Category Archives: Self improvement

How one speaker got the X Factor

Apparently public speaking is the number one fear for people – ahead of even dying! So I was especially thrilled to get this feedback from a rather worried client who I’d coached to speak in front of hundreds of people. … Continue reading

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How does hypnosis work?

Hypnosis uses the power of direct positive suggestion to create surprising changes in people’s thinking whilst they are in a trance state. Our conscious minds are the weaker part of our brains and unfortunately this is believed to be where our … Continue reading

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The power of the mind

Just the power of suggestion can be an amazing trigger for physiological responses in human beings. Look at the picture: What taste does it suggest? Can you smell it? Can you feel your mouth start to water?  Your saliva buds should … Continue reading

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Less is more

We can only handle a small amount of information in our brain at one time. This was thought by NLP founders, Bandler and Grinder to be between seven and nine pieces of information but now may be as little as … Continue reading

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Left, right, left, right

Our brain can find it a struggle to complete other relatively simple tasks that involve using our left and right brain simultaneously … It was Nobel Prize winner Roger Sperry who examined the workings of the brain by dissecting it … Continue reading

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