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NLP Coaching in Port Elizabeth

NLP Coaching in Port Elizabeth

Performance Coaching Call 071 863 7398

Do you feel that you need to hear more about what I can show in regards to NLP Coaching, Time Line Therapy ®, or Life coaching in Port Elizabeth? You can call me now on 071 863 7398 or email me immediately on miles@lifeshifts.co.za. More information on www.lifeshifts.co.za

Coaching and NLP are not the same, however I utilise many aspects of NLP, Hypnotherapy and Unconscious Process when I coach my clients.


Tim Gallwey, (Author of The Inner Game of Tennis) says that “there is always an inner game being played in your mind no matter what outer game you are playing. How aware you are of this game can make all the difference between success and failure in the outer game.”

That’s a perfect introduction to using the power of the unconscious mind to navigate your way to success.

You may already be aware of the unconscious mind and all of its previous programming before firing off towards your goals, or perhaps you were not yet aware of the power your mind has. Your unconscious mind guides you with emotions and feelings which are far more powerful as motivators than conscious and logical thought.

My speciality areas in coaching are listed below. All courses are offered in group/ corporate presentation and individual coaching formats.

  • Sales Coaching and Motivation. Power yourself out of any sales slump. Are you having a bad month? A bad year? Can’t find the flow? I have been there, and I got out. I will show you how.
  • Training and Presenting. After many years of public speaking and training staff members in my health club company, I have picked up many presentation skills and tricks of the trade.
  • Wellness Coaching. Employee wellness taken to a new and balanced level with attention given to the four critical areas of wellness being; Mind, Diet, Body, Relaxation.
  • Fat Loss Coaching. Specific and cutting edge advice, techniques and unconscious training to create the leaner body you have always wanted and deserved.
  • Lifeshifts, or Turnaround Coaching. When life deals you an unexpected blow, how can you get back on track and still become all that you are meant to be?
  • Sports Performance Coaching. I will help you access your flow state easily and effortlessly.
  • Stress Management Coaching. Coaching and hypnotherapeutic skills to manage stress and turn the energy around so that it works for and not against you. Self Hypnosis, meditation and mental reframing are core concepts.

So What is NLP?

Here is the simple explanation. (You will find a more expansive verbiage elsewhere on this site.)

Performance Coaching Call 071 863 7398

NLP (Neuro-linguistic Programming) is a human behavioural and communication model. It is concerned with how we communicate with ourselves and others and our actions, reactions and behaviours.

Communication and actions create reactions from our environment.

Things that happen in the world (external events) are perceived by our brains, but not before the information passes through a series of “Filters” which make information more manageable. Our reality is not quite real. One man’s paradise is another’s prison and so forth.

The information is then processed and results in a certain representation in our mind or minds eye.

This representation results in  an emotional state or feeling.

The emotional state drives us in a certain direction and affects our physiology. We feel good doing one thing and bad doing another. The resultant behaviours are then sent back into the world where they bounce off reality and send feedback to us, where after the whole process starts again.

What is Hypnosis

Hypnosis is communication process taking place during an altered state of consciousness, sometimes called trance; which we all access on a day to day basis.

SAIH (The South African Institute of Hypnotism) defines it as an education communication process that allows a person’s conscious and unconscious to believe the same message.

The conscious or critical mind is relaxed to a point where the unconscious mind is accessible and is “open” to empowering and healing suggestions.

I use hypnosis on a number of levels. Hypnosis allows us to take new behaviours and beliefs and install them at an unconscious level where they will take the place of old habits. Or you could just try in vain to change? As I asked my smoking client recently

“How is trying not to smoke working for you?”

He smiled and lit his cigarette.

The law of reversed affect states that the harder you try (conscious will-power) to do something,  the less chance you have of achieving it.(Oh yes it does, go and look it up and try to forget that you ever read it!)

In addition to installing new habits we can use hypnosis to examine old limiting beliefs, (I am not good enough) and replace them with new empowering beliefs, (I am just as good as everyone else).

Using hypnosis we are also able to create many pleasurable associations to achieving your goals. In sales that means becoming excited and happy about cold calling as it automatically takes you closer to that new car or house.

What’s the difference between Therapy and Coaching?

Therapy tends to be remedial whereas coaching tends to be generative in approach.

In therapy, I will guide my client through troubled emotional waters. I will gently allow my clients to explore their emotions and backgrounds in a safe, pressure free, non judgemental environment.

In many cases clients don’t know what is causing depressive, angry or fearful thoughts and reactions. It’s my job to create the space to explore different perspectives to their situation and problems.

Coaching frequently implies the need to perform in a better way, and I can guarantee you that the tools of hypnosis and NLP will certainly help you achieve the best results. Those results may be in your own personal sales, management, training, presenting, your personal life or all of the above.

In the coaching cycle I will generally focus on improving your own excellence. Coaching is a two way communication and relationship that helps both the coach and the client grow.

In short, I will help you build your castles in the sky while we both discover the best ways to lay the foundations to keep the castles there.

Performance Coaching Call 071 863 7398

Do you feel that you need to see more about what I can tell you with regards to our coaching and coaching programs? You can call me now on 071 863 7398 or email me immediately on miles@lifeshifts.co.za. More information at www.lifeshifts.co.za

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