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Agree/Disagree Rapport Exercise

mismatchOne of my favorite exercises when teaching NLP is the agree/disagree exercise. It shows the influence physiological rapport techniques have on us. Plus, it shows how unconscious processes drive the way we feel much more powerfully than many of us realize.

In case you don’t know, NLP rapport techniques involve matching behavior. When generating rapport, we might position ourselves to have similar posture, breathe in rhythm, use similar language, speak at a similar rate and with similar tonality etc. In general, the more similarly you can act (without imitating), the more rapport you can generate. But the agree/disagree exercise is different…

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Your RAM Is Overloading: Hypnotic Language Generator

ramWhat do religion, politics, and Ericksonian hypnosis have to do with each other? Is there an easy and fun way to generate hypnotic language (Hint, yes there is — and I’ll show you)? How do the conscious and unconscious minds relate to each other and what functions do they perform. How is the statement, “The osmosis of wellbeing is now happening worldwide. We are being called to explore the quantum soup itself as an interface between divinity and love. The cosmos is approaching a tipping point.” useful?

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Your RAM Is Overloading: An Easy & Fun Hypnotic Language Generator

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Superlearning With Submodalities — It’s Easy

GuitarHow do you use NLP to help you learn things faster? Is there a coding system in the mind that you can use to program yourself directly? What could you do if you were able to program the mind directly instead of slower methods like affirmations? Why do the qualities of the pictures and sounds you make inside your mind make such a big difference in what you can accomplish?

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Mondegreens, Oronyms And Indirect Suggestion

pulletDid you hear about the journalist who wrote a great article about a young hen who could play “Imagine” on the piano and with her talent, inspired the end to a war? It was a pullet surprise winning peace.

What does that awful pun have to do with hypnosis, NLP, indirect suggestion, ericksonian hypnosis and how effective you can be in helping people?

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Hypnotic Language — Can It Bypass Resistance?

IcebergResistance — people-helpers (hypnotherapists, coaches, counselors, friends) are often stymied by it. How can they get past it? How does the conscious mind keep us from changing, even when we want to? Why is that sometimes good? How do we respect people’s wishes and influence them. The answer is…. (at least, partially), hypnotic language.

Hypnotic Language — Can It Bypass Resistance?

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Negative Reframing

Caution HeadWhen is being “negative” a positive? How can an insult help someone out of a negative feeling? What is reframing and why is it so important in NLP? What would make Journey stop believin’? How can you use exaggeration as a therapeutic technique? How do you help people turn around beliefs that are getting in their way using patterns that they already have?

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