Little Known Powerful Technique Makes Change Very Easy
Change can be very easy.
Twelve years ago I decided to try an experiment.
I made up my mind to become vegetarian, one late winter’s evening.
To change my entire eating style and tastes.
Problem was up until that point I pretty much only liked two types of vegetables.
Didn’t know much about cooking.
My favourite meal with a perfectly cooked steak fillet, fried onions and mash potatoes.
Washed down with a nice cold drink.
The pleasure that can be had from eating a perfect meal is hard to describe.
But when you think about it… you know when you’ve had that lovely dining experience and you want to hold on to every taste. You inhale in the smell of the food in front of you and happily “diggin”, in anticipation of the forthcoming delight.
Eating a medium rare sirloin steak fillet – was that for me.
Totally loved it. Had been a meat eater my entire life.
All my family and extended family were.
In fact I couldn’t think of one person in my family who was a vegetarian.
So they were taken back when they heard I’d“suddenly” become vegetarian.
Some friends (through no fault or awareness of their own) almost went out of their way to try and undo the change.
Some folks got argumentative – “How could you become vegetarian, you wuss?” they would tirade and try an attack the underlying reason why I decided to make such a dramatic change in my life.
The more at ease with my choice I was the more pissed off they became. It was almost like my change was an insult to their way of being.
Others became fearful and would say things like:
“Are you not worried that you will become tired?”
“Are you not concerned that you will miss out on key nutrients?”
“There is no way you are going to be able to get enough protein!”
“Making the change that fast is dangerous!”
And many others.
They were really good hypnotic suggestions… if I choose to adhere to them.
Yet the change stuck.
In fact going from meat eater to vegetarian was one of the easiest things I’d ever done.
Once I decided and had made up my mind that this was how I was going to be (for at least six months so I could test out the benefits and consequences for myself) the change occurred easily.
The switch was digital – it occurred in an instant.
Required no pep-talk or staged intervention or belief change approach.
It completely changed my life.
I choose to be vegetarian for seven years and then decided to make another modify my life again so I could be in the best shape of my life.
Change I believe can be this easy for most people.
It starts when you decide with whole body congruence that “I am doing this”.
Yet it goes beyond making a decision, it’s a pro-active choice.
You choose to decide to live life in a new way.
Your body complies.
You get with it.
So what’s all this got to do with NLP?
When you track what I’m pointing towards and become curious (just like I did when I later reflected on how I’ve used this state again and again to make major shifts in my life).
Become curious as to what occurs when you, make up your mind?
How does it feel? Where?
How do you create it?
Code it in your brain and body?
Discover this and you can save yourself YEARS of personal development work.
You can make changes easily.
You can annihilate tough challenges mentally inside… before you ever win “outside”.
Life becomes easier. Fun. More enjoyable and rewarding.
Become really good at accessing and evoking this decisive state where your mind and body “get with your goal” instantly and you find yourself naturally doing more of the things you want to do.
Free of fear.
Once you’ve habituated your mind-body to acting in this way; you don’t need to pep talk yourself. You don’t need to find ten thousand reasons why you want to do XYZ change. Your mind and body is locked in on the target outcome and you act.
You choose to decide. You see yourself performing the way you want to be. You step into that experience. Feel it permeate throughout your body.
Let the good feelings spread all over. Bring your focus back onto the present. You take action to make whatever you decreed will happen, happen.
It really can be as easy as that.
This isn’t something that only some people can do.
I believe just about anyone can learn this.
Start with what is already working when you are decisive.
Figure out HOW that peak state/strategy works for you.
Then cultivate the habit of accessing it and using it.
Start with small things. Work up to bigger goal sand tasks.
Get good a conditioning the ‘muscle’.
Apply the NLP sub-modalities model to pattern how the coding process works and use that to evoke the desired new behaviour response in yourself.
Test it out. This works when you do it the right way.
Change becomes easy.
Every time I’ve made an important decision like
* deciding to get married
* start a family
* start a new business
* sail the channel
* jump out of a perfectly good plane
* climb challenging mountains
* complete a marathon
* paraglide from great heights
* help loved ones navigate a serious crisis
* get over a broken heart
* transform my body
* Increase my income
This one strategy has been central.It saves you from starting from a place where you think you are ‘broken’.
You presume strength and act accordingly.
Paying attention to how you code and access powerful positive states and strategies can be one of the MOST POWERFUL master techniques for improving your life.
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