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An in-depth introduction to the world of NLP & Coaching

This NLP Life Coach Fundamentals Workshop is one of the most amazing self discovery journeys that will reveal your true abilities and capabilities– uncovering the full potential of your mind and body. Through this workshop you will gain an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of NLP & Coaching, and the NLP Success minded principles that is the cornerstone of the world’s most successful people.

NLP is very much a hands on experience. Reading about it is great to give you a taster, but you cannot truly learn it or get a deep understanding without practicing it and using it on a regular basis, in the same way that you can’t learn to drive a car from reading a book, even a really cool pop-up book with sound effects.

This one day NLP Life coach Fundamentals workshop will give you the opportunity to see, feel and experience the benefits and power of NLP for yourself, and why it has been so effective in empowering so many people around the world in their personal and working lives.

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How To Install Behaviours & Beliefs In Your Brain Just As Easy As You’d Install An Application On Your Phone

Have you’ve ever felt that no matter how much effort you’re putting into your life, you’re simply not advancing?

– You may have started a business – you’re working hard at it, but nobody is buying.

– You may have set a goal for yourself like losing ten kilograms, but you end up sabotaging yourself or giving up before the diet is complete.

– You may have started your own coaching practice but as soon as you’ve started asking for money for your time and advice, nobody is interested anymore.

Have you’ve ever felt like this – like pushing a boulder up a hill in the morning and for it to roll back down in the evening?

I surely did.


Long time ago, I’ve heard Woody Allen’s quote “80% of success is just showing up”. I’ve thought that If I show up each day, the universe will align and I’m going to make my life resemble my goals.

Yet, I was always falling behind. Two things always happened;

I was either working hard and not making any progress … or I was making progress, just to find a way to ruin everything before the finish line.

Have you’ve ever drove with the handbrake up? It happened to me and no matter how much I pressed on the pedal, the car felt sluggish. For most of my life, I was living with the hand-brake on my potential, working harder but never getting ahead.

If your answer is yes, if you feel like you’re going through life with the handbrake up, then what I’m going to reveal to you is going to change everything. I’m going to reveal to you the system that turned my life around, it is at the core of the biggest training and coaching company in Africa – Action Factory and transformed my life around.

If you understand this system, I can make a promise to you. You’re going to lift that hand-brake immediately. You’re going to liberate all that power, all that energy to move towards what really matters to you.


My head has a computer inside?

Do you remember the first time you used a computer?

Chances are that it was a complete mystery. It made little sense. You know what you wanted to do with it, but the computer wasn’t speaking your language.

This computer came with limitless potential. You could use it to write a book, to learn from universities like Harvard and Stanford, to watch movies, to do financial analysis and even to talk with people from around the world.

All of this came to a single question – can you speak its language or can you not?

If you can, then this computer could be used to write a piece of software that made you millions. If you didn’t, then the best you could use it for was to play Solitaire.


Well … guess what?


The human brain works the same.

Between your ears, you have a biological machine that you can use to earn millions of dollars, write a best-selling novel, run a marathon, be an amazing parent, get a PHD in philosophy and whatever you put your mind to.

Your brain is limitless. No machine can ever replicate it. There are more (100 trillion) neural connections that can help you master any goal from fitness to quantum physics.

Yet, your brain comes with the same challenge as the first time when you buy a computer.

There is no user manual to it whatsoever!

You learn how to write, you learn how to read, and you even learn how to do differential equations, yet nobody gave you a book on how your brain works. What’s worse – your brain seems to be in a constant fight, between your rational and emotional centres, telling you to do contradictory things.

– You know you need to exercise yet you crave that cake.

– You know you should be working on your website and yet, you waste time on news sites.

– You know very well that arguing with people never works, yet, you can’t stop yourself from doing it.

You have this incredible biological machine and it feels like a car with the steering reversed. You steer left, it goes right. You steer right, it goes left. You want to do something, you end up doing exactly the opposite.

How your brain works is not intuitive, and it is not common sense. It is a complex biological machine that is good at many things but not at following orders. Because of this, even if we know what we want, it is sometimes incredibly hard to accomplish that.

