Melody Cheal

Melody Cheal MSc Applied Positive Psychology NLP Master Trainer and Trainer of Hypnosis

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What causes hearts to synchronise? Rapport of the heart

Rapport: Heart and Mind   By Joe Cheal   (Part One: Two Hearts Beat as One)   This article is the first in a trilogy aiming to provide a little background on the neuro-science of rapport.   As an NLP Trainer, it can be helpful to understand what creates group rapport. This might be between …

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Did you know changing External Sub-modalities can transform your internal experience?

This morning I have been watching a programme called “Edwardian Britain in Colour”. Old black and white film has had colour added digitally. I’m noticing an interesting internal experience within myself. Each reel starts off in black and white and then suddenly becomes colour. I find myself being drawn in and feeling connected. The topics …

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Researching memory coding and generalisation

Maria Wimber (University of Birmingham, UK) has been leading some interesting research into possible reasons behind generalisation in memory encoding. One of the studies involved inviting participants to memorise pairs of unrelated images e.g. a mountain paired with a kiwi fruit. Two days later the participants were linked up to an MRI machine to measure …

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How is Scientific Research reporting on Time?

I trust you will excuse the deliberate ambiguity in the title and look forward to hearing your thoughts on the topic. I have been making time to catch up on my reading and have just finished reading an interesting article on research into how we “make sense” of time in an old copy of American Scientific …

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Would you like to be an NLP Trainer? Sign up now for free Master Classes

A lot of people who would like to be an NLP Trainer have been asking us for PSiNLP Trainer’s Training 2019 dates… and here they are:   Are you ready… To take your confidence to whole new level? To gather the tools to become a world-class presenter? To complete the NLP trilogy? To become a …

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Hypnosis Trainer’s Training Class of 2018

The weather was amazing, the students were brilliant and we had a lot of fun! In 2018 we decided to offer Hypnosis Trainer’s Training as a stand alone event and we attracted a very talented group of hypnotherapists all ready to take the next step in their development. Many had attended the previous week of …

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What happened at Training Trances Advanced Hypnosis 2018?

This year we decided to focus on Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy Training with two  advanced programmes to take our students to the next level. Students travelled from USA, Croatia and from across the UK. The Co-Trainer’s for both programmes were Julie Silverthorn, Master Trainer of Hypnosis and NLP, and Melody Cheal, Master Trainer of NLP and …

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Are you a Hypnotherapist wanting to take an Advanced Course this year or maybe you want to be certified as a Hypnosis Trainer?

If you answered yes to either of those questions read on… This Summer we are hosting Julie Silverthorn, USA Master Trainer of Hypnosis and co-author of the best selling book, Training Trances(rated in the top ten books on Hypnosis in the world). Julie will be co-training with Melody Cheal, NLP Master Trainer and Hypnosis Traineron two …

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Calibrating vulnerability in clients or students

As an NLP Trainer, our ability to recognise vulnerability in our students is a key skill set. So exactly how do you do it while running courses such as NLP Practitioner? This is just as important for the NLP Practitioner, Hypnotherapist and Therapist when working with clients. One place to start is with a conscious …

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How does Hypnosis benefit conditions such as IBS?

Although most clinical trials involving Hypnosis are small there is mounting evidence that Hypnosis can be beneficial for issues such as pain management, anxiety, depression, sleep disorders, asthma, obesity and psoriasis. A particularly useful study was carried out by Peter Whorwell of the University of Manchester. He wanted to find out if suffers of irritable bowel …

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