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All posts tagged "body language"

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    Look me in the eye

    One of the most powerful tools you have as a hypnotist is not your training, or your experience, it’s actually your eyes and your ability to make appropriate eye contact. I simply can’t stress this enough, eye...

    • Posted February 24, 2015
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    Please be cultured

    As a hypnotist and coach it is vital that you be aware of cultural differences. I was running a supervision class (where a more experienced coach assists a less experienced coach in a coaching session) a week or...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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    Non-verbal communication revisited

    When we teach non-verbal communication in our NLP Practitioner class, we often use the famous (or perhaps ‘infamous’) study by Prof. Albert Mehrabian that suggested that body language, tonality and words accounted for 55%, 38% and 7%...

    • Posted January 19, 2015
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    The good pupil

    We always tell our students that they can pick up amazing amounts of information from ‘reading’ the person in front of them. As human beings, we all leak information in amazing ways. For example, the size of...

    • Posted October 13, 2014
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    Mirror and match (but not too much)

    Mirroring and matching refers to the NLP technique of matching your hypnosis client’s posture, gestures, breathing and other behaviors in order to increase rapport. In our NLP classes we teach rapport in two ways, the first using...

    • Posted September 17, 2014
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    Stand Tall

    We love to use techniques with our clients that get them to change their physiology. Changing physiology is by far the simplest, quickest and most effective way to change state. But why is this? This article by  Adam D....

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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    Simple trick creates persistence!

    In NLP we often talk about the ‘physiology of excellence’. Exactly what this is remains a mystery, but we certainly recognize it when we see it, and when we don’t! But research can shed light on different...

    • Posted September 6, 2014
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    Handy ways to learn

    We all talk with our hands. Admittedly some people use their hands more than others. For example Italians tend to gesticulate quite wildly while talking, while the British are more reserved with their gestures. We use gestures...

    • Posted September 3, 2014
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    Trick to feeling confident

    What is confidence and how do you develop it? You can probably recognize a confident person when you see one. There is something about how they stand, how they carry themselves, how they gesture. But this raises a...

    • Posted September 1, 2014
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    Body Language Tricks

    We teach our students to read the body language of the individual, based on a ‘base-line’ reading of what is normal for them. Each individual is different in terms of how they use their body to communicate....

    • Posted August 17, 2014
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