In the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, the Russian team took with them no less than 11 hypnotists. Mental training was also responsible for the Russians winning more gold medals in the 1976 Olympics than any other country. During their 1978-79 tour of Australia, England’s cricket captain Mike Brearley consulted a hypnotherapist, and the list can go on.
For centuries people from all walks of life have engaged the power of hypnosis to create change in their days to day lives. Celebrities visit their hypnotherapists for a variety of reasons. Either it can be to earn a sporting edge, give up smoking, overcome a phobia or to lose weight etc. Hypnotherapy is now more popular among the celebrities than any time before. Whether they are athletes, movie stars, TV actors, musicians, celebrities from all fields have been known to choose hypnosis.
Hypnotherapy has been recognized as a totally natural thing, just as any other natural therapy such as Meditation, Reiki or Yoga. So why shouldn’t you access the power within you with the help of hypnosis?
British singer-songwriter Lily Allen 27 years of age, daughter of actor Keith Allen is among those celebrities who have sworn by hypnotherapy. Lily has stated that she used to be confident about the way she looks. “I felt like it didnt matter if I was a bit chubby,” Lily had said. But pressure from the media because of her status as a celebrity perhaps pushed her to attain a more attractive body. She has gone from size 12 to size 8 thanks to hypnotherapy for weight loss.
Sarah Ferguson Duchess of York (former member of the British Royal family)has used hypnosis to deal with stress and weight loss.
Geri Halliwell turned to hypnosis to lose weight. About her results from hypnosis, she beams, “After the hypnotism, I want to go to the gym every day, otherwise I feel really bad…I just want to get more toned and healthy. I’m really good about everything at the moment — I’ve never been happier.”
Hypnosis techniques have helped Sophie Dahl to lose weight
Actress Drew Barrymore Quit smoking through hypnosis.
Singer Britney Spears Quit smoking through hypnosis.
Singer Billy Joel also quit smoking through hypnosis.
Actor Anthony LaPaglia quit smoking in four sessions with a LA hypnotherapist.
Actor Matt Damon quit a 16 year smoking habit after three sessions of hypnosis.
Rock star Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits reportedly beat his smoking habit through hypnosis.
Charlotte Church, a Welsh singer also quitted smoking when she was pregnant with her children.
Show Host Ellen DeGeneres also quit smoking through hypnosis.
Ben Affleck successfully stopped smoking with the help of Hypnosis.
Samuel L. Jackson also successfully stopped smoking with the help of Hypnosis.
Winona Ryder successfully quitsmoking with the help of Hypnosis
Ashton Kutcher successfully gave up smoking with the help of Hypnosis
Charlize Theron was grateful to be a Non smoker for life being hypnotized.
Actor Sylvester Stallone was Hypnotized by Gill Boyne that gave him the courage to write Movie Rocky script.
Albert Einstein (1879 1955) physicist – was known to have his hypnosis sessions every afternoon. His theory of relativity came to him during one of these sessions
Alfred, Lord Tennyson one of the Worlds greatest poets repeated names to himself as a hypnotic mantra in order to access different states of consciousness in which whole poems came to him.
Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier the father of modern chemistry used mesmerism and hypnosis to enhnace his skills.
Aldous Huxley novelist used trance like states to explore the nature of Consciousness.
Carl Jung developed modern psychiatry as a result of learning about and practicing hypnosis.
Dolly Parton, the country singer song-writer used hypnosis to improve
Dancing with the stars socialite Brynne Edelsten turned to hypnosis in a last-ditch effort to dazzle on the dance floor.
Dr. Joseph Guillotin (1738 1814) inventor and doctor used hypnosis to increase his focus and concentration.
Goethe (1749 1832) writer and scientist enhanced his Skills with the help of Hypnosis.
Henry Ford (1863 1947) car manufacturer used Hypnotic Techniques to communicate with his unconscious mind to visualize his inventions.
Lilly Tomlin used hypnosis to become more creative in her comedy writing and performing.
Mozart (1756 91) apparently composed the famous opera “Cosi fan tutte” while hypnotized.
Nikola Tesla used trance-like states to help in the development of their ideas. Many of history’s greatest innovators made documented use of some ‘special’ level of consciousness.
Rachmaninov (1873 1943) reputedly composed one of his concertos following a post-hypnotic suggestion.
Sigmund Freud developed modern psychiatry as a result of learning about and practicing hypnosis.
