Conversation can become more satisfying with depth. Depth is occurs when connection unfolds towards a depth of intimacy, presence, attunement, sensing -- and silent connection where another is attentively seen and heard. Inviting this level of sharing in conversation relies on at least three major elements: attentive silence, the desire to connect and be known, and focus on present moment experience. Learn more about this way of engaging.

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  • Date Written/Produced 6/2018
  • Duration Read time: 3 - 5 minutes
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Mediating a conflict conversation can be challenging – but with tools and practice, that challenge can be transformed. If you're curious about the specific steps needed to achieve that transformation, join John for an exploration of his non-dual mindfulness practice.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 00:44 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 11/17/2018
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When we're on the receiving end of pain-stimulating assumptions, a microaggression, or prejudice --when we're reactive and resultingly have self doubt, guilt or shame in ourselves-- is it possible to be intensely authentic while holding care for everyone in the situation? Can we effectively do this even as a third party witnesses to these things?

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  • Date Written/Produced 04/2019
  • Duration Read time: 9 - 13 minutes
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There are times when someone judges us, or meets us with prejudice, and its easier for us to respond by hating them, or judging ourselves as not good enough. How can we love another person instead without excusing their actions? Roxy tells us her story with wonderment, grief and mourning.

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  • Date Written/Produced 01/2018
  • Duration Read time: 6 - 9 minutes
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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
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This two page learning tool contains lists of needs, feelings, faux feelings, and feelings that might be mixed with thoughts...

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  • Date Written/Produced 04/2019
  • Duration Read time: 3 - 5 minutes
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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
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Empathy guessing when I was new to NVC seemed magical and mysterious. How could that other person have known that about me? And seen inside me — often in ways I'd missed myself. While empathy is both intuitive and an art, there is also a science to it. In this brief yet fascinating introduction to Dian's course, Empathy Magic, you'll learn a super-practical way to demystify empathy guessing by making use of the root meaning of words.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 00:45 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 11/17/2018
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Here's a quick tip to improve your empathy skills with empathy guessing.

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  • Date Written/Produced 04/29/2019
  • Duration 00:06 hours:minutes
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To keep our life energy moving and growing we can find the resources to welcome and accompany various parts of ourselves with compassion and love -- as though these parts are very young children.  And even if these parts contain difficult emotions...

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  • Date Written/Produced 04/2019
  • Duration Read time: 2 - 3 minutes
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  • Skill Level Beginner
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Listen to Mary tackle one of the greatest challenges of facilitating an NVC group: How do you deal with hecklers and people you don't like? Mary offers insightful and helpful guidance.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 01:03 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 06/02/2018
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David explores how movement helps you hold your center when navigating challenging conversations. Example: Move to Wind ~ to calm your system; Move to Ground ~ to notice the ground on which you stand; and Step to Shikaku ~ step behind to practice empathic listening. Listen Now.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 00:15 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 10/01/2017
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