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Useful Feedback Sane Language

Useful Feedback Sane Language

Recent scientific research on affirmations allows coaches and hypnotists to use 'Sane Language' to program their clients for success. But his does this process actually work on a neurological level? Lisa Legault from Clarkson University and her team may have solved this mystery. Professor Legault used brain scanning techniques to measure a brain function called Error Related Negativity (ERN). ERN is a brain function that lights up when the bra

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Can you see this?

Can you see this?

If you're trained in NLP, you'll be familiar with the concept of submodalities. A submodality is simply a  'quality' of an internal picture, or some other internal experience. So for example if you imagine a picture inside your mind let's say of your last vacation, you can take a look at that picture and notice where it appears to be  (I know it's inside your head!); is it straight in front of you, or more to the left, or more to the right? The

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Memory Bee

Memory Bee

As we have argued before, Brian Williams almost certainly didn't fabricate stories on purpose. After all, he told different versions of the same story on different occasions on the television. It was childishly simple for anyone with a computer to prove that Mr. Williams was being inaccurate in his recollections. Surel

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Coaching versus giving advice

Coaching versus giving advice

When we teach our hypnosis and NLP classes  we frequently have to explain to beginning students the difference between coaching and giving advice. You see, when a client comes to you for coaching, particularly if they are dealing with a difficult issue, the chances are they have thought of every solution they can

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Pain is in your head, and how to control

Pain is in your head, and how to control it

Pain really is in your head. Although the physical sensation which causes the pain might take place at any part of your body, the actual sensation of pain takes place in your brain. And your brain is able to process that pain information in a number of different ways depending on the context. So, for example, if someone is involved in an accident, but they feel they have to take care of other people they may not even notice their own injuries unt

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Life after death and Past Life Regressio

Life after death and Past Life Regression

I regularly see clients who want to experience a past life regression. During a past life regression the client enters trance and visits a previous lifetime. Sometimes they do this because they have an issue in this lifetime which they believe arose from a prior life, as sometimes they do it simply out of curiosity. When I'm discussing past lives with my client, I will generally match their belief system, whether that is Hindu or Buddhist, or

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