Basic Presuppositions of Neuro Linguistic Programming
We are all unique and experience the world in different ways or people respond to their map of reality, not to reality.
Everyone is individual and has their own special way of being.
How people make sense of the world around them is through their senses and from their own personal experience, this means that each individuals perception is different.
Mind and body form a linked system.
Your mental attitude affects your body and your health and, in turn, how you behave: can change your thinking.
If what you are doing isn’t working, do something else.
Flexibility is the key to success.
Choice is better than no choice.
Having options can provide more opportunities for achieving results.
We are always communicating.
Even when we remain silent, we are communicating. Non-verbal communication can account for a large proportion of a message.
The meaning of your communication is the response you get.
While your intention may be clear to you, it is the other persons interpretation and response that reflects your effectiveness. NLP teaches you the skills and flexibility to ensure that the message you send equals the message they receive.
There is no failure, only feedback.
What seemed like failure can be thought of as success that just stopped too soon. With this understanding, we can stop blaming ourselves and others, find solutions and improve the quality of what we do.
Behind every behavior is a positive intention.
When we understand that other people have some positive intention in what they say and do (however annoying and negative it may seem to us), it can be easier to stop getting angry and stuck and start to move forward.
Anything can be accomplished if the task is broken down into small enough steps.
Achievement becomes easier if activities are manageable, NLP can help you learn how to analyze what needs to be done and find ways to be both efficient and effective.