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Striving for Win-Win Resolutions

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 05/28/2022
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
05/28/2022

Trainer Tip: Strive for win-win resolutions where no one loses. Try this rather than deciding things by the majority or compromise, where one or more parties feel dissatisfied with the resolution because it involves an element of giving in. An alternative is shifting; both people connect to the needs they are trying to meet, and in doing so, one person makes an honest shift to contribute to the other person’s needs and life.


New Year's Revolutions - For a Change

Trainer Tip • 2 - 3 minutes • 1/2006
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 - 3 minutes
1/2006

Here's a four step exercise applying a needs-based approach to effective goals, habits and New Year's Resolutions.


Change Your Thoughts to Change Your World

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
10/2005

Trainer Tip: Changing your thoughts can change the way people experience you. Just for today, see if you can notice when you have judgmental thoughts about yourself or other people. Then look to translate those thoughts into your feelings and needs. Read on for an example of how this works.


Unconscious Contracts

Video • 37 minutes • 11/17/2018
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
37 minutes
11/17/2018

Discover how our unconscious contracts limit our life energy and how we make a vow or contract every time we experience a traumatic event. Listen in as Sarah works with a course participant.


The Price of Nice

Article • 12 - 16 minutes • 2000
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
12 - 16 minutes
2000

Have you been nice? Well then you must be enjoying the reward: depression, intermittent explosiveness, job meaninglessness, ambiguous anxiety, low resentment and subtle self hate. The antidotes: honesty, passion and compassion.


Tips for the Road Series: Tip 16. Help Others Build Their Own Truth-Finding Neural Pathways

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 01/2016
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
01/2016

Along with it’s potential for helping others calm their emotions and feel deeply understood, the Nonviolent Communication process of empathetic listening can help someone increase their capacity for finding their own truth.


From Blame To Power

Practice Exercise • 12 -18 minutes • 02/19/2022
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
12 -18 minutes
02/19/2022
Blame is opaque when we don’t reflect on it deeply. We blame when we don’t see ourselves as having power to shape things, and see others as the ones who can. Blame and how we respond to it, is both a symptom of inability to step into power, and an impediment to empowered relationships. Transforming blame requires self-responsibility. Read on for practices involving empathy, inner connection, power, preparation and engaging options.

Dialogue in the Workplace (5 Session Course)

Audio • 6 - 8 hours • 6/5/2022
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
6 - 8 hours
6/5/2022

 One of the key challenges of engaging in dialogue in the workplace is that – while we are all equally human – the norms of the workplace make honest and open dialogue challenging, especially when power differences are present. This course offers a plethora of considerations and tips designed to allow you to humanize your relationships at work, focus on your common goals, and bring more collaboration and goodwill to your team – and beyond.


Tips for the Road Series: Tip 11. Catching Hearts

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 01/2016
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
01/2016

When we take a leap in life and put our hearts out into the world in new or bigger ways—sharing a song, dance, or poem, writing a book, competing at a sporting event, giving a speech, and so on—there is greater potential for aliveness but also for shame and pain


Understanding And Recognizing Enmeshment

Practice Exercise • 4 - 6 minutes • 03/16/2022
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
4 - 6 minutes
03/16/2022

Enmeshment refers to confusion about who is responsible for what. This lack of clear boundaries results in attempts to manage the other person's experience as a substitute for managing your own. When you think you're contributing to another person, but you're actually acting from enmeshment, there's inner tension and contraction. Read on for 16 common signs of enmeshment so that you can know when to pause and connect to your needs.


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