Following is the full transcript of author and hypnotherapist Marisa Peer’s talk titled: “How To Teach Your Mind That Everything Is Available To You.”
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Marisa Peer – Author and hypnotherapist
Wow! I am very lucky I have this rather lovely gift which I really appreciate every day and my gift is that I can work out what’s wrong with someone in 3 or 4 minutes. And usually I can cure them in 5 minutes, and because it’s quite a talent, I mean I’m very lucky I got it, I’m always been asked to go on the radio and go on TV and people ring out with their problems and it’s like you’ve got to do your magic; you’ve got to cure them in five minutes. If it takes half an hour, it’s not the same.
So one day I’m on this radio show, and this woman’s rung up and she is having such an anxiety attack. I can’t even hear what she’s saying, she’s going to go aah, huh, aah, that’s right okay, I got five minutes to sort this girl out, it’s going to take me 20 to get her to breathe properly.
So I’m like okay I’ve got to do this cheesy thing but I’ve got to — I got five minutes, listen just – just relax, just imagine you’ll walk in on the beach and the sand is in your toes and the waves are laughing and she cut me right off and went… I can’t do that; the beach is not available to somebody like me.
And I’m a bit confused now and she went oh yeah well you’re English, you don’t understand. I live in a trailer in Nebraska. I’m nearly 60 years old. I don’t have any money. And she said it again I have never been to the beach, it is not available to someone like me and I’ll probably never go.
And I’m like wow that was me. I would be taking three buses once in my life, I’m going to have the sand in my toes. Man, I live in a country where turquoise water and Sun was not available but I did make a point of finding it. So you know she was a great gift to me because I remember thinking how many people have that belief it was quite early in my career and a couple of weeks later I’m working with this, why call them a school Ian Ayre, this guy’s got so much money, he owns swathes of London, he’s a property mogul and he’s a chronic chronic alcoholic.
And doctors always send me people they can’t fix like we can’t fix him, send him to Marisa, we can’t do anything with him; see what you can do. So in he came and he said what all my clients say, I’ve been to rehab; I’ve done all of this. I just can’t stop drinking. The cure is not available to me.
And I’m like you know it isn’t true. So I do something very different. I put people in hypnosis and I count them back and I say to them, when I count to three you’ll be back at the scene that has caused you to drink. And they always go back to it and I like to do three scenes because it’s like being a detective you take the scenes and you kind of put them together, then you explain to the client. Sometimes they explained to me they do my job for me. Oh yeah I know I see that happen but ah now that’s why.