You don’t have the user manual. It is not your fault. If you buy a complex piece of machinery, you’re going to get a 300-page guide on how to operate it. Yet, nobody gives you a manual at birth on how to use the most complex machine in the entire universe.


Give me the manual please!

What if such a manual exists?

What if I told you that I can show you a way for you to use harness the infinite power of your brain and achieve anything you’ve ever wanted?

What if …

– All your fears, anxieties and worries could be gone?

– You could simply decide to do something and do it, without procrastination?

– Self sabotage would end and you would be your best friend when you want to accomplish something?

– Accomplish any personal or business goal without friction and hassle?

– Understand what you are doing and why you are doing it and eliminate that dreaded feeling of confusion?

– You could start your day with five goals in mind and by the end of the day, have finished all of them without breaking a sweat?

– You could take proper decisions, decisions that serve you and never act in an disempowering manner?

There is such a system. I’ve found it. It is called NLP and it stands for neuro-linguistic programming.

NLP is a system that allows you to take control of your brain (the neuro part) through how you communicate to yourself and to others (linguistic).

You know how you can install applications on your phone, like Facebook or Instagram? This is how NLP works too. It allows you to install beliefs, and ways of thinking that allow your life to go wherever you want it to go.

How good would it be if today you would go to a website and install the program “I don’t fear failure anymore?”. Or what if you could install the software “I’m determined and focused on accomplishing my goal?”. Or how would your life change if you could install “I’m an effective communicator with those around me?”.

This is what NLP does. It is a proven pathway to install the behaviours and beliefs you desire in your brain and it is used by millions from all over the world, ranging from self-improvement superstars like Anthony Robbins to CEOs, entrepreneurs and even movie stars and music celebrities.


Use the tool

NLP is a tool.

It is your backdoor within your mind. You’re using NLP and you’ve been using it since you were 2 or 3 years old and you’ve learned how to talk.

Everything you are today, what you like, dislike, how you act around strangers, how you perceive life and even if you prefer vanilla or chocolate ice-cream happened because of the principles explained in NLP.

NLP is a set of systems, beliefs and technologies taken from fields as diverse as hypnotherapy, computer programming, Gestalt therapy and many more and which, as a whole, represents how the human brain function.

NLP is the unified theory of how the brain works, the operating manual to your brain.

It is the tool that once you understand it, you can unlock the limitless potential of your brain and direct it to achieve anything you desire.

How can you use NLP?

– You can use it to eliminate beliefs that are holding you back.

– You can use it to destroy beliefs that are not serving you.

– You can use it to communicate more effectively with others.

– You can use it to understand yourself better and make sense of what’s happening in your mind.

– You can use it to keep your mind disciplined towards what you want to accomplish.

– You can use it to install new beliefs, anything from “I’m a great person” to “I love ice-cream”.

– You can use it to eliminate phobias and stress responses in your life.

NLP can be used to write who you are as a person. With it, the shy person can become confident. The person that is struggling to learn can become a genius. The person that procrastinates can become a lean, mean, hardworking machine.

It is used in everything from self-improvement to trauma therapy, helping people with goals ranging from losing weight to post traumatic stress disorder.

Your mind is similar to a ship.

It can go anywhere you want. It can take you to the island of prosperity and happiness or crash in the North Pole.

The ship is not going to drive itself. It needs a captain and a crew. Without these, the ship will just go randomly in a direction and eventually sink. NLP is the technology that allows you to put any captain you want.

– Do you want a brave captain that takes risks and sails with audacity? It can be done.

– Do you want a strategic captain that thinks twice and does once? It is possible.

– Do you want a captain that is a great leader for his grew, always being aware of what is happening? It is very simple.

For most people, the captain is decided by default. Using NLP, you decide your beliefs, your behaviour, the governing factors of how your subconscious mind will function.


Give me the solution!

Here’s what you’re going to get.

I’m inviting you to a completely FREE one day seminar on NLP.

In this seminar, I’m going to show you how I’ve used NLP to turn my life around, how it works and most importantly, how you can apply it yourself.

Here are seven reasons why you must attend this event.

Reason #1 – You’ll understand what’s holding you back. At this moment, you have a set of beliefs that are preventing you from achieving the success you desire. NLP can replace those beliefs with new ones, far more suited for your goals.

