Reframing is a word that gets used in lots of different circumstances. In the NLP sense, what reframing is all about is creating a different perception of a situation, or a thing, just by manipulating the words – the way you talk about it.
It all hinges on the idea that there is not a one-on-one relationship between an experience and the words that we use to describe it.
So whatever happens to you, whatever’s going on around you, whatever somebody just said, there’s always more than one way that you can put that into words. And because there’s always more than one way, that means that, effectively, you have a choice.
You can pick the words that will get you the impact and the effect that you want…