I don't know if my tendency to panic is inherited, learned, or a combination of the two. What I do know is that my mom feared the devil might possess me as a baby.
Hypnotherapy is a booming business, with practitioners claiming to be capable of everything from helping you lose weight to "past life regression." But could it make me sing?
Under hypnosis, I pictured a thief named Alfred wearing clogs and holding a loaf of bread—was he me from 400 years ago?