Category Archives: General

How well do we consider problems?

How well do we consider problems? When puzzling over my personal best at running today. I initially decided I must have started running as normal and because I was feeling extra tired I just forced myself on. I certainly didn’t … Continue reading

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Social shyness

My bumping into a friend at the weekend caused me to feel uncomfortable about my inability to find things to say when meeting people.  Naturally my first thought was why? Well when I was 3-5 years old I had something … Continue reading

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The power of words and the dangers of our own pre-occupations.

Yesterday while at Freeport Braintree, I bumped into a good friend I hadn’t seen for a few months. We said Hello and then I misinterpreted a comment. While being hugged “hello” the comment was made “It’s gone”. Interestingly for me … Continue reading

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Why do we “Why”?

Why do we spend so long asking why? What good does it do us? Asking why it rains can give us an interesting answer but it doesn’t stop it raining. Asking why, as a ME/CFS sufferer, I have a greater … Continue reading

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What is the best way to drive on long country roads?

My weekly trip to my network meeting at Refer On in Sudbury has got me thinking about traffic again.  When I travel between Braintree and Sudbury on a clear day I enjoy the flowing bends. I like the freedom. It reminds … Continue reading

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Confusing Sign

This sign has caused much amusement on British Hypnosis Research trainings. The aim is to stop people writing on the board to the left, and yet the unconscious mind is likely to read the text by colour. It could therefore … Continue reading

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The missing door knob

The thread has gone in the door knob that for years I have used to shut my front door. So at the moment I am going out of the house and discovering my hand is wanting to pull a door … Continue reading

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“I’m Bored”

Most bored people hate the feeling that way but what do you have to do to be bored? Can you teach me how to be bored? Most people have probably thought about boredom when trying to avoid it but how … Continue reading

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What benefits do people get from moaning? Please give me examples of moans you have heard

As I watch the world I am fairly convinced people have a natural tenancy to moan. What is the cause of this? It would be natural to expect the moaning to lead to progress of some kind but in a … Continue reading

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Understanding how others think helps create a solution

I love working with my clients because it is great moving them on but also because it is fascinating seeing how everyone thinks so differently. Some people create links that to others are not their. Last night my wife demonstrated … Continue reading

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