Brene Brown is well known for her discussions on the positive attributes of vulnerability (in an emotional sense), a word that often carries connotations of character weakness. Her insights emphasize vulnerability as the “cornerstone to confidence.”

In order to truly understand how profound this statement is, it is important to first define both “vulnerability” and “confidence.” I found the Oxford Dictionary to be the best resource for this endeavor.

The dictionary definition of vulnerability is: “The quality or state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally”, while the definition of confidence is, A feeling of self-assurance arising from one’s appreciation of one’s own abilities or qualities.”

So, it stands to reason that if a person is self-assured and appreciates one’s own abilities and qualities, they are not concerned with emotional harm… because they simply do not allow others’ opinions, comments and actions to affect them!

This self-acceptance that comes from appreciating oneself grants liberation from the opinions of others, fostering the freedom to express thoughts and actions openly. In this state, one exudes a natural air of confidence.

Hypnotherapy and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) facilitate the journey toward this self-assured state by fundamentally altering internal perceptions and responses.

Hypnotherapy guides individuals into a deeply relaxed state, accessing the subconscious mind. Through suggestive techniques, it cultivates a mindset that embraces authenticity and self-acceptance. This enables a person to just be themselves, knowing they have nothing to prove and nothing to hide. 

NLP techniques facilitate the rewiring of thought patterns by dismantling limiting beliefs and fostering a positive self-image. Through NLP coaching, individuals can redefine their understanding of vulnerability, embracing it as a conduit to authenticity. This reframing process nurtures a profound sense of self-assurance, allowing individuals to stand in their truth without fear of judgment.

The combination of hypnotherapy and NLP not only aids in embracing vulnerability but also cultivates a profound sense of self-worth. When individuals are at peace with themselves, external opinions lose their power. This newfound inner strength radiates as confidence to others, as it emanates from an authentic and unwavering sense of self.

Moreover, these techniques empower individuals to navigate social interactions with ease. By fostering genuine self-acceptance, hypnotherapy and NLP coaching allow individuals to engage confidently without being shackled by the fear of how they’ll be perceived.

Embracing vulnerability as a part of authenticity and self-acceptance becomes the cornerstone of this transformation. As individuals embrace their true selves, they naturally exude confidence grounded in a deep appreciation of their abilities and qualities.

If you would like to experience this level of confidence, please always feel free to reach out for a complimentary phone consultation. 

Jayne Goldman, MBA, C.Ht., Founder and Principal of Best Life Hypnotherapy in Los Angeles, is a Certified Hypnotherapist and NLP Master NLP Practitioner and Coach.


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