How To Test-Drive Your Timeline: Practical NLP Podcast 76

Having elicited the timeline in the previous episode, this week we take it for a ‘test drive’. In this week’s episode: Two ways people may experience their timeline – as moving or static Step by step instructions for how to guide people through this exercise (also see the show notes below) Why this also works […]

How not to communicate – ‘nominalisations’ (with examples)

The term ‘nominalisation’ in NLP refers to words describing activities or processes (something we do) but that we talk about as if they are things. ‘Nominalising’ an activity distorts our thinking about it, because it obscures what the activity actually is, and allows us to talk about the nominalisation as if it has a separate […]

Therapy Tips For Time Line Emotional Clearing

Here are some therapy tips for making clearing emotional clearing on the time line even more effective. Note: unless you have trained in Time Line Therapy (or a similar process like Time-Based Techniques), this post probably won’t mean much to you! I trained in Time Line Therapy (the trademarked Tad James version) when I was […]

An Introduction to Timelines in NLP + how to use them for learning and review

The concept of ‘time’ is fundamental to how we understand the world. I’m not talking so much about clock time, as basic ideas like ‘before’ and ‘after’, ‘past’, ‘future’, and ‘now’. Because time is not something we can see, hear or touch, we have to resort to metaphor in order to talk or think meaningfully […]