James Hazlerig, MA, is a hypnotist, author, meditation teacher, professional musician, and champion storyteller. In his Austin practice, he helps clients quit smoking, manage stress, and overcome fear. He has taught classes in many venues, including hypnotic storytelling and metaphor at Anne King’s Hypnosis Center. In 2014, he co-authored Speak Ericksonian: Mastering the Hypnotic Methods of Milton Erickson. In 2016, he published The Little Book of Laughnosis: Using the Hypnotic Power of Unconditional Laughter to Change Lives. He is the founder of the Order of Spellbinding Storytellers.