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  1. How She Became Psychic https://mindpersuasion.com/psychic-chicken-lady/
  2. How can you become more memorable? There are plenty of ways. For example, suppose you showed up at a party, stood in the center of the room, stripped off your clothes and started singing "My Way." That would definitely get your remembered. But not in a good way. Another way to be remembered is to always try to out-do everybody. To be the guy or gal with all the answers. To be the one who knows everything. The one who ALWAYS needs to have the last definitive word. Sure, this would get your remembered. Only people would remember to not invite you to any parties. Another way to be remembered would be to be an entertainer. Plenty of people do this, mostly to enhance their pick up. Learn a few magic tricks. Learn something unique like handwriting analysis or Tarot card reading. This would definitely get you remembered. But you would be considered an entertainer. The guy who shows up and gives everybody a free show. This is better than what most people do. Stand with their backs up against the wall, or safely around their friends, and only participate in safe and familiar conversations. But there's another way. A way that will get people looking forward to seeing you. Not to be entertained by you, but to interact with you. See, entertaining people is essentially a passive process. They don't have to do much to enjoy the magic tricks or whatever. But if you can learn to engage with people, to put some interesting thoughts into their brain, thoughts that will resonate for a while, they will definitely remember you. Imagine being able to covertly deliver post-hypnotic suggestions. So every time they see a blue car, they'll remember you in a positive way. Or when they see their alarm clock go off the next morning, they'll imagine you and a talking kangaroo making waffles. This will make them not only remember you, but talk about you. Actively PROMOTE you. "You're having a party, dude you HAVE to invite this one guy!" Language is an extremely powerful tool. One that very few people appreciate. One that fewer still take time to understand and improve. Which means when YOU do, you'll stand out in their minds. WAY out. Learn How: http://mindpersuasion.com/party-hypnosis/
  3. Second Hand Stories and Real Magic: https://mindpersuasion.com/inter-mental-magic/
  4. Magic Spells Growing In Your Brain https://mindpersuasion.com/quantum-tunneling-through-pancakes/
  5. There are a lot of things that separate humans from all the other animals. We wear clothes. We use tools. We can communicate. We have tons of ideas about what happens to us after we die. Sure, plenty of other animals have things KIND OF like this. Chimps have been known to put flowers in their hair. Other animals use basic tools. Elephants are known to mourn their dead. But we humans have a much, much more developed brain for all these ideas. Take language for example. Plenty of animals communicate. And they communicate to persuade. Certain primates make certain clicks that mean different things. Crows caw in different frequencies to mean different things. Three fast caws in a row indicates danger. And since the PURPOSE of this "message" is to get all their crow friends to behave in a certain way, this can be described as very basic persuasion. Most human persuasion is the same basic structure. You know something that others don't. You tell them that something, and hope they act on your information. Even sales is like this. The salesperson goes on and on about why they think you should buy whatever they are selling. But humans can also persuade in much more elegant ways. Much more long lasting ways. Much deeper ways. The very basic and raw form of persuasion is might makes right. Some guy with power rolls up and says, "Do this or else." A slightly more personal approach would be to explain why they think we should do something. But the most advanced form of persuasion is the most covert. When the target doesn't know they are being persuaded. This requires you know a little bit about the target. That you know what they want, and what they don't want. And you talk to them in a way so they get to own their decision. This is what Dale Carnegie taught. That the easiest way to get somebody to do something is to get them to think it was their idea. This is the most elegant form of persuasion. The most human form. The most respectful way. How, exactly, do you do this? If you're in sales, it's pretty easy. Just by walking into your shop, or calling your business, you already have a pretty good idea of what they want. But what if you're not selling anything? What if you're just having a friendly conversation? And through this friendly conversation you realize that they could REALLY use your advice? If you flat out give them advice, they likely won't take it. Nobody likes unasked for advice. But you CAN give them advice so they'll be able to discover it on their own. Which means they'll take it without resistance. They act on it, whatever it is, and never know you were the one who gave it to them. Needless to say, this will give you an incredible amount of persuasive power. Learn How: http://mindpersuasion.com/storytelling-magic/
