About Gina Pickersgill

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Gina is a transpersonal coach who brings multimedia to her practice.  She created an authoritative eMagazine on NLP and Healing, based on The Healing Pool, a virtual sanctuary she owns in Second Life as her avatar 'Nina Lancaster'.

An NLP Master Practitioner and Certified Society of NLP Trainer, Gina assisted co-creator of NLP Richard Bandler on their London NLP, seminars from 2001-5.  Originally training as a fitness instructor specializing in fitness for the fuller figure, she gained a degree in Sports and Exercise Studies in 1999 and introduced the concept of Lifestyle Coaching to Virgin Active Health Clubs. She is a published holistic article writer and regular contributor to NLPLife Training Newsletter. Gina is now focused on working towards a new paradigm of delivering NLP training to a virtual world audience via various forms of multimedia platforms in partnership with sponsors and organizations.

Gina is passionate about raising awareness of virtual worlds, their potential for training change and personal development, where they will have the best benefit to a global audience, as well as to those who need more traditional methods of learning such as books, CDs, audio and one to one coaching.

Gina may be contacted via Tel: 07932 958 262; gina.pickersgill@hotmail.co.uk   gina.pickersgill@gmail.com     www.virtualworldcoachingacademy.com  Havening Techniques

Articles by Gina Pickersgill

  1. Holistic Movement for Health

    Listed in movement

    Regular moderate exercise is well known to improve such conditions as obesity, diabetes and hypertension. Weight bearing and aerobic exercise can help osteoporosis and some cancers....

  2. The Ins and Outs of Emotional Eating

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    This article focuses on emotional eating and binging, and how to go about changing such stress-related responses. The author explains what emotional eating is all about, describing ...

  3. The Trouble with Binge Eating: Filling the Void

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    The author is a former glamour model, has assisted Paul McKenna on his weight-loss courses, and runs a virtual healing sanctuary in Second Life. Having had to keep her weight down a...

  4. A New Paradigm for Long-term Healthy Lifestyle Management

    Listed in weight loss

    The author emphasises the fact that the experts fail to point out is that our answers come from within, not from external advice. When we try to make a change, we may think I will ...

  5. NLP and the Future of Healing

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    This article explains that NLP offers ways of working with clients based on understanding the basic structure of the brain, and a focus on what is important to the client. The auth...

  6. Eat Less, Naturally

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    The author discusses how eating has served both the function of keeping us alive and healthy, and as a cultural way to share time together, including cultural rituals around food an...

  7. Black Hole Principles, Biology and Belief

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    The article goes on to explain the connections between black holes and our chakras, and introduces the reader to other important concepts – fractal elements of the cosmos, da...

  8. Who You Were Born to Be: How to trust yourself and gain the key to happiness

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    Many of us suffer from indecision about what we want or need. What we don

  9. The Sugar Solution

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    The author gives a detailed account of the chemical nature of the two types of sugar, simple sugars, and complex carbohydrates. The focus of nutritionists is on the dangers of sugar...

  10. Eating with the Heart in Mind

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    What is it about food that makes us want to realize its nutritional benefits? Why are we so enthralled in finding out what it can do for our health and why is it used as a medium to...

  11. The 2012 Enigma

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    The purpose of this article is to underpin the mechanisms by which people manage their emotions using NLP, self-awareness and personal development as they have been led to use for t...

  12. Living the Life You Dream: Part I: An NLP Perspective on Choosing Your Thoughts to Change Your Life

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    When thinking about your circumstances, the life you are living has been created by you. You have created your life due to the thoughts you have chosen to believe, while filtering o...

  13. Living the Life you Dream: Part II: A Quantum Perspective on Choosing Your Thoughts to Change Your Life

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    Learning to love yourself is no easy task when you have been listening to voices telling you that you are no good. If you have been the 'victim' of such a tirade of insults either f...

  14. Making a Change: Useful Tips on How to Change your Life

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    A voyage to happiness begins with the journey into the mind in order to change what you have in your heart.... In order to understand the process of gaining clarity on this issue we...

  15. Havening: A New Way To Heal

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    Havening is a process designed to eliminate the consequences of maladaptive emotional memories. Post–havening the response to an emotional trigger is averted or eliminated. In part...

  16. Mind, Miracles & Meaning Part 1: Manage your Mind to Train your Brain

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    This is the first of a three part series of articles that describe the process of creating miracles and meaning by challenging your current mindset to think differently. The first i...

