Jonathan Patrick

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NLP sub modalities

NLP secret<p>Using NLP sub modalities is my first preference for many situations when clients present with their difficulties.<p>So using a basic technique …

Brain Gym; Exercises

Brain Gym exercises are exercises designed to help the brain function better during the learning process. As such, you can think of Brain Gym …

Online Life

Vaughan Bell: hypnosis is no laughing matter

Long derided as a tool of quacks and comedians, the science of suggestibility is enjoying a revival as a clinical tool<p>Hypnosis is the eccentric uncle of cognitive science. It was once part of the mainstream – studied by scientists and clinicians alike in its 1960s heyday – but it slowly fell into …

Why Time Slows Down When We’re Afraid, Speeds Up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation

Given my soft spot for famous diaries, it should come as no surprise that I keep one myself. Perhaps the greatest gift of the practice has been the daily habit of reading what I had written on that day a year earlier; not only is it a remarkable tool of introspection and self-awareness, but it also …

Brain sets prices with emotional value

You might be falling in love with that new car, but you probably wouldn’t pay as much for it if you could resist the feeling.<p>Researchers at Duke …

Hypnosis and Smoking - Affect

This is a link to a video I posted on my you tube channel about a month ago. It is very general in its description about how hypnosis can help you …

Don't Blame Your Unconscious Mind For Your Own Actions

We often feel like our actions result from deliberate reasoning and explicit, carefully-orchestrated intentions, but psychologists have been telling us otherwise for decades.<p>Freud famously suggested that people's everyday speech and behavior betray unconscious ideas fighting for expression. A man's …

How Hypnosis Works

Perhaps the greatest mystery about hypnosis is that it's seen as something mysterious. It's a fundamental human trait, shared by every living person …

The Origin of the 8-Hour Work Day and Why We Should Rethink It

One of the most unchanged elements of our life today is our optimal work time or how long we should work – generally, every person I’ve spoken to …

Why You’re Sleeping With Your Smartphone

Why do we keep responding to the beep and buzz of our phones? Because we’re addicted to success, explains Harvard Business School prof Leslie Perlow.<p><i>Leslie Perlow is a Harvard Business School professor and the author of Sleeping with Your Smartphone. We talked with her not long ago about why people</i> …

Think twice: How the gut's "second brain" influences mood and well-being

<i>The emerging and surprising view of how the enteric nervous system in our bellies goes far beyond just processing the food we eat</i>.<p>As Olympians go for …

The Unconscious Mind at Work

What are some ways to spend your time at work productively? Meeting with clients and collaborators is one, surely. Reading reports, likewise. What about socializing at the water cooler? Or practicing your putting?<p>It's tempting to point at such activities and hiss, "stealing from the company." But …

The Brain

Using Psychology to increase conversions [Infographic]

Digital Marketing

Top 10 Relaxing Projects to Soothe Your Overworked Mind

Rough week at the office? No plans for the weekend? Here are 10 projects that'll ease your mind and give yourself a break.<p>10. Turn Off Your Work Brain<p>…

The Case for Preserving the Pleasure of Deep Reading

None of this is likely to happen when we’re scrolling through TMZ.com. Although we call the activity by the same name, the deep reading of books and …

Hypnotherapy Scripts for Change - Affect

Hypnotherapy scripts are a great way for you to experience the power of hypnosis in the comfort of your own home. Hypnotherapy scripts that are well …

An In-depth Interview With Life Coach Tony Robbins

When I recently met author, strategist and coach Tony Robbins backstage at a taping of Oprah Winfrey's ground-breaking series <i>Lifeclass</i>, the first thing I was struck by was his sheer size. He is a somewhat startling six-feet-seven, yet he comes across like a loving, gentle giant, and when he talks …

Cutting Your Frontline Sales Force Could Be a Huge Mistake

In the last few years, retailers have been cutting back on frontline sales as volume has shifted online. This could be one of the biggest mistakes …

How to Overcome Your Fear of Success

We commonly hear about the fear of failure, but could there also be a fear of success?<p>Most of us <i>say</i> we want success, but when we actually think about …

Do Your Employees Trust You?

They might like you. They may even love you. But can they be sure you’ll get the job done when the chips are down?<p>Why are some companies successful in implementing change while others struggle? Why can some leaders inspire people to work together effectively, while others cannot?<p>These questions …

'Culture of Purpose' Is Key To Success According To New Research From Deloitte

There is a link between organizations that instill a sense of purpose and their long-term success, says a new survey just released by Deloitte. Yet, businesses are still not doing enough to create this sense of purpose and make a positive impact on all stakeholders. In fact, according to the …

The Top 5 Ways to Reduce Stress and Reclaim Your Peace of Mind

We all know that stress can have a negative impact on our minds and our bodies. It can increase our risk for heart attack and stroke, and it can also detract from our quality of life and from our mental well-being. Constant stress can chip away at our relationships and even prevent us from …

10 Things That Can Influence Our Memory

When we experience something, there’s a variety of different factors which determine how well we’ll remember it—and how we’ll feel about it later on. …

Switching languages = switching personalities?

Multilinguals often report feeling different depending on which language they are speaking. Learning to operate in a second or foreign language seems …

How Self-Talk and Stress Levels Impact Your Relationship With Your Self – Mind and Body, 2 of 2

How we deal with what most stresses us shapes and is shaped by how we communicate, and ultimately the relationship between you, your mind and body.<p>In …

11 Great Ways to Improve Your Memory

Is it really possible to improve your memory? If you've ever found yourself forgetting where you left your keys or blanking out information on …

What Can You Do With a Bachelor's in Psychology?

Students who also earn a teaching certificate along with their bachelor's degree in psychology can also become teachers. Some graduates may opt to …

Emotion Mastery: Emotion-Drives as Action-Motivating Factors, 1 of 2

Emotion mastery, or the ability to regulate our emotions, is essential to our personal and relational health and happiness. It is a built-in capacity …

The Centipede's Dilemma: Why you forget how to do the most basic tasks

A whimsical rhyme written in the 1800s was named as the most psychological poem in the world. It proposed that, if a centipede had to think about how …