NLP is short for Neuro-Linguistic Programming. NLP uses the mind to make changes. It is a form of psychotherapy that is used to help a person make personal change and to achieve personal excellance.

Neuro represents, our five senses, what we hear, see, feel, taste and smell. 

Linguistics, is the language system we use to communicate with ourself (verbal and non-verbal language)

Programming, is the mind programmes that we run. When we discover what mind programmes we run, we can update/change these programmes to achieve our desired outcome.