Practical Wellbeing with Everyday NLP
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Practical Wellbeing with Everyday NLP

Self help techniques to help you be more at your best - Every Day
4.5 (42 ratings)
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130 students enrolled
Created by Chris Grimsley
Last updated 3/2016
English [Auto-generated]
Price: $24.99
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 44 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • To Develop an understanding of Perception, Thinking and Behaviour in a Practical and Useful way.
  • To become aware of Neuro Linguistic Programming and specifically 'The Communication Model'
  • To Develop an understanding of 'State' and practical tools & techniques to Manage Emotion.
  • To become aware of their own uniqueness and the difference in others.
  • To recognise and work positively with the 'difference' in others. Promoting better rapport & outcomes for everyone.
  • To develop a clearer idea of working to Positive Outcomes, and practical tools that utilise our own resources to get more of what they want in life.
  • Their are no prerequisites to completing this course, just a sense of curiosity about they way we 'tick' as human beings.

OUR PSYCHOLOGY AFFECTS EVERYTHING WE DO - our mood, our relationships, the way we behave and perform. And yet few of us are taught how to make the most of it.

This programme introduces some basic models and simple easy to use techniques from NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming, a practical approach to psychology and communication) that can make a real difference to the way we experience the world. Developed over 20 years training and coaching with NLP, this is the material that has made people say "Why has no-one told me this before?!"

The course explains in everyday language what makes us 'tick'  psychologically, and introduces top tips and simple techniques you can use everyday (for yourself or with others) to:-

  • reduce negative emotions and feel more confident
  • understand people better and have more influence
  • get problems in perspective and be clearer about goals

Part 1 looks at how our perception works, and explains how our thinking affects our feelings, and both affect our behaviour.

Part 2 introduces a practical framework for understanding our mental / emotional 'state', and top tips and techniques to help us experience things more positively.

Part 3 explores the differences between people, and shares practical ways of building rapport, communicating more clearly, and having more influence so that we can reduce conflict and promote harmony and cooperation.

Part 4 introduces us to some top tips and techniques for working with problems and goals, that when applied can transform our own lives, and the lives of people around us.

The course has around 2.5 hours content in 30+ bite sized lessons.  Content includes video content with supporting graphics, with additional PDF material and video footage from live NLP trainings. 

If you're looking for practical ways to change your life for the better, and work with others to do the same, this is a great starting point for learning about the benefits and practical applications of NLP to promote more choice, control and cooperation.

This course content is intended for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, and you should always consult your doctor on all medical matters and conditions.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who has a curiosity about they way we 'tick' as human beings.
  • People working with people to support development, choice & control.
  • Anyone wishing to develop themselves personally and gain skills in communication, understanding & cooperation.
Course content
Expand all 35 lectures 02:25:55
+ Introduction to The Trainer : Chris Grimsley
1 lecture 05:08

In this clip, Chris introduces himself and tells us a little about his experience and previous training, and why he now trains NLP...

Preview 05:08
+ Welcome to Everyday NLP -
1 lecture 04:43

Welcome to Everyday NLP. The Online course for an Introductory and everyday look at Neuro Linguistic Programming.

In this Series of Videos Chris Grimsely (Founder of NLP in the Northwest) will introduce you to the concepts and principles that underpin NLP. Looking at Top Tips. Tools and Techniques that help you - Understand what makes yo tick, Manage Thinking & Emotion, Understand and work better with others and to be clearer about the things you want in life.

Chris delivers this Series of Videos in a friendly, fun and practical way, supported by Illustrations to help you make sense of each concept and Practical examples and techniques you can begin to use immediately.

Within each section you will also find resources to Download for further information supporting each Section, Activity notes and Handouts where appropriate

We hope you enjoy the course, please do get in touch with us for information about further Learning Opportunities.

This course content is intended for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, and you should always consult your doctor on all medical matters and conditions.

Preview 04:43
+ Understanding Perception, Thinking & Behaviour
7 lectures 20:28

In this first Clip, Chris begins to Introduce the The Communication Model, which helps us to begin to understand how we take information from the Outside World and make sense of it on the Inside.

Preview 04:54

Carrying on with the Communication Model, Chris describes the unique way we all filter the outside world and create our Unique Internal Map.

Preview 03:19

In this Video Chris goes onto to expand on The Communication Model by further exploring the Internal Processes of Thinking & Feeling and how they drive our Behaviour

Internal Processes

In this Clip Chris introduces us to how we think, in terms of Pictures, Sounds & Self Talk.

Internal Thinking

Chris describes the process of Internal feeling in relation to the Communication Model

Internal Feeling

In this Clip, Chris invites you to join in the Activity to help you get more insight into how you Perceive and Process the Outside World around you. Have a pen to hand!

List 12 things Activity

Using the 12 things you were consciously aware of, Chris further explores the Communication Model, and links back to earlier concepts.

List 12 things Activity feedback

Use this brief quiz to test your knowledge from the Section.

