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Healing Codependency

Article • 5 - 10 minutes • 9/2020
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
5 - 10 minutes
9/2020

We all fall into codependency sometimes — it’s in our wiring. And when we do, it’s a sign that we’re looking for security the only way we know how in that moment: by looking outside of ourselves. At its core, codependency is the act of leaving ourselves and looking outward to find our sense of self. So to heal codependent patterns we need focus on coming back to ourselves and engage in vulnerable, boundaried connection.


The Value of Just Being

Trainer Tip • N/A • 10/2005
Introductory Skill Level
Trainer Tip
N/A
10/2005

When it comes to how you're achieving your goals, notice what you value. Is achievement coming at others' expense? Where is your sense of worth and validation derived from? Do other people in some way set the bar that you strive to surpass? Without comparing to other people, what does success mean to you? Read on for a related story.


Core Beliefs and Gratitude Exercise

Practice Exercise • 2 pages • 11/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
2 pages
11/2011

Some of my core beliefs make experiencing gratitude difficult . For example, it’s difficult to celebrate others or myself when I think I have to prove my worth in order to be accepted. So much energy goes into proving myself, there’s little left for celebration.


Knowing Ourselves

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 09/13/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
09/13/2005

Trainer Tip: The question is not what other people think of you, but what you think of yourself. Who are you, really? Take a moment to consider what you value.


Can Needs Be Harmful?

Article • 7 - 10 minutes • 06/15/2017
All Skill Levels
Article
7 - 10 minutes
06/15/2017

Rachelle Lamb invites us to consider how our well being is impacted by what we choose to put at the center of our narrative regarding our needs.  And how that affects whether or not we get closer to truly serving life and compassion...


Understanding I’m Not Responsible for Another's Feelings

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Trainer Tip • 2-3 minutes • Circa 2007
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2-3 minutes
Circa 2007

Ask the Trainer: "I understand that I'm not responsible for someone else's feelings, but my girlfriend doesn't. Do you have ideas for how I could get her to understand this concept?"


Get Started with Nonviolent Communication

Interactive • 30 days • 1/2019
Introductory Skill Level
Interactive
30 days
1/2019

Start here to discover how Nonviolent Communication (NVC) will enrich and deepen all your relationships. You'll love this practical and enlightening approach to empathic listening and effective self-expression. Learn on your schedule with self-paced learning modules in this 30-day program. Our 30-day NVC introductory course is conveniently available within the Library to all NVC Library subscribers.


Cradle of Compassion (Connecting with Request Energy)

Trainer Tip • 3 - 5 minutes • 1/2020
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
3 - 5 minutes
1/2020

Here are two practices for connecting with "request energy". One of them helps us practice in the moment (7 steps). The other one helps us connect to ourselves (11 steps).


The Basics of Partnership Parenting Using NVC (6 Session Course)

Audio • 7 hours, 29 minutes • 03/2010
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
7 hours, 29 minutes
03/2010

As parents, we often face challenging situations on a daily basis and struggle to create what we most long for. In this 6 session telecourse recording, you will learn how Nonviolent Communication can support a family culture where cooperation, trust, and peace are nurtured, and children and parents can flourish together.


The Compass (8 Session Course)

Audio • 9 hours, 16 minutes • 12/13/2014
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
9 hours, 16 minutes
12/13/2014

The Compass – Arnina Kashtan's in-depth transformational process – is specifically designed to support you in reliably deepening your understanding of your own and others' conditioning, and finding ways to reclaim your full connection with yourself.