Mind over matter. Get out of your head. You’re overthinking it. Any of these phrases sound familiar? One of the largest personal obstacles to overcome is our programming. We teeter-totter between decisions; we question our outcomes; we sometimes wonder if we could have done things differently. It’s human nature. When working with clients – how […]Continue reading
There’s an easy and effective way to make your suggestions more powerful when helping people stop habits such as nail biting, smoking and overeating. It works for self-hypnosis too. Plus, there’s an easy way to avoid the pitfalls of incorrectly worded suggestions. You can help more people break habits more easily. How?
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Some people say it takes 6 weeks to break a habit. Untrue. Habits can be broken in an instant, but you’ve got to understand what’s important. Habits, by definition, are unconscious. You do them without thinking. So, there’s the unconscious programming part of it. In this post, we take a look at a little experiment that tells us just how easy it is to break the unconscious programming part of a habit in…Continue reading
Lots of people deal with procrastination in one context or another. How do you help them (and yourself)? Well, there are two things you’re going to need to do. Skip them and your efforts will likely fall flat. Include them and you’re much more likely to experience success. I call them “The Two Hoops.” What are they? Find out in…
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Can you break a habit just by changing one small element of the behavioral pattern? Milton Erickson did. He would often change one small element in a pattern and assign that changed element as a task. Find out how in
Ericksonian Hypnosis: Breaking Habits with Tasks