Library Resources with Beginner Skill Level

Human health is connected to health of ecosystems and other societies. Our wellness and liberation is found in our interconnection, kinship, reverence for life, and solidarity. Solidarity erodes through narratives, practices and policies that separate us from each other -- and this impacts societal functioning. The breakdown creates conditions for pandemic, racism, police brutality, exploitation in untold numbers, and extinction. Read on for how all is connected.

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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Duration 10 - 15 minutes
  • Production Date 04/2020
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  • Points 7
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Trainer Tip: Instead of trying for perfection, let’s try safe experimentation: Acknowledge that whenever we try a new behavior, it’s bound to take us a few times before we get it right. Read on for how we can do this. We'll use learning empathy as an example.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 1-2 minutes
  • Production Date 10/2005
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  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Trainer Tips

With worthlessness comes the idea of not belonging or not being worthy of belonging. In this context, belonging is more than an identity with a particular group. It is the sort of belonging that enables you to get other fundamental needs met, including safety, support, nourishment, and love. Unconscious attempts win worthiness and belonging often effectively blocks the very thing its pursuing. Read on for more.

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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Duration 4- 6 minutes
  • Production Date 02/2021
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  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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With a world in crisis, steeped in incomprehensible violence, how do we then live? What, if anything, could turn this around? If we're all dying, let us die loving everyone, including ourselves and our former enemies. Let us come together behind wanting everyone to be free. Let us align means with ends as we envision a world that, against all odds, moves towards working for all of life. Let us dedicate our lives to service, to courage, to speaking truth, and to love.

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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Duration 5-7 minutes
  • Production Date 09/2020
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  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Trainer Tip: When you suspect someone is lying, consider how it may be less important what the truth is. Instead, notice whether your need for trust is met. Without blame, nor labelling. you can make specific requests to meet your needs, while also respecting the other person’s needs. Read on for more.

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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Duration 1-2 minutes
  • Production Date 10/2005
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  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Trainer Tips

Anger can alert us that a need may be threatened. When anger lives in someone as a well-worn habit, it arises from a place of dissociation from one’s heart and is entangled with misinterpretations, a deep sense of threat, a history of pain, and social conditioning that isn’t life-serving. Read on for how intention, mindfulness, and specific actions can change that habit.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 6 - 9 minutes
  • Production Date 01/2021
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  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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An addiction to something (eg. opioids, fats, sugars, salts, cigarettes, coffee, alcohol, etc.) or a compulsion (eg. gambling, shopping, working, sex or love addictions) is often an unconscious attempt to soothe trauma - fear, loneliness and shame that's frozen in unconscious memory. The addiction or compulsion is a substitute for what we really need. It is an endless craving that's never enough. Read on for more.

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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Duration 5 - 8 minutes
  • Production Date 01/2020
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  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Trainer Tip: When looking for a solution take the time to consider and connect to other's needs rather than just focusing on getting what you want. Such a basic shift in consciousness can make a profound difference in your relationships, both personal and professional. Notice how you feel afterward.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 1 - 2 minutes
  • Production Date 10/2005
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  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Trainer Tips

After acknowledging the impact others have on us, you can ask yourself "What am I telling myself?" and "If that’s true, what am I afraid will happen?". The more present, gentle and compassionate you can be with the underlying feelings, the faster you can move through your trigger. Then you're more likely to respond in ways that feel, kind, responsible, intelligent and aligned for you.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 4 - 6 minutes
  • Production Date 10/2019
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  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles

Trainer Tip: Make a boring or "dead" conversation more interesting, meaningful and connecting. You can do this by connecting to the other person’s feelings, passions or desires. Read on for examples.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 1 - 2 minutes
  • Production Date 10/2005
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  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Trainer Tips
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