  6. If you decided to sell hamburger for a living, you'd open a restaurant. If you wanted to fix engines, you'd open an auto shop. If you wanted to clean houses, you'd have a cleaning business. But if you're a doctor, you'd have a "practice." Why do they call it a practice? Because every patient is unique. Fixing a human is infinitely more complicated than fixing an engine. Imagine taking your car in to get the engine fixed. And imagine the mechanic looked at it, scratched his head and said: "Wow, I've never seen anything like this. I'll need to check with my colleagues and figure out what the problem might be." Most of us would take it to another shop. But with doctors, this is expected. Every single patient is more experience. More experience that they'll be able to use on the next patient. This is one of the reasons why Milton Erickson was such a brilliant hypnotist. He talked to people for years. And he kept seeing the basic same problems over and over. From a structural level, this is very much like a salesperson who gets better and better over time. Coming up with better ways to overcome objections. Coming up with better ways to highlight the benefits of the products. You can also do this with people you've never met before. On one hand, every single person you meet will be unique. But at the same time, they will have the exact same set of instincts that every other human has. And when you can move those instincts with your communication, you will have a lot of interpersonal power. How do you do this? By telling simple stories. Not, "Once upon a time..." stories. But, "That's like this friend I got..." kind of stories. And with these stories, targeting their instincts, you can move their emotions. Away from bad places, and towards good places. This means everybody you talk to will put you in a category all on your own. Learn How: http://mindpersuasion.com/storytelling-magic/
  7. Deeply Embedded Covert Mind Control: https://mindpersuasion.com/hypnotic-massage-therapist/
  8. Book of Hypnotic Witchcraft and Psychic Spells https://mindpersuasion.com/imaginary-library-lady/
  9. Stone Cold Serial Killer: https://mindpersuasion.com/serial-killer-hobby/
  10. Ancient Secrets of Inventions https://mindpersuasion.com/persistence-inventing/ https://soundcloud.com/mindpersuasion/the-secrets-of-genius
  11. Brain Expansion and Replication https://mindpersuasion.com/brain-replication-and-creation/
  12. Reversions To The Mean Are Painful and Inevitable https://mindpersuasion.com/reversions-to-the-mean-2/
  13. https://mindpersuasion.com/specialty-coffee-and-the-speed-of-light/ Our Brains Are Not As Accurate As We Think
  14. https://mindpersuasion.com/protecting-market-share/
  15. When it comes to eating, there are two kinds of food. The kind that tastes good. And the kind that is good for you. Ideally, getting both in the same thing is best. But hard to find. Plenty of healthy food is dressed up to taste like delicious food, but it's usually an acquired taste. When it comes to choosing romantic partners, the same thing applies. There are people who are GOOD for you, and then there are people who are ATTRACTIVE. The people who are good for you are like healthy food. The people who are attractive are like the delicious food. This is true for both men and women. When it comes to the guys women are attracted to, there are two kinds. The guy who she is INSTINCTIVELY attracted to. The guy she can't help thinking about. Then there's the guy that she knows is "good for her." And if she is VERY LUCKY, she'll find both in the same guy. The guy who makes her subconsciously, romantically, emotionally and sexually attracted. And the guy who is good for her. The guy her friends approve of. The guy her parents approve of. Most ladies assume they've got to settle. But this rarely works. If the choose the guy who's good FOR her, her eyes will begin to wander. If she chooses the guy she's irresistibly attracted to, HIS eyes will always wander. If she COULD find the guy who satisfied BOTH criteria, she'd be in heaven. Not only would she be irresistibly, romantically and sexually attracted to him, but she would also look good with him. Her friends and family would approve. Most of the time, it's hit or miss. But when you understand exactly WHAT creates attraction, you can reverse engineer this feeling. Just food companies have reverse engineered stuff that we can't STOP eating, you can reverse engineer her attraction triggers. This goes way beyond short term game techniques. This is way beyond clothing, or looks, or even wealth. This is based on deep and ancient instincts. Things she won't be able to STOP thinking of. Things about you. Because once you develop these traits, you'll never have to chase women again. Just show up, act naturally, and choose from the best ones. This WILL take time. Like I said, it's NOT based on short game techniques. It's based on re-calibrating your core being. Not only will you become insanely attractive to many women, but you will become an extremely HIGH QUALITY MALE. Get Started: http://mindpersuasion.com/get-girls/
