Freely printed from: https://learn.nimja.com/basics/terminology
A simple, alphabetical list of common terms used in a lot of recreational hypnosis.
- Agency - Related to Subject Agency and Well-being, the ability to be able to take care of yourself and/or adjust suggestions when needed.
- Anchor - A form of (post)hypnotic suggestion, where an action is linked to another by repetition.
- Awakener - A trigger to wake someone up.
- Catalepsy - Rigidity of muscles and slowing of movement due to trance.
- Conscious mind - Simplified; The part of our mind we're aware of.
- CW / Content Warning - Information about the contents of a session/file.
- Deepener - Suggestions to help a trance become even more deep.
- Fractionation - See Fractionation, Repeatedly going in and out of trance.
- Hypnosis - See What Is Hypnosis?
- Hypnotist / tist(slang) - The person, other or yourself, guiding the session.
- Hypnotizing / tizing(slang) - The process of putting a subject into a hypnotic trance.
- Induction - The type of process to induce someone into trance.
- Post-hypnotic suggestion - A suggestion that remains in effect after/post the trance.
- Somnambulism - The ability to easily go into a deep hypnotic state.
- Subject / sub(slang) - The participant(s) of the session.
- Trance - A state of mind in which consciousness is fragile and voluntary action is poor or missing
- Trigger - A form of (post)hypnotic suggestion, where an action is linked to another by suggestion.
- Unconscious - Simplified; The part of our mind we're unaware of.