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Trainer Tips (144)

Groups Tip Series: The Value of Groups

Beginner Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 00:03 hours:minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
00:03 hours:minutes
Listen to Miki talk about the value of participating in groups, recognizing our inherent nature to do so, how industrialization has hindered our skills and the value of participating in a time when it's most needed.

Mourning Our Losses

Beginner Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 1 page
Beginner Skill Level
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Trainer Tip: Mourning enables us to heal the pain and gain clarity about how to meet our needs in the present moment.

The Power of Empathy

Beginner Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 1 page
Beginner Skill Level
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Trainer Tip: When someone is in pain and lashing out, might be a time when empathy is needed most. Empathizing in these moments can be very challenging. Mary offers a few words of ecouragement for these situations.

Don’t Make Assumptions!

Beginner Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 1 page
Beginner Skill Level
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Trainer Tip: Do you ever feel certain that other people see things the way you do, only to find out they don’t? Read on.

Meeting Our Need for Honesty

Beginner Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 1 page
Beginner Skill Level
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Trainer Tip: Mary offers a perspective on how to know if our need for honesty is being met.

Self-Righteous Anger

Beginner Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 1 page
Beginner Skill Level
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Trainer Tip: Have you ever noticed that some of your behaviors ensure that your needs for peace and relief won’t be met? Take judgments for instance. The more we have, the less peaceful and happy we feel.

NVC as a Strategy

Beginner Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 1 page
Beginner Skill Level
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Trainer Tip: Mary explains how Nonviolent Communication, a process that distinguishes needs from strategies is also itself, a strategy.

Tips on Making a Request

Beginner Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 1 page
Beginner Skill Level
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Trainer Tip: Mary offers 3 foundational tips for making requests: positivity, specificity and doability.

Taking Responsibility for Our Actions

Beginner Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 1 page
Beginner Skill Level
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Trainer Tip: Mary shares an experience about accepting responsibility for her actions and how that lead her to greater choice and freedom.

Use of Consequences to Change Behavior

Beginner Skill Level • Trainer Tip • 00:07 hours:minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
00:07 hours:minutes
Ask the Trainer: How do I respond to people who believe that consequences are necessary to change behavior?

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