Reason #2 – You’ll understand who you are. For most people, what’s going in their brain is a complete mystery. NLP allows you to interpret through the power of a framework how your brain operates, and this tool will allow you to understand what serves you and what doesn’t.

Reason #3 – You’ll be a better communicator. NLP is one of the main tools used in selling and persuasion today because if you can use language to influence yourself, you can use language to influence others. You’ll learn how to gain an almost hypnotic effect on people by using patterns in NLP.

Reason #4 – You’ll understand the power of your subconscious mind. Your subconscious mind is the captain from our example earlier. It is in control. You’ll learn how to influence the captain using your conscious mind and make sure it obeys every single one of your commands.

Reason #5 – You’ll discover how to deal effectively with stress and anxiety. Stress is nothing more than friction in your brain, between what it is and what it should be. It is a conflict of beliefs and the source of stress is in your brain, not in your body. Through NLP you’ll learn how to “clean” your mind of stress and how to always stay in an empowered state.

Reason #6 – You’ll learn the power of modelling. An important part of NLP is the answer to the question of “How do we take what we see that it works with other people and make it our own?”. Modelling is the answer and it is a scientifically proven framework for “installing” desired skills, behaviours and thought loops in your mind.

Reason #7 – You’ll take better decisions. Most decisions are not the result of conscious effort of your conscious mind but rather, the automatic outcome of what your subconscious mind wants. Using NLP, you’ll learn to take control of this process and take decisions that fully empower you.

Does it work?

Is NLP right for you?

NLP is one of the few globally recognized tools for improving human performance. While there are many “success systems”, most are based on moral or philosophical backgrounds and success is achieved by osmosis.

NLP is built based on observing and reverse engineering psycho-therapy tools, taking the best from fields as Ericksonian hypno-therapy and Gestalt family therapy and building a framework that is just as powerful as these tools but accessible to a public that is not specialized in psycho-therapy.

NLP is popular because it works, and it works because it is based on logical, rational principles of how the mind works. It is not about how it should be or how we want it to be, but how the mind actually functions and how it can be influenced to function to our advantage.

That being said, if you are looking for a proven, effective solution to influence yourself and influence others, then you can’t go wrong with NLP. The only thing that you need to understand is that NLP is a neutral. You can use it to program your mind for success and abundance or you can use it for destructive behaviour. It doesn’t tell you what to do with it, only gives you a way to do it.


What does previous students say?

Up to this moment, over 5500 students have tried this complimentary, one day NLP workshop and over 80% decided to continue their NLP education and training.


What now?

Here’s what you need to do now.

Your investment for this event is exactly zero.

If you feel like NLP is the right tool for you, either in your professional or personal life, then you will be given the chance to master it.

However, at this moment, you risk nothing and you’re going to get a chance to understand and experience NLP hands-on.

We are running NLP seminars all over South Africa so when you sign-up, you will receive an email with when the next seminar is in your area, so you don’t have to travel in order to see us.

After you finish with the form below, you’ll receive an email. Please confirm by email your attendance as there is a limited number of spots and they are usually over-subscribed.

NLP is the most powerful tool for personal improvement in the world. It is powerful because while most alternatives focus on how the world should be, NLP is practical, and it helps you take control over your mind. It is a tool that at its core uses the power of language to influence yourself by installing new behaviours and to influence others through effective communication.

I’ve invested over 10 000 hours in this field and each hour paid a huge return on my time. Now, I’m ready to show you too how you can use neuro-linguistic programming to take control over your life and happiness by getting and understanding the user manual of the brain.

PS: Do you have any questions about NLP and about this event? Please call 083 262 2096 to talk with one of our specialists or email us at

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How can you benefit from the NLP Life coach fundamentals workshop?

  • Overcome your self-limitations
  • Knowing your mind
  • Communicate more effectively
  • Increase emotional intelligence
  • Develop your understanding of how other people think
  • Understanding the relationship between the conscious and subconscious
  • Adapting success minded principles
  • Deal effectively with stress and anxiety
  • Recognising the power of choices

Apply your NLP training and techniques to Business, Coaching, Counselling, Teaching, Relationships, Parenting, Presenting, personal improvement and many more…..

