NLP Articles

Articles all about NLP.

5 Steps to Overcoming Shyness

NLP and Hypnotherapy will help you overcome shyness whether it is in business and/or social gatherings. NLP will provide you with the techniques to become confident on the phone, public speaking and in business meetings. Overcoming anxiety and stress while in social and business meetings will give you more confidence, providing you with the management… READ MORE

Public Speaking

Using NLP for public speaking can be very successful this article explains some useful techniques to aid you for public speaking. NLP and hypnosis are truly remarkable skills to understand when it comes to behavioural change and the development of new patterns and states of mind. One difficulty many people have is nervousness around public… READ MORE

Building Rapport

Building rapport is a very useful tool. When working with clients, meeting new people greeting customers you need to build rapport. As an NLP Practitioner having rapport is extremely important, you are going to be poking and prodding at peoples feelings and emotions… If you don’t have rapport you are only making it harder on… READ MORE

NLP for Motivation

This is just one technique that can help you and your clients greatly. Setting anchors happen naturally all the time, like an advert on the TV with a certain jingle, this is how you can set one for yourself to get your motivation for losing weight back. Here at People Building we strongly recommend you… READ MORE

Once Were Warriors

  Remembrance Day 11th November 2014 This article explains how war veterans are receiving help through various holistic industries including NLP (Neuro-Lingustic Programming). People Building are a training company offering people the chance to learn NLP on an intensive 7 day training course, all our NLP training is accredited by the ANLP the biggest body… READ MORE

Walking with Grace and Power

When NLP was first developed, it was mainly focused on the conscious manipulation of internal representations, for example adjusting submodalities. That is, the unconscious mind was not directly engaged in the process. Since the conscious mind can processes seven plus or minus two items at a time while the unconscious mind runs the whole body,… READ MORE

Positive and Negative Anchors

Anchors, especially naturally occurring ones, carry an emotional charge i.e. our emotional state changes in response anchors. We class our responses to anchors as either positive or negative and thus we class some anchors as positive anchors and some anchors as negative anchors. Examples of common negative anchors include:- A person speaks to you with… READ MORE

NLP Sensory Acuity Exercise

NLP sensory acuity explained, this is very useful for all walks of life once you have mastered these techniques consciously you can consciously be aware when someone is not telling you the truth or is leaving out important details. Your unconscious mind is very good at this already which is why we get that gut… READ MORE

How You Can Sense When Someone is Lying

Sensory Acuity and Calibration As NLP Practitioners we are looking out for subtle changes in our clients physiology (calibrating) so that we know, what we are doing is working. This skill is useful in all walks of life, this article explains sensory acuity (your gut feeling) and emphasis on how we naturally (unconsciously) calibrate the… READ MORE

What Can NLP do For Me?

Have you ever thought about studying NLP? Have you thought, yeah that looks good but how can it help me? What are the benefits of studying NLP? This is a blog from a person that took that leap forward, she will answer these question for you emphasising on the massive benefits and how it has… READ MORE

Your Unconscious Mind

In this article it explains what your unconscious mind actually does and it turns out that its quite a lot. NLP works with the conscious and the unconscious mind, helping to clear limiting beliefs and providing positive emotional anchors, What is NLP? It’s now a proven fact – Your unconscious mind is running your life!… READ MORE

NLP Fast Phobia

Have you wondered what an NLP Fast Phobia cure actually is? This is a very interesting demo where the NLP Practitioner rids the client of her phobia of spiders. Do you want to be able to do this? Good news! People Building is an NLP and hypnotherapy training company offering free NLP resources such as… READ MORE

Who Regulates NLP? Who is ANLP?

What is NLP Practitioner Certification or NLP Practitioner affiliation? Which NLP trainers, NLP training schools, or NLP trainers are certified? Which accredited NLP courses should I look for? These questions are often asked by people wanting to study NLP. In the world of NLP training, there is no official government or legal affiliation or certification… READ MORE

The NLP Approach to Treating Anxiety

Anxiety bring more people to treatment than any other psychological condition. “The craze for anxiety” has made anxiety treatments a billion dollar industry. Type “anxiety treatment” in Google and you’ll find all kinds of “cures” and “solutions” of nearly infinite variety, from various forms of psychotherapy, non-traditional approaches such as hypnotherapy, courses, books and seminars,… READ MORE

Coming to Terms With Your Past and Finding Happiness is All in The Mind

Does Hypnosis work? How does Hypnosis work? What is NLP? Can Hypnosis help me? These are just some of the questions that you may find the answer to in this article. Here at People Building we train people and businesses in the ways of NLP. We provide a Home Study Package, Practitioner Training and Training… READ MORE

Subtle Skills for Building Rapport with NLP

FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin Mark Hamilton, a seasoned detective, slowly opens the door to the interview room. The witness to the drive-by shooting sits leaning forward in a chair with her head in her hands. Normally, Mark bellows out his introduction to establish immediate control, but not this time. He enters the room without speaking,… READ MORE

3 Things Not to Say to Yourself Unless They are True

This article explains the many ways in which we talk negatively to our selves and how it has an impact on our motivation and stress levels. At People Building we teach NLP to those is leadership and management positions and work with teams to improve sales skills. We also offer Neuro-linguistic programming training online and… READ MORE

Free – NLP Principle and Techniques Guide

This free introduction to NLP is provided by Robert Smith MBA, a leading international practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming and NLP Master Trainer. Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) was created in the early 1970s by Richard Bandler, a computer scientist and Gestalt therapist, and Dr John Grinder, a linguist and therapist. Bandler and Grinder invented a process known… READ MORE

