Personal Development All-in-One For Dummies is a complete guide to a range of techniques you can use to master your thoughts and achieve your goals. Discover the basic principles of each approach and receive sensible, practical and effective expert advice on how each one can help you challenge negative beliefs and change your attitudes. Whether you wish to conquer an anxiety, communicate better with others or simply think more positively, here you will find proven and popular methods that you can use to make major changes - improving your personal power and creating the life you want. Techniques covered: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Neuro-linguistic Programming Life Coaching Building Self-confidence
Introduction 1 Book I: Essential Concepts of Personal Development 7 Chapter 1: Exploring the Key Themes of NLP 9 Chapter 2: Understanding Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 21 Chapter 3: Examining Confidence 29 Chapter 4: Introducing Life Coaching 43 Book II: Neuro-linguistic Programming 55 Chapter 1: Taking Charge of Your Life 57 Chapter 2: Creating Rapport 79 Chapter 3: Getting to the Heart of the Matter: The Meta Model 105 Chapter 4: Seeing, Hearing and Feeling Your Way to Better Communication 127 Chapter 5: Opening the Toolkit 147 Chapter 6: Understanding the Psychology Behind Your Habits and Behaviours 171 Book III: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy 193 Chapter 1: Correcting Your Thinking 195 Chapter 2: Overcoming Obstacles to Progress 227 Chapter 3: Putting CBT into Action 259 Chapter 4: Taking a Fresh Look at Your Past 291 Chapter 5: Setting Your Sights on Goals 315 Book IV: Confidence 345 Chapter 1: Identifying Your Sticking Points 347 Chapter 2: Building Your Confident Self 359 Chapter 3: Developing Your Emotional and Physical Confidence 377 Chapter 4: Acting with Confidence in Your Daily Life 401 Chapter 5: Engaging Others 423 Book V: Life Coaching 443 Chapter 1: Introducing Your Coaching Journey 445 Chapter 2: Visualising Your Whole-Life Goals 461 Chapter 3: Becoming Your Best Self 483 Chapter 4: Focusing on the Elements of Your Life 509 Chapter 5: Physical, Mental and Emotional Well-Being 529 Chapter 6: Developing and Growing 557 Appendix: Personal Development Resources 577 Index 583
Gillian Burn is a consultant and specialist in health initiatives for major organisations, with over 25 years' experience in health. She is the founder and Principal of Health Circles Ltd, a consultancy which provides training to develop mental and physical alertness. Gillian is a qualified master practitioner in neuro-linguistic programming, time line therapy and in creating healthy environments. She is a licensed instructor for Mind Mapping techniques with Tony Buzan and a licensed instructor in Body Control Pilates® with the Body Control Pilates Academy. She also has management qualifications and a master's degree in exercise and health sciences.
Practical tips for applying personal development techniques to your everyday life Personal Development All-in-One For Dummies is a complete guide to a range of techniques you can use to master your thoughts and achieve your goals. Discover the basic principles of each approach and receive practical and effective expert advice on how each one can help you challenge negative beliefs and change your attitudes. Whether you want to conquer an anxiety, communicate better with others or simply think more positively, here you can find proven and popular methods to help you make major changes – improving your personal power and creating the life you want. Unlock the essentials – discover the strength of NLP techniques and find out how to make them work for you Set the goalposts of success – hone your sights on achievable tasks and look forward to the future Assemble the building blocks of confidence – develop confidence in your daily life with practical skills and techniques Coach yourself to happiness – learn how to attract the life you want and generate a positive outlook Open the book and find: How to grow from past experiences Tips on becoming a more confident presenter and communicator How to lighten up and enjoy life The benefits of loosening your grip on control Advice on improving your confidence How to say 'No' with confidence A guide to maintaining your motivation How to be your own life coach 5 Books in 1 Essential Concepts ofPersonal Development Neuro-linguistic Programming Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Confidence Life Coaching