You will find the materials and tools from this course of use immediately, and will start to feel the benefits in your life as you use them.
You may want to try our  NLP Life coach Fundamentals workshop  before deciding to enrol for the internationally accredited  Combined NLP & Life coach certification course.

The day will provide a fascinating window on the world – you will start to see yourself and the world in new and expansive ways, utilising some of the most powerful tools and processes for change in the 21st Century.

The workshop will be fun, educational, experiential and informal – giving you the opportunity to experience and use NLP. By the end of the workshop, you won’t just know about NLP – you will be doing it…
NLP creates powerful possibilities for your personal and corporate development, to take control of your life and destiny.

Who should attend the NLP Life coach fundamentals workshop?

If you have considered a career as a Life Coach, or If you have been going through life knowing that you deserve more than what you have right now, or if you believe that you can be a better version of you but just don’t know how to get there, this workshop is the answer.

We have seen countless people, just like you, move from good to great, once they started implementing the NLP success minded principles.
The reality is, if they can do it then so can you.


When you look at the human brain, you need to understand that there is a difference between the

conscious and the subconscious and one of the concepts about the subconscious is that there is no

time in the subconscious, everything is in the present. So when you have a memory for example, even though the memory is something that is in the past your brain pulls it into the subconscious and it gets illuminated or revealed in the subconscious, and while that memory is playing in your subconscious mind, your brain experiences it as if it is happening at the moment. It is one of the reasons why a memory can trigger an emotion, because if you understand how the brains files data and stores memories, every memory is stored with an attached emotion to it, so when that memory is extracted into the brain and it is remembered the emotion attached to it triggers with it. Because your subconscious has no understanding about time, there is no yesterday, today or tomorrow, everything is now. The brain experiences that memory as if it is happening now. That is a good thing to use when you want to put someone in a state or yourself in a specific state but that concept has a little bit of a risk as well because the same rule applies when we start dreaming about tomorrow.


What happens to the brain when you dream those dreams, the brain experiences them as if they are happening? Now think about it from a different angle. Some of you know people that are in an abusive relationship, and have you ever met a woman that’s in an abusive relationship for a very long time and you wonder why they don’t just get out of it, its as if she is in a state of contentment and accepted it for some reason. One of the reasons this happens is because we daydream. If you are in an abusive relationship, what the brain often does is it dreams about a good relationship and because the subconscious brain cannot differentiate between time, the subconscious mind cannot differentiate between fake or real, synthetic or actual. This is simplistic when we think about movies. When you watch a movie, ladies, when you watch a chick flick like the notebook, you cry every time at the same scene. When you watch a movie, intellectually, you know that that character busy dying, that your crying about will re-appear in another soap opera next week. But you still cry about it because a part of the brain does not differentiate between time and reality. It experiences what it experiences as if it is happening now and as if it is real, there is no differentiation. When your brain experiences a dream state of happiness, it means you are experiencing happiness. If you are in a bad situation and dream about a good situation your brain and subconscious mind, your emotional state experiences the good situation as if it is happening, and that very often creates a state of contentment. In other words, even though part of my life is miserable, I have times where I have good moments. Even if those good moments are fake moments.


Here is the risk of that, it very often causes us to dream about what we want to achieve, experience it in the short term, and then it allows us to still sit on the coach and do nothing about it because we have experienced it, and that short experience gives us a state of contentment. Part of our brain believes it has happened, so we don’t put in the energy and the effort and the behaviour to make it happen. That is one of the reasons we very often procrastinate on our amazing goals because we think about them, we dream about them, we experience them and because we have experienced them, part of the brain says you have experienced it so there for you don’t have to do anything about it. And tomorrow we wake up feeling miserable because nothing has happened in our lives and then we go back into that dream state.

2 Types of dreams

There is an old saying in the project management field, failing to plan, is planning to fail. Unless you

have a well-structured, well-formed strategy plan, step by step on how you are going to achieve that

dream, you might find yourself dreaming about the dream and not doing anything about it. So, what I

have done in my life is I have differentiated two types of dreams in my life. The one type of dream I call a dream. But the other type, I do a deliberate action plan where I apply discipline and courage and I act on that action plan. Those dreams I call goals. So, there is a fine line between a dream and a goal. And the fine line is, the one has a strategy to it and action and behaviour. The moment we start acting we start getting into a motion.


