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A podcast for those wanting personal development but want it made simple and easy to understand and more importantly use, take action and make a difference to your life and the world you live in.

If you want to change the way you feel and the way you act and react. If you have negative emotions, behaviours, that you want to lose forever and create something special in your life then I think you will like what you hear.

This genre of self-improvement, self-development and mastery of your mind has, I believe, been made over complicated and secretive and here I am de-constructing the processes into their simple forms that we can all understand and easily use. There’s no interviews just little ol’ me ;0)

Who am I and what do I do?………Paul Clough.

I now love helping making changes in people and guiding them to create the life they really want.

A personal look at me:

The above sentence was not always the case and being the best in the financial realms of the building industry was my aim and getting there by any means. I now know this is, and was, the worst way ~ even if I did make director of one of the largest building companies in Cambridge by the age of 30.

One of the major realisations came on my first ever training in hypnosis. I found that it’s not a win lose world and that a win win is only a low basis to live.

Being true to your beliefs and coming from a place of integrity where service is paramount. This understanding together with lots of NLP skills helped create my last partnership in the building industry grow from a turnover of £800k to £16m in less than twelve years and that can only be done with giving more than expected.

Another shaping of me came from two traumatic events in my life that happened within six months of each other which created a number of major changes in me and by beliefs in what is possible. I have written about my experience and how I dealt with it but more importantly it really showed me my love for my three boys and theirs for me and resulted in the step up to become a trainer of NLP (which I never intended) and my close and exciting work with two of my sons. In supporting Joseph and help create change in people in our training’s and his wonderful life changing ‘Be your potential weekend’ and with Luke the continuing development of Cambridge Hypnotherapy and Hypnosis processes. My relationship with my third son Daniel just keeps getting better and better too.

Not knowing how good I had become in change work in the beginning I generally studied, practiced and saw clients then things started to happen when I started to work following just my instincts. Two clients come to mind both in effect dying from the effects of what was happening to them and the way they felt and within one and two sessions respectively not only won the will to live they changed virtually in front of my eyes and being apart of that process was and is the best feeling alive.

The above are just three of many brilliant learnings I have had in my life.
The more formal bit


Paul Clough

I am a Trainer and Master Practitioner of NLP and Hypnosis and am passionate in assisting those who want to reach their full potential and his special skills form a unique foundation for success. I constantly seek and develop new skills and learning’s – through advanced levels of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Time Line Therapy ™, Hypnosis and to improve everyone I work with.

I have an understanding of the mind/body connection which enables me to create in my clients the difference that makes the difference ~ from excellence to outstanding.

For those that want qualifications:

Certified Trainer and Consultant of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

Certified Master Practitioner of NLP & Time Line Therapy

Certified Master Hypnotist and Hypnotherapist

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A podcast for those wanting personal development but want it made simple and easy to understand and more importantly use, take action and make a difference to your life and the world you live in.

If you want to change the way you feel and the way you act and react. If you have negative emotions, behaviours, that you want to lose forever and create something special in your life then I think you will like what you hear.

This genre of self-improvement, self-development and mastery of your mind has, I believe, been made over complicated and secretive and here I am de-constructing the processes into their simple forms that we can all understand and easily use. There’s no interviews just little ol’ me ;0)

Who am I and what do I do?………Paul Clough.

I now love helping making changes in people and guiding them to create the life they really want.

A personal look at me:

The above sentence was not always the case and being the best in the financial realms of the building industry was my aim and getting there by any means. I now know this is, and was, the worst way ~ even if I did make director of one of the largest building companies in Cambridge by the age of 30.

One of the major realisations came on my first ever training in hypnosis. I found that it’s not a win lose world and that a win win is only a low basis to live.

Being true to your beliefs and coming from a place of integrity where service is paramount. This understanding together with lots of NLP skills helped create my last partnership in the building industry grow from a turnover of £800k to £16m in less than twelve years and that can only be done with giving more than expected.

Another shaping of me came from two traumatic events in my life that happened within six months of each other which created a number of major changes in me and by beliefs in what is possible. I have written about my experience and how I dealt with it but more importantly it really showed me my love for my three boys and theirs for me and resulted in the step up to become a trainer of NLP (which I never intended) and my close and exciting work with two of my sons. In supporting Joseph and help create change in people in our training’s and his wonderful life changing ‘Be your potential weekend’ and with Luke the continuing development of Cambridge Hypnotherapy and Hypnosis processes. My relationship with my third son Daniel just keeps getting better and better too.

