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Curiosity, The Art of Waiting, and Finding Peace

Article • 7 - 11 minutes • 12/2018
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
7 - 11 minutes
12/2018

Sitting with uncertainty can be very uncomfortable and evoke anxiety. Or it can be a practice that brings in the curiosity and inner spaciousness that allows for creative solutions to emerge, and that help us to relax our attachment to outcomes.  Here's a closer look...


Tips for the Road Series: Tip 1. Ask Before Offering Advice or Suggestions

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

Do you ever think you have the perfect answer for someone who is struggling? Eric offers a tip on how to approach situations like this.


Confronting with Care: An Approach that Builds Trust

Article • 7 - 10 minutes • 11/2010
Beginner Skill Level
Article
7 - 10 minutes
11/2010

People find confrontation inspirational when done with full compassion and intention to support. To do this, transform your own judgments or distress, come with useful content plus spot-on timing, and the best interests of the receiver in mind. Read on for questions you can ask yourself in preparation for this, and more.


Bringing a Dead Conversation Back to Life

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

Trainer Tip: Make a boring or "dead" conversation more interesting, meaningful and connecting. You can do this by connecting to the other person’s feelings, passions or desires. Read on for examples.


Thank You: Finding the Gift in Everything That Happens

Audio • 1 hour, 11 minutes • 11/29/2015
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 11 minutes
11/29/2015

Jim and Jori Manske share strategies for employing gratitude to create more joy in life, jettisoning the fear of asking for what you want, and welcoming feedback no matter how it is delivered.


Self Assessment Matrix

Learning Tool • 00:28 hours:minutes • 1/2010
All Skill Levels
Learning Tool
00:28 hours:minutes
1/2010

This self-assessment matrix is a concrete step toward naming and clarifying many skills that you may find valuable in your life. We suggest you periodically assess your skills to track your progress.


Connecting With Your Husband

Trainer Tip • 7 minutes • Circa 2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
7 minutes
Circa 2007

Ask the Trainer: My question is about wanting to empathize more with my husband. Sometimes we connect very deeply, other times he slips back into "jackal talk..."


Responding to Opportunity in Extreme Times

Article • 12 - 18 minutes • 04/2020
All Skill Levels
Article
12 - 18 minutes
04/2020

This pandemic is an immense opportunity, and a dire catastrophe in the making. It’s a crisis within many planetary crises — during which, our habits as individuals, and as a collective, are challenged because they don’t sustain us. Now we are pushed to respond freshly and join forces in ways that seemed impossible before.


Living the Fullness of Life (9 Session Course)

Video • 14-18 hours • 01/2010
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
14-18 hours
01/2010

How do we live each and every day from the “living energy of needs” – with the unimpeded fullness of life’s energies flowing through us, regardless of the conflicts or life circumstances we may be experiencing? Through developing deep self-compassion. How can we experience our inner world from a place of utter and total compassion? When we practice compassionate self-care, we create an inner spaciousness that allows our life’s energies to flow. In that spaciousness both healing and inner transformation occurs. Robert’s work explores the interweaving of two co-intentions—to live life from the fullness of the “beauty of needs” and to approach every experience with deep compassion.


Transparency: What We Are Afraid to Say

Audio • 29 minutes • Circa 2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
29 minutes
Circa 2007

Kelly Bryson, CNVC Certified Trainer known for teaching people how to live authentically, focuses this audio on honesty: how to express what you're most afraid to say, when honesty is the best choice to support connection and how to employ "naked" honesty.


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