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How to get rid of phobias and trauma using NLP

This article describes NLP’s Visual-Kinaesthetic Dissociation Technique (also known as the Fast Phobia Cure and Rewind Technique).  (For information on treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder using Visual-Kinaesthetic Dissociation, click here) Disclaimer: This is an advanced NLP technique and should be applied only by qualified NLP Practitioners who are experienced therapists or coaches. V-K Dissociation helps to […]

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It’s never too late to have a happy childhood

Yesterday, while in the playground with my 14 month old son, I observed some interesting phenomena. In-between sliding and swinging I couldn’t help but notice how varied the interactions were between other parents and their kids. There was another dad carefully guiding his son to take his first steps, celebrating each hands free stride with […]

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The value of a transpersonal perspective for coaching psychology

In this article I will explore the value of coaches having transpersonal perspectives, as well as the importance of accessing and utilising transpersonal states while coaching. I will also cover how transpersonal states can be attained through a specific coaching approach. I will then suggest ways in which such empowering states can be maintained by […]

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The Fallacy of Forgiveness

The Fallacy of Forgiveness… and What Truly Sets You Free To start, here’s the bottom line of the article that follows: You are already forgiven and there is nothing to forgive! In Wikipedia forgiveness is defined as: “The renunciation or cessation of resentment, indignation or anger as a result of a perceived offence, disagreement, or mistake, or […]

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Parts Integration – The NLP technique for internal conflict resolution

In this article you will learn NLP’s popular Parts Integration technique – a useful skill to overcome ‘bad habits’, indecision, procrastination and all sorts of internal conflicts. Emotional experiences throughout life, and especially during the early imprint years can result in the creation of Parts at the unconscious mind. These Parts generate their own values […]

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How to ANCHOR Resourceful States

In this article you will learn a basic form of NLP‘s most powerful and versatile techniques – Anchoring. The form of Anchoring technique that I’ll provide you with is one where you will be able get yourself into a feel good or high performance state anywhere, anytime. NLP Anchoring techniques are probably the most powerful set […]

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When in doubt, go META!

You know the agony of not knowing what to do, or the frustration of scattered thoughts, or the regret that follows unreasonable reactions? Well, what if that was never an issue for you ever again? Here’s how: Going META is the process of becoming aware of your thought stream, without being washed away by it, […]

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Action (do) or inaction (be)? That is the Question!

Success! Are you going for it, leaving no stones unturned in pursuit of your goals? – Or – Are you waiting, patiently observing how things fall into place of their own accord? You may be aware that there are two general schools of thought when it comes to achieving success: 1: The Tony Robbins – […]

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How to make this your most fulfilling year ever!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I hope your Festive Season was wonder-filled. Here’s to ensure that this year is all that you would like it to be, and more… If you’ve read and applied what I wrote about in my last five articles – the FIND THE GAP series, then you’ll already be well on your way […]

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FIND THE GAP 5!

The first three articles in this series showed you how to find the “gap” (the space between thoughts) – your source of inner peace, joy, creativity and freedom. In the fourth article you discovered how to find your “g-a-p” (goal-and-purpose) in all types of situations – freeing up choice, flexible communication and proactive action – […]

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FIND THE GAP 4!

This article is the fourth in a series of articles that focus on how you can effectively overcome negative self talk, emotional reactions, runaway thoughts and things that go bump in the night. In the previous three articles I defined the gap as: “The space between thoughts. Your source of inner peace, joy, creativity and freedom”. In […]

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FIND THE GAP 3!

This article is the third in a series of articles that focus on how you can effectively overcome negative self talk, emotional reactions, runaway thoughts and things that go bump in the night. The gap is the space between thoughts. It’s your source of inner peace, joy, creativity and freedom. I just got back from a walk […]

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FIND THE GAP 2!

This article is the second in a series of articles that focus on how you can effectively overcome negative self talk, emotional reactions, runaway thoughts and things that go bump in the night. The gap is the space between thoughts. It’s your source of inner peace, joy, creativity and freedom. If you’ve ever travelled in London’s underground […]

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FIND THE GAP

This article is the first in a series of articles that focus on how you can effectively overcome negative self talk, emotional reactions, runaway thoughts and things that go bump in the night. We all have them – thoughts! Some work for us and some work against us. Nevertheless, as spiritual teacher Byron Katie puts […]

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QUANTUM THEORY IN NLP

The following article is written by John Overdurf, CAC & Julie Silverthorn, MS What originally inspired us when we began studying NLP years ago is summed up in one word: possibility. As therapists (and coaches), we soon realized that the beliefs and patterns of NLP provided us with an incredible range of choices. We actually […]