Have you ever gone to the gym or wanted to do some exercise, sometimes beforehand you just don’t feel like it and the first 5 minutes of it your just lethargic, and not really putting in a lot of effort, but once you start getting into it, something just kicks in and you start putting in a huge amount of effort and you’re on roller-coaster of an energy drive and you start producing amazing results. Goals have that. Dreams do not. There is a huge difference between the 2 and yet they are very close to each other. If you have dreams in your life and you have found yourself dreaming the same dream and realising I’m not getting into it, you need to realise it is a dream and you have no right to call it a goal unless there is a strategy and action attached to it. See the difference between the two. So ask yourself what is your goal because here is the strangest thing about this, if you merely keep dreaming and not convert the dream into a goal with a strategy and an action plan and then a behaviour, what you will find is that external factors will start creating and forcing you to behave in certain ways, then you become reactive, and you don’t live a life of pro-active. The moment you become reactive, you become controlled or influenced by something on the outside. You are not in control of your life. The moment you become proactive, then you become in control of your life. And that is a massive difference. If you look at successful people and you look at unsuccessful people, that is very often the main differentiating factor.

Act on your goals

It doesn’t matter if you feel great, unless there is a behavioural response to it, it is merely just a dream. There is how many people around this world, that have been dreaming the same thing as you and they have been thinking I need to go do that, I need to go on that workshop, that thing has been offered for free, there is something really interesting about this. And then they dream about doing it and then nothing happens. Because there is no action.


Motivation is one of the biggest false emotional states you can experience. Motivation is a false

emotional state. Motivation does not create action. Now I am not knocking motivational speakers, they are critical in our society and I love motivational speakers. But have you ever been to a motivational speaker session and at the end of the session you find yourself really pumped; you are ready to take on the world? You are energised, you know this is the moment you have been waiting for, and you know you are now going to kick ass. You are going to make this stuff happen and then the next day nothing happens. And then the next day you have forgotten about it, and the next week you are back into your normal default behaviour patterns and your tank is empty and the only way you can ever feel like that is to go back to a motivational speaker.


Motivation is part of the brain that gets disillusioned about a potential outcome. It experiences something in the future as if it has already happened and then it feels fantastic. Motivational states are often very similar to a dream state, so I want you to look at it differently. I want to tell you a  story. Let’s assume there are two guys standing on a cliff and at the bottom there is a beautiful ocean and these two guys want to jump off the cliff. Number one decides he is jumping, as he is

jumping, he has this adrenaline rush, and swoosh into the ocean. Very thrilled and excited he now runs back up the cliff and to the top. Number two took a few steps back and decided he is not going to jump. Now they are both standing on the cliff, which one now feels motivated to jump, very simple, the one that has already jumped. We believe we need to feel motivated before we take

action, we don’t. First and foremost, before we take action, you need to experience hope, hope is a future emotion that says if I do something there will be a result. It is an emotion of positive expectation that something could happen. Once I have hope or I have the positive expectation

that something can happen. The next state I will need is courage. You see the guy that jumped for the first time, in that moment what he experienced was hope, was a potential expectation but combined with that he also experienced fear. He also experienced a nervous state and inside of those states he applied courage to push him through those states, take the leap, have the experience. Because he has now had that experience the brain can now reference that experience. Now the brain is motivated to experience it again. What motivational speakers do is they allow your brain to tap into things you have achieved in the past, create that in a way where you believe you are experiencing it in your future. And now you feel motivated that you can do it again, but if it is a new behaviour you will not take action. You need to apply courage. Courage combined with discipline creates sustainability and results.


A deadline forces a human to take courage, but here is the difference.

