Creating V4

How Words Can Save Lives

This is a passionate and moving story of courage and the influence of language. It’s a clear example of the power of stepping into someone else’s world to communicate effectively. You’ll also note the power of the NLP model of pacing and leading as she used it. Her response was the opposite of the classic instructions in such situations. You…

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The Sound of Fear, Pt II: Relief

Always popular, stress and anxiety are especially common here in the US during our approaching holiday season. The Thanksgiving holiday is intended to be a time of gratitude, of sharing and appreciation. Yet it is also the busiest travel and shopping week of the year. That combination is rich in opportunities for anxiety, stress, and other unpopular feelings. So your…

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What Stops You: The Sound of Fear

What stops you in life? If not a lack of actual physical resources, it’s usually negative emotions, usually fear. Learning to rapidly recognize when that is the case can save a lot of wasted time and effort solving non-existent problems. Here’s a story that will help you with this special kind of sensory awareness.

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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