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All posts tagged "brain"

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    How to raise your IQ

    In NLP the word ‘synesthesia’ has a specific meaning that differs from the its usual meaning. In NLP ‘synesthesia’ refers to an external sensory experience that leads immediately and unconsciously to an internal sensory experience in a different...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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    How to live forever

    No one lives forever. One moment you’re here, and the next you’re gone. Gone where? Nobody knows. The Void? Heaven? The next life? What really counts is what you are doing he moment before you pass over,...

    • Posted November 15, 2014
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    The memory eraser

    OK this article deals with optogenetics in mice, I know: yawn-yawn. But the results are really interested so stay with us on this one, please. Optogenetics involves changing brain cells so they can be turned on or...

    • Posted November 13, 2014
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    If at first you don’t succeed…

    When the Scottish King, Robert the Bruce,  was fighting the English he found himself alone and defeated. Hiding out in a cave, he watched a spider carefully build her web at the entrance to the cave. Annoyed...

    • Posted November 11, 2014
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    The mystery of Einstein’s brain

    I love to understand the mental processes that make people tick. Whether finding out how my hypnosis client ‘does’ their problem, or studying the great minds of history using deep trance identification, or even examining my own...

    • Posted November 1, 2014
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    The agony of choice and the Visual Squash

    One of our favorites is the visual squash, not an exotic flavor of ice-cream but an NLP technique that helps a hypnosis client to choose between options. There are three main types of choices or conflicts, which we...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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    You have to see this

    As readers will know, we are big believers in neuroscience. Neuroscience offers a wonderful set of reasons, metaphors if you will, to ask your hypnosis clients to follow your instructions to visualize or otherwise do mental gyrations....

    • Posted October 26, 2014
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    Sleep and the power of anchors

    Anchors are perhaps the most powerful influence in our lives. We might wish to believe that we are logical, rational beings, carefully considering our options before we act. But the truth of the matter is that we...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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    If you haven’t seen the movie ‘Lucy’, you should take the opportunity. The movie shows what happens when someone begins to use the full potential of their brain, not just the 10% that we normally use. Of...

    • Posted October 9, 2014
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    This is the last time I’ll say this…

    The results are in. Again. There is no doubt about this, so listen carefully: Exercise is good for an aging brain. It delays cognitive decline. It keeps your brain (and of course your body) younger longer. If...

    • Posted October 6, 2014
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