Not knowing how good I had become in change work in the beginning I generally studied, practiced and saw clients then things started to happen when I started to work following just my instincts. Two clients come to mind both in effect dying from the effects of what was happening to them and the way they felt and within one and two sessions respectively not only won the will to live they changed virtually in front of my eyes and being apart of that process was and is the best feeling alive.

The above are just three of many brilliant learnings I have had in my life.
The more formal bit


Paul Clough

I am a Trainer and Master Practitioner of NLP and Hypnosis and am passionate in assisting those who want to reach their full potential and his special skills form a unique foundation for success. I constantly seek and develop new skills and learning’s – through advanced levels of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Time Line Therapy ™, Hypnosis and to improve everyone I work with.

I have an understanding of the mind/body connection which enables me to create in my clients the difference that makes the difference ~ from excellence to outstanding.

For those that want qualifications:

Certified Trainer and Consultant of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

Certified Master Practitioner of NLP & Time Line Therapy

Certified Master Hypnotist and Hypnotherapist

    #287 This Is New

    #287 This Is New

    This Is New Brand new and will make a life of difference for you. It's so new it's been around hiding in plain sight for bloomin' ages.
    Again, I know I'm biased, but there are so many golden nuggets here you will be weighed down in a really good way.
    Let's dive deep into something I read in a comment on Youtube. 3 words that shaped thought upon thought. and not just ramblings but real gold.
    Please can I ask you don't just listen. What! This is a podcast!!!!!!
    No, listen and put into practice what you hear and then notice how well all you learned works so well
    Oh! We have a hypnotic process within this episode so you can really get the full benefit right now
    Please share so others may learn to create great lives. Here's the link to this episode:
    https://personaldevelopmentunplugged.com/287-this-is-new/
    Thank you for your time
    Shine brightly
    Paul
    Please remember you can leave a comment or email me with questions, requests and feedback. If you have enjoyed this or any other episode please share and subscribe. Just email me feedback@personaldevelopmentunplugged.com
    If you want to subscribe to the podcast (I know you do) click here to learn more
    Or simply click here to go straight to Apple Music / iTunes to subscribe OR leave a review
    Remember for my specially designed programs for developing Supreme Inner Confidence, Free Your Life of Anxiety and specialize Hypnosis tracks go to PaulCloughOnline.com
    If you want to access my FREE HYPNOSIS tracks go to paulcloughonline.com/podcast
    Follow and inter-react on twitter @pcloughie
    Why not look for me and the podcast on > SPOTIFY AND the app Castbox
    I'm also in iHeart radio
    YouTube - copy n paste UC3BlpN4voq8aAN7ePsIMt2Q into search bar
    The Libsyn podcast page http://personaldevelomentunplugged.libsyn.com
    Stitcher, tunein, learnoutloud, Google Play Music Here is your show on RadioPublic:
    Listen to Personal Development Unplugged on RadioPublic
    I’m a therapist but not your therapist
    The information with this website or online work, techniques and exercises provided within these free and paid products are for educational purposes only. Do not use the techniques or exercises contained within some of these free or paid products whilst driving or operating machinery, or if you suffer from epilepsy, clinical depression or any other nervous or psychiatric conditions. The information provided is not a substitute for proper medical advice. If in doubt, please consult your doctor or licensed medical practitioner.
    Any decision you make having received any of Paul Clough's free or paid products are your own and you remain wholly responsible for any decisions and actions you take.
    Music by Wataboi from Pixabay
    Music by DreamHeaven from Pixabay
    Music by ccjmusic from Pixabay
     
     

