autosuggestion


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au·to·sug·ges·tion

 (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.
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autosuggestion

(ˌɔːtəʊsəˈdʒɛstʃən)
n
(Psychology) a process of suggestion in which the person unconsciously supplies or consciously attempts to supply the means of influencing his own behaviour or beliefs
ˌautosugˈgestive adj
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au•to•sug•ges•tion

(ˌɔ toʊ səgˈdʒɛs tʃən, -sə-)

n.
suggestion arising from oneself, as the repetition of verbal messages as a means of changing behavior.
[1885–90]
au′to•sug•gest′i•ble, adj.
au`to•sug•gest`i•bil′i•ty, n.
au`to•sug•ges′tive, adj.
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autosuggestion

1. The theory that if individuals can suggest a belief to themselves, they will come to believe it.
2. Also known as Couéism, this is a form of selfhypnosis developed by Emile Coué in 1885 which relys on the repetition of a positive mantra.
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Noun1.autosuggestion - a system for self-improvement developed by Emile Coue which was popular in the 1920s and 1930s
self-improvement, self-reformation - the act of improving yourself
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autosuggestion

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autosuggestion

[ˈɔːtəʊsəˈdʒɛstʃn] nautosuggestione f
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au·to·sug·ges·tion

n. autosugestión, acto de sugestionarse.
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References in classic literature ?
Strutting about with great show and braggadocio, he strove to impress his followers with the mere nothingness of so trivial a feat as flying birdlike thousands of yards above the jungle, though it was long until he had thoroughly convinced himself by the force of autosuggestion that he had enjoyed every instant of the flight and was already far advanced in the art of aviation.
Stop Smoking Follow-Up Questionnaire was used to obtain self reports of clients including questions a) were they still an ex-smoker or not (b) what was the date they quit smoking on (c) If they haven't stopped smoking how many cigarettes per day were they smoking (d) how many cigarettes per day were you smoking at the start of sessions (e) How often did they practice their autosuggestion at least once a day (f) it was also suggested to practice self-hypnosis exercise after they stopped smoking.
Autosuggestion as a tool is so effective that is taught as a way to condition the body -- practise affirmations, say it till you believe it, and so on.
For this reason, while I remain skeptical of his data, I would consider this rather an error, erroneous interpretation, or a disturbance of the senses, if not perhaps the result of unintentional autosuggestion. He was a passionate and devoted healer, but from the perspective of formal experimental psychology he was merely a diligent and devoted dilettante.
However, he underscores for the reader the power of positive autosuggestion and affirmation, especially insofar as his own life is concerned.
Add to that, the art of autosuggestion - reassuring the self with positive affirmations like "I can, I will, I must"- serves to be a perfect stress-buster.
--negative autosuggestion is avoided because when one is dealing with the troubles of others forgets one's own problems;
'Repetitive words and phrases, said silently or aloud, are methods of convincing the subconscious mind - for autosuggestion, no matter what the form, is the only way of molding its pattern.
Autogenic training, which refers to a series of mental exercises including relaxation and autosuggestion, was used.
autosuggestion, claims that as long as Aegisthus, her male associate,
The Power of Positive Autosuggestion is an upcoming digital course which is intended to serve as a self-help guide for the people.