Is Street Hypnosis Mesmeric Masturbation?

Impromptu hypnosis in social situations or business networking, or even at a venue location for promoting a show, raising awareness, building a client base, even for rehearsing or fine tuning a new routine is fine. I teach how to use Impromptu Performance and Demonstration of hypnosis for all those reasons on or Hypnosis Happens Workshops. […]

Head Fix – think Fix Up

When I say ‘head fix’ it isn’t because you’re broken. You just need your internal house refurbished and renewed. Think of a fix up rather than just repair. I’m having my doors widened in my house this week. My new wheelchair is two inches wider and measured to fit both me and my condition. I […]

Head Fix – being all there

Working with a client who presented with wanting to change the way they continuously thought of everyone in their team as “dim, not engaged, lazy.” This obviously wasn’t the case as business was great and giving my client everything they needed. But when we got down to talking the concern to be addressed was closer […]

Is Scotland inside its comfort zone?

In a couple of days people in Scotland decide if they are in their comfort zone or not. Powerful Performers in their Zone will vote yes to separation, because that’s what they do in their comfort zone, take the risk, press the button, jump off the cliff and experiment to see what happens. Out and […]

How not to test if you can visualise.

As a Hypnotist when I’m Coaching lots of people expect me to tell them to ‘visualise’ stuff. And I do but, I check first to see if they can. The problem is that while most people can understand at a conscious level that they are ‘seeing’ something with their minds eye, the reality is they are not. […]

A good recipe metaphor for Wealthy Thinking

I was once called the Gordon Ramsey of Hypnotists. I’d like to think that was because of my passion for elegant simplicity and adding value to my clients lives, although I fear it may be because when I get passionate I do have a tendency to swear a little… well okay, a lot…

Your Subconscious – the 9 Year Old Inside


Do you think you are a mature grown up adult? The inner truth isn’t always what it looks like.

Your subconscious mind should be as old as the rest of you but it isn’t. It’s best thought of as a bright 9 year old child. That is the level of emotional maturity our imagination gets to before ‘Grown Up’ becomes our preferred mask.

Why is talking to yourself so important?

Why is talking to yourself so important?   Why is talking to yourself so important? I was in the post office one day when the rain outside was doing a great impersonation of Niagara Falls. It wasn’t just raining it was a deluge, which basically means that the wind and sun had scooped up a […]

Presupposition – the deed is done

There is a term used in NLP, Presupposition. Before presupposition the French had a term for it which pre-dates presupposition by about a hundred years first appearing around 1845 in a history of a Franco army triumph. The term? Fait Accompli – which means ‘the deed is done’.That roughly means to suppose that something has […]

It’s all in your head!

What’s all in your head? Well everything. The body can live without the brain but it doesn’t experience anything. Even you think of the mind as external it still needs the process of the brain to connect. Some one once said that it isn’t the eyes that see, it’s the brain that see’s! Perception is […]