How to Manage Fear and Anxiety Using NLP and Self Hypnosis

Learn how to manage fear and reduce anxiety using proven NLP techniques, self-hypnosis, and guided imagery.
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 6/2015 English

Course Description

Have you ever felt practically paralyzed by fear, nervousness or anxiety? Perhaps it wasn't that extreme but you know that you could have done better in a specific situation if you could only calm your nerves and relax more.

Nearly everyone has had situations that cause what most people refer to as fear and anxiety. Many people have ongoing experiences with anxiety that prevent them from excelling in what is important to them. Students, first responders, business people, teachers, presenters, sales people, and more all experience anxiety or fear.

If you want to change behaviors like freezing under pressure, being unable to sleep because of anxiety, avoidance or procrastination because you feel like your life is dominated by fear or anxiety, then you really need the changes you will experience in this training.

When you enroll in this course, here is what you will learn and experience:

  • You're going to learn how to distinguish the difference between fear and anxiety.
  • You will understand how the fight-or-flight response works and how to avoid triggering it.
  • You will learn how to logically break down your beliefs about a specific fear or anxiety and examine it objectively (often just doing this greatly diminishes fearfulness if it doesn't completely eradicate it!).
  • You will use practical exercises accompanied by brainwave frequency audio programs designed to help your brain resonate within specific frequency ranges associated with empowering states
  • You will apply the powerful NLP technique of submodality changes to fear and anxiety management.
  • You will learn an empowering “Heartbreath" breathing pattern.
  • You will learn how to enter peripheral vision and use this technique to manage negative self-talk.

This training program will empower you to succeed professionally and personally through its simple, yet profound techniques you can use to master your internal state.

What are the requirements?

  • No prior requirements

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Determine the difference between fear and anxiety
  • Change your beliefs in regards to situations that used to cause the fear response
  • Understand fear and anxiety from a logical perspective
  • Explain how the fight-or-flight response is processed by your unconscious and conscious mind
  • Break out of the fight-or-flight response using three powerful, science-based techniques

Who is the target audience?

  • First responders (military, veterans, police, fire fighters, EMTs)
  • Teachers
  • Managers
  • Students
  • Sales people
  • People interested in self-help
  • Performers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Personal Development Coach, Michael J. Emery, describes the various ways that fear and anxiety play out in our decision-making. After watching this lecture, the student will know how to recognize the unconscious effects fear has upon human behavior.


In this course you will learn:

  • How to determine the difference between fear and anxiety
  • How to examine and change your beliefs in regards to situations that used to cause the fear response.
  • Ways to understand fear and anxiety from a logical perspective and how the fight-or-flight response is processed by your unconscious and conscious mind
  • Science-based techniques to break out of the fight-or-flight response in three powerful steps
What will you learn in this training?
3 questions

Personal Development Coach discusses the impact that fear and anxiety have upon our decision-making when it comes to questions of personal finance, the fear of money, the fear of having too much money and the fear of not enough money. Often such fears and anxieties prevent people from pursuing the fullness of life they desire.

What is Fear?
2 questions

Michael J. Emery, personal development coach and NLP practitioner, discusses how fear and anxiety in the context of health actually can prevent bad behavior and how in this context fear (of pain) can be a motivating factor to stay healthy. These are known as away-from motivation strategies in Neuro-Linguistic Programming.


Fear includes physiological reactions to immediate factors in one's perceivable environment. A snake attaching itself to your face would generate a fight-or-flight response for most people. Fear is an unconscious response. Anxiety includes physiological reactions to hypothesized events that generate a fear response. The student will learn how to distinguish between fear and anxiety.

The difference between fear and anxiety
4 questions

Anxiety is often a motivating factor that keeps couples together when they would be better off pursuing their own lives separately. Understand how this dynamic plays out in relationships and learn how to make decisions that move you toward your desired relationship goals and experiences.

Is it fear or anxiety?
3 questions

Human behavior tends to circle around the elephant in the room. We invent stories and theories about what happens after life, but the reality is that no one honestly and objectively knows. The type of fear and anxiety addressed in this lecture drives much of human behavior because it is a fear of the unknown.

Section 2: Fear: The Subjective Experience

Scientifically, we can define what fear is from the effects it has on an individual's physiology and we can examine the environments that might or should generate fight-or-flight responses, but this does not address why a person is afraid in general. This lecture examines the unconscious and associative nature of fear and anxiety, and gives the student tools to objectively examine their fears.

Why am I Afraid?
1 question
How Do We Experience Fear?
2 questions
Where Do You Experience Fear?
1 question

Within the context of fear and anxiety management, we examine the three types of beliefs as determined by NLP developer, Robert Dilts (Beliefs: Pathways to Health and Well-Being):

  1. Beliefs about cause
  2. Beliefs about meaning
  3. Beliefs about identity

Upon examining fear and anxiety and the associated meanings (beliefs) they hold in the life of the student, the student will be able to weaken irrational fears and anxieties.


The lecture Changing Beliefs about Fear and Anxiety is a step-by-step guide to examining and re-framing an outdated belief system that has been preventing the student from what he or she desires to experience within a specific context of life.

Section 3: The Science of Fear

The neuroscientist Paul MacLean proposed an evolutionary model of the way the neocortex part of the human brain evolved out of the reptilian complex. Within the context of fear and anxiety, we examine the Fight-or-Flight Response and the science of fear. This logical information can help the student to understand when a fear response is being experienced so that later in the course they can apply fear management techniques to change their physiological state.

The Science of Fear and the Triune Brain Theory
3 questions
The Fight-or-Flight Response
2 questions
The Science of the Subconscious Mind
1 question
Section 4: Fear Response Management Techniques

In this lecture, Techniques to Manage the Fear Response, we focus upon the individual techniques you can use to create your personal “break out of fear or anxiety” strategy. First we will begin with a brief overview of NLP submodalities and how these change the way information is "coded" into your nervous system. Second, the student will learn a specific breathing pattern to calm your nervous system and create what is referred to as heart coherence. And lastly, the student will understand how to use peripheral vision to quiet your internal dialogue.

Section 5: Guided Imagery and NLP Audio Programs
Bilateral Heartbreath Meditation

is a 30 minute audio program that you can stream through Udemy or download onto your computer or mobile device. This guided imagery, NLP audio program will empower you to change your physiological state by transforming how you breath. Additionally, the music includes bilateral tones and delta brainwave frequencies to assist you to enter a deep, altered state of consciousness that will calm your mind and body.


Managing Fear And Anxiety With NLP Submodalities is a 25minute audio program that you can stream through Udemy or download onto your computer or mobile device. This self-hypnosis, NLP audio program will guide your through a personal change strategy that walks you through the process of changing what are referred to as submodalities (the finer dynamics of your 5 senses) in the field of Neuro-Linguistic Programming. This is a powerful process that recodes your perceptions of the elements that trigger the fight-or-flight response. Additionally, the music includes bilateral tones and delta brainwave frequencies to assist you to enter a deep, altered state of consciousness that will calm your mind and body.


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Instructor Biography

Michael Emery, Personal Development | Professional Development | Business Development

Michael J. Emery, MA, C.Ht., M.NLP is a personal development coach, professional development coach and online business development consultant specializing in NLP and Ericksonian hypnosis.

Michael has a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising Management from Portland State University, a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from Portland State University, and a Master of Arts in Transpersonal Studies from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. Michael is a certified hypnotherapist and Neuro-Linguistic Programming Trainer.

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