What is NLP?
NLP is known as Neuro Linguistic Programming. It lets you know on how to use your brain effectively. As we are taught in school different things like Math, Science, History and others; we only learn a few skills on how to feel good and how to develop great relationships.
There is where NLP will come in. This kind of approach has been created by Richard Bandler and John Grinder in California in the 1970s. These creators learned that there is a relationship between neurological process, language and behavioral patterns. This connection can be changed specifically to achieve one’s goal. Exceptional skills can be created and can even be acquired by anyone through this approach. Neuro Linguistic Programming can even cure problems like phobias, depression, common cold and many others. This approach is even adopted by many hypnotherapists and discussed in business and government seminars.
How does it work?
Have you ever noticed how you react or behave when certain problems occur? This repeated response or behavior occurred because they are stored unconsciously in our mind so every time certain problems come up, you automatically give out that response.
Do you want to change your bad habits but you can’t? This is another concern that mostly each has a problem about. Habits have been stored in the unconscious mind so it is hard for anyone to just quickly change it ones you want to get rid of that certain bad habit. In order to change that negative behavior, one should undergo NLP. NLP helps you comprehend how to change the responses when different stimulants would come up, this would include any negative behaviors or any phobias you might have. This way you can change your unconscious responses within. So once you want to get rid of those negative behaviors, you can very well do so once you the some NLP techniques.
What are the benefits?
- NLP can improve your life as it allows you to train your mind and gives you goals to follow.
- The objective of NLP is to change you from the inside. Whatever you project to others, it will show from your outside personality. If you are projecting yourself with lack of confidence, your superior would not give you the promotion you have ever wanted. However, if you show confidence and positivity, you can appreciate your work better giving you the promotion. Furthermore, you can easily get any job you want, you can work well with your colleagues and have better rapport with them.
- As you are training your mind, you can get rid of those phobias and depression easily by simply conditioning your mind.
Are there any disadvantages?
Based on studies, there have been no disadvantages as long as the person uses the right NLF technique and the technique used has been tested and true. This could be techniques which has evidences of its authenticity. Critics are saying that these techniques should not be based on the principles that the creators have made because they are just proving the principles of their study.