When I first heard of NLP, I had no idea what it was.
"Neuro Linguistic Programming... you're going to program my mind? Is that like brainwashing?"
I had just hired a coach to work with to help me overcome some fear and anxiety. Ok, a lot of fear and a lot of anxiety. I hired him because he was a hypnotherapist, I had no idea what those 3 letters next to hypnotherapist on his card meant. NLP.
I am so grateful that NLP came into my life, because it completely transformed it. So much so that I was inspired to become a practitioner, then a master practitioner and now a trainer of NLP.
So what is it?
NLP is Neuro Linguistic Programming.
Neuro- Your neurology. Your human nervous system.
Linguistic- Language. The words you use to label your experiences, to communicate both verbally and non-verbally with others and how you communicate with yourself.
Programming- How your language programs your neurology to create behaviour and get results.
Simply put, NLP is the study of...