Creating V4

Tom Hoobyar has left the building

“Tom Hoobyar has left the building” A few years ago Tom Hoobyar was the regular writer of this newsletter. His stories and examples of using NLP in real life, not just in therapy sessions, were warmly received. Then his business took him in a different direction. His last official newsletter had that title. Now he has truly “left the building.”…

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Subtly Slipping in Change

Meaning Reframing: Subtly Slipping in Change Want to learn to change the meaning of a situation and protect yourself with a technique known as Meaning Reframing? Meaning Reframing gives you a very simple and subtle way to create change for yourself and in others. And realizing when someone is ‘doing it to you’ can protect you from manipulation, whether in…

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Instant (and lasting) Conversational Change

Here is another short and sweet example of language at work from our co-founder, Steve Andreas. Instant (and lasting) Conversational Change by Steve Andreas A friend sent me a very interesting example of conversational change: In the biography of Janos Starker, world-renowned cellist — who has recorded more pieces than any other, and who was once called the “King of Cellists”…

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The NLP 45 Minute Enlightenment Process

Because NLP is about having the change and transformation you want now, one of my favorite processes is Core Transformation. This is one of the most thorough and comprehensive NLP models for accomplishing major life changes. It’s been widely praised by the experts: “The way to a man and woman’s heart is through this book. CORE TRANSFORMATION will help you turn…

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Programming Yourself Now To Remember Later

This is a really useful and fun little NLP process for tickling your memory: remembering something exactly when you want to. Steve Andreas outlines the process here. He provides enough detail that you can start playing with it right now. And if you want the whole enchilada with details and more examples, it’s available at the link below as an…

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NLP And Humor

Humor has been a part of NLP work since the early days. In this story Steve Andreas, a fan of humor and NLP if there ever was one, tells you how that come to be.  He shows what is important for you and ways you can use humor to lighten your life and ease your work. Plus there’s a video…

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The Last Straw Threshold Pattern Video

Beginning in the 70’s Steve and Connirae Andreas started modeling and codifying NLP patterns. As common as it is today, in the 80’s they were the first to create video recordings as teaching tools for NLP. Over the decades of developing and refining some very advanced NLP patterns, a few of the recordings were lost. One of those lost recordings…

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Helping Your Body Heal

Another great guest post from one of our founders, Steve Andreas.  Steve and Connirae have developed numerous classic patterns in NLP.  Their processes are uniquely like this one: simple and simply powerful. This example is in the context of healing and improving health. It’s a great example of the power and ease of really elegant NLP. Like the first time…

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The Other Side Of Motivation Or Goals, Shmoals

One of the more popular requests we get is how to be “more motivated.” In the NLP model of “Metaprograms” motivation is described as an analog sorting. At one end you have what is labeled “away from” and at the other, “towards.” Many people, including a lot of  NLP “experts” are mistaken in thinking that motivation is digital (either/or) and…

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Navy SEAL Mental Toughness Training

This is about using NLP to control stress reactions, and I’m going to use new research from our toughest military training as an example of what’s possible. Our U.S. Navy SEALs have the reputation of being the best commandos ever created. A Navy SEAL is someone who has survived the most challenging military training in the world. SEAL stands for…

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