What is NLP? How can it boost your life results?
“NLP may be the most powerful vehicle for change in existence” – Modern Psychology Magazine
NLP which stands for Neuro Linguistic Programming, is one of the most advanced, self-improvement methodologies available today, which offers you the psychological, emotional, personal and social mastery knowledge and strategies to be successful on your own terms, in any area of your personal or professional life.
NLP is an applied behavioural science that provides:
- An epistemology – a science of how we know what we know.
- A methodology – the processes and procedures for applying the above.
- A technology – a set of intra and interpersonal skills for applying both the above.
NLP was developed in the early 70’s by world renowned leading experts in the fields of linguistics, psychology, anthropology, hypnotherapy and computer programming. It was developed by studying the best communicators in various fields who were achieving outstanding results with their clients and has continued to grow with effective tools, strategies and methods.
The Name – NLP – Neuro Linguistic Programming
NEURO – relates to our central nervous system (the brain/mind) where our behaviour, thoughts, feelings and the state of our bodies reside and through which our experiences is received & processed via our five senses. Neuro relates to how we think, structure and put our thoughts together th at creates our experience, states and outcomes in life.
LINGUISTICS – relates to how we use language (verbal and non-verbal communication, how it affects us and others. The various NLP linguistics models facilitate highly effective communication and results.
PROGRAMMING – relates to the mental programs, strategies and patterns that we run in our neurological systems to achieve a specific, desired outcome. The ability to change these with precision allows our habitual behaviour, thoughts and feelings to align with one’s desired results.