All posts in "NLP Techniques"

What are Emotional States

What most of us think are emotional states are really two separate things. We have sensations physically in our body and labels we use to describe that pattern of energy. The difference between the sensations and the label is critical. Sometimes we interpret and label a set of sensations as anxiety for instance when we could easily […]


Circle of Excellence for Powerful States

One of the major presuppositions of NLP is that we have all the resources we need. The circle of excellence technique is a way of gathering powerful internal states in our unconscious and making them available when we need them. John Grinder and Judith de Lozier original pattern was for collapsing unresourceful states.


NLP Anchoring

NLP anchoring uses a stimulus; it may be a sound, an image, a touch, smell or a taste to trigger a consistent response in you or someone else. We learn by making links and associations. When something is anchored, we react without thinking. This can be beneficial or painful. Can you think of someone who, […]


Mental Imagery – Creating Your Future

Top sports people and communicators often use mental imagery or rehearsal to improve their performance. Bandler and Grinder developed what they called Future Pacing as a way to test changes achieved during an NLP session and to make sure these changes carried through to real life.


Eye Body Language – Knowing What People are Thinking

The NLP term for eye body language is eye accessing cues. Have you ever noticed that people move their eyes around when they’re talking? There are lots of theories about what it means when people move their eyes in a certain way. Some cultures think it is rude to maintain eye contact when speaking, and […]


Creating Metaphors for Change

Have you ever changed your behavior or what you believe due to a logical argument? Me neither? Creating metaphors is a great way to get someone to change by communicating with their unconscious minds.


New Submodalities for new Realities

I’m still reading Ray Kurzweil’s “The singularity is near“. It’s about the exponential growth in technology and genetics and where it is heading. He talks about the biology of our brains, and how we store memories, holographically. We don’t just have one place for a memory, they are stored multiple times in different locations.


Cyclone Yasi – the big picture

This incredible satellite picture shows Cyclone Yasi only hours before crossing the coast of North Queensland. It looks serene and magnificent from where I sit. That is the thing about a big picture view, and you probably can’t get much bigger than a satellite view.

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