Bad Habits Die Hard

If you know something’s bad for you, why can’t you just stop? About 70% of smokers say they would like to quit. Drug and alcohol abusers struggle to give up addictions that hurt their bodies and tear apart families and…


Safe and Secret Place

All internal work that a self-hypnotist embarks upon should be done from his or her safe and secret place. I am not talking about some secluded hideaway far from the prying eyes and straining ears of friends, family and neighbors.…



The following is an excerpt from the workbook for the "Self Hypnosis for the Life You Want" course that I teach.

Affirmations are short phrases always expressed in a positive sense that can change the way in which we think…


Don’t let context sabotage your performance

We all know the saying “Practice makes perfect”, but that is a misguided notion.

Many have come to accept it and believe it, perhaps even repeat it like an affirmation, but only because it has been drilled into the subconscious…

Take a Suggestion Capsule Before Bedtime

Bedtime autosuggestions? Take a suggestion capsule before nodding off to sleep to put your subconscious to work overnight while you get a good night's sleep. Deliver the most elaborate autosuggestions with just one word or image. It's like shorthand for…

Things your subconscious wants you to know

In my course Mastering the Art of Self Hypnosis I present 25 fundamental principles or rules which help to explain the actions of the subconscious mind and its interaction with the conscious mind, and how that influences us throughout life.…

2016 National Guild of Hypnotists Convention


Professional Hypnotist, John Kalinowski, Participating in the 2016 National Guild of Hypnotists Convention

For immediate release

FLEMINGTON, NEW JERSEY, AUGUST 6, 2016. – When the National Guild of Hypnotists Convention (, gets underway on August 12-14, 2016, John…


The tail that wags the dog

A neighborhood friend of mine, when I was teenager, owned a friendly junkyard dog of no discernable pedigree named Butch. One of us discovered that Butch’s tail connected to his demeanor. Lift his tail and he held his head a…


Rediscover Forgotten Talents

What’s your talent?

Did the adult you follow the path set by the childhood you?

Childhood interests do not always blossom into talents. And talents do not always lead to careers. Yet scientists have determined that more often than not…

Before the imprint—An idea evaded the conscious mind. Part 3

Part 2 discussed how physical or emotional shock can so fully command the conscious mind’s attention that it gives up guarding the portal to the subconscious. In this installment the effects of anesthesia and sedation on the conscious mind are