The Kardashians, they are inescapable, and oddly hypnotic. Whether you love, hate or have somehow been able to remain indifferent to them, Kim Kardashian and her family of entrepreneurial magicians are mesmerizing. Maybe you thought they had too much, when they first came to media view, that they didn't deserve their fame and fortune, but now fans of the clan are clamoring to give them more. Kim Kardashian West's half-sister Kylie Jenner, known for flawless selfies and callisthenic lips, is set to be the youngest-ever self-made billionaire and her fans want her to hit the goal before she is 21. Jenner, who turns 21 in August, would surpass Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who became a billionaire at 23. Jenner's cosmetic company
Mental focus and concentration are as important in sports as physical training as far as attaining a winning mindset. Visualization exercises can increase confidence and strength and even help athletes cope with post-game pain. Mixed martial artist Miesha Tate, who is the current Women's Bantamweight Champion in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, recently added hypnosis to her training regimen.
In the book “Lady Windermere's Fan,” Oscar Wilde’s Lord Darlington says a critic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing. Reviewers at the time had the power to devalue art with a quip. Artists, and people in general, can be sensitive to criticism. The great Russian composer Seigei Rachmaninoff was so traumatized by bad reviews of his First Symphony, he shut himself off from writing altogether. Had it not been for the work of the pioneering hypnotist Nikolai Dahl, Rachmaninoff may never have composed his “Second Piano Concerto in C minor, Op. 18.”
Former football star Michael Strahan isn’t afraid to mix things up during scrimmage. He set sack records, but the former New York Giants defensive end gets clipped by a fear of snakes. NLP developer Richard Bandler stopped by “Live! With Kelly and Michael” to coach the record-setting co-host through his snake phobia.
Mozart reportedly used hypnotism to help him create. According to scattered reports, Mozart’s opera “Cosi Fan Tutte” was entirely composed in a hypnotic trance. Some websites claim Mozart studied hypnosis. While this is not true, the controversial musician had a long association with the controversial creator of magnetism, which hypnosis is based on, Anton Mesmer.
Kid Cudi doesn’t have a problem talking about his addictions. He has spoken openly about kicking his cocaine habit by going cold turkey. But the Brooklyn-based rapper, whose real name is Scott Mescudi, had a harder time quitting cigarettes. Kid Cudi opened about going to a hypnotist on the “Joe Rogan Experience podcast.”