    • 36 min
    #286 It Has To Be A Bit Scary

    #286 It Has To Be A Bit Scary

    It Has To Be A Bit Scary If you want to grow Do you want to succeed with your goals, your career, your relationships this thing called personal development? If you really want all of that you will step out of that old comfort zone or familiar zone as I call it. The thing is when you do so many things happen and the first is "Well that wasn't that scary!" in fact, you might say "That was exciting!"
    So no more fear or anxiety and putting off your dreams.
    In this episode, we'll take away the overwhelm of having to know it all before we start (that's a great excuse) You don't have to know every step of the way.
    So come with me on this counter-intuitive dive and find a way to create the success you dream of in any and every area of your life. The great thing is - when you make changes in one area other areas get the benefit too!
    Make sure you have a pen and paper handy because it's so important to make sure all this information and your thoughts never get forgotten and can be adapted to meet what you will dare to dream of. Then you can plan to do it and change scary to excitement, anxiety to wanting and believing in yourself and that's when the magic happens.
    There's a massive amount of golden nuggets strewn everywhere so be prepared - it's really worth listening to more than once.
    And it's worth your friends listening and making a difference in their lives too so please share:
    https://personaldevelopmentunplugged.com/286-it-has-to-be-a-bit-scary/
    Shine brightly
    Paul
    Please remember you can leave a comment or email me with questions, requests and feedback. If you have enjoyed this or any other episode please share and subscribe. Just email me feedback@personaldevelopmentunplugged.com
    If you want to subscribe to the podcast (I know you do) click here to learn more
    Or simply click here to go straight to Apple Music / iTunes to subscribe OR leave a review
    Remember for my specially designed programs for developing Supreme Inner Confidence, Free Your Life of Anxiety and specialize Hypnosis tracks go to PaulCloughOnline.com
    If you want to access my FREE HYPNOSIS tracks go to paulcloughonline.com/podcast
    Follow and inter-react on twitter @pcloughie
    Why not look for me and the podcast on > SPOTIFY AND the app Castbox
    I'm also in iHeart radio
    YouTube - copy n paste UC3BlpN4voq8aAN7ePsIMt2Q into search bar
    The Libsyn podcast page http://personaldevelomentunplugged.libsyn.com
    Stitcher, tunein, learnoutloud, Google Play Music Here is your show on RadioPublic:
    Listen to Personal Development Unplugged on RadioPublic
    I’m a therapist but not your therapist
    The information with this website or online work, techniques and exercises provided within these free and paid products are for educational purposes only. Do not use the techniques or exercises contained within some of these free or paid products whilst driving or operating machinery, or if you suffer from epilepsy, clinical depression or any other nervous or psychiatric conditions. The information provided is not a substitute for proper medical advice. If in doubt, please consult your doctor or licensed medical practitioner.
    Any decision you make having received any of Paul Clough's free or paid products are your own and you remain wholly responsible for any decisions and actions you take.
    Music by Wataboi from Pixabay
    Music by DreamHeaven from Pixabay
    Music by ccjmusic from Pixabay
     

    • 32 min
    #285 Where Does My Anxiety Come From?

    #285 Where Does My Anxiety Come From?

    Where Does My Anxiety Come From? Do I really have to know? It might be scary. Yup, in this episode we dive into not what triggers your anxiety but where it came from - and no you don't have to go there to find out Whew! Just so know, even if you did, which you don't, if you did see it through your own eyes now, with all that you know now, it wouldn't be scary - but as I said we are not going there anyway, that's not my way  :O)
    I will share with you examples of how your anxiety has snowballed in its intensity and generalized into other areas of your life and by using this natural phenomenon we can generalize the good feelings once it's gone.
    You see this anxiety was created by your unconscious mind which is where we go to let it go, which makes change comfortable the way it ought to be.
    So come with me in this auditory experience and bring your intention and imagination with you.
    When you have and have enjoyed what you listened to and learned so much please allow a similar experience be shared by others by sharing this episode (and the whole podcast) - here's the link for this episode or press the share symbol on your app.
    https://personaldevelopmentunplugged.com/285-where-does-my-anxiety-come-from
    Shine brightly
    Paul
    Please remember you can leave a comment or email me with questions, requests and feedback. If you have enjoyed this or any other episode please share and subscribe. Just email me feedback@personaldevelopmentunplugged.com
    If you want to subscribe to the podcast (I know you do) click here to learn more
    Or simply click here to go straight to Apple Music / iTunes to subscribe OR leave a review
    Remember for my specially designed programs for developing Supreme Inner Confidence, Free Your Life of Anxiety and specialize Hypnosis tracks go to PaulCloughOnline.com
    If you want to access my FREE HYPNOSIS tracks go to paulcloughonline.com/podcast
    Follow and inter-react on twitter @pcloughie
    Why not look for me and the podcast on > SPOTIFY AND the app Castbox
    I'm also in iHeart radio
    YouTube - copy n paste UC3BlpN4voq8aAN7ePsIMt2Q into search bar
    The Libsyn podcast page http://personaldevelomentunplugged.libsyn.com
    Stitcher, tunein, learnoutloud, Google Play Music Here is your show on RadioPublic:
    Listen to Personal Development Unplugged on RadioPublic
    I’m a therapist but not your therapist
    The information with this website or online work, techniques and exercises provided within these free and paid products are for educational purposes only. Do not use the techniques or exercises contained within some of these free or paid products whilst driving or operating machinery, or if you suffer from epilepsy, clinical depression or any other nervous or psychiatric conditions. The information provided is not a substitute for proper medical advice. If in doubt, please consult your doctor or licensed medical practitioner.
    Any decision you make having received any of Paul Clough's free or paid products are your own and you remain wholly responsible for any decisions and actions you take.
    Music by Wataboi from Pixabay
    Music by DreamHeaven from Pixabay
    Music by ccjmusic from Pixabay

