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All posts tagged "Psychology"

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    Metaphorical neuro-science

    We love neuroscience! Okay then we said it, we admitted we are neuroscience junkies. I love reading about neuroscience, as a result I use a lot of neuroscience explanations to support my change work and in my...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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    Vaccination and Paranoia?

    As a coach I generally view psychology on an individual level. After all, each individual is just that, an individual with their own unique set of beliefs, values, memories and experiences. When I spend time with an individual I...

    • Posted February 22, 2015
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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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    Lessons from Burning Man

    Many of our friends are “burners’, those people who live for the week they will spend at the Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert. They spend the other 51 weeks of the year planning their trip,...

    • Posted September 26, 2014
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    Don’t talk to strangers?

    We are taught as children to, “Never speak to strangers”. This is particularly true on the mean streets of New York where we tend to assume anyone who speaks to us is going to ask us for...

    • Posted September 13, 2014
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    Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance

    Here is an article about using what we would call past resourcing in NLP. Past resourcing simply involves thinking of a time in the past when you felt the state or resource you want to feel now....

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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    TAPPS Dancing

    TAPPS or ‘Thinking Aloud Pair Problem Solving’ is a method of externalizing self-talk through a partner. the role of the partner is to externalize the thought processes of the problem solver. The idea is that the problem...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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    The Homunculus

    We often talk about the ‘homunculus’ when teaching, especially when incorporating neuroscience metaphors into either hypnosis or NLP. The homunculus is a literal small person inside your brain that maps onto specific body parts in a one-to-one...

    • Posted August 22, 2014
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  • Scoring makes the goal seem bigger

    Having just watched Team USA’s great performance in the world cup, eventually going out to the ultimate champions Germany, 1-0, it was interesting to see the article below in the British Guardian about the relationship between perceived...

    • Posted August 20, 2014
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    The Music of Power

    Well, it should come as no surprise to hear that music has the power to invoke specific emotions within us. If music be the food of love, play on. – Duke Orsino, from Twelfth Night by William...

    • Posted August 17, 2014
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