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Trances People Live

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At last, the missing piece of the dysfunctional puzzle. It is not enough to understand or even relive our childhood traumas. Dr. Wolinsky shows us how we continue to recreate those traumas in our adult lives and how to stop creating them. Every uncomfortable emotional state, and many psychosomatic symptoms, are also states of trance. Trance is the "glue" that holds the pro ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published November 5th 2007 by Bramble Books (first published January 1st 1991)
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Philip Morgan
Mar 23, 2008 Philip Morgan rated it really liked it
I think this book is well written and worth reading. Wolinsky has an interesting habit of publishing books that are works in progress, and this one seems like a more complete work than others of his. His other less complete works are also worth reading, but are often full of annoying typos and inadequately expressed thoughts.

The basic premise is that most ordinary states of consciousness for most people are trance states (times when attention is narrowed and fixated out of present time experienc
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H. Aitoro
Jul 22, 2013 H. Aitoro rated it it was amazing
Brilliant book. If you are a practitioner of hypnosis or a lover of the field then this book is a must add to the collection. I couldn't put this book down. I absolutely loved it. Stephen Wolinsky's premise that we need to de-trance from the limited trance states in which we find ourselves everyday is a whole new way of thinking about human behaviour and hypnosis. I felt a moment of clarity and much needed insights into how to create more meaningful change in my life and the lives of others from ...more
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One of the best books explaining the dysfunction in children/family relationships. We all are hypnotised by our parents and then continue in those childhood trances and repeat the dramas through our own replaying of those hypnotic scenes. Very enlightening. I have read very widely and this is one of the best.
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Dec 13, 2008 Carolyn marked it as to-read
Was told about this book by the leader of the hypnosis training I am doing. Plan to read it over Christmas break.
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I recognize I lean toward the self isolation trance, definitely my comfort zone.
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Stephen H. Wolinsky is a founder of Quantum Psychology, integrating Western Psychology, Advaita-Vedanta’s Non-duality, Quantum Physics, Neuro-Science, and Buddhism. He is the author of fourteen books, audio tapes and a DVD series, I Am That I Am.
Wolinsky has a PhD in Clinical Psychology and began his psychotherapy practice in 1974. From 1975 to 1985 he met over thirty different Gurus, Teachers, Ri
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