Sir Winston Churchill (1874 1965) politician used post-hypnotic suggestions in order to stay awake all night and avoid tiredness during W.W.II.
Thomas Edison used self—hypnosis on a regular basis to see his way forward.
A British hypnotherapist helped David Beckham to confront his personal problems .
Championship golfer Jack Niklaus lauded hypnotherapy and visualization techniques as the sole reason for his improved concentration.
Frank Bruno, WBC Heavyweight Champion used hypnosis before beating Mohammed Ali .
Jimmy Connors is said to have used hypnosis techniques to practice his winning strokes prior to the US Open Championship .
Johnny Davis, British Olympic fencer got help from a Hypnotist for sports improvement.
Kate Staples, (alias Gladiators star Zodiac) pole vault champion hired a Hypnotherapist to help her over come challenges . Also got hypntized to break British World Records .
Ken Norton would hypnotize himself before and while he was in the boxing ring. He became the heavyweight champion of the world by using hypnosis for concentration .
Kevin McBride, the celebrated Irish heavyweight boxing champion summons his hypnotist before every game, to get into the right frame of mind.
In the early 1980s, a hypnotist worked with bodybuilder Lee Haney who went on to win the Mr. Olympia title eight years in a row!
Los Angeles Dodgers used hypnosis to improve their performance and manage pain and in.
Even heavy-weight boxing champion Mike Tyson had a personal hypnotist named John Halpin.
Nigel-Benn he was using a famous hypnotist in the run up to the fight.
Obin Smith returned to playing cricket for England after Hypnotherapy. He became the top scorer in the 2nd and 3rd 1995 Test.
Phil Jackson coach of the Chicago Bulls basketball team says that they practiced daily self-hypnosis when he coached Michael Jordon and the Bulls to their six NBA Championships.
Phil Jackson, coach of the Chicago Bulls and LA Lakers used hypnosis on his basketball teams, including Kobe Bryant.
Phil Jackson, coach of the Chicago Bulls and LA Lakers used hypnosis on his basketball teams, including Shaq O Neal.
Phil Jackson, coach of the Chicago Bulls and LA Lakers used hypnosis on his basketball teams, including Michael Jordon .
Players from The New York Mets, used hypnosis to improve their performance and manage pain and injury.
Richard Lee, the goalie of Brentford football team has also benefitted from hypnosis.
Rod Carew former player of the Minnesota Twins used hypnosis to improve his performance and manage pain.
Steve Collins who attributed much of the victory to the fact that he had used hypnosis in his mental preparation for the 1996 WBO Super Middleweight title fight.
Steve Hooker of Australia won the 2008 Gold Medal in Pole Vaulting after his hypnotist helped him to visualize his success.
Tennis star Andre Agassi, worked extensively with Anthony Robbins, utilizing NLP and hypnosis.
The Crystal Palace football team hired a hypnotist to help them win.
US Karate champion Billy Finnegan after a long term injury hired a hypnotherapist and after only three hypnosis sessions, Finnegan could compete again.
US Shooting Team member and Olympic Gold medal winner, Vincent Handcock attributed his success to work he did with his Hypnotherapist to improve his concentration.
US Shooting Team members and Olympic Gold medal winners, Glen Eller attributed his success to work he did with his Hypnotherapist to improve performance.
Bobby Davro TV comic revealed how Hypnosis helped him beat depression.jpg
Fergie from Black eyed peas says ‘ I went for hypnotherapy for Crystal Meth addiction .I still go. I need to. Hypnotherapy helped me a lot I love it.
Film actor Kevin Costner flew his personal hypnotist to Hawaii to cure his sea sickness during the making of the film Water world.
Hypnotherapy helped Tara Palmer-Tomkinson to overcome her fear of snakes.
Jackie Kennedy Onassis used hypnotherapy to relive and let go of’ some tragic events in her life.
Hypno birth was really Zen for Jessica Alba.
Martha Stewart used hypnosis to stop her nightmares of jail.
Mel Gibson underwent hypnosis to help him deal with his personal problems during the filming of the Movie get the Gringo.
Orlando Bloom was so hooked on chocolate as a child. His mother called in a hypnotist to help him shape up.
Paul Daniels, magician, lost his fear of closed spaces after hypnotherapy in 1996.
Paula Yates received help to over come her migraines.
Spike Milligan got help from a Clinical Hypnotherapist with his long battle with insomnia. He found hypnotherapy far more useful than, psychoanalysis.
Still not sure if Hypnosis would work for you ? mmmm