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Do you have advice for me?

Not long ago I was out with a few friends and one of the group was starting to get a cold or flu. It was quite fun to watch what happened.

She was inundated by unsolicited advice: take garlic, eat lemons, cut out dairy, up the vitamins, drink tea, dance naked, use oils, eat soup.

People in general like to be helpful. Perhaps we gain some sort of significance by it.

One thing that I appreciate about most NLPers (and I say most because some are still getting the swing of it…) NLPers don’t give advice. We may share a metaphor or ask a few questions, but for many NLPers, advice is a no-no.  ESPECIALLY unsolicited advice! (more…)