June 3, 2024

Glossary

Category Term Definition Source
Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) Anchoring Associating a physical touch or gesture with a specific emotional state. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anchoring_(NLP)
Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) Calibration Observing and measuring responses to better understand a person's internal state. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calibration_(NLP)
Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) Chunking Breaking down or grouping information to manage complexity. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chunking_(psychology)
Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) Collapsing Anchors Combining multiple anchors to change emotional responses. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anchoring_(NLP)
Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) Embedded Commands Subtle suggestions embedded within regular conversation. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Embedded_command
Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) Eye Accessing Cues Movements of the eyes that indicate different types of thought processes. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eye_accessing_cues
Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) Meta-Model A set of linguistic tools used to clarify vague statements and challenge limiting beliefs. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meta-model_(NLP)
Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) Milton Model A hypnotic language pattern used to induce trance and facilitate change. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milton_model
Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) Rapport Building a connection and trust with others. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rapport
Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) Reframing Changing the context or meaning of a situation to alter perceptions and reactions. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reframing_(NLP)
Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) Submodalities The finer distinctions within each sensory modality (visual, auditory, kinesthetic). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Submodality_(NLP)
Hypnosis / Hypnotherapy Age Regression Reliving past experiences to uncover and resolve issues. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Age_regression_in_therapy
Hypnosis / Hypnotherapy Anchor A stimulus that triggers a specific response or state. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anchoring_(NLP)
Hypnosis / Hypnotherapy Depth of Trance Levels of hypnotic depth, ranging from light to deep trance states. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypnosis#Trance
Hypnosis / Hypnotherapy Fractionation Bringing a subject in and out of trance to deepen the hypnotic state. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fractionation_(psychology)
Hypnosis / Hypnotherapy Hypnotic Induction Techniques used to guide someone into a hypnotic state. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypnotic_induction
Hypnosis / Hypnotherapy Post-Hypnotic Suggestion Suggestions given during hypnosis that are acted upon after the session. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post-hypnotic_suggestion
Hypnosis / Hypnotherapy Rapport Establishing a connection and trust with the client. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rapport
Hypnosis / Hypnotherapy Self-Hypnosis The practice of hypnotizing oneself to achieve desired outcomes. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-hypnosis
Hypnosis / Hypnotherapy Suggestibility The degree to which a person is responsive to suggestions. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suggestibility
Hypnosis / Hypnotherapy Trance An altered state of consciousness with heightened focus and suggestibility. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trance
Transpersonal Psychology Collective Unconscious Carl Jung's concept of a shared reservoir of experiences and archetypes. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collective_unconscious
Transpersonal Psychology Ego Transcendence Moving beyond the individual ego to a more universal sense of self. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ego_death
Transpersonal Psychology Integral Psychology An approach that combines psychological, spiritual, and holistic perspectives. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Integral_psychology
Transpersonal Psychology Mystical Experience A profound, often transformative encounter with a sense of unity or the divine. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mystical_experience
Transpersonal Psychology Peak Experience Moments of highest happiness and fulfillment. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peak_experience
Transpersonal Psychology Self-Actualization Realizing one's full potential and true self. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-actualization
Transpersonal Psychology Spiritual Emergence The process of spiritual awakening and growth. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spiritual_emergence
Transpersonal Psychology Synchronicity Meaningful coincidences that seem to have no causal connection. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synchronicity
Transpersonal Psychology Transpersonal States States of consciousness that go beyond personal identity and individuality. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transpersonal_psychology
Meditation Breath Awareness Focusing on the breath as an anchor for meditation. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breath_awareness
Meditation Chakras Energy centers in the body used in various meditation practices. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chakras
Meditation Guided Meditation Meditation led by a guide or recording. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guided_meditation
Meditation Mantra A word or phrase repeated to aid concentration in meditation. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mantra
Meditation Mindfulness Being present and fully engaged in the current moment. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mindfulness
Meditation Samadhi A state of intense concentration achieved through meditation. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samadhi
Meditation Transcendental Meditation (TM) A specific form of mantra meditation. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transcendental_Meditation
Meditation Vipassana Insight meditation focusing on seeing things as they really are. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vipassana
Meditation Zen Meditation (Zazen) Sitting meditation focused on mindfulness and observation. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zazen
Life Coaching Action Plan A detailed plan outlining the steps to achieve specific goals. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Action_plan
Life Coaching Accountability Partner Someone who supports and holds a person accountable for their goals. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accountability_partner
Life Coaching Coaching Agreement A contract outlining the relationship, responsibilities, and expectations between coach and client. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coaching_agreement
Life Coaching Empowerment Helping clients recognize their own power and abilities. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Empowerment
Life Coaching Goal Setting Defining clear, specific, and achievable objectives. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goal_setting
Life Coaching Limiting Beliefs Negative beliefs that restrict one's potential. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limiting_beliefs
Life Coaching Motivational Interviewing A counseling approach to help clients find the motivation to make positive changes. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motivational_interviewing
Life Coaching SMART Goals Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound goals. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SMART_criteria
Life Coaching Values Clarification Identifying and understanding one's core values. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Values_clarification
Life Coaching Wheel of Life A tool to assess balance across different life areas. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheel_of_life
Personal Development Affirmations Positive statements repeated to oneself to encourage positive thinking and belief. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Affirmations_(self-help)
Personal Development Growth Mindset The belief that abilities and intelligence can be developed with effort and persistence. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Growth_mindset
Personal Development Inner Critic The internal voice that criticizes and judges oneself. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inner_critic
Personal Development Journaling Writing down thoughts, feelings, and reflections as a self-discovery tool. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Journaling
Personal Development Mindfulness The practice of being fully present and aware in the moment. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mindfulness
Personal Development Self-Awareness Understanding one's own emotions, strengths, weaknesses, and behaviors. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-awareness
Personal Development Self-Esteem One's overall sense of self-worth or personal value. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-esteem
Personal Development Visualization Imagining desired outcomes to help achieve them. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visualization_(psychology)
Personal Development Work-Life Balance Managing time and energy between work and personal life. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Work%E2%80%93life_balance
Personal Development Zone of Proximal Development The range of tasks that one can perform with the help and guidance of others. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zone_of_proximal_development
Professional Development Career Pathing Planning and mapping out one's career trajectory. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Career_pathing
Professional Development Continuous Improvement Ongoing effort to improve products, services, or processes. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continuous_improvement
Professional Development Emotional Intelligence (EQ) The ability to recognize, understand, and manage one's own emotions and the emotions of others. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emotional_intelligence
Professional Development Leadership Development Programs and activities designed to enhance leadership skills. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leadership_development
Professional Development Mentorship A relationship in which an experienced person guides and supports the development of a less experienced person. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mentorship
Professional Development Networking Building and maintaining professional relationships for career advancement. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Networking
Professional Development Performance Appraisal The evaluation of an employee's job performance. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Performance_appraisal
Professional Development Professional Certification A designation earned by a person to assure qualification to perform a job or task. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Professional_certification
Professional Development Skills Gap The difference between the skills required for a job and the skills possessed by an employee. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skills_gap
Professional Development Succession Planning Identifying and developing new leaders to replace old leaders when they leave or retire. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Succession_planning

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