CONFIDENCE CONSTRUCTION WORKSHOP
“The lens we talked about has 100% moved me out of that gravity
place. My productivity has doubled and I am up for a review soon. I expect it
to be positive. My certainty in myself is almost unbelievable.” Conrad, L.
Stony Plain, AB
Conrad is a 32-year
man, engaged, with one child and had a history of sporadic employment, incomplete
work assignments, being late and engaging in power struggles with his boss, his
fiancé, his family, and the world in general.
He admitted to
becoming easily frustrated when things did not go his way and was apt to take
obstacles to his success personally. He had developed an avoidance pattern to
deal with his frustration.
admitted that most members in his family of origin had not achieved success in
either the personal or professional arena. Most had poor paying jobs, few had
invested in education or personal development, and almost all of them
subscribed to the notion that the world was an “unfair place.”
admitted to occasionally feeling mildly depressed and anxious, he was certain
that a lack of confidence in himself was the root of his problem. He was
interested in a solution focused approach and eventually open to the idea of
targeted, streamlined program that would hold him accountable for following
through with new actions.
Conrad had a
rough start in the program, missed appointments, argued about assignments, and
often responded with a victim mindset that demanded immediate results for his
It was difficult for him to let go of the belief
that he could not influence the direction of his life in terms of work and his
relationships. Slowly, systematically, after developing anew relationship with
is subconscious mind, he began to make incremental changes. These small shifts
created significant differences in how he viewed himself, the people in his
life and his employment.
As some time
passed Conrad became more confident about his ability to control his thoughts,
feelings, and behaviors. He was beginning to see evidence that his decision to
be the CEO of his life was producing positive results. It became easier and
easier for him to take decisive actions and his subconscious mind began to
accept a new belief system.
Sam is less
apt to react to circumstances from a place of frustration and is less apt to
avoid what he needs to do to move forward in both his personal and professional
life. He is feeling confident and has mastered a range of mental constructs that allow him to feel
confident about getting to where he wants to go, in a more relaxed and
accepting manner. These results came more quickly in the arena of his
professional life and he is gradually making inroads in his personal life.
Terri Lee Cooper MSc. RSW NLP_M DCH
St. Albert Medical Centre