Always work with the present moment, not against it. Make it your friend and ally, not your enemy. This is something I have to remind myself of constantly when working with people in public. So much happens all around us and inside us that is only good practice to use it as an element in the process of hypnosis and trance hijacking. As we share with people that we work with hypnosis publicly, people will want us to prove it and show them something right then and there. There are times it is fun to engage that person who really wants to experience hypnosis, but there are opportunities in trancing them just enough that they are your biggest advertisement and social proof. When finding myself waiting at the airport with a few college students this is rough recreation of what I did after having one person ask repeatedly if he could try it out.
"Just relax, I’m not going to hypnotize you.
There is so many distractions that you wouldn't be able to stop looking here or over there before focusing in...
There’s no spiral or swinging pendant to tire your eyes and make it easier to let them close.