Library Resources with Intermediate Skill Level

Worthlessness and shame are linked to the idea of not belonging or being unworthy of belonging -- that is, a deep sense of belonging to life, to your sense of self, and to our earth. Compensatory strategies to win worthiness and belonging arise from here and effectively block the very thing it is pursuing. Transformation occurs when there is a critical mass of clarity about the harm of a particular way of thinking and behaving.

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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Duration Read time: 4 - 6 minutes
  • Production Date 03/2020
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Resentment is one sign that you need a boundary. You can set a boundary by requesting the behavior that would be most meaningful to you. Include why that behavior would be meaningful to you and share vulnerably. Then notice if you are holding any blame and ask yourself, “What do I need to feel underneath my blame?” If you can take responsibility for those feelings with compassion, the other person is more likely to collaborate.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 3 - 5 minutes
  • Production Date 07/2019
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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When someone responds with painful sarcasm, criticism, or dismissal you can respond with empathy, or with clarity about your intention, need and request. If you're unable to do this, later you can privately write what they said, identify the feelings and needs of both of you, then write possible responses. This can help you remember to stay with your intention and what’s true for you without getting caught in defensiveness or reactivity.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 3 - 5 minutes
  • Production Date 09/2019
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles

Find renewed aliveness and connection in your daily life through NVC and Buddhist Mindfulness practices. NVC can be lived as a Mindfulness Practice and consciousness that helps us be more present, open and loving to the flow of life within ourselves and in relation to others. Buddhist principles and practices can add depth and insight to NVC practice and consciousness.

The first session is available for all to listen to and enjoy.

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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Duration 6 - 8 hours
  • Production Date 4/5/2017
  • Premium Members Premium Members
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 2
Published in Audio
Interrupt cycles of conflict by creating a new ways forward. You can do this by connecting with the energy of the met needs you want in the dynamic; guessing the other person's needs; naming your needs; asking essential questions; identifying at least three different strategies to meet each need; and imagining the positive outcome.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 6 - 9 minutes
  • Production Date 12/2020
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
When asking for respect it helps to first get clear about your interpretations of other's behavior. You can do this by asking about the other's intentions before believing your thoughts. You can also make a clear request for what specifically you want to see happen instead. Read on for more.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 3 - 5 minutes
  • Production Date 07/2019
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Love keeps the thread of connection intact in times when all around us we see the human fabric becoming threadbare. When we dig deep with love into guessing what others care about that had given rise to their actions, it changes us. It brings us closer to understanding the incomprehensible -- and closer to vision, imagination, humility, curiosity, commonality, and loving action. Read on for more on applying this to people we deem "conspiracy theorists", and those who are on the other end of the political divide.

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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Duration Read time: 7 - 11 minutes
  • Production Date 11/2020
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles

You've probably witnessed and participated in role plays that were powerful tools for inspiration, integration, or healing. You've likely also been in contexts where role plays fell flat, leaving people frustrated, confused, or disengaged. If you're sharing NVC with others – or are envisioning yourself going there in the future – you'll want to take this class, where the focus is on how to increase the chances of having role plays that serve a clear purpose, engage an entire group, and support the deepest learning possible for all.

The first session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 3 - 4 hours
  • Production Date 12/16/2016
  • Premium Members Premium Members
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Audio
There are many layers of consciousness, knowledge, and skill that contribute to a successful negotiation. A successful negotiation is one where honor and connection lead to a way forward, and leads to a plan of action that considers and meets everyone's needs in that situation. Read on for three fundamental principles that help with successful needs-based negotiation.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 5-7 minutes
  • Production Date 09/2020
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
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.

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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Duration Read time: 3 - 5 minutes
  • Production Date 01/2011
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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