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What is NLP?

Earlier this year I qualified as a Certified Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and I am now able to work as an NLP Coach.

Some of my regular clients have asked me, “What is NLP all about?”

I have struggled to answer this question because it is not easy to explain in a nutshell. I usually end up leaving people very confused.

As I explain NLP, I see people glaze over and switch off, looking at me as if I’m away with the fairies and I know I’ve done it again.

How do I explain NLP? Well, here goes……….in a nutshell.

NLP stands for Neuro-Linguistic Programming and it was created by Richard Bandler and John Grinder in the 1970s. It helps you to explore how you think (neuro) and how you communicate (linguistic) and how this has an affect on your behaviour (the programming). Once you have a deeper awareness and understanding about this you can transform the way you are, to be more effective in every area of your life.

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