Try This 30-Second Suggestibility Test [Video]

In this brief video, I show one of the world’s simplest suggestibility tests. It’s quick and fun.

What is a hypnotic suggestibility test?

It shows if you pretty much have the hang of hypnosis already. If it works readily for you, you are a good candidate for learning self-hypnosis on your own. If it gives you trouble, you’ll want to see a good hypnotist, either to learn self-hypnosis or to work one-on-one to take care of any issues you don’t want to have anymore. But most people get the knack of it if they try it for a few minutes.

What is hypnotic suggestibility?

I don’t like the word very much, because “suggestible” has overtones of “gullible.” What the term really means, though, is responsive. People who find this test easy already have the knack of responding to hypnotic suggestions. Those who don’t? They aren’t responding quite so readily. Continue Reading...