autosuggestion


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autosuggestion

 [aw″to-sug-jes´chun]
self-suggestion; the process by which a person induces in himself an uncritical acceptance of an idea, belief, or opinion.

au·to·sug·ges·tion

(aw'tō-sŭg-jes'chŭn),
1. Constant dwelling on an idea or concept, thereby inducing some change in the mental or bodily functions.
See also: autohypnosis.
2. Reproduction in the brain of impressions previously received that then become the starting point of new acts or ideas.

autosuggestion

/au·to·sug·ges·tion/ (-sug-jes´chun) self-suggestion; the process by which a person induces in himself an uncritical acceptance of an idea, belief, or opinion.

autosuggestion

(ô′tō-səg-jĕs′chən)
n. Psychology
The process by which a person induces self-acceptance of an opinion, belief, or plan of action.

au′to·sug·gest′ v.
au′to·sug·gest′i·bil′i·ty (-ə-bĭl′ĭ-tē) n.
au′to·sug·gest′i·ble adj.
au′to·sug·ges′tive (-tĭv) adj.

autosuggestion

Etymology: Gk, autos + L, suggerere, to suggest
an idea, thought, attitude, or belief suggested to oneself, often as a formula or incantation, as a means of controlling one's behavior. Compare suggestion.

autosuggestion

The use of the principles of hypnosis on oneself; autosuggestion requires complete relaxation, slow deep breathing and repetition of phrases (as used in non-self-hypnosis).

autosuggestion

Autohypnosis, self-hypnosis Pop psychology The use of hypnosis on oneself. See Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy.

au·to·sug·ges·tion

(aw'tō-sŭg-jes'chŭn)
1. Constant dwelling on an idea or concept, thereby inducing some change in the mental or bodily functions.
2. Reproduction in the brain of impressions previously received which become then the starting point of new acts or ideas.

autosuggestion

A form of self-conditioning involving repeated internal assertion of positive and helpful propositions.
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b) teaching them autosuggestion as soon as they could talk;
5) Autosuggestion was the term used in the early 1900s for saying positive thoughts to oneself.
Tracy took an entirely psychological approach to improving player performance, working with players through relaxation techniques, autosuggestion, and hypnosis throughout spring training.
The content is highly didactic in its explanation of Aboriginal mythology regarding life and death, and in its discussion of the power of autosuggestion in the Aboriginal psyche.
To help the athletes improve performance, Tracy's classes consisted of teaching hypnosis, autosuggestion, relaxation, and confidence-building techniques.
In the 1920s, the world was further softened up by French psychologist Emile Coue who invented the concept of self-affirmation through autosuggestion.
On the utopian island of Pala, the people believe in `Hypnotism and Pantheism and Free Love' (56) medical care includes attention to diet, autosuggestion, negative ions and meditation (66), additionally, the inhabitants of Pala regularly take moksha-medicine in order to undergo the ultimate mystical experience, which is described as therapeutic and transforming.
99) In another example of autosuggestion due to prior knowledge, Stephen Ceci and his colleagues presented a tape-recorded story to seven- and ten-year-olds.
A little profanity or a little intellectual detachment at these times is of material help in the process of autosuggestion.
Autosuggestion is a safe, simple and ancient technique for programming the subconscious mind to help us feel how we want to feel, and achieve the things that we want to achieve.
The first I recall, from when I was quite young, was autosuggestion, advanced by one Emile Coue, and it was delightfully simple.