Learning Strategies Blog

Cremate Messy Stress

by Pete Bissonette

Sometimes stress is so debilitating you can’t even listen to a Paraliminal.

You are in overwhelm, and the last thing you want is a Paraliminal, or if you start it, you are so agitated you can’t finish it. Stress can really mess with your mind and body.

So…look for a sweet spot. That moment in your day when a little bit of light breaks through.

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Overcome Your Sweet Tooth

by Pete Bissonette

Despite ever growing awareness about the pernicious effects of sugar, ranging from diabetes to obesity, the average American consumes about 22 teaspoons of added sugar each day, according to the Harvard School of Public Health. Beyond candy, refined sugars can be found in everything from sodas and peanut butter to barbecue sauce and bread.

Could we be addicted to sugar?

It’s possible, according to Princeton University researchers who have studied the signs of sugar addiction in rats. They’ve shown that rats bingeing on sugar demonstrated the three elements of addiction: a behavioral pattern of increased intake and changes in brain chemistry; signs of withdrawal and further changes in brain chemistry upon deprivation; and, signs of cravings and relapse after withdrawal is over.

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Learn from the Company You Keep

by Pete Bissonette

Do you ever find that you’ve adopted the mannerisms or sayings of someone else – without having realized it?

Perhaps it’s a goofy face often exhibited by a coworker seeking to ease a tense situation or a common or quirky phrase of a close friend or loved one.

The old adage “You learn from the company you keep” is profoundly true.

As infants we learned by modeling those around us. This natural learning method lets us acquire language, speech patterns, mannerisms, and general orientation to our world.

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Un-boring Dates

by Pete Bissonette

A client lamented how boring his dates were a few years back at one of our seminars.

I asked if he had tried our Creating Sparks Paraliminal and he said, “I don’t want to jump into bed. I just don’t want boring dates.”

I rolled my eyes. Creating sparks is about sparking fun. Maybe a bit of charm. Playfulness. Mixing a little chemistry. How far you go is up to you.

As you listen to Creating Sparks, you will imagine yourself in a brilliant sphere of glowing light with an increased appreciation of your genuine curiosity and wonder for life.

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Dissipating Mean-Spiritedness

by Pete Bissonette

When you are mean-spirited to other people, you are automatically mean-spirited toward yourself.

And vice versa.

It’s a wheel that spins both ways simultaneously. And it cannot get you anywhere.

When you find yourself throwing spears of meanness (to yourself or anyone), listen to any Paraliminal.

They are all designed to help you experience your infinite potential.

You cannot be contractive and nasty when you are expanding into the fullness of your being.

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