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Training NLP: The Neuro Linguistic Programming

Updated on December 31, 2015

NLP or Neuro Linguistic Programming can be understood as an analysis or study of our perceptions of the mental and conceptual map of world in which we live in. With the help of its apt analysis, NLP bails us out of our own perceptions, as in our regular lives we often unconsciously develop an arsenal of spontaneous reactions to different situations and then after sometimes all those reactions become unproductive and totally outmoded. If we recognize and get to be aware of those unproductive responses then we can easily choose to change them in the most constructive manner, hence we can uproot all the obstructions to our progress in making the lives we truly want. The reality map is totally unique for each one of us and nobody else incorporates literally the same reality.

Beginning of NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming):

Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) started in California in the early 1970s at the University of Santa Cruz as there a master’s level student named as Richard Bandler who was expert of information sciences and mathematics enrolled the assistance of Dr John Grinder who was a professor of linguistics, for appropriately studying different individuals they thought to be great communicators and specialists of change and progress. They were enthralled with the capability of some individuals who defied all the odds to interact to different "troublesome" or very sick individuals where others failed badly to communicate or connect.

Basically NLP has its base in a therapeutic setting on account of three widely acclaimed psychotherapists that Bandler and Grinder studied upon and they are Virginia Satir (designer of Conjoint Family Therapy), Milton H Erickson (greatly responsible for the progression of Clinical Hypnotherapy) and Fritz Perls (the author of Gestalt Psychology). Additionally Bandler and Grinder included the skills of, Alfred Korzybski and Noam Chomsky who were linguists, Gregory Bateson who was social anthropologist and Paul Watzlawick who was psychoanalyst in the formulation of neuro linguistic programming.

So what's next for NLP?

Nowadays NLP has travelled a long way from Santa Cruz in the 1970s as such a variety of historical pioneers have been grabbed by NLP which has taken it forward and the whole conceptualization has become realistic, practical and helped in changing the lives of so many individuals all across the globe. The literary works on NLP is abounding and nowadays we find NLP applications amongst doctors, nurses, specialists, attendants, cab drivers, sales representatives, mentors, accountants, educators, folks, labourers, resigned or retired individuals, teens or parents, and so many more. NLP reinforces and hones our unique qualities and favourable circumstances that no any other contender or competitor will be able to take away from you.

We are mostly acquainted with the maxim that insanity is nothing but doing same things repeatedly and then expecting different results. As per the philosophy of NLP each individual is already working perfectly and that what seems, by all accounts, to be "wrong" with somebody is basically the ideal reaction to their current map of their world but actually map is not the territory and by changing your map (that is the way you think about world and your place in it) you can effectively change your practices and hence your behaviors.

Neuro basically determines the study of our neurological framework and NLP is focused around the idea that we experience in the world through our senses and make an interpretation of tangible data into the thought processes both cognizant and oblivious. Our thought processes make the space for different perspectives that enact our neurological framework that influences physiology, feelings, and our behavioural conducts.

Linguistic or phonetic refers to the way individuals use language to comprehend the world, grasp and conceive experiences, and impart those experiences to others. In Neuro Linguistic Programming, linguistic is basically the analysis of how the words we speak impact our experience.

Programming addresses how we code or rationally represent our experiences as it effectively draws its significance from the learning theory. The personal programming of each individual their internal processes and related strategies are based on thinking patterns that you use to decide, tackle issues, learn, assess, and get results.

NLP demonstrates different techniques with the help of which individuals can recode their experiences and hence we can compose our internal programming to get the outcomes we want. Something worth to remember is the fact that NLP is the study of what we already do, like our belief systems, thinking patterns or intuitions. Hence with the help of NLP we can concentrate on and reinforce what does work and can effectively detract centre from the components that work as road obstructions mostly obliviously and keep us intact at our potential. As the nature of our brains and cognizance has not turned into a definite science yet and that is why the primary system utilized by NLP is to structure different models of how these things will work impeccably. These models are then competently used for making strategies for rapidly changing contemplations, convictions, and practices that you do not need or want anymore.

© 2015 Shivendra Tiwari


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      Miguel Angel de la vega 

      2 years ago from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

      Very intersting! Thank you. I like a lot the nlp.

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      Shivendra Tiwari 

      3 years ago from New Delhi, India

      thanks padmajah.

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      Padmajah Badri 

      3 years ago from India

      Informative Hub ..Thank you

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      Padmajah Badri 

      3 years ago from India

      Informative Hub ..Thank you


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