“Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the […]
Since 1986 both Steven Leeds and Rachel Hott have been leading Practitioner and Master Practitioner courses. We recently were asked questions about our training. Here are two that we thought we would share with our community.
How is NLP different than other disciplines?
There are several presuppositions in NLP to support understanding and respect of different models […]
I was the trainer for our recent Core Transformation weekend workshop. There were 12 participants attending, several of them had never attended a workshop before. Not just new to the NLP experience but new to the workshop process.
Attending a workshop where you work on your issues requires courage and willingness to participate. I […]
Pushed Out of My Comfort Zone by Rachel Hott, PhD
I was practicing regularly at my Bikram Yoga Union Square studio (read How I almost Became A Yoga Teacher in a previous blog) and found the routine to be perfect. I was clearly in a routine, saw clients or taught an NLP class, went to yoga […]
How I Almost Became A Yoga Teacher by Rachel Hott, PhD
Teaching movement is not new for me. In 1979 I was an aerobics instructor for Gloria Stevens, located in Northampton, Mass. There wasn’t a lot of training to go through, but since I had modern dance and jazz background and had wished that I could […]
Hott/Leeds NLP Coping Tips;
Many people will read this. Only a few will do it. Which will you be?
1. Identify what resource you need to manage during the next week as life as usual gradually returns. We suggest, resilience or serenity, as a resource that will help you rise to the occasion. If you like both, […]
What Are You Waiting For?
How often have you said, or heard someone say, “I do better with deadlines.” Why is it when you have a goal, the only way you get it done is because it is due tomorrow.
In NLP we explore our subjective experience, our reality, by exploring the question of how do we […]
At the NLP Center of New York we, Rachel Hott, Ph.D. and Steven Leeds, L.M.H.C. teach Ericksonian hypnosis as well as provide hypnotherapy with our clients. With students and clients we demystify their hypnosis expectations. “No you will not lose control; no you will not be clucking like a chicken, no you will not do […]
Sometimes I search books out and other times books find me. I know if I am listening to the radio and I hear a book reviewed I will grab a piece of paper and jot the title down. Now with kindle, I go and order online with a quick click. This book, Healing the Hungry […]
My Summer Book Report; By Rachel Hott, PhD
Information exchange via books, internet and conversation are very important to me. I am always looking for ways to learn and grow. Recently I read, all on my kindle app on my iPhone, Thinking Fast and Slow by David Kahneman, The Tools by Barry Michels and Phil Stutz, […]