All posts in "Anchoring Techniques"

State Elicitation for Anchoring and Changing States

State elicitation is an important skill and part of many NLP Techniques.  It involves the ability to experience resource and other states like peak performance strongly and cleanly. Identifying the structure of an experience is an important aspect of NLP Modeling, and NLP Anchoring. It also enables changing states.


Visual squash – a powerful way to collapse an anchor

The visual squash is a powerful NLP Anchoring pattern that can “re-wire” your brain. Yes, I know it sounds like something that happens after a late night. It is a way of integrating “parts” or aspects of a person that are in conflict. For example, one part of you might want to play, while another part wants […]


Triple Perspectives for Communication Problems

Triple perspectives (or multiple perspectives) give us more information, and depth. The ability to take multiple perspectives is an essential leadership skill. It is also vital for parenting, teaching, coaching and counseling.


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.

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