self-suggestion


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self-suggestion

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(Psychology) another term for autosuggestion
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Noun1.self-suggestion - 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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Sleep expert Dr Nerina Ramlakhan suggests it's a case of mind over matter, believing that a little self-suggestion can go a long way.
Sleep expert Dr Nerina Ramlakhan suggests it's a case mind over matter, believing that a little self-suggestion can go a long way.
In the absence of sleep, particularly when the loss of sleep becomes a vicious circle characterised by habitual behaviour, exhaustion, stress, apprehension and even fear of going to bed just in case we fail to go to sleep, some people attempt various forms of meditation, self-suggestion and relaxation techniques, reading, lights out, music and setting a regular time for bed as a solution to
In order to attain to noble qualities one must concentrate his attention on commendable traits, for through self-suggestion of such virtues and meritorious qualities and their development one can obtain brilliant results.
If he were to impose tariff on foreign goods, on one hand, the American public would lose the opportunity to buy cheap goods on the US soil, unless Mr Trump psychologically prepares them to embrace patriotism over consumerism by self-suggestion. On the other hand, it is hard to believe that the affected countries would just walk away with the tail between the legs - without resorting to punitive counter-measures.
Among the topics are scandalous will, or, Congreve's library and female power; Burke's patriotic self-suggestion; writings on friendship in France's Ancient Regime and C.
It offers a different program for gaining personal power and enlightenment using techniques developed by the authors, offering an approach that energizes the body from self-suggestion and shows how to change habits through suggestion.
Coue identified two types of self-suggestion: (i) intentional, "reflective autosuggestion" made by deliberate and conscious effort, and (ii) involuntary "spontaneous auto-suggestion", a "natural phenomenon of our mental life ...