What is NLP?
Neuro-Linguistic Programming was invented in the early 70s. Neuro refers to how the mind and body interact, and Linguistic refers to the insights into a person’s thinking that can be obtained by careful attention to their use of language. Programming refers to the study of the thinking and behavioural patterns or ‘programmes’ which people use in their daily lives. The original trio of founders were Richard Bandler, Frank Pucelik and John Grinder.
NLP or Neuro-Linguistic Programming is a bit like an ‘owners manual’ on how to use your brain and is a new set of insights and skills. You can use the NLP methods and insights to be more in charge of your thoughts and feelings, to run your own life more successfully, and to communicate with other people much more effectively. NLP is an ever-growing collection of information and insights into how we human beings function, and this is backed up by a huge range of mental NLP Techniques that can enable us to improve how we think, behave and feel – and to assist others in doing the same.
Becoming skilled in NLP will enable you to:
- Think more clearly,
- Communicate more effectively with others,
- Manage your thoughts, moods and behaviours more effectively,
- Do whatever you already do reasonably well, even better,
- Acquire skills and attitudes to do what you cannot do right now, but would like to be able to do,
and much more…