If you decide you want to go for a run, and you don’t go for a run and you dreamed about the run, but you are not taking any action on it. If you decide to get fit and you want to run every day. To start that process you need courage and discipline to start to action so you can get into a motion. Then you start feeling motivated and you start doing this more and more. That is a towards strategy behaviour, because you are starting to run because you want to get fit. But there is another way to get you to start running and that is by putting a snake in your room. That is a fear-based behaviour. And all fear-based behaviours are not sustainable, because you will only run up to the moment where you believe you have gotten away from that initial catalyst that got you to run. The moment that fear is gone you will stop running. If you believe that time-frames are what gets you going then you must start to realise that you are living in a fear based kick-start behaviour. Would you rather want to live in a fear based kick-start behavioural pattern or would you rather want to live in a courage, disciplined, congruent behaviour? Step into it, take the first action. Teach your brain to become proactive, start taking the actions, then get into that discipline, then start feeling the pleasure, the rush from it, now you are motivated to start the motion going, and now congruence and a continuous behaviour will start. It is a simple thing to reflect quickly. Think about times when you take a short holiday, and you go on holiday for a few days, let us assume you have worked very hard up until that point. Have you noticed that you need to unlearn the behavioural pattern of working consistently , the first day or two your brain and body actually struggles to get out of the motion of working, because that congruence is installed. You must teach yourself to relax, but once you have taught yourself to relax, have you also noticed that now you have to apply courage

again, to get back into the action and then the flowing of the motion, to get back into that work zone. But once you are there, it starts becoming easier and easier and you start doing more and more. Its patterns, its programs, its repetition.

How do I install this to become automatic in it?

When you build your strategy and structure your goals, you need to install a personal self-celebration on every small achievement. So, every couple of days you want to have some form of measure in place, where once you have achieved it, you can celebrate it by rewarding yourself. Now self-reward is something a lot of people struggle with. Self-reward is not when I go and I am happy and I hold up a poster and say look guys I am happy, self-reward is when I treat myself to something. Now I love chocolate, so one of the ways I treat myself is I literally take a bite of a piece of chocolate, I do not need to eat the slab to reward. The gift or self-celebration can be extremely small, but what I want you guys to understand. If I do a strategy and it takes me 6 months to complete, but inside of that strategy, once a week or at max once every 2 weeks I have a small self-celebration of achievement where I reward myself, it might be I go for a walk, it might be I work in the garden, it might be I sit down for 20 mins and play a game, it might be I go and meditate, it might be I listen to a beautiful song, it might be I eat a piece of chocolate. It is some kind of behaviour where I say this behaviour is my celebration reward for achieving. If I do this every week or every 2 weeks for the next couple of months, I am reprogramming my subconscious mind that discipline is rewarding. That discipline comes with celebration.

We need to understand as humans we only have a single fear. You are only born with one fear. The

fear of the unknown. That is why we are scared of the dark and scared of unknown things. We do not like running in the mist because we don’t know what is ahead of us. As humans we would like to know what is ahead of us. So, our biggest fear is the fear of the unknown. When you plan a goal, when you start to build strategies, when you realise you have a very scary, magnificent, bodacious goal you want to achieve, if you have never achieved it in your life before, it is an unknown, because its an unknown, instinctively as humans we go into a state of fear. It is not a fear of failure, that is a complete disillusion lie, it’s a fear of the unknown. But because the brain struggles to comprehend this fear of the unknown, it tries to give it meaning. In the process where the brain tries to give it meaning, it starts believing it’s a fear of potential failures. It has to justify the fear to itself, so it starts coming up with potential reasons of why it is fear. And those potential reasons are possible things that can maybe go wrong. Now if you think of your own life, how many times have you feared something in the future that could possibly go wrong. But 99% of the time it didn’t even happen, and the 1% of the time, you realised its not so bad After all. The reason that happens is because that future fear is a disillusion. It’s a complete disillusion that the mind creates. The mind fears the unknown. Now what do you need to step into the unknown. Not motivation, not inspiration. You need courage. It is in hat moment of fearing your own greatness that you need courage to become the person you can become. If you stay in your comfort zone, you will feel content, you will feel safe. Being safe in life and in a content state, being in a comfort zone, is the biggest handbrake that is holding you back from your true potential.

How do I activate courage?

You act in the midst of it. You do. It is a verb. To apply courage is not an emotional state. Applying

courage is a verb, its an action. You start doing something. Force yourself to do something. What is

the one thing? I often get people telling me I want to become a motivational speaker but I am petrified of speaking in front of groups, if you listen to people that have become speakers, and ill use myself as an example, you think I woke up one day and decided I want to be a speaker and speak in front of 1000s of people, and I had no fear. Of course, I was afraid. Some of the guys that know me well, every time I need to speak in front of a new group, especially if it is a large group, I still experience fear, I have a massive amount of nerves. Courage means, in the midst of that fear, act!


