This 5-session telecourse recording is designed to support you in learning what makes giving and receiving feedback challenging and how you can turn these experiences into opportunities for learning, connection, and effective functioning.

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 8 - 11 hours
  • Production Date 02/08/2011
  • Premium Members n/a
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Audio
For this practice assume that reactivity is arising any time you are distracted and not enjoying something. Practice throughout the day by focusing for a few moments on something specific that you find pleasing. Notice the sensation of joy or pleasure in your body, and hold attention there longer than usual. This interrupts tension and contraction. Keep remembering to do this. When you go too long without directing your attention in this way, the practice becomes less accessible.

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  • Date Written/Produced 3/2019
  • Duration Read time: 3 - 5 minutes
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
An anchor awakens parts of you that can access a bigger perspective. It calms and helps you engage presence for greater access to your skills. Also, it can reduce your reactivity, increase conscious relating, and support self-compassion. An anchor helps you get a little bit bigger than the reactivity you are experiencing so that you can access a wiser discernment. It is simple, and can be done anytime and anywhere. Learn more about how to develop your anchor in self-empathy.

Additional Info

  • Date Written/Produced 4/2019
  • Duration Read time: 5 - 8 minutes
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Points 4
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
When Anita's sister reveals that the Ku Klux Klan broke into her home and dragged her out into a field towards a burning cross, Anita's commitment to nonviolence is challenged. Here, Miki highlights practices and lessons from her story of inner struggle -- including an insight about how, even in extreme polarization, our freedom and healing is wrapped up in others' freedom and healing.

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  • Date Written/Produced 11/2017
  • Duration Read time: 14 - 21 minutes
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Points 12
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
When we have an inner conflict, how can we bring ourselves closer where we want to be? Miki explains about how we can deepen our self understanding in a way that can transform our own reactivity, urges, and false either/or views -- so that we can bring in more presence, choice, and options.

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  • Date Written/Produced 10/2015
  • Duration Read time: 13 - 19 minutes
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Points 12
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
How do you respond when someone disagrees or judges you for a choice you're making? In this session, Dian focuses on how to combine empathy with acceptance of everyone's needs, to help you hold your ground.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 00:37 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 07/10/2013
  • Premium Members Premium Members
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Trainer Tip: Ready to start a fight because you're right? Consider another strategy.

Additional Info

  • Date Written/Produced 10/05/2005
  • Duration 1 page
  • Premium Members Premium Members
  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Trainer Tips
Trainer Tip: Mary offers 3 foundational tips for making requests: positivity, specificity and doability.

Additional Info

  • Date Written/Produced 07/05/2005
  • Duration 1 page
  • Premium Members Premium Members
  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Trainer Tips
Trainer Tip: The question is not what other people think of you, but what you think of yourself. Who are you, really? Take a moment to consider what you value.

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  • Date Written/Produced 09/13/2005
  • Duration 1 page
  • Premium Members Premium Members
  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Trainer Tips
Trainer Tip: Mary shares how staying present to our anger and finding the underlying feelings and needs can lead to deeper connection and more satisfying outcomes.

Additional Info

  • Date Written/Produced 08/29/2005
  • Duration 1 page
  • Premium Members Premium Members
  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Trainer Tips
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