How NLP and Hypnosis can help Manage Stress

Here is a great article about how NLP and Hypnotherapy can help manage your stress levels, emphasising on how a exercise and listening to relaxing music will do wonders to help release those stress hormones. Modern life equals Modern stress, is there any way-out of here! Well, the answer lies in understanding how to handle… READ MORE

Dealing with Disappointment

There are different kinds of disappointment and depending on your own attitude and mindset you may experience the more severe kind more often. There’s the kind of disappointment that has you think “wow that’s really disappointing” and gives you a sinking feeling in your tummy. Then there’s the kind that punches you in the stomach… READ MORE

Thinking Sideways

I recently saw a programme with Peter Jones – The tall one from Dragons Den – and he was talking to successful entrepreneurs. Interestingly it wasn’t just about how they’d made their millions but a study into what makes them think in the way that they do. One of the entrepreneurs story was very interesting.… READ MORE

Hypnotism Techniques You Should Be Happy!

At People Building we teach NLP to those is leadership and management positions and work with teams to improve sales skills. We also offer Neuro-linguistic programming training online and offer courses that answer the question: “Does hypnosis work?” Facebook banter reliably provides me with article based material and this month was no exception! This month,… READ MORE


Priorities I was once working with a client who has his own business (several in fact) has a family and is also part of a project in the local community. He came to see me because he was in a state of absolute overwhelm. His employees had lost focus, his wife was completely frustrated at… READ MORE


It’s interesting how our language and words can have such a huge impact. But when you really think about it, words are just labels. Without their meaning they are just a series of letters that go together to make a sound, without the sound they are just shapes and symbols, yet these little insignificant shapes… READ MORE

Lack of Rapport

Rapport comes and goes. There’s a misunderstanding that once you have developed it, that’s it. No further rapport building is required and one can simply forget about it. Wrong! Rapport comes and goes. It’s strength increases and decreases dependant on the state of the person you are communicating with, your state, with the topic of… READ MORE

A Master Practitioner Of Problems

Sometimes overcoming challenges is easy – and sometimes less so. A great strategy for taking control of challenges is to do the absolute opposite of trying to get rid of it and instead study the skills you need and use in order to create it. Forget about getting rid of problems. There is infact a… READ MORE

The Positives In An Away From

Think positive and always look on the bright side. Focus on what you want. Whatever you think about the universe will send your way. Your thoughts become things. Rubbish. I have consistently focused on a new car (whilst still cherishing the old one for continuing to start each day) for the last 4 years and… READ MORE

Deciding and Knowing

Most people like to be good decision makers and most people enjoy the feeling of knowing something. When you have decided something, it brings with it commitment and comfort. These are strong emotions that have a sense of security and stability. They meet the need for certainty, which allows you to relax and be completely… READ MORE

Using NLP with “Others”

One of the best things about NLP is the way in which one can covertly weave it into an everyday problem focused conversation and spin it into something more resourceful. You can talk to people and be NLPing them without them even knowing it is happening. One of my best accounts of having used NLP… READ MORE

The ME in Team

When I left my NLP trainers training, I knew that I wanted to be teaching NLP and Hypnotherapy. I knew that I would need to start up a business and start marketing it and I also knew that I couldn’t do it alone. Having worked for many years in team settings (some better than others!)… READ MORE


If you could be a time traveler, where would you go? Into the past to fix the stuff that didn’t quite work out as you’d hoped or into the future to mischievously adjust your outcomes causing them to be wildly successful, much to the annoyance of all those who stare back at the past with… READ MORE

What Can You Give?

The idea of giving to gain is sometimes frowned upon. It is surely much better to give without agenda, just for the sake of being a jolly good fellow! Marketing gurus would disagree. They have learned that in order to effectively sell to committed customers they fist have to give them something for nothing. Usually… READ MORE

Being Human

Being Human I’m (as I wrote this) in the middle of an NLP Practitioner course. It’s brilliant. I love it. I love that it is full of such effortlessly simple ways of thinking to improve your results. One of the challenges that tends to come up on a course like this though, is how people… READ MORE

The Power of Good Negotiation

In NLP there is a way of thinking about information  by it’s level of abstraction. There are various different questions we can ask to take any idea, concept or thing and find out what the higher purpose of it is, or what specific elements contribute to it. We call this chunking and use chunking up… READ MORE


I’d like to thank someone who was once upon a time almost my brother, for prompting me (without realizing) to write this article. The fact that he was almost my brother once upon a time, is a story in itself by we’ll leave that for another day. I received an email today asking me how… READ MORE

A Natural Swish

Partly the reason why I write this article is because I have started to notice how a swish pattern didn’t come about by chance and how, we as human beings seem to already have the Swish system integrated in our minds. A swish pattern is very useful for replacing negative states and behaviours with more… READ MORE

But I Know a Man Who Can!

Last year when I was feeling particularly overworked, I went to visit a relatively well know therapist who is famous for having performed past life regression therapy on various celebrities. Although I didn’t see the therapist for this kind of therapy specifically, it did crop up in our session together and I was taken back… READ MORE

Using Failure As An Excuse

One of the key things I tell my clients time and time again is that the difference between successful people and those that are “failures” is that successful people do not believe their own excuses. They just don’t believe them. As I write this article, I have just finished training 5 people as NLP4Kids practitioners.… READ MORE