple reports claimed that the Princess did in fact use HypnoBirthing techniques as the delivery option.
Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York (former member of the British Royal Family) used hypnosis for weight loss, to quit biting her nails, and to deal with stress
TESTIMONIALS FOR HYPNOBIRTHING
“HypnoBirthing gave me a most priceless gift—a childbirth experience that was free of fear.”
“Nothing can describe the beauty of our birthing experience with HypnoBirthing. I never dreamed after having two children with another method that I could have so easy a labor.”
“Our daughter came into this world so much easier than either of us could have hoped for. With Godsspeed, keep up the good work of HypnoBirthing.”
“The nurses said they had never seen a woman so calm, yet so strong. They couldn’t put the HypnoBirthing book down.”
“This is the way all babies should come into the world. It’s beautiful. Keep up the good work.”
“I’m a labor and delivery nurse. I work in the field of obstetrics every day. I can hardly believe my eyes as I watch HypnoBirthing mothers in labor. It’s amazing!”
“Several of my patients have used HypnoBirthing. The result: little or no medication and yet, a calm and more comfortable mother.”
“I’ve been delivering babies for twenty years, and I’ve never seen anything like this method. It’s incredible.”
*facts have been verified as much as possible