3 NLP Presuppositions To Help Overcome Stumbling Blocks.

Natasha Musa 1 min read
3 NLP Presuppositions To Help Overcome Stumbling Blocks.
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How we view and approach stumbling blocks is crucial to overcoming them.

Presuppositions are fundamental Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) principles that will allow us to alter how we process information and change our beliefs. NLP presuppositions are not claimed to be true. But, if we accept them to be true and apply them in how we view challenges, it will improve how we approach each challenge and create new choices.

There are several presuppositions in NLP, but I have found the following to be the most useful:

There is no failure, only feedback.

Don't look at stumbling blocks as failures. Instead, look at it as feedback we can learn from and an opportunity to create a new action plan.

If I don't get the results I want, I change how I go about doing it.

If what we are doing is not working, then we need to do something else. Look at the choices available and change how to achieve the goal.

I have the resources I need to succeed and achieve the desired outcome.

We can choose our thoughts and actions for each challenging situation that is presented to us. How we access these resources will make a difference in approaching each stumbling block.

NLP presuppositions are helpful beliefs that we can use to reframe negative thoughts on how we view challenges.

Experiment with these presuppositions. If they bring improvements, you can continue to use them to change how you approach challenges to achieve your goals.

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