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Trying to define hypnosis as something unique apart from our everyday interactions is futile;
Everything is hypnotic in nature; we move from trance to trance, moment by moment.
It's better to learn what hypnosis is that way because then you can be on-guard, or at least aware of the trances you experience.
I've also heard hypnosis described as "Intense Focus" ...