Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) is an approach to communication, personal development, and psychotherapy created by Richard Bandler and John Grinder in California, United States in the 1970s.
Neuro-Linguistic Programming's name encompasses the three most influential components involved in producing human experience: neurology, language, and programming. The neurological system regulates how our bodies function, language determines how we communicate with ourselves and others, and programming determines the kinds of models of the world we create.
NLP describes the dynamics between mind (neuro) and language (linguistic) and how their interplay affects our body and behaviour (programming). In other words, learning NLP is like learning the language of your own mind.
How can NLP help me?
Essentially, NLP can help anything that you do in life that requires thought, either conscious or unconscious.
Be empowered - NLP coaching will empower you to take responsibility for your actions and your thoughts. You will gain insights into your own thinking that will lead to beliefs, behaviours and results that will lead you to a happier life.
Change Habits - Stop smoking, change eating habits, stop nail biting, these are all things that people are able to benefit from when they use NLP. Coaching will enable you to have new insights into beliefs that have worked for or against you. A new understanding of yourself gives you choices that will help you become more relaxed, patient, approachable, assertive, self-assured, focused.
Improve Communication skills - Do you keep doing the same thing and getting the same, unwanted results? With NLP coaching you will learn how to become a better communicator and how to build rapport with others personally and professionally. You will learn techniques to enable you to gain multiple perspectives on a situation so that you are able to easily see things from different views. This helps in situations of misunderstandings and conflict, at home or at work.
Develop Beliefs and Mindsets to realise your potential - We become conditioned by the beliefs that we form from an early age, which determine how we see the world. Sometimes these beliefs are helpful, sometimes they are not. eg “I am not…enough.” NLP coaching will help you to challenge those beliefs and will provide you with techniques and exercises that you can use to reframe and reprogram those unhelpful beliefs and lead a more empowered life.
Skills and Techniques - Develop skills, strategies, language patterns that will help you be in control of yourself and influence others in situations that have been difficult in the past and notice the difference in yourself and the positive effect that will have on others around you.
How NLP can help you:
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