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Humanistic Neuro-Linguistic Psychology (article)

. Humanistic Neuro-Linguistic Psychology (HNLP) is the art and science of being your best. It’s a powerful methodology that helps you overcome the obstacles and habits that prevent you from performing optimally. HNLP enables you to get the edge and stay at the top of your game. And beyond games, it’s designed to equip you […]

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The 4 HNLP Keys to maintaining Empowered Performance

The 4 HNLP Keys to maintaining Empowered Performance

  If you want to be a more conscious creator of your results, then read the following 4 HNLP* Keys, try them out, and integrate them into your life. (*Humanistic Neuro-Linguistic Psychology) Key 1. Focus on what you Want Your current results are an indication of what you are expending the most energy on because […]

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The Power of Positive Feelings

The quality of your life in this moment is determined by how you feel about it. Whether we do it consciously or unconsciously, we create our experience of life. If you’re under the impression that the power of positive thinking is a useful skill then you’ll enjoy this insight into an even more profound and […]

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Fertility enhancement through Hypnotherapy

Any problem is only a problem in the way you think… and changing your thinking is easier than you think. The many benefits of Hypnotherapy are becoming widely recognized, as it weaves a common thread through the healing arts and sciences. This article highlights how Hypnotherapy can be used to optimise women’s fertility. Brain cells […]

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Stick it out!

Last weekend my friend Albert Rossi and his family visited us here at our home in Mallorca. At age 71, having been a professional jazz drummer most of his life, Albert has many stories to tell. He thought that he’d already told me the following story, but along with some tapas on the terrace, probably […]

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Why so many NLP ‘Experts’ DON’T walk their talk!

Here it is, plain and simple: NLP is easy to learn! Many people become interested in learning NLP for various reasons. For some it’s personal development or healing; for some it’s to sharpen their coaching, therapy, teaching, leadership or public speaking skills; for some it´s an exploration of what makes us tick as humans and […]

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The map is not the territory

The Presuppositions of NLP

. NLP Presuppositions form the basic beliefs and attitudes that effective NLP Practitioners work and live by. The 14 presuppositions below are the central principles of NLP. They form a set of ethical principles for life. (For a description of NLP – Neuro-Linguistic Programming, see here) (To watch a video of Jevon teaching the NLP […]

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How to help children & teenagers develop healthy self esteem

Self-esteem can be defined as the collection of beliefs and perceptions that we have about ourselves. It influences our motivations, attitudes and behaviours as well as determines our emotional response to the significant experiences in our life. Healthy self-esteem is a child’s passport to a lifetime of mental and emotional well-being, as well as inter-personal […]

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How to ask the Big Questions 2

“The power to question is the basis of all human progress.” Indira Ghandi This article continues with the theme of how to ask yourself the “Big Questions”. These questions are the most relevant ones that enable you to be empowered and creative as well as attractive to the people and circumstances that you want in […]

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How to ask the Big Questions?

We question our way into and out of situations. It´s when we stop questioning that we become stuck. This article introduces the art of asking yourself the “Big Questions”. These questions are the most relevant ones that enable you to be empowered and creative as well as attractive to the people and circumstances that you […]

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The Next Step 7!

This article shows you how to use The Next Step approach to quickly enlarge your map of reality, and in seeing the bigger picture, being able to more easily manage any kind of stressful situation. We all face challenges, but how come some people suffer through them while others thrive through them? Is it just […]

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The Next Step 6!

This article shows you how to use The Next Step approach to quickly overcome fear based reactions. Do you ever feel like “Bambi in the headlights”, frozen in fear and unable to respond to the situation resourcefully? Would you like a way of defrosting the freeze reaction so that you’re free to think clearly and […]

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The Next Step 5!

This article shows you how to use The Next Step approach to instantly expand your awareness and understand yourself as well as others better. Our previous article introduced 2 powerful questions: “Who do I have to become in order to attract the people and circumstances that I want in my life?” “If I had no […]

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The Next Step 4!

This article is about how the The Next Step approach can instantly increase your desirability. Ask Yourself: “Who do I have to become in order to attract the people and circumstances that I want in my life?” If your answer to the above question is anything along the lines of being like another person who […]

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The Next Step 3!

This article is about how the The Next Step approach can be used to rapidly improve your state of mental and physical well-being. The Next Step approach, in general, is to first make sure you’re in the most appropriate state before responding to any situation. The most appropriate state to be in is the one […]

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