NLP is an instruction manual for the mind. NLP teaches you tools to change your actions into performance of the highest standards, in any area of life, communicating with clarity and confidence in any situation, at home, in business or socially.
Developed by Richard Bandler and John Grinder during the seventies, the name NLP symbolises the form of mental programs: Neurological experiences sorted and interpreted through structured communication.
- Neuro: Reality is processed by our five senses and nervous system into experience.
- Linguistic: Our experience is coded, organized and given meaning by language and non-verbal communication systems.
- Programming: Discovering, using and changing our behaviour, language and non-verbal communication systems to achieve desired outcomes or directions.
NLP is based on how people have naturally successfully overcome their problems, or intuitively get great results. It takes coaching and training to learn these skills so they become second nature. It is the ability to access emotional intelligence and the result is continuous improvement of people skills.
The beauty of NLP is that it’s a body of knowledge based upon what we, as human beings, already do, naturally and well. So the coaching and training is very much a practical collection of skills, knowledge and techniques, put together in an easy to understand and interactive format. Learning NLP is so simple because we realise those things we already do – when we do realise, we can do them more often, and use them to get rid of stuff we don’t want – like anxiety, worry, bad habits, stress etc…