Hypnotize Me

Putting yourself in a trance can bring bliss—no pocket watch or creepy magician needed.

“You are standing at the top of a flight of stairs. It leads into darkness. The stairs are not steep. And there is a banister...” For the record, every flight of stairs I’ve ever fallen down has had a banister. Indeed, on several occasions the banister has been the problem, or at least has contributed to the damage. And yet I feel no fear. “Down you go...one step...another step...everything’s fine and safe and secure...” “Flight deck again, ladies an...

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