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The Freedom of Committing to a Path

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Intermediate Skill Level  •  Article  •  3 pages
In June, 1996, I had an epiphany. In a motel room in Indiana, the night before returning home from a solo camping trip in Michigan and Canada, I discovered how much I had lost in my life because of so fiercely protecting myself. Up until that day, bringing forth my vulnerable self was to be avoided at all costs, which kept me numb much of the time, disconnected from myself and from much of life. Alone in my room, I cried, I talked out loud, and I finally exclaimed to myself that I wanted to reclaim every last bit of my vulnerability, just like I had it as a child.
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Hidden Needs

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Intermediate Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  2 pages
Ask the Trainer: "I've been feeling frustrated and angry quite a bit lately over very simple things. Can you help me get to the root of my hidden needs?"
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Different Types of Requests

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Intermediate Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  2 pages
Ask the Trainer: "Could you share a list of types of requests, with examples of each and a possible strategy for formulating requests in conversation?"
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Two-Way Street Empathy and Honesty

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Ask the Trainer: "I recently attended an NVC workshop where the focus was entirely upon empathy, and expressing honestly was not covered. Aren't empathy and honesty both vital NVC components?"
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How to Use NVC with Talkative Friends

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Ask the Trainer: "Could you explore why people 'talk too much' and how I could connect with them and myself empathically when I'm also talking too much?"
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How to Interact with an Angry Practice Group Member

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Intermediate Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  2 pages
Ask the Trainer: “I would like some suggestions on how to interact with a member of the practice group I started. This individual speaks and acts in a manner I interpret as angry and controlling.”
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Never Compromise

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Trainer Tip: Never Compromise, because that is where you share the resentment 50/50.
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Use of “To Be” Verbs

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Ask the Trainer: “I heard a trainer say once that the ‘to be’ verbs aren’t really needs, such as to be heard, to be understood or to be valued. Can you help me understand why not?”
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Four Types of Feedback

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An exploration of four types of feedback: destructive criticism, constructive criticism, feedback by demonstration and dialogue.
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Speaking Classical Giraffe

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Intermediate Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  3 pages
Ask the Trainer: "At one point in my practice, it was brought to my attention that some people find the use of 'formal NVC' off-putting, or mechanical. Do you have any input or insight into this?"
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