  16. There are plenty of rags to riches stories. Carnegie is perhaps the most famous. He came to states from Europe when he was a kid. Before he was finished, he had a fortune that would be worth $200 billion today. He worked any job he could find. He learned anything he could. He invested his money wisely. Of course, luck also played a huge factor, as it inevitably does. He came during the second Industrial Revolution. When oil was a new thing. He combined his intellect, his drive to succeed with being in the right place at the right time. Once upon a time, there were only humans. No houses, no tools, no clothing. Every single thing that exists today was first an imagined thing. Either an individual or a collective hallucination. A group of ancient hunters sat around, night after night. Wondering if there wasn't an EASIER way to get stuff. They kept coming up with better and better ideas. Every single thing that exists today comes from the brains of humans, the actions of humans and the stuff that naturally exists. Even today, the same basic process works. If you are sitting at home watching TV, for example. You might imagine a sandwich you've NEVER eaten before. When you combine that imagination with your action, you can CREATE it. Of course, making a sandwich is pretty basic. But EVERYTHING is basic once you learn how. Once upon a time you didn't know how to make a sandwich. Once upon a time you didn't know how to do ANY of the stuff you can do. You might imagine a time ten or twenty years in the future where you can do WAY more stuff than you can do now. So long as you are willing to keep learning, you'll keep IMPROVING your skills. There is, however, one thing that can KEEP you from moving into bigger and better futures. Self imposed limitations. These are in the form of limiting beliefs. Beliefs that you accepted when you were younger. This is essentially the difference between guys like Carnegie and normal people. For whatever reason, guys like Carnegie and other super successful people had VERY LITTLE internal limitations. That is a very important, very critical element of their success. While none of us can do much about our EXTERNAL limitations (it'd be a bit too late to become an oil baron), we can do quite a bit to REMOVE our internal limitations. Do this and you'll be surprised. Learn How: http://mindpersuasion.com/beliefchange/
  17. There's this Japanese lady who has become pretty famous recently. I don't know much about her. I haven't read any of her books of watched her show. But her concept seems pretty simple. And pretty old. Clean up your living space. Toss out clutter, etc. I recall a desk sign from about twenty years ago saying that a cluttered desk was a sign of a cluttered mind. Or maybe it was that a cluttered desk was a sign of genius. It's been a pretty common idea for a while that a way to "refresh" yourself is to rearrange the furniture. Toss out the old stuff. A rule of thumb is you haven't used anything in over a year, then it's safe to toss in the junk pile. Having a more spacious area where you spend most of your time can help your thinking. There's also the idea of "re-inventing" yourself. This is essentially what people do when they go shopping. At least on a superficial level. They say clothes make the man. So you change your clothes, and you'll change how you feel. I had a friend once who had studied Aikido for several years. I asked him how it changed how he viewed social situations. He said it allowed him to read "energy" a lot better. Aikido is unique in that it's mainly defensive. Using your opponents energy against him. My friend said gave him much deeper insight into social situations. He could sense bad things happening before they unfolded. So he could leave before they got bad. This represents how something simple like learning a different set of skills can shape how you view your reality. There was a similar scene in Fight Club. After the two characters started fighting, they noted how it allowed them to "see" other people through a different frame. A much deeper way to do this is change how you THINK. When you change your level of skill, it indirectly changes how you think. But you CAN change how you think directly. This requires taking time to review early memories. Foundational memories which make up who you are. Once you find them, you can change what they mean. So you keep the same memories, but you can use them much more effectively. This will change your belief structure. Which will change how you view the world. It takes time, but you can do this very privately. And safely. Nobody needs to know but you. Which means you can see this as your very private, very secret weapon. Learn How: http://mindpersuasion.com/beliefchange/
  18. To get rid of limiting beliefs, you first need to find them. One way is to make a couple of assumptions. That the way beliefs manifest themselves in how your life IS. Not how you imagine it MIGHT be, but how it is. This can be tricky. Because one way we cover up limiting beliefs is by pretending we don't have them. This happens mainly in social situations. If you see an attractive person across the room, and you exchange some flirty non-verbal behavior. If you DON'T approach, it's rare to admit that you are limited by your fears. And those fears are generated by your limiting beliefs. It's much more common to deceive ourselves. And say things like we could if we wanted to, but we just don't really want to. One way to test this is if that person approached you. If that person did all the work. If you would accept THAT, but you wouldn't walk over there yourself, there is a GOOD chance you've got some beliefs keeping you stuck. How SHOULD you feel? How COULD you feel without any limiting beliefs? Imagine you're at a bar, and you went up and ordered some food. And you're sitting there with your friends. And the waitress puts the food on the bar. You get up, walk over, grab your food and come back to your friends. This is the same ACTION, of walking over and getting something. This is how things feel when there are NO limiting beliefs. Without limiting