    • 35 min
    FMQ 364 How To Live Today

    FMQ 364 How To Live Today

    How To Live Today Following on from the last FMQ and based on a question we should or could ask ourselves every day.
    As you look back over your day and ask "Did I live today?"
    And I've had a little bit of a think -  how we can make this question create more in the next days?
    I think you will like what I came up with using the natural phenomenon of generalization.
    It's short and I hope sweet so please join me for a few minutes.
    If you like what you hear please share this episode, here's the link:
    https://personaldevelopmentunplugged.com/fmq-364-how-to-live-today/
    Shine brightly
    Paul
    Please remember you can leave a comment or email me with questions, requests and feedback. If you have enjoyed this or any other episode please share and subscribe. Just email me feedback@personaldevelopmentunplugged.com
    If you want to subscribe to the podcast (I know you do) click here to learn more
    Or simply click here to go straight to Apple Music / iTunes to subscribe OR leave a review
    Remember for my specially designed programs for developing Supreme Inner Confidence, Free Your Life of Anxiety and specialize Hypnosis tracks go to PaulCloughOnline.com
    If you want to access my FREE HYPNOSIS tracks go to paulcloughonline.com/podcast
    Follow and inter-react on twitter @pcloughie
    Why not look for me and the podcast on > SPOTIFY AND the app Castbox
    I'm also in iHeart radio
    YouTube - copy n paste UC3BlpN4voq8aAN7ePsIMt2Q into search bar
    The Libsyn podcast page http://personaldevelomentunplugged.libsyn.com
    Stitcher, tunein, learnoutloud, Google Play Music Here is your show on RadioPublic:
    Listen to Personal Development Unplugged on RadioPublic
    I’m a therapist but not your therapist
    The information with this website or online work, techniques and exercises provided within these free and paid products are for educational purposes only. Do not use the techniques or exercises contained within some of these free or paid products whilst driving or operating machinery, or if you suffer from epilepsy, clinical depression or any other nervous or psychiatric conditions. The information provided is not a substitute for proper medical advice. If in doubt, please consult your doctor or licensed medical practitioner.
    Any decision you make having received any of Paul Clough's free or paid products are your own and you remain wholly responsible for any decisions and actions you take.
    Music by Wataboi from Pixabay
    Music by DreamHeaven from Pixabay
    Music by ccjmusic from Pixabay

    • 12 min
    #284 You Have To Suck First or Do You?

    #284 You Have To Suck First or Do You?

    You Have To Suck First or Do You? Can we be a master without the 10.000 hours? If we could what would that mean to you and how would your life be affected?
    It's a hell of a downer this title, isn't it? Knowing you have to suck at something before you get to be good. It is a natural phenomenon and no one was good as they are now at doing something as they now are. But those 10,000 hours are a right turn-off - a Bummer with an upper case Capital B!
    All that can lead to overwhelm and underwhelm at the same time and then we usually give up and then in later years when seeing someone else do just the thing we gave up on say "I wish I'd" or "If only I'd"
    BUT
    And this is a good but, when you realize you suck at first and I tell you that you don't have to feel it then you can succeed. Every step of this process just builds more confidence and self-esteem and then spreads and influences different parts of your life too. Winner winner something for dinner or something like that  :O)
    Come with me in this audio of sharing and if I'm good enough I'll take you through one way of succeeding at anything and becoming 'A Master' with an upper case capital M.
    And if I share with a modicum of clarity maybe you will too.  Here's the link for this episode:
    https://personaldevelopmentunplugged.com/284-you-have-to-suck-first-or-do-you
    Shine brightly
    Paul
    Please remember you can leave a comment or email me with questions, requests and feedback. If you have enjoyed this or any other episode please share and subscribe. Just email me feedback@personaldevelopmentunplugged.com
    If you want to subscribe to the podcast (I know you do) click here to learn more
    Or simply click here to go straight to Apple Music / iTunes to subscribe OR leave a review
    Remember for my specially designed programs for developing Supreme Inner Confidence, Free Your Life of Anxiety and specialize Hypnosis tracks go to PaulCloughOnline.com
    If you want to access my FREE HYPNOSIS tracks go to paulcloughonline.com/podcast
    Follow and inter-react on twitter @pcloughie
    Why not look for me and the podcast on > SPOTIFY AND the app Castbox
    I'm also in iHeart radio
    YouTube - copy n paste UC3BlpN4voq8aAN7ePsIMt2Q into search bar
    The Libsyn podcast page http://personaldevelomentunplugged.libsyn.com
    Stitcher, tunein, learnoutloud, Google Play Music Here is your show on RadioPublic:
    Listen to Personal Development Unplugged on RadioPublic
    I’m a therapist but not your therapist
    The information with this website or online work, techniques and exercises provided within these free and paid products are for educational purposes only. Do not use the techniques or exercises contained within some of these free or paid products whilst driving or operating machinery, or if you suffer from epilepsy, clinical depression or any other nervous or psychiatric conditions. The information provided is not a substitute for proper medical advice. If in doubt, please consult your doctor or licensed medical practitioner.
    Any decision you make having received any of Paul Clough's free or paid products are your own and you remain wholly responsible for any decisions and actions you take.
    Music by Wataboi from Pixabay
    Music by DreamHeaven from Pixabay
    Music by ccjmusic from Pixabay

