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What is a Psychological ‘Frame’?

A ‘frame’ is word for describing a psychological context. That which is within that context is real or relevant to the person who holds that frame-of-mind, and anything outside of the frame often seems unreal or irrelevant to that individual. For a simple example, someone remembers falling off their bicycle as a child. As this memory plays in the…

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What is a Meta-Question?

The Meta-States Model of Neuro-Semantics opened up the whole realm of questioning at meta-levels and so introduced the meta-questions. Meta-questions are questions that allow us to peel back the curtain of somebody’s experience and see what is going on ‘behind the scenes’ that is driving their lower level states and behavior. Meta-Questions are questions such…

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What is Neuro-Semantics?

Beginning with the creation of the Meta-States Model in 1994, Neuro-Semantics provides a series of updates and add-ons to the older models of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) providing practitioners with higher levels of accuracy, precision, ecology, effectiveness, efficiency and ethics in their communication, personal development and change work. Definition of Neuro-Semantics Neuro-Semantics is a model with many sub-models that…

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Modeling Subjective Experience

Modeling is the act of creating a representation of a person, thing or of a proposed structure, typically on a smaller scale than the original. And whether or not you are aware of it you use models on a daily basis to make your life easier! In Neuro-Semantics we model something very special, we model…

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What is NLP?

NLP is a model that describes how information & communication (linguistics) affects our physiology (neurology) and behavior. Words and representations in our mind function as symbols that re-present the things in the external world. In the same way that map of Miami is NOT that same thing as Miami itself, our inner mental movies are NOT the…

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What is The Meta-States Model?

The Meta-States Model of Neuro-Semantics which was developed by L. Michael Hall in 1994 for accessing and refining the thoughts in the back of our mind was acknowledged by INLPTA in 1995 as “the most significant contribution to NLP”. Primary States Before the creation of the Meta-States model, the majority of NLP focused on our…

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The NLP Model of Perception

The ‘NLP communication model’ is the foundational and essential model for how we as human beings create our ‘perception’ of reality.  It is upon this model that all of the advances of Neuro-Semantics were built/discovered. This model is one of the basic frameworks for mapping out/modelling what happens in a given person’s mind-body system in…

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What do we mean by ‘Meta’ in Neuro-Semantics?

Meta means ‘to transcend and include’. Meta-levels are so important because, in a way, anything that is meta is ‘the boss’ of what it refers to. Although in Neuro-Semantics and NLP we are using the word ‘meta’ to refer to relationships between ‘mind-stuff’ inside of a mind-body system, meta-relationships also occur in how we classify things in the…

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Definition of NLP

If you’re new to this field, you may be wondering… And if you’ve been around for a while – feel free to pull out your old training manual because I’ve made a few updates to my definition here. The truth is that there are many ways to answer the question, “What is Neuro-Linguistic Programming” so let’s…

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Challenge: Define NLP & Neuro-Semantics in 17 syllables

Have you have had a hard time explaining what NLP and/or Neuro-Semantics is? Or maybe you’re here because you don’t even know in the first place! If you are like me, you know that it can difficult to explain NLP & Neuro-Semantics to the uninitiated so I threw together a few NLP & Neuro-Semantics Haikus to…

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