beliefs, you'd be able to look across the room, see an interesting person and walk over with JUST as much confidence as you would grabbing a basket of burgers. The same goes with making money. If you've ever seen girl scouts selling cookies, they aren't usually frozen with fear as they go door to door. For them, it's pretty fun. They even stand outside of supermarkets with stacks of cookies. On the other hand, imagine if you tried selling insurance door to door. The only difference is how you feel about it. People that really need insurance are relieved when they have it. The ONLY DIFFERENCE is inside your head. The beliefs you are carrying around. The beliefs that were formed when you were very young. First, you need to find them. Then undo them. Then rewrite them. Then everything will be fun and easy. Learn How: http://mindpersuasion.com/beliefchange/
  19. One of Cialdini's important laws is called "Commitment and Consistency." It's kind of complex how it works, especially from a persuasion standpoint. It's the idea behind sales funnels. You buy a product for $3. Then you buy another product for $19 from the same place. Then you buy another one for $49. Sales funnels use this PLUS scarcity. Each additional sales is a "one time offer." So they are combining TWO of Cialdini's laws. The law of Commitment and Consistency (you already bought one, so one more is consistent) and Scarcity (one time offer).. If you study Cialdini, you'll find the seven laws being used in nearly all advertising. Usually in clever combinations. The Holy Grail of advertising is to create FOMO. Fear of missing out. This usually involves at least THREE Cialdini laws. Most of the time FOMO happens organically and spontaneously. If it does, it's a marketers dream come true. You get a bunch of goofs on TV talking about some product. This gives you authority. Then all your friends are talking about that product. This gives you social proof. Then you realize that these products are hard to get. This gives you scarcity. All these add up to FOMO. Meaning if you WAIT, the products will be GONE. And all your friends will have one, except for you. This is the same psychology behind market bubbles. Everybody is buying, and the price keeps going up. Higher and higher prices mean that LOWER prices are getting scarcer and scarcer. Warren Buffet famously said that when your idiot next door neighbor is getting rich, you can be sure you're in a market bubble. Many of Cialdini laws play out in VERY interesting and complicated ways. One of them is that the older we get, the more set in our ways we become. This is Commitment and Consistency in action. Doing NEW things requires a lot of brain power. We don't like using brain power if we don't have to. But some things we keep even if they don't quite "work." This is how our limiting beliefs are formed. We took on a belief when we were very young. It was formed from a protective, defensive standpoint. But as adults, they no longer support us. They do the opposite. They KEEP US from doing what we want. But unless we find them, DISPROVE them, and then rewrite them, they'll keep working. The process not that different, structurally, from rebuilding an engine. It's a pain to take it apart and put it back together. But once it's back together, it's faster, stronger and much more powerful. Do this with any belief you want. So you can do any behavior you want. Learn How: http://mindpersuasion.com/beliefchange/
  20. If you were to train a dog, you would use something called "operant conditioning." Meaning that when the dog did something you liked, you would give it a positive reward. And when he did something you didn't like, you would give negative feedback. But you would need to make it seem random. If you gave him a doggie treat with every good behavior, the dog would EXPECT the good behavior. So you have to be careful and SLOWLY decrease the frequency. At first, when the dog sits, you say, "good dog," and give him a doggie treat. Then when he sits, you only say, "good dog." Then you vary the emotional energy with which you say "good dog." You SLOWLY disconnect the "sitting" to the "reward" and replace it with a new connection. Namely you say, "sit" and the dog sits. You create one cause-effect link. And you slowly replace with another. It turns out this type of conditioning works on all animals. Including humans. This is why it is so easy to get addicted to gambling. The action of gambling SOMETIMES comes with a positive reward. Just like the action of sitting, from the dog's perspective, SOMETIMES comes with a positive reward. But add in our human capacity for self-deception, and you've got a disaster in the making. Namely, the twin demons of hindsight bias and confirmation bias. Hindsight bias allows us to actually BELIEVE we are "winning" when we are actually losing. Confirmation bias allows us to see the random and sporadic wins as PROOF that we are on a WINNING streak. But then we run out of money. Needless to say, this feels HORRIBLE. Which is why gambling is so hard a habit to kick. Because as soon as you get some more money, the most common thing to do remove the recent sting of loss is to create another winning streak. This happens in many, many ways. Not gambling addiction, but how our brain and our biases takes RANDOMLY occurring events and turns them into ACTUAL MEANING. This happened most when we were very young. Human brains are still developing for the first couple of decades. But when we are between 0 and 7, this is when they are the MOST programmable. This is when most the BELIEFS are formed. Beliefs that form our personality. The beliefs that serve as our operating programs for how we deal with social situations as adults. Some people believe these beliefs are FIXED. They are not. You can find them. You can disconnect them. And you can rewrite them. You can take those initial events, and re-frame them to mean ANYTHING you want. So you can FEEL anyway you want in any situation. Learn How: http://mindpersuasion.com/beliefchange/
