Martin Luther King Jr: Seeing the Redeeming Qualities in Others

Article •  3 - 5 minutes
All Skill Levels
Article
3 - 5 minutes

For us to open the door to seemlingly impossible societal changes, we need to find and transform enemy images in order to influence and collaborate with those who seem to be standing in our way. Here's an anecdote to show that this is what lead to Martin Luther King Jr's success in creating social change.


Intimacy With Fear

Article •  3 - 5 minutes
All Skill Levels
Article
3 - 5 minutes

If we befriend our fear we cannot be paralyzed by it. Every fear that arises is a moment to increase our capacity. Fear is connected to something that is precious to us. We also can see what we do to numb our pain and how we try to avoid it. This knowledge can help us to choose healthier strategies to deal with our fears.


Victims of Domestic Violence Can Experience Empowerment Through Self-Validation and Self-Empathy

Article •  6 - 9 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
6 - 9 minutes
In pandemic many are asked to stay home. If we are experiencing violence at home we're also most at risk of harm or death if we leave. There are also less visible pieces at work. In this situation, acknowledging our pain, needs and experience can lighten the internal load to meet what is real, and claim our truth. We can do the same for our kids. This can open more pathways forward, and provide strength to leave when its more viable.

Taking Responsibility for Meeting Our Needs

Trainer Tip •  3 - 5 minutes
Beginner Skill Levels
Trainer Tip
3 - 5 minutes

This trainer tip suggests ways to transform blame in to personal power. He suggests having multiple sources of support and multiple pathways to achieving the outcome you want, to allow more room to hear a "no". Read on for more.


 
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