Understanding Perception, Thinking & Behaviour
5 questions
+ Managing Emotion
14 lectures 50:39

In this Clip Chris summarises what we've learned so far and how our Behaviour is a result of our Thinking & Feeling. Chris then goes onto explore the notion of 'State" and getting to know our processes of Thinking & Feeling more closely to have more choices in our Behaviour.

Recap: Managing your emotions -State

In this Clip Chris Introduces the Mercedes Model and how we can track what we're doing on the inside when we're Thinking, Feeling and Behaving to have more choice in our experiences.

Introduction to the Mercedes Model

Chris uses the Mercedes Model to explain the Process of our Thinking & Feeling and it's relationship to our Behaviour.

Preview 05:49

Chris invites to explore The Inner World of your Thinking & Feeling and the differences when you are experiencing a Good day, or a Bad day. Noticing these differences can give us more insight and control into our Experiences. After all, All performance is State Dependent.

Mercedes Model Exercise: Modelling Good day - Bad day

In this Video, Chris reviews the Good Day, Bad Day exercise, and invites you to think about just how much of your Internal Processes and External Behaviour, you have direct control over...

Debriefing Mercedes Model Exercise

Continuing looking at Change techniques you can employ to get more choice in your 'State' Chris introduces another Behaviour Level change you can employ to help you access a more positive, confident state at will.

Preview 05:39

In this Clip, Chris presents a Technique that you can use to get more choice in your Internal Thinking in relation to Internal Pictures. Learning how to recognise the inner images we hold just behind our consciousness is the first step to being able to change them if they don't serve us...

Change Internal Pictures - Shrink & Bin

IN this Clip, again using the Mercedes Model, Chris explores how to recognise and change Self talk, or unhelpful conversations and Sounds we may be running on the inside. Again a great technique to get over critical self talk to help with managing emotion and improving performance.

Changing Self talk

Chris Introduces a technique for dealing with Anxiety. Understanding how we experience Anxiety and the process of thinking involved helps us to make changes and use different strategies for different results.

Dealing with Anxiety 1 - Time Jump

In this 2nd clip. Chris further talks about the nature of Anxiety, and positive strategies you can employ to help overcome Anxious Thoughts about upcoming events...

Dealing with Anxiety 2 - Mental Rehearsal

In this Clip, Chris Introduces a technique which works on an External Behaviour level to introduce an almost instant feeling of calmness. Great for managing your state at those times your'e stretching your comfort zone...

Change Internal Feeling - Instant Calmness Technique

Chris looks at another technique you can employ on a Behavioural level to help you access a feeling of relaxation and calmness. In this simple technique, Chris guides you through the process.

Square Breathing

In this Clip, Chris expands our understanding of The Mercedes Model to explain the notion of Meta States, their impact and some useful Ideas of Positive Meta States.

State & Meta States

`In this Bonus Clip. Chris introduces a simple technique to aid with Sleep. zzzzzzzz zzzzzzzz zzzzzz

Bonus: 3-2-1 Sleep Technique

Use this Brief Quiz to test your knowledge on the Managing Our Emotions Section of Lectures

Managing our Emotions
5 questions
+ Working with Others
6 lectures 33:19

Chris Revisits the Communication Model to further explain the notion of Individual Difference..

Preview 05:21

In this the first of 2 parts, Chris introduces the notion of 'Preferred Representational Systems' to further explain the differences between us. Understand this helps you understand People.

Preferred Representational Systems Part 1

In this the 2nd Part of Preferred Representational Systems Chris further looks at some of the ways we can recognise, understand and respond positively to the difference in others.

Preferred Representational Systems Part 2

In this Clip Chris introduces us to some Influential Language, that when you use it, then you'll find people start to respond to you...

Influencing Language

In this Clip Chris further explores some of the other differences between us, and helps us with some strategies that could just make the difference with others, but you decide for yourself...

Internal/External Referencing

In this Clip, Chris presents information on where the Emotional Meaning in our Communication comes from. It's not what you say, its how you say it...

Meaning in Communication

Use this brief Quiz to test your knowledge on the 'Working with others' Section of Videos

Working Successfully with others
3 questions
+ Knowing what you want...
5 lectures 28:23

Chris Introduces the NLP perspective on Change. Simple...

Present State - Desired State

Sometimes we can get stuck... but how often does it happen really?

Getting Present State into Perspective

Chris Introduces the thinking Strategies employed by the people who achieve their Goals in life. Learning how they do it, you might want to have a go yourself...

Setting Outcomes you are Likely to Achieve

Chris talks us through some of the less helpful questions we can ask ourselves, then shows us the most helpful ones.

Blame Frame or Outcome Frame

Chris Introduces a model that helps us deal with the whirring worries in our heads, and gives us a practical approach to Organising and doing something about them...

Circles of Influence
Knowing what you want
5 questions
+ Summary
1 lecture 03:15

In this, the last of this series of Videos Chris summarises all the content we've gone through so far and brings it together for future learning.

Course Summary