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NLP Presuppositions Part 3; People Have All The Resources They Need

Following on rather belatedly from my last post NLP Presuppositions Part 2, I’m going to tackle two more: ‘People have all the resources they need’ This is something that very much underpins the work I do as a therapist and one that I think is a very helpful belief to hold in life. In essence it…

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NLP Presuppositions Part 2

Following on from my first post, NLP Presuppositions Part 1, I’m going to cover off two more presuppositions: ‘If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you have always got!’ This is all about giving ourselves options and choices, specifically in situations where the response (both ours or another person’s)…

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NLP Presuppositions Part 1

One of the core principles of NLP is to give ourselves as much choice and flexibility in any situation, both in our thinking, behaviour and emotions. This idea has stuck with me and on the whole is a philosophy that has become very helpful. Presuppositions are one of the ways this idea is put forward….

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What is the fast phobia cure?

A Phobia Cure That Works For those of you who have done any research on how to get rid of a phobia you will most likely have come across the fast phobia cure, which is a NLP or Hypnotherapy technique and one of the most common ways of treating a phobia. It is a specific exercise…

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Increase Confidence By Changing Negative Thinking

You can increase confidence simply by changing negative thinking patterns. When I help clients who have self esteem and confidence issues, they also often run a negative thinking style that can reinforce their low self esteem and confidence.

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Filtering Out Reality?

We all know what it’s like when we try to communicate a message across to someone and it’s misunderstood. In NLP it has been suggested that there exists a set of learning filters which we use to communicate to one another and so the response we get can depend on how we use these filters. I…

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The Core Principles Of NLP Part 3: Flexibility

In my final blog on the principles of NLP comes Flexibility. This is all about being flexible enough in our behaviour so that we have choice and options open to us. The more choices we have available to us the more likely we are to achieve success in our outcomes.

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The Core Principles Of NLP Part 2: Sensory Acuity

Following on from my first post on  Core Principles Of NLP and outcome thinking I’m now moving on to talk about Sensory Acuity. This is the process of using our senses to understand and perceive the world around us. The core senses we use to do this are; Kinaesthetic (the way we feel internally and the use of touch externally)…

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The Core Principles of NLP Part 1: Outcome Thinking

I was recently looking over some of my notes from the NLP course I did many years ago and was reminded of the simplicity that lay in the foundations of NLP, the core principles as such. These are: Rapport Outcome Thinking Sensory Acuity Flexibility

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Metaphorically Speaking

Thinking, speaking, writing and of course dreaming in metaphors is something we all regularly do, and yet we rarely give a moment’s pause for our choice of metaphors and the importance they play. ‘I am up to my eyes in stress’, ‘Work is such a nightmare’, ‘It’s like I’m walking on air’, ‘My life’s got direction’…

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