    • 30 min
    FMQ 363 Leave A Legacy

    FMQ 363 Leave A Legacy

    Leave A Legacy in a different way Leaving a legacy or even the thought of leaving a legacy is a big and maybe a daunting thing which can mean we don't.
    What would your legacy be? Your ultimate vision or your mission for this life - Hey that's heavy Cloughie!
    In this Five-Minute Quickie podcast, we'll turn these thoughts on their heads.
    Let's get counter-intuitive and look at taking all that heavy stuff, instead of looking at what you would be or had affected this little old world when you leave it. Why that long?
    Let's have a conversation in 5 minutes to think about this differently which ultimately will create an even bigger legacy and maybe one that only you know about and the people and things you affected greatly.
    Please, as usual, share this episode and tell your friends about the podcast. Here's the link for this episode:
    https://personaldevelopmentunplugged.com/fmq-363-leave-a-legacy/
    Shine brightly
    Paul
    Please remember you can leave a comment or email me with questions, requests and feedback. If you have enjoyed this or any other episode please share and subscribe. Just email me feedback@personaldevelopmentunplugged.com
    If you want to subscribe to the podcast (I know you do) click here to learn more
    Or simply click here to go straight to Apple Music / iTunes to subscribe OR leave a review
    Remember for my specially designed programs for developing Supreme Inner Confidence, Free Your Life of Anxiety and specialize Hypnosis tracks go to PaulCloughOnline.com
    If you want to access my FREE HYPNOSIS tracks go to paulcloughonline.com/podcast
    Follow and inter-react on twitter @pcloughie
    Why not look for me and the podcast on > SPOTIFY AND the app Castbox
    I'm also in iHeart radio
    YouTube - copy n paste UC3BlpN4voq8aAN7ePsIMt2Q into search bar
    The Libsyn podcast page http://personaldevelomentunplugged.libsyn.com
    Stitcher, tunein, learnoutloud, Google Play Music Here is your show on RadioPublic:
    Listen to Personal Development Unplugged on RadioPublic
    I’m a therapist but not your therapist
    The information with this website or online work, techniques and exercises provided within these free and paid products are for educational purposes only. Do not use the techniques or exercises contained within some of these free or paid products whilst driving or operating machinery, or if you suffer from epilepsy, clinical depression or any other nervous or psychiatric conditions. The information provided is not a substitute for proper medical advice. If in doubt, please consult your doctor or licensed medical practitioner.
    Any decision you make having received any of Paul Clough's free or paid products are your own and you remain wholly responsible for any decisions and actions you take.
    Music by Wataboi from Pixabay
    Music by DreamHeaven from Pixabay
    Music by ccjmusic from Pixabay

    • 11 min

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Superb Podcasts.

Paul’s podcasts are fantastic. I cannot recommend highly enough. Insightful, moving and inspiring.
Added bonus with the hypnosis too from his website

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Awesome

Quite outstanding yet simplistic!!
Well worth a listen

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These podcasts are a fantastic find. They are bite sized pieces of a wealth of information on happiness, productivity, reflection and much, much, more. They are really useful tools for having a better life and being a better person. Thanks Paul. Keep them coming. Pen

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