Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) concerns itself with the area of performance brilliance. To achieve this objective, it focuses on not just what you need to know and learn, what you don't know or might not already know, but also how you learn what you do know.
Performance brilliance transforms your self-limiting beliefs, your personally imposed constraints, and your learned responses (including your behavior) to provide you with greater choices, more resourceful behavior, and improved outcomes.
Your performance is the outcome generated by your patterns of behavior. These patterns are neither 'good' nor bad'. Instead, these patterns are viewed as more or less resourceful, in terms of your desired outcomes. The deepest patterns for an individual are at the level of "identity" as you move upward into the shallower waters of your consciousness, you encounter values and beliefs, attitudes and assumptions, and related patterns. Understanding these deeper connections of how all these are related allows you to change them, and assists in personal growth and development.
NLP provides an invaluable platform for self-directed learning that recognizes and works with individual styles. It also facilitates double loop and triple loop learning that provides the 'what' and the 'how' for behaviors, and thus facilitates the ability to embrace generative change by assisting others to change. Providing both the means for people to change, as well as providing more choices, is a very important part of NLP outcomes.
The link below, to Arielle's story, shows some footage about how a young woman overcame her health issues through related work: http://nlpco.com/news/2009/06/15/arielles-story
NLP stands for Neuro-Linguistic
Programming, a name that encompasses the three most influential components involved in producing human experience: neurology, language and programming.
NLP is a multi-dimensional process that involves the development of behavioral competence and flexibility, but also involves strategic thinking and an understanding of the mental and cognitive processes behind behaviour.