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autosuggestion

noun [U]     /ˌɔː.təʊ.səˈdʒes.tʃən/ US  /ˌɑː.t̬oʊ-/
the influencing of your physical or mental state by thoughts and ideas that come from yourself rather than from other people: Autosuggestion is the power of mind over matter - if you convince yourself that you are cured, you will be.Alternative and traditional therapies autosuggestive     /-tɪv/ adjective Autosuggestive techniques can help in the treatment of diseases that cannot be cured by conventional medicine.Alternative and traditional therapies
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