Anchoring with NLP

Written by Adam Eason

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Guidelines for setting anchors with NLP;

In order to get a ‘strong’ anchor for an experience, it is important to

a) Ensure that you have a powerful example ofrepparttar experience to work with.

b) Anchor in as many representational systems as possible (visual, auditory, kinaesthetic, etc).

c) Setrepparttar 148850 anchor just beforerepparttar 148851 experience peaks.

d) When you activaterepparttar 148852 anchor, do it accurately. Be precise!

e) With tactile (kinaesthetic) anchors, pulsingrepparttar 148853 anchor can help to maintainrepparttar 148854 experience

One ofrepparttar 148855 people who came on one of my NLP training courses was particularly taken withrepparttar 148856 idea of anchoring. Shortly afterrepparttar 148857 NLP training, one morning his wife offered to make him a cup of tea, and as she did so, he gently tappedrepparttar 148858 side of his cup with his ring. He repeated thisrepparttar 148859 next few times she made him a cup of tea. After a while, all he had to do was taprepparttar 148860 side of his cup subtly with his ring & she would spontaneously offer to get him a cup of tea!! Very Naughty use of NLP, Eh?! Just by creating a sensory representation (tappingrepparttar 148861 cup) that coincided with her making tea, he was soon able to use that representation as a trigger for what he wanted. He did eventually share his NLP anchoring experience with his wife and you can be sure he makes a lot more tea than she does now!

Now I know that by now some of you may be thinking “But isn’t that manipulative?!?” One answer is “Yes, so use it for doing good stuff!” Another answer is “no.” It is no more manipulative than making yourself look good and smell nice when you go out. In those situations you are trying to get people to thinkrepparttar 148862 best of you and have a good response to you, a response that you are attempting to anchor through your choice of clothing, grooming and smelly perfume.

Here are some ofrepparttar 148863 sorts of things that I go out of my way to use NLP to anchor whenever I see them or experience them:

- Smiles. - Laughter. - Excitement - Confidence - Good feelings - Good performance (especially by waiters & waitresses!) - Anything that looks good, useful or fun; Achievement and success are especially useful for stopping smoking, reducing weight or growing in confidence. It’s happening allrepparttar 148864 time anyway:

As I said atrepparttar 148865 beginning, anchoring with NLP is a naturally occurring phenomenon anyway. You are exposed to it allrepparttar 148866 time in everything you do. Everyone is doing this stuff allrepparttar 148867 time, often without really knowing it. All I am inviting you to do is to become conscious ofrepparttar 148868 anchors that you and others are setting (maybe using NLP), and to start using them purposefully to get good results, rather than randomly to get whatever you get. Use NLP with mindfulness.

Taking this a step further;

Recently, I was working with a team of related staff members with regards to doing some NLP consulting with them. I asked them how they would know thatrepparttar 148869 two days had been a great success. One of them said it would have a ‘feel good factor’ and simultaneously made a gesture with both hands towards his tummy. When I repeatedrepparttar 148870 words ‘feel good factor’ to him, he nodded in confirmation. Later on, I referred torepparttar 148871 feel good factor, and simultaneously used his gesture. Instead of a nod of confirmation, I got a full physiological response, including skin colour changes, posture and energy changes…the full works. His words had been a good anchor, butrepparttar 148872 words plusrepparttar 148873 gesture were far more complete. When I used both, I got a full response. I continued to userepparttar 148874 anchor throughoutrepparttar 148875 consultation. At no time was he aware that I was using NLP & his anchors – he just hadrepparttar 148876 experience of being really well understood.

You can use NLP anchors to capture and re-use positive experiences for yourself & others. Now have a go at doing this NLP exercise too…

1) Think of an occasion when you had a highly pleasurable, positive or enjoyable experience. See what you saw then (looking out through your own eyes), hear what you heard and feel what you felt. As you feelrepparttar 148877 sensations increase in intensity, squeezerepparttar 148878 thumb & forefinger of your left hand gently together for a few moments, then release them. Now ‘break your state’ (Eg. by remembering what shoe you put on first today.) Squeeze your thumb & forefinger together again, gently pulsing them. The state will return.

2) Identify something that someone you know already does, and create a subtle anchor. Setrepparttar 148879 anchor while they are doingrepparttar 148880 activity. Later, fire your NLP anchor and see what happens. If they dorepparttar 148881 thing you anchored, then it worked!

3) When you (or someone you are with) are experiencing something you want to have more of, anchor it.

As usual, remember that this stuff is powerful so use your NLP skills wisely. As well, allow yourself to start becoming aware of when it is being used on you. Advertisers, politicians and stand-up comedians all knowrepparttar 148882 power of NLP anchors and use them with great cunning (and to great effect.) Awareness with NLP isrepparttar 148883 key – have fun.

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Taking Action NOW: 9 Key Strategies...Part I

Written by James Smith

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Another example might be "waiting untilrepparttar last minute."

Regardless of what you try you might find yourself in a hurry with to little time and scrambling forrepparttar 148777 perfect idea.

It is not enough to recognize that you have such a challenge. Most of us are very much aware of our challenges. What we may not be so aware of isrepparttar 148778 pattern andrepparttar 148779 early warning signs ofrepparttar 148780 pattern.

If all we ever see isrepparttar 148781 end result ofrepparttar 148782 challenge, that is,repparttar 148783 moment when there is not enough time, and we find ourselves running around like a mad person, then we have no real understanding or awareness of what is going on. Therefore, we have no real opportunity to change.

Becoming aware ofrepparttar 148784 things you might do leading up torepparttar 148785 challenge is where awareness starts to create understanding and understanding starts to give way torepparttar 148786 opportunity to changerepparttar 148787 pattern.

Changingrepparttar 148788 pattern will changerepparttar 148789 results.

Ultimately you will find yourself spending less and less time inrepparttar 148790 struggle ofrepparttar 148791 mud and more and more time onrepparttar 148792 road to your success and happiness.

How aware are you ofrepparttar 148793 people, place and things in your life? Find out more by going torepparttar 148794 link below.

As your awareness grows, so will your ability to understand what keeps you moving inrepparttar 148795 direction you want to go. Making it easier for you to stay focused on your purpose.

Your purpose is what will determine your direction.

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