Build Rapport With NLP

build rapportGood communications are built on trust. Trust comes much easier when that person feels a sense of rapport with you. That’s why one of best uses of NLP is to build rapport.

Defining Rapport

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, rapport is:

“relation marked by harmony, conformity, accord, or affinity”

So how can you use NLP to develop a harmonious relationship with others? That’s what we’re going to talk about next. Continue reading

 

Your Inner Critic

your inner critic

Your Inner Critic

Your inner critic is always with you. You know the one I’m talking about.

That soft, nagging voice that keeps popping into your head. The one you can’t get rid of.  The one that comes back at inopportune times, when you least expect it. You want to banish your inner critic, but you can’t.

To soften its effect, you try distracting yourself.  You try changing your thoughts and focusing on something else. But, no matter what you do, those unwanted thoughts and feelings keep coming back.

So how can you get rid of your inner critic? Is there a way you can purge your inner critic, once and for all?

Habits and Your Inner Critic

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Using NLP for Mood Control

NLP for Mood Control

You Can Use NLP for Mood Control

Triggers in NLP are known as “anchors”.  The right “trigger” can change your mood from happy and elated to downright disagreeable in a split second. You can use NLP for mood control to snap yourself back into a happy, optimistic state.

The Effect of Anchors

Anchoring is when an external stimulus becomes a trigger that elicits a response. Most often anchors are random. One minute you’re happy and in control. You experience a trigger. Now you’re depressed, angry or sad. Continue reading

 

The History of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

history of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

The history of Neuro-Linguistic Programming

The history of Neuro-Linguistic Programming began in the early 1970’ s with two people at U.C. Santa Cruz. Richard Bandler was a 20-year-old psychology student. Dr. John Grinder was an associate professor of linguistics at the university in his late 20’s.

Bandler started out as a math major who was also interested in the new field of computer science. As he became more interested in the behavioral science he switched his major. But his initial interest in computer science is why NLP is often linked to it.

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How Neuro-Linguistic Programming Can Help You with Personal Development

Neuro-Linguistic Programming Can Help You with Personal DevelopmentHave you been trying to improve certain areas of your life, only to become frustrated? Would you like to become more focused, stop procrastinating, stay on a diet or just have a better attitude? Have you tried NLP? Neuro-Linguistic Programming can help you with personal development.

NLP can give you a better understanding of how you function. It gives you the tools you need to have more patience with the people around you. It will also help you to respond more effectively in tense situations.

Neuro-Linguistic Programming can help you with personal development. It does this by providing you with the skills you need to do all of these, and more. Continue reading

 

How to Overcome Procrastination Using Neuro-Linguistic Programming

Overcome Procrastination Using Neuro-Linguistic Programming

You Can Overcome Procrastination Using Neuro-Linguistic Programming

Ever feel stuck? Do you find yourself procrastinating? If you do, you can use using overcome procrastination using Neuro-Linguistic Programming or NLP, right now.  

By shifting how you think, NLP can help you create a strategy that will help you overcome procrastination. You can use this strategy to carry you through to success in all areas of your life.

You can use the process found in NLP to change your behavioral patterns. You can use it to set and reach career goals, improve your relationships with others or lose weight. Continue reading

 

Using NLP to Improve Your Communication Skills

NLP to Improve Your Communication Skills

You Can Use NLP to Improve Your Communications

To succeed in life, you need excellent communication skills. Without them, failure is all but guaranteed. The good news is you can use NLP to improve your communication skills.

The Need for Good Communications

Unless you live in a cave, being a good communicator is mandatory. Good communication skills are key to winning friends and influencing people.

If you have struggled in the past with your communications, don’ t despair. You can use processes from NLP to improve your communication skills. Continue reading

 

Behavioral Modeling in Neuro-Linguistic Programming

Modeling in Neuro-Linguistic Programming Modeling in Neuro-Linguistic Programming first came from wanting to understand the thinking processes and behaviors of successful therapists. Using this understanding, these thinking processes and behaviors could be taught to others.

What is Behavioral Modeling?

Behavioral modeling in Neuro-Linguistic Programming or NLP is, in simple terms, copying behavior. The process of modeling breaks down a complex system or a series of events into chunks small enough to be understood and then reproduced.

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Defining Neuro-Linguistic Programming

Neuro-Linguistic Programming

Some people have a little difficulty understanding NLP.  So, today we’re going to give you a better understanding by defining Neuro-Linguistic Programming.

Defining Neuro-Linguistic Programming:

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What’s the Difference Between Neuro-Linguistic Programming and Hypnosis?

Difference Between Neuro-Linguistic Programming and HypnosisOne of the most asked questions I get is, “What’s the difference between Neuro-Linguistic Programming and hypnosis?” Many people believe that Neuro-Linguistic Programming and hypnosis are the same. That’s because both work with the subconscious mind,

While it is true that they are similar in some ways, there are differences. Today, let’s look at the difference between Neuro-Linguistic Programming and hypnosis.   Continue reading