Stage Fright – Enjoy the Fear!

Stage Fright? Stay with me and I’ll show you how to Enjoy the Fear!

It was a particularly wet and dismal day, January in 1991.

The back street next to the Theatre Royal stage door in Hanley, Stoke on Trent, sadly now a Super Market, the street was packed with late afternoon shoppers cars.

When we arrived we had to cart our props, costumes and equipment nearly the length of the block in rain that was doing a bloody good Niagra falls impersonation and I felt bloody miserable… Continue reading “Stage Fright – Enjoy the Fear!”

How do you catch a liar?

Eye accessing cues in NLP and micro expression and body language are supposed to be able to tell you how people are processing their thoughts.

As the Hypnotist I've experimented a lot with this and with what magicians call cold reading, here's a fast way to catch a liar.

Actually Derren Brown blows the old eye accessing clues apart in his first book. It's largely unproven rubbish. However what he gives you in place is worth gold. And I'm paraphrasing here.

'What you need to watch for is Their Pattern'

So how do we set up a human lie detector without using hypnosis or NLP, just simple observation?

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Fait Accompli – Influence Intent

Before presupposition the French had a term which pre-dates the NLP favourite ‘presupposition‘ by about a hundred years, Fait Accompli, first appearing around 1845 in a history of a Franco army triumph.

Fait Accompli – means ‘the deed is done’. That roughly means: to suppose that something has already happened.

Creating a reality as if it has already happened, even though it will happen in the future, is what hypnotists have been doing as a matter of course for a few hundred years and what subconscious minds have been doing for ever. Continue reading “Fait Accompli – Influence Intent”