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Contrary to the idea that hypnosis is either a complete hoax or a magical state of mind where people can make you do anything, the truth about hypnosis and whether you can be hypnotised is in the middle. It’s very much real, but more like a meditative state than a lack of consciousness.
Video: That elastic tape that some athletes wear is just one of many “lucky rabbit’s feet” to help them play their best. Supposedly, wearing the tape improves circulation and allows them to compete while they rehab from minor injuries. This video from DNews explores whether they work and why so many athletes swear by them.
Floating is an increasingly popular form of sensory deprivation therapy that involves lying in a pitch black tank of salted water. This may sound like your worst nightmare, but since the invention of Sensory Deprivation Tanks in 1954 they have been praised for their health benefits, particularly in regards to relaxation and stress relief. Here’s what I learned after spending 90 minutes on the inside.
Psychoanalysis or psychoanalytic psychotherapy is a way of treating longstanding psychological problems that is based on the belief behaviours have underlying drivers which may be unrecognised and unconscious. With this understanding it’s possible to think about the meaning and reasons behind that behaviour and enable the possibility of change. Read on to find out more.
Video: In an increasingly public world, it’s terrifying to try some new skill and be viewed as a rookie. However, if you can’t get comfortable feeling new, you’re going to have a hard time improving.