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Neuro Linguistic Programming, levitra NLP is the study of subjective events and how they affect our behavior. Subjective is the operative word. My model of the world is by nature "subjective" which makes it different from your model of the world. As the noted Carl Jung observed in Man and his Symbols:

Man.... never perceives anything fully or comprehends anything completely. He can see, cheap hear, touch and taste: but how far he sees, how far he hears, what his touch tells him, and what he tastes depends on the number and quality of his senses..... No matter what instruments he uses, at some point he reaches the edge of certainty beyond which conscious knowledge cannot pass. (p.21)

My model of the world is also constrained by the limits of my nervous system and my brain deletes, no rx distorts and generalizes all information, just as yours does. Have you ever noticed how two different people might describe the same event in totally different ways? It almost seems like they are describing separate events. What does this mean? It means that reality is our perception and our creation and is a neurological model of reality.

The importance of this is that NLP interventions allow us to interfere with your model of the world and set up new behavior choices.

Let us suppose, for instance that you are a nail biter and want to stop this habit. I find through our discussions that the trigger for nail biting is lifting your fingers to your face. You make a picture of this scene and complete the picture with sounds, feelings and anything else that may be happening. This is the old picture. I then ask you to make a new picture of how you want your hands to look. Maybe you envisage a manicure in a salon. We then replace the old picture with the new picture. WOW....... and we keep doing this until you are unable to remember the old picture. This technique is called the "Swish technique" but you need a therapist, trained in NLP techniques  to help you with it.

This is just one example of how we can eliminate "triggers" that elicit unwanted behaviors. We use NLP techniques to set up new behaviors for unwanted habits, including smoking and overeating.

We can also elicit the triggers for procrastination, for instance and change this state into motivation. How powerful would that be in your life?

I have learned that I never need wake up, feeling that this is a bad day. I can start my day over at anytime just by changing my model of reality and imagining something totally different.

I also use the Parts Therapy to talk with separate parts of your personality that are in conflict and help them to come to resolution. Have you ever had the experience of one part of your personality wanting one thing and another part wanting another? This therapy allows the Parts to see that they are originally part of a whole and for them to come back together to work for your common good.

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