In lasers, light bounces between the mirrors, with each pass the light grows more intense. Our minds work similarly. Because of the "mirror" effect, where we can react to our reactions to our reactions to our reactions (and so on), changing our thought pattern even modestly at every level of reaction, can dramatically affect our ultimate experience.  Usually the greatest amplifiers are the ones we notice the least.  Learn what to notice -- to amplify more love rather than pain.

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  • Date Written/Produced 8/2016
  • Duration Read time: 5 - 7 minutes
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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Points 4
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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
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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Points 12
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Sometimes there are moments when empathy has no effect at all on one another.  Why?  One reason could be that our brains might be less receptive because of unseen forces that affect our nervous system and relationship with others.

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  • Date Written/Produced 11/2017
  • Duration Read Time: 10 - 15 minutes
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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Points 4
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When you or anyone is upset, what could underneath it all?  There may be more than is immediately visible.  This article invites us to explore what it looks like to inquire deeper, take self-responsibility, examine our assumptions, attachments, interpretations, and "certainties" that could be hidden behind the needs that are aching to be attended to...

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  • Date Written/Produced 10/2017
  • Duration Read time: 7-10 minutes
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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Points 6
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Sometimes there are moments when empathy has no effect at all on one another.  Why?  One reason could be that our brains maybe less receptive because of unseen forces that affect our nervous system and relationship to others...

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  • Date Written/Produced 10/20/2017
  • Duration 3 - 5 minutes
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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Points 4
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Parenting can bring out the worst in us. Let's learn to meet the challenges of parenting with awareness, self-compassion and a spirit of inquiry, and explore a few practices to regain self-regulation, choice and freedom, staying anchored in the realization that as human beings we do have the capacity to respond with discernment rather than habitual reactivity.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 00:50 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 07/10/2013
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  • Points 3
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Join CNVC Certified Trainers Jim and Jori Manske for this session that will help you minimize your reactivity and live in greater choice.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 00:30 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 06/2010
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  • Points 1
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Inspired by a talk given by Marshall Rosenberg, Jim offers an interactive exploration of powerful strategies for making NVC an integral part of your everyday life.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 01:11 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 02/27/2017
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Join Jori and Jim Manske to explore, learn and practice the art of receiving the word "no," re-framing it from fear into fun.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 00:34 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 10/22/2016
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Jim and Jori offer a tip to stay present in the face of our reactivity to witnessed conflict.

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  • Date Written/Produced 09/13/2013
  • Duration 1 page
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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
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