NLP Anchoring

Submitted by Craig on Sun, 04/30/2017 - 04:00

Anchors are external triggers the evoke a predictable emotional response in us. Everyone has them... some productive (like not having to think to stop one's car when the light turns red), and others counter-productive (like that twisted feeling in one's gut when approaching a public speech).

The power in the principle of anchoring in NLP is that we can install them to manipulate our own state from an unresourceful state to a resourceful state at will and as required.


Association vs. Dissociation

Submitted by Craig on Sun, 04/30/2017 - 03:54

Every experience is perceived to happen at some point along a continuum of association vs. dissociation. Association is when the experience is felt to be part of you, or that you are part of the experience. You seem to be identified with the experience or connected somehow with it. Dissociation is when you feel you are watching, listening to or observing the an event from the outside.

I Wish You Enough

Submitted by Craig on Sun, 04/30/2017 - 00:13

I'm sorry I don't know who the original author was, but I thank my sister, Cathy, for sending me this story:

Recently, I overheard a mother and daughter in their last moments together at the airport. They had announced the departure.

Standing near the security gate, they hugged and the mother said, "I love you and I wish you enough".

The daughter replied, "Mom, our life together has been more than enough. Your love is all I ever needed. I wish you enough, too, Mom".

NLP Training: NLP Pattern Common Threads

Submitted by Craig on Sat, 04/29/2017 - 23:44

Common Thread Binding All NLP Patterns


Today's meeting presented the idea that one of the threads common to all NLP interventions is moving the ourselves or our clients from some current unbearable state, place or situation to some better one. We explored this idea by comparing several NLP patterns, and across many contexts, and asking:

NLP Training: Rewiring the Brain

Submitted by Craig on Thu, 04/27/2017 - 03:32

NLP Changes the Brain by Changing Thoughts

Rewiring the brain is at the heart of what Neuro-Linguistic Programming does effectively. Through the power of language, old ways and habits are unlearned while new ways and habits are formed. This unlearning and learning are natural processes, but are directed willfully and more effectively and efficiently with the assistance of NLP.

Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz has said: "It is the brains astonishing power to learn and unlearn, to adapt and change, to carry with it the inscriptions of our experience.