Podcast #170 – All About Confidence

Hello and welcome to the Brain Software Podcast with Chris Thompson and Mike Mandel. This is episode #170 where we discuss everything that you need to know about confidence, so stick around...

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Introduction for Episode 170

When drumming comes and juju, a hand comes from the wall

Releasing bursts of fragrance, into the banquet hall!

But who cares? Because it's always about vinegar, when you really think about it...


So let's get moving...as the actress said to the bishop!

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Show Notes for Episode 170

  • Simplicity is power! Don't get complex and dursative
  • "Confidence is the awareness that available resources are sufficient for the task at hand" - Mike Mandel
  • Bob Daley wore "winklepickers" and could flick the boot!
  • Confidence should stop short of narcissism!
  • You need to be aware when you don't have requisite resources. Then you can build the schema you'll need in that area.
  • Lack of confidence causes fear of rejection...
  • We're back to the Mandel Triangle - confidence, congruence, and intention...The big C of calibration is in the middle of the triangle.
  • Increase any of the three sides of the triangle. The others increase too!
  • Intention is the most woo woo we get! Intention follows attention...
  • The AS IF frame will help you be more confident!
  • Column of Excellence is another amazing technique...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger is confident! Especially as a Terminator... 
  • Anchoring is great when you anchor positive and powerful states!
  • An anchor is just trigger attached to a response...Notice when you're confident, anchor it!
  • Make sure to set up and strengthen an Awesome Anchor!

      Tonight at Midnight! Opening Episode of Season 2 of The Little White Balloon 

  • Direct Suggestion in Hypnosis (DSiH) is a powerful and effective to build confidence...
  • You can also use self-hypnosis through many different methods...
  • Journey to the Castle is still free! You can use it for self-hypnosis...
  • Victories will give you confidence, because THESE ARE DAYS OF VICTORY!!!

Empowering Questions:

Ask yourself: What areas of your life are you already confident...and which are the key areas...you're going to improve...and how will you begin to reclaim your right...to be confident?

Metafive: The Island Natural Science School and Bob Daley

Ending: When drumming comes, and juju...

Important Links and Reminders:

  1. The agree and repeat process video training is here, and it's free.
  2. This is our free video course on conversational hypnosis.