Develop yourself with NLP
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Develop yourself with NLP

what is NLP and how NLP can help you

First published date February 18 2013 Amended date April 22 2015

Lots of people all around the country are looking for new ways to develop themselves both personally and professionally. There are lots of different self development courses that you could take, but one you might not have heard of is NLP. Derren Brown has mentioned it in his book, and several celebrities have learnt from it, so we’ve found out a bit more about it to help you decide if it is something you would like to study.


What is NLP?

NLP stands for Neuro-Linguistic Programming. NLP is an approach that looks at how the neurological process, language and behaviour learned from experiences can be changed in order for personal development and specific goals to be achieved. It was created in America in the 1970s by John Grinder and Richard Bandler.


What can an NLP courses teach me?

NLP courses teach students a huge range of topics. NLP course providers such as NLP Life will try to help students manage their emotions and learn to discover their true potential. There are also techniques that are taught that can help you to overcome fears and phobias.


Will it help me improve my confidence?

NLP is used as a means of development and growth, and is a very practical approach to self improvement. Self doubt is a universal problem, and something that everyone suffers from, but NLP courses claim that they can help anyone and everyone with their confidence, which will help you in all areas of your life.


Do I need to take anything?

You’ll have to check with your course provider, but most courses will expect you to take along either a laptop or tablet, or a notebook and pen to make notes, and make sure you go with an open mind so you can get the most out of your session.


Who can take an NLP course?

Anyone! You don’t need any previous qualifications to take an NLP course. Even celebrities are turning to NLP, which just shows that people from all walks of life are finding that NLP helps their personal development. Cheryl Cole found that NLP helped her rebuild her self esteem, and Russell Brand openly refers to NLP as a life saver, after using it to transform his life. NLP is suitable for everyone.


If this sounds like something you might be interested in, if you feel it might help you develop your confidence or maybe even overcome a fear, or if you just want to learn more about what NLP is, then have a browse through our range of NLP courses

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