NLP is Not a Therapy

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NLP is Not a Therapy

There is a regrettable tendency among some practitioners of NLP to refer to themselves as an NLP Therapist or even an NLP Coach. It’s regrettable because we are supposed to be practitioners of a communication art and those titles are inaccurate at best and misleading at worst. NLP is not a therapy so you can’t be an NLP therapist, and, …

Creative Lying and Applying the E.A.S.E. Method

“Creative lying” is not about lying to someone else. I’m talking about carefully choosing the way you represent things to yourself in order to stay motivated and continue to better yourself.

The Starfish Story: You Can Make a Difference

The following is one of my favorite stories I often tell in my Coaching practice. The author is unknown – although it’s been told, altered and adapted by MANY people. Sometimes the characters are presented as different ages, different sexes… probably depending on who you’re telling it to.) While walking along a beach, an elderly gentleman saw someone in the …

E.A.S.E your way into the New Year

The “All or Nothing” syndrome is one of the chief reasons I created the “E.A.S.E” System in the first place. To create new habits that last, behaviors need to be so regularly done they cause an identity shift. Because you run everyday you become a runner, not just a couch potato who is trying to get into shape.

Using Quotes in Ericksonian Language and in Coaching

Using Quotes in Ericksonian Language Patterns and in Coaching. As most readers of this blog are aware, one of the easiest and most fun way of delivering an embedded command or suggestion is through the Ericksonian Language Pattern called “Quotes.” It is when you attribute that that you want to say to your client to another source. Like you could …

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