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The Living Dead

Danny posted  a metaphor on the FB page, I thought it might be interesting to play a little with it. The metaphor: ”I’m stood upright, in a red velvet lined coffin (no lid), which itself is stood upright in a … Continue reading

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Keys to Your Inner Experience with Mark Andreas

Mark Andreas present his take on Metaphors of Movement.

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Jelly legs.

Eric writes: “I realized that going to the gym and walking from the front door to the locker room while carrying a heavy gym bag felt like pushing my torso through a 10 ft deep wall of jello (or another … Continue reading

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Padlocks, chains and a groin.

Anon writes: “My problem is like a set of padlocks and chains around my groin. Is there anything that MoM would suggest about this?” Metaphors of this sort are quite common, especially amongst young men. An observation is that bondage … Continue reading

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Limiting Metaphors?

I was sent the following question: “Are metaphors just beliefs that a person has regarding a context they came to seek guidance about to a therapist or not? Do metaphors equal a limiting story a person has about themselves, the … Continue reading

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The Rope – session analysis

“Clean Language – Symbolic Modeling” Example. Like most therapeutic conversation, at the surface this interaction between coach and client appears to be nonsense. It may well be just that, but what we can be sure of is what is being … Continue reading

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Another coaching session analysis

The Performance Coach – Demonstration of Coaching Using Metaphor Coach: “So can you just tell me a little more about that.” Client: “So it’s a consideration about how I go about engaging with, building relationship with, and supporting the growth … Continue reading

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An Antique “La” Divinae Motum Orbis

An Antique “La” Divinae Motum Orbis This Divinae Motum Orbis (denoted “la”) is believed to have been created around 1902 by Edith Van Dyne. According to her diaries, the Sensus Autem Huius Partis were added some 27 years later. The material … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Coaching Exchange

This is only a brief clip and is far from complete, so I am unable to comment on the outcome, but I thought it might be interesting to analyse the exchange a little. Coach: “So Bex, given that we only … Continue reading

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Le Divinae Motum Orbis

On The Correct Construction of Le Divinae Motum Orbis The traveller is to construct a clay disk of between 10-25cm diameter (15cm is best) and between 1-3cm in thickness (1.5cm is best) The best clay is that which the traveller … Continue reading

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