  17. Mind, Miracles and Meaning Part II: Miracles ‘are’ Meaning

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    A simple sound such as “mmmmm’ can carry so much meaning that we make it up in our minds that it’s actually real. This has us thinking that what we believe is going to happen - actu...

  18. Mind, Miracles and Meaning Part III: The Answer to Life’s Mysteries

    Listed in psychospiritual

    Learning to live your life through meaning that others have bestowed on you is by no means an easy task. What has transpired through your mind are those things that have been ‘post...

  19. Making the Most of Your Purpose: A Transpersonal Approach to Moving On

    Listed in personal growth

    A resident notion within us makes us feel like we have nowhere to go when we are feeling tired, exhausted or out of sorts. We often make it feel like we are to blame for many of our...

  20. How to Discover your Greatest Self and Get the Relationship you Desire

    Listed in personal growth

    The idea of discovering yourself is a bit bizarre, but if you think about it, it would make sense to know yourself really well when in the pursuit of a new relationship. This is be...

  21. Delivering Success Usefully: How to Plan and Manage your Success Strategy

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    When the delivery of your success depends on what you feel is going to be useful you can make decisions based on the way in which you want to see it happen. What this means is that...

  22. The Piers of England and How They Manifest Magic

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    Magical Piers of South East England generate talisman like spectacles in that they reach out into the open ocean and magnify the energy of life that surrounds them. Two such piers ...

  23. Magical Piers: The Lovers Journey

    Listed in psychospiritual

    In the days of old when stories were told of how love blossomed and marriage was sacrosanct, it was these stories that captured the imagination about what love was supposed to be ab...

  24. Magical Piers: The Lovers Journey Part III

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    This is the third part of the Lovers Journey, continued from Part I and Part II.

  25. Structure and Grace: Aligning Spiritual and Physical Elements

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    In aligning structure with grace we see that the two elements make complementary partners in that they both require a knowledge of how to manifest a way to being that allows them to...

  26. One Step Beyond: A Lifestyle Management Strategy to Support Your Health and Wellness Goals

    Listed in personal growth

    It is beyond our wildest dreams that we need to go in order to sustain the idea that we can achieve them.

  27. Awakening the Healer Within

    Listed in healing

    The spiritual side of awakening is the process of becoming conscious around the areas that need upgrading. So for example, in the field of healing we have areas in our lives that ne...

  28. Immunity and the Mind: Finding our Way Through Challenge and Crisis

    Listed in immune function

    Immunity is the body's defence against illness and disease. When under attack it seeks to provide resistance to all manner of pathogens that harm the body's natural state of balance...

  29. The Way We Were

    Listed in psychospiritual

    What ways we were thinking, what ways we were feeling, what ways we were judging, what ways we were taking for granted. These are all the ways in which we 'were'. No longer do we ha...

  30. The Healing Power of Touch

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    In the scheme of things, touch is a sentient emotion. We touch another person, we make sure we have enlisted the qualities that convey meaning. The touch of another person can heal...

  31. We Heal What We Need to Learn: The Ups and Downs of Grief, Joy and Happiness. Part I

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    The first thing you notice when someone passes is how shocked you feel when learning of their transition.

  32. We Heal What We Need to Learn: The Ups and Downs of Grief, Joy and Happiness. Part II

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    In Part I, I wrote about how grief could take us to new levels of awareness in terms of how we remember the passing of a loved one. In this article I am going to look at what it tak...

  33. The Ups and Downs of Grief, Joy and Happiness Part III: Learning to Love Being Happy

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    It was not long before I realized that getting in touch with my emotions was the bedrock of what I had been doing all my life. The instances I recall were mainly focused on how I wa...

  34. Overcoming Disillusionment with Life: A Guide to Finding Meaning and Purpose

    Listed in psychospiritual

    Are you feeling disillusioned with life? Do you find yourself questioning the purpose of it all? You are not alone. Many people experience a sense of disillusionment at some point i...

  35. When I Started Writing, Now I Finish – 20 Years With Positive Health

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    For two remarkable decades, Gina Pickersgill has been a dedicated contributor to Positive Health Magazine, sharing a wealth of wisdom on holistic well-being, emotional health, perso...

Book reviews by Gina Pickersgill

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