5 Scientific Studies that Prove Hypnosis Works to Stop Smoking

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Aloha, One of my favorite questions asked by my students is, “Are hypnosis and NLP validated by science?” As I’ve stated in previous articles, we at The Empowerment Partnership don’t teach any techniques unless research has been done. That’s why our graduates are so successful. In fact, our QS60 (Quit Smoking in 60) Specialists are […]


How NLP Helps Me Reach 80% of My Goals (and Actually Enjoy the Process)


Everyone talks about setting and achieving goals. But I’ve been thinking lately that the goal-setting process is getting a bad rap. It’s becoming like flossing your teeth or creating a budget or “creating an eating plan.” Boring. No! Goals are the juice of life! Goals don’t have to be only the shoulds/obligations/responsibilities/burdens. Goals aren’t only […]


How to Stay Happy Around Negative People

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Aloha, I’m pretty sure I don’t need to tell you how important being happy is to your well-being. In our NLP Trainings we teach that negative emotions are directly related to negative physical conditions. These include hypertension, impaired immune system, cardiovascular disease, digestive disorders, and infection. Bottom line? It’s better to stay happy! But what […]


Stop Letting Negative People Drag You Down

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Aloha, Do other peoples’ moods affect you? Many of my NLP and Huna students say that they feel tired and drained around negative people. It’s almost like they get sucked into other peoples’ negativity against their will. Like hanging out with people who are sick with a virus or cold, it takes a strong immune […]


NLP and Huna for Wealth, Prosperity, Money and Energy

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Edit: We are postponing the webinar to take place two weeks from now! The webinar is scheduled for 5/28/14 at 7:00pm PDT.  I look forward to talking to you then. Mahalo! — Aloha, Money is an area of life that keeps too many people feeling dissatisfied. That’s why I’m so excited about our next NLP […]


Dealing with Haters? How to Keep Calm (from NLP and Huna)


“A complainer is like a Death Eater because there’s a suction of negative energy. You can catch a great attitude from great people.” -Barbara Corcoran Recently, I’ve been asked by my students to teach NLP techniques on how to deal with negative people. For those of us on a path to expand and realize our […]


NLP and Reframing Webinar: How to be Persuasive in Business

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Aloha, Are you wondering how you can change peoples’ minds in a business setting? Reframing is a NLP term that’s used to describe shifting one’s thoughts and experiences on reality. It’s a technique that allows you to interpret “negative” events in a positive way. On 4/16/14 at 7:00pm PDT we will teach you the art […]


2 More Things that Great Coaches and Therapists Wish You Knew

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“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the one who’ll decide where you’ll go. Oh the places you’ll go.”  Dr. Seuss Aloha, In a recent blog, I talked about a […]


New Webinar: How to Deal with Negativity in Life Using NLP and Huna

Aloha, When was the last time you experienced negativity in life? Because you can be in a boring routine, or even having a fantastic day, and still have to face negativity. This series of Empowerment Time with Dr. Matt is free and includes the following: • How to use NLP to reframe a negative experience […]


3 Things that Great Coaches and Therapists Wish You Knew

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“I think if I took therapy, the doctor would quit. He’d just pick up the couch and walk out of the room.” -Don Rickles Okay, I’m guessing that Don Rickles is right – a client like him would encourage many psychologists and psychiatrists to take up plumbing for a living! Most clients aren’t like that. […]