There is nothing magical or mysterious about NLP, although its results can be so impressive that it can seem that way.

Neuro-linguistic programming or NLP is about using communication skills to improve one's effectiveness both personally and professionally. The approach is practical, uses mental imagery, gets results and is increasingly influential in many fields.

NLP techniques are particularly successful for phobias and irrational fears, stage fright and performance nerves, e.g. public speaking as well as exam and interview nerves. It is also used in the field of personal development; to improve communication, for example in a relationship or at work; to develop assertiveness and for personal outcome setting, as well as many other applications.