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Milton Erickson’s Rules of Life


These rules were complied by Milton Erickson’s daughter, Betty Alice Erickson. These are ten “Rules of Life” that Milton Erickson lived by and taught his children. These are not “Presuppositions of Ericksonian Hypnotherapy and Psychology.” These are the rules of life that Milton himself lived by and were, arguably, the backbone of his philosophy.

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Generative Trance


The difference between traditional hypnosis and Ericksonian hypnosis

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Paradox and Spontaneity with Schizophrenic Communication


Many people will understand my former phobia of bouncy castles. One time as a child, my parents, grandparents and I were at a fair. I spotted a bouncy castle and ...

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Six Blind Elephants-book Excerpt


Implication - Saying Without Saying

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Hope & Resiliency: Understanding the Psychotherapeutic Strategies of Milton H. Erickson


Chapter Two - The Human Condition

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Qigong as a Portal to Presence: Cultivating the Inner Energy Body©


In what way can this ancient art be practiced as a Portal to Presence?

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Just Do It!


Dan contrasts Self-mastery with Enlightenment

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Presuppositions


Explains both Linguistic and Epistemological Presuppositions.

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Sometimes


A poem by the incomparable Irish poet

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On the Poetry of David Whyte


We are thrilled and grateful to feature a wonderful contribution by world-renowned poet, David Whyte. It is his poem “SOMETIMES” from the collection, “Everything is Waiting for You.” IN REGARD ...

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Making Grace out of Life’s Disturbances


Excerpted with permission from “Everyday Soul” by Bradford Keeney, Ph.D. Chapter Two Making Grace out of Life’s Disturbances  The value of human life lies in the fact of suffering, for where ...

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A Brief History of Ericksonian Hypnosis


What Ericksonian Hypnosis is and how it got that way

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Yellow Memes, Learning III, and Explaining Explanation: How Modeling Can Save the World


Keynote Address at the 2002 Canadian NLP Conference

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The Power of Physical Metaphors


How physical metaphors create change

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