Limiting beliefs

How to break limiting beliefs, and How to interrupt the cycle of limiting beliefs. One of the things I found out was that a lot of people do not understand truly what a limiting belief is and how it develops. So, let us start at the beginning. Let us start with what is a limiting belief. A limiting belief is merely a belief that you have accepted of something that is a negative in your life. In other words, a limiting belief is the moment you have a believe where there is a statement like I cannot, I’m not capable of, or there’s a negative, I’m too young, I’m too old, I’m too skinny, I’m too fat, I’m too  smart, I’m too stupid, I’m too this or that. I cannot be loved, I cannot give love, I cannot be light, I haven’t got the capability, I haven’t got the skills, I cannot do this, I cannot do that, that’s a limiting  belief. It is when there is a belief inside of your mind of something negative about your skills, your capabilities and who you are.

So where does a limiting belief come from.

The first thing we need to understand is that a limiting belief is not natural. Let me explain. Let us assume that you are a child and you know you have just been born. Now you are about one, one and a half years old and if you understood the concept of limiting beliefs, you would be looking around at the people. Around you, you notice that everybody can walk, but you cannot, so there is a possibility that the thought of everybody can walk but I cannot enter your brain. That could then become a limiting belief. Now the limiting belief will hinder you to attempt to walk because the belief says I cannot walk. Everybody else is walking, I cannot walk, so why try. If a child was born with limiting beliefs they would not have the courage, they will not have the tenacity, they will not have the  ability to develop and grow, learn to walk, learn to talk, learn to communicate, learn to interact, learn to be creative. Limiting beliefs hinder us to act on things in our lives that we need to act on.

So, where do they come from?

Limiting believes are usually some kind of an external event that happens. Someone says something about you, someone shows you or responds in a certain way. So, in reality a limiting belief is an external lie about you, that you attach an emotion and a belief to and then accept. So, the moment you accept it, see that limiting belief has a very small seed, sometimes a limiting belief starts off very small, it’s a minor little thing but like anything in life, if we repeat the same behaviour over and over it becomes a habit So, a limiting belief is a belief almost like a seed that gets planted in your brain, which you then entertain, in other words you think about it, you remember it, you attach an  emotion to it. That repeats the cycle of an emotional experience inside of you, so what you are doing is you are cultivating the seed. You are feeding it; you are giving it fertile soil to grow in and develop and this limiting belief because you do it over and over and you’re repeating it becomes an unconscious habit. It becomes so strong eventually that the human brain and the body struggles to resist it. It becomes an internal truth to be as who we are as humans and it becomes part of our belief system. The moment it becomes a solid ingrained part of our belief system, that is when it becomes a limiting belief. Because now intellectually you might want to do something but the limiting belief is part of the subconscious brain that controls most of your decision-making processes, so even though intellectually you want to do something, the limiting beliefs is saying you can’t and it starts creating a potential fear of a future outcome in your brain and the moment that potential fear of the future outcome is in your brain, we resist, we hold back. We say this is dangerous, maybe I can get hurt, I should not do this.

It is like a seed in your brain

A limiting belief in its simplest form, is a belief that prevents you to take action in an area of your life that can most probably bring you joy, success, love, health and wealth. Listen to your limiting beliefs. Unpack them and realise every single one of them is the external lie that on a certain level in your mind, you’ve cultivated and allowed to become a magnificent, beautiful tree bearing fruit but that’s false fruit, it’s a weed, get it out. Replace it with the empowering belief. Take that limiting belief and turn it upside down and ask yourself what the opposite of it is. Get that opposite. Find the behaviour that you need to take the action, you need to take back courage, tenacity, discipline and start acting it out. The moment you start acting it out against the limiting belief and you start realising the fruits of it, the positives you gaining because you’ve overcome the limiting belief, you start to starve the limiting belief and you start feeding the new empowering belief. That is how we Change. That is how we go from zero to hero, from mediocrity to greatness. Challenge your own limiting beliefs. Take the opposite behaviour, apply it in your life and start realising the fruits and the benefits of it.