  21. If you're a baseball fan, then you know players are pretty superstitious. Especially when they are on a streak. This is most interesting when a pitcher is six or seven innings into a no-hitter or a perfect game. They, and all the other players, start to act very carefully. They are afraid of messing up the string of good luck. I had a friend once. We were at the racetrack. We had chosen the sixth horse in the sixth race. Something had happened that day six times. We thought this meant we were GUARANTEED to win. But then RIGHT BEFORE the race started, that same thing (that had happened six times up till that point) happened a SEVENTH time. Of course, we LOST the race. My friend was absolutely CERTAIN the reason we lost was because of that seventh, last second event. Despite our strong affinity for our alleged logic and rationality, we can be incredibly illogical. It's very likely this helped us way back in the day. Making snap decisions, even if they are wrong, are very helpful in a harsh environment. Especially where ONE mistake can get you ejected from the gene pool. But life today is WAY more complicated. So we have WAY more chances of making erroneous connections. Now, when things like this happen at the racetrack, it's pretty funny. But if you are a pitcher and you've got a perfect game on the line, even though your rational mind may question the whole idea of luck, BEHAVING as if it exists may even be helpful. It helps you focus. It keeps your mind clear of external thoughts. But sometimes it has the opposite effect. Especially when we make FALSE connections between events. When we are young. From a time when we can't remember. This is EXTREMELY frustrating. We don't know HOW or WHY these beliefs were created. We don't even really know what they are. All we know is when we try and get certain things, we feel anxious, nervous, frustrated. Which makes it nearly IMPOSSIBLE to get what we want. For a pitcher, these goofy beliefs can HELP. Since they are created in the moment, and can help in the moment. But since our beliefs were ideas put into our brains when we were very YOUNG, and still act as if they are valid, there doesn't seem much we can do. Turns out, though, that there is. Because all limiting beliefs have the same basic STRUCTURE. And when you take apart the structure, it will have a powerful effect. The result will be an elimination of anxiety and frustration. Learn How: http://mindpersuasion.com/beliefchange/
  22. Resistance can come in many forms. When you are exercising, resistance is welcome. For example, they have those stair climbing machines at the gym. You can watch the hill profile as you are working out. The feeling of switching from uphill to downhill feels pretty good. When you are purposely working uphill, just so you can go downhill, this is also pretty fun. I used to do a lot of cycling. And I lived in an area that had a LOT of hills. Very long and winding hills. One particular loop ended with the perfect long downhill. No lights, no cross streets. And it flattened out for a about half a mile at the bottom BEFORE there was an interaction. The fastest I ever got coasting down this hill was 53 MPH. This was when you start to get those "death wobbles." I did have a helmet, but had I crashed, it wouldn't have been pretty. Resistance is fantastic when you can anticipate it. When you can use it. But it absolutely SUCKS when you don't know where it's coming from. Like once a buddy and me were riding. His brakes weren't adjusted, so they were slightly holding him back. Not enough so that it was obvious, but enough to make him have to work harder than he needed to. Even worse is when you have resistance but you don't know it. This is how beliefs mess us up. They create emotional resistance. Since it's vague and unconscious, it comes across as general anxiety. And since so many people have the same general social anxiety, we ASSUME it's normal. This is a very bad assumption to accept. Sure, it might be NORMAL, in that everybody has it. But so is metabolic syndrome. Just because something is NORMAL doesn't mean it's ACCEPTABLE. And luckily, getting rid of social anxiety is much easier than getting rid of metabolic syndrome. All it takes is some introspection, some journaling and an understanding of HOW your brain works. Namely, how it links cause and effect. All irrational fears are based on an INCORRECT connection between two events. Once you dig into your brain and UNLINK these incorrectly linked cause-effect events, you'll RELEASE a lot of internal resistance. It will be JUST as noticeable as shifting from riding UPHILL to riding DOWNHILL. When translated into social situations, this means any feelings of social anxiety will be shifted into social excitement. Shyness will be shifted to outgoing confidence. Once you learn how, life can be much more enjoyable. Get Started: http://mindpersuasion.com/beliefchange/
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