NLP Resources

The Encyclopaedia of NLP – a Robert Dilts’ resource Robert Dilts’ & Judith Delozier created this amazing resources in 2000.  It’s sorted alphabetically and you can print up to 10 pages per day. NLP Wiki Here is another great encyclopaedia resource of NLP stuff.  If you have something to share – NLP wise – please (more…)

Cows & Sheep

Happy Chinese New Year!  It is the year of the ox (it is a cow actually but that’s just being picky) and it reminds me of the story of my husband and I on his farm in New Zealand.  On the farm there are cows and sheep (and a few wild deer but they aren’t (more…)

How a Doberman Developed My Self-Confidence

When I was growing up, I was a latchkey kid, which meant that when I left elementary school each day, my house was empty and I had a key to let myself in.  Both my parents worked and my sisters were older than I was and their school didn’t get out until after mine. Fortunately (more…)

Dysfunctional Motivation Works

For some of us, we are highly motivated by stupid stuff. Some of us are motivated because we want to prove ourselves to others. I remember one of my managers early in my career in the hospitality industry saying I would never be an entrepreneur. There’s nothing more I love than someone telling me I (more…)

3 Tips to Really Focus

I have an NLP Practitioner Certification course coming up and one of my participants was concerned that she wouldn’t be able to focus in class.  “My mind always wanders” she proclaimed.  Here’s the 3 tips I told her to help her keep her attention on what really matters: See though your own eyes.  I know (more…)

To Build Confidence Demolish These

To build great confidence we first need to demolish a few bad habits. Today I was chatting with a few people about confidence.  Why do some people have it (and sometimes an overabundance of it) while others lack it?  For me, it’s about awareness and choice. First you need to be aware of what prevents (more…)

Preventing Overwhelm

My client sat before me an absolute wreck. She had been beaten down. By what, I had not yet heard. Her face was ashen and her eyes red and puffy.   I could tell from these signs and her slumped posture that things weren’t going well. “What’s happening?” I asked. The menacing list of all of (more…)

5 Things Preventing Success

When it comes to not achieving our goals, procrastination seems to take the blame a lot.  If you think about it though, procrastination has a simple solution.  Schedule it and get it done. Here are 5 other things that might be preventing you from reaching your goals: #1 Distraction Wait a minute, there’s a FB (more…)