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Tips for the Road Series: Tip 17. Make Time to Grieve

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
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1 - 2 minutes
Grieving reminds us of the preciousness of life, it helps us integrate loss, and it opens us to deeper compassion, inspiration, and joy. We need to create space in our lives to grieve fully.

Relating to the Value of Things Rather Than the Cost

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Beginner Skill Level
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1 - 2 minutes
Trainer Tip: The exchange of resources, that is, exchanging money for an item or service, is enhanced and better appreciated when we are connected to its personal value rather than its cost.

Enjoyment Redefined

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Beginner Skill Level
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1 - 2 minutes
Trainer Tip: Mary reflects on the nature of happiness and its relationship to presence.

Finding Reasons to Celebrate

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Beginner Skill Level
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1 - 2 minutes
Trainer Tip: Find ways to celebrate each day and enrich your life.

Tips for the Road Series: Tip 12. Connect to the Living Energy of Your Needs

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Beginner Skill Level
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1 - 2 minutes
For many, the word “need” is associated with lack, neediness, and scarcity. These associations are the opposite of the meaning of needs in Nonviolent Communication (NVC). In NVC, needs are the motivational energy of our innate wholeness and desire to grow, like the energy of…

Use of Consequences to Change Behavior

Trainer Tip • 7 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
7 minutes
Ask the Trainer: How do I respond to people who believe that consequences are necessary to change behavior?

Feelings, the Second Component of Compassionate Communication

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Beginner Skill Level
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1 - 2 minutes
Trainer Tip: Take a moment to consider feelings, our conditioning about expressing or even feeling emotion, and the value of re-evaluating our relationship to feelings.

We Don’t Need to Fix Other People

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Beginner Skill Level
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1 - 2 minutes
Trainer Tip: The very process of giving someone space to talk about their issue without our judgment, to be truly understood by us, and to be deeply heard is very healing, enough so that most people will organically find their own creative ways to resolve…

Committing to Full Understanding

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
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1 - 2 minutes
Trainer Tip: There's one sure way to find hidden assumptions, stop and check it out!

Moving Out of the Hallway

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
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1 - 2 minutes
Trainer Tip: The change you're looking for begins with a single step.

 
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