Tale of the Day: Transforming an Inner Critic Last year I taught the “Transforming Negative Self-Talk process” from Steve Andreas’ (my father) book “More Transforming Negative Self Talk,” in this recorded webinar program available for viewing here. Below I’ve included a transcript of my demonstration with...

Below is an example of one of my client sessions using Andy Austin’s fun and insightful Metaphors of Movement Process. Tale of the day: Parrots Don’t Understand I asked Paul what he wanted my help with and he said, “I want to get back to reading and learning,...

Tale of the Day: Flex Cop & The Dork Police Below is a holiday gift of two stories from my book “Sweet Fruit from the Bitter Tree.” Just yesterday the second story got a request from Macmillan Learning to be included in a popular text book...

Today is election day in the United States, so “hot button issues” seems like an appropriate theme. Today should be a national holiday, not a work day, and voting should be a celebration of democracy. Yet for many in the US the process of electing...

Tale of the day: Core Transformation as a practice “My career could not have continued without this.” ~George Simmons Before I share George’s story I want to say that often people do Core Transformation (or any NLP process) once, and if it “doesn’t work,” they give up....

Tale of the Day: Painting Again! I recently met for one session with a painter who had lost confidence in her painting. Dawn had barely painted in the last 2 years. She’d tried willpower and therapy and neither had helped her. This was her profession and...

I want to be sure you know that the Kindle edition of my new book is on sale today for only $0.99 (a 90% discount). Each day the price will go up by a dollar until the end of the month when it's back to the regular price of $9.97....

Tale of the day: “Why” with ourselves, and responding to “Why?” In my last blog post I focused on many of the difficulties that can arise when we ask others “why.” In this post I’ll explore how these principles play out when we ask “why” of ourselves....

Tale of the Day: Understanding “why” Today I want to focus on a common word that we use a lot, but which can be very misleading and unhelpful. The word is “why.” When I was teaching in an NLP Practitioner Training last summer, a participant in the training—who was in...

Tale of the Day: Deserving Jan was sad over the loss of her long-time friendship with Hannah. Hannah was still pleasant to Jan, but after a period of being much less available, Jan asked Hannah what was up. Hannah explained that while she valued their friendship,...