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NLP tricks for the holidays

It's the time of year when almost everyone wishes for just a little magic. If you're celebrating Christmas, then magic goes with the territory. And if you're not, then there's still moonlight on snow, and parties, and a fresh start in a new year.
So here's just a little magic for the season, marked with stars to remind you that these are not instructions but magic tricks!
* You can make the most trivial gifts into wonders. Try this: Think about someone you want to give a terrific gift. Allow yourself to be flooded by memories of the things that connect you with this person, the things you really enjoy. Now tell yourself that the next time you see this person, you are going to feel exactly what you're feeling now. You might be surprised to find that whatever gift you give in that frame will be received as something extraordinary.
* Scan through your body until you find sensations or information that is pleasant. You just need one part of you that is feeling …