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Synonyms for self-suggestion

a system for self-improvement developed by Emile Coue which was popular in the 1920s and 1930s

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Self-suggestion clearly existed, Coue said, but it was more than just asserting something.
that "[a] patient's self-suggestion that he was not going to be cured" often created such a level of resistance that hypnotic induction became impossible;
He explained how the conscious, intentional use of self-suggestion can counteract undesirable, unconsciously held autosuggestions, elaborating on the four empirically determined conclusions he had drawn on the relative strengths of consciously held 'ideas' ("the will") and unconsciously held 'ideas' ("the imagination") held at the same time (see Part II: Yeates, 2016b).
When in bed and before falling asleep, the child has to repeat a self-suggestion that they will wake up when they need to go to the toilet.
e) noxious unconscious self-suggestions could be counteracted; and