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Hypnosis Works!

Find out more about Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy from one of South Africa's leading Hypnotherapists, Hendrik Baird.
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English South Africa Alternative Health · Self-Improvement
29 Episodes
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What does it feel like to be hypnotised?

Some people expect a certain feeling when they are hypnotised for the first time. Hypnotherapist Hendrik Baird discusses this common misconception about hypnosis and how to judge if you have been hypnotised or not. Read the article on https://www.findahypnotist.co.za/blog Find out more about the Hypnotherapy services I provide by visiting…
Season 1 / Episode 1 6 min

A Brief History of Hypnosis

The history of hypnosis is steeped in myth and magic. In this podcast, Hypnotherapist talks through the history of modern hypnosis, starting with Franz Mesmer. He touches on other influential people who shaped suggestion and ends with modern research. Read the article on https://www.findahypnotist.co.za/blog Find out more about the Hypnotherapy…
Season 1 / Episode 2 11 min

New Year's Resolutions? Forget it!

Every year we make resolutions for the New Year, only to fail dismally within the first week or so. Hypnotherapist Hendrik Baird discusses why this happens and explains how to go about to make real and lasting change happen in your life. Read the article on https://www.findahypnotist.co.za/blog Find out more…
Season 1 / Episode 3 7 min

Hypnosis in the Time of Covid-19

Covid-19 has changed our lives in so many ways. It is also having an influence on how hypnosis services are delivered to clients. Hypnotherapist Hendrik Baird talks about how Covid-19 is influencing client-centred hypnosis. Read the article on https://www.findahypnotist.co.za/blog Find out more about the Hypnotherapy services I provide by visiting…
Season 1 / Episode 4 7 min

How Hypnosis can help solve Procrastination

Hypnotherapist Hendrik Baird talks about his week of procrastination and finds himself in good company, as there have been some very famous procrastinators! Then he delves into the four types of procrastinators. He examines self-handicapping before looking at ways in which to stop procrastinating. Hypnosis is a way in which…
Season 1 / Episode 5 16 min

Why is SA's top stage hypnotist working in a call centre?

Andre Grove, also known as Andre the Hilarious Hypnotist, works in a call center. Why is he not on stage entertaining audiences? How did he learn how to do stage hypnosis? What makes his shows so funny? He answers these and many other questions in this interview. He also speaks…
Season 2 / Episode 1 28 min

Can a venue's design help you get in touch with the Metaphysical?

Hendrik has reopened his hypnosis practice at Soul Oasis Urban Retreat. In this interview, he chats all things metaphysical with owner Donovan Robinson. Soul Oasis Urban Retreat in the outskirts of Centurion, a place where you can slow down and find your inner peace. At Soul Oasis you can attend…
Season 2 / Episode 2 38 min

How is hypnosis accepted in a small rural town?

Susan Kruger is a hypnotherapist who works in the rural province of Limpopo in South Africa. There are not many hypnotists who work in small town as she does, most are in or close to large cities. She talks to me about the challenges she experiences, also because she was…
Season 2 / Episode 3 19 min

Is Google shutting down Hypnotherapists?

Sharon Dill C.HT is a Certified Hypnotist and Hypnotherapist who studied with the South African Institute of Hypnotism. She studied and qualified in Johannesburg, where she has run a highly successful full-time practice for over 6 years. Sharon facilitates exceptional hypnosis sessions utilizing the latest techniques, in order to achieve…
Season 2 / Episode 4 36 min

Can you manipulate somebody using NLP?

Grant Hamel is a South African who has recently relocated to the UK. In this episode, he speaks with me about Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP). How do we create a model of the world? How do our senses influence the experience of the world? How do we delete, distort, and generalize…
Season 2 / Episode 5 49 min

Max Kaan shares the secrets of Stage Hypnosis

It was a rainy day in Pretoria when Max Kaan came by to become the first Hypnotherapist to be interviewed by Hendrik for this podcast series. Max is a well-known stage hypnotist, so logically the conversation started there. Hypnotherapists usually complain that it is the stage hypnotists who give hypnosis…
Season 2 / Episode 6 39 min

Childbirth without drugs? Is hypnobirthing a safe alternative?

Today we visit Angharad Parry who is a practicing hypnotherapist based in Wales. She tells us about hypnobirthing, how to use self-hypnosis in the birthing process as a safe alternative to going to a hospital and using drugs. We speak about other types of clients that she helps with hypnosis,…
Season 2 / Episode 7 40 min

How can people who suffer from dementia benefit from hypnosis?

Petra Nicol is a South African hypnotherapist who works in KwaZulu-Natal. She speaks to me about her practice. She has many years experience, having also taught hypnosis. Interestingly, she works with people who suffer from dementia. We chat about how people like this can get help through hypnosis. We also…
Season 2 / Episode 8 51 min

Can a veterinarian use hypnosis to bring about a world without wine?

Belinda Roxburgh started life out as a student of psychology before becoming a veterinarian. Many years later she found her way back to working with the mind. She studied to become a hypnotherapist and through an exercise during one of these classes, stopped drinking wine. Today she works with World…
Season 2 / Episode 9 39 min

Did You Live in a Past Life?

Is there such a thing as past lives? How will we ever know if we have lived in a past life and is a Past Life Regression real? I speak with Leanne Pillay and we touch on this subject, as she tells me about her hypnosis journey.
Season 2 / Episode 10 26 min

How do you overcome limiting beliefs?

Richard Morris has written a book called "Hit Refresh Now" and it is a guide to help you overcome your limiting beliefs. In this episode, part 1 of a 2 part series, I chat to him about the process of writing the book and delve more into what limiting beliefs…
Season 2 / Episode 11 37 min

SPECIAL EPISODE: Hypnosis Masterclass

Two of South Africa's leading hypnotherapists, Thomas Budge and Yvonne Munshi, have plans to present a Masterclass in Habits and Addiction. The five-day workshop was planned to debut in South Africa in September 2021 before travelling to the rest of the worl, but Covid-19 has forced a change in plan…
Season 2 / Episode 12 54 min

Can Hypnosis lead to a spiritual awakening?

Meet Natalie Candela, a Hypnotherapist from the USA. We chat about how Natalie got interested in hypnosis. Coming from an educational background, she feels that hypnosis is another method of training people, albeit a very personal one. It is interesting to me how hypnosis practitioners worldwide use the same language…
Season 3 / Episode 1 34 min

Is hypnosis magic?

Stuart Heale chats to me about his journey. He started believing there was real magic when he saw a magician when he was young, soon to be disillusioned when he learned the secrets of magic. His belief in magic was re-established once he learned how to help people with hypnosis…
Season 3 / Episode 2 38 min

Will you trust an IT specialist to reprogram your mind?

Thomas Budge is arguably the guru of South African hypnosis. In this episode he talks about how he discovered hypnosis and got involved in training. He speaks about his efforts to establish a Guild of Hypnotists for Southern Africa and how to reinvigorate it. He shares some secrets about waking…
Season 3 / Episode 3 48 min
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