Limiting beliefs often prevent people from working through their issues, providing blocks to development and growth. This article provides you with tools to help people unlock these unhelpful beliefs.
One of the key challenges that people who are taking part in coaching need to overcome is to let go of their limiting beliefs – the unhelpful and usually inaccurate beliefs that often prevent them from making progress with troublesome issues in their lives. However, the more a limiting belief is questioned the more its power is weakened so that eventually it looses its grip on the coachee.
Meta-model linguistic patterns is a fancy term for the language that can be used to help people re-evaluate their limiting beliefs. It can be used in response to three main language categories.
Statements by coachees that distort the truth of situations.
Mind-reads – statements that ‘read the thoughts’ of another person, rather than relying on facts.
Lost performative – statements that have no ownership.
Cause and effect – statements that incorrectly link one action to another in a causal way.
Complex equivalent – statements that inaccurately make one action equal to another.
Statements by coachees that generalize without appropriate evidence.
Universal quantifiers – statements that create sweeping generalizations.
Modal operators of necessity and possibility – statements that imply compulsion or lack of choice.
Statements by coachees that leave vital details out.
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