When we're on the receiving end of pain-stimulating assumptions, a microaggression, or prejudice --when we're reactive and resultingly have self doubt, guilt or shame in ourselves-- is it possible to be intensely authentic while holding care for everyone in the situation? Can we effectively do this even as a third party witnesses to these things?

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  • Date Written/Produced 04/2019
  • Duration Read time: 9 - 13 minutes
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This two page learning tool contains lists of needs, feelings, faux feelings, and feelings that might be mixed with thoughts...

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  • Date Written/Produced 04/2019
  • Duration Read time: 3 - 5 minutes
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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
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To keep our life energy moving and growing we can find the resources to welcome and accompany various parts of ourselves with compassion and love -- as though these parts are very young children.  And even if these parts contain difficult emotions...

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  • Date Written/Produced 04/2019
  • Duration Read time: 2 - 3 minutes
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  • Skill Level Beginner
  • Points 2
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Published in Trainer Tips
How do you know when you’re projecting disowned parts or replaying old relationship dynamics? It’s hard to know for sure, but if you find yourself upset or shutting down and unable to have a dialogue in which you can speak clearly about your feelings and needs and empathize with the other’s feelings and needs, there is likely a projection. The stronger your reaction, the more likely you are projecting.

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  • Date Written/Produced 01/2016
  • Duration 1 page
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Living Compassion, for Robert, represents the spirituality that resides in every aspect of Nonviolent Communication. Its foundational principles are represented by three primary qualities or states of being: clarity, compassion and empowerment.

In this course you’ll explore – and practice – how the unfolding of inner clarity opens your way to compassion, which further unfolds into empowerment. Throughout this unfolding process, Robert will include maps and tips for shifting your everyday life from one that is relatively limiting to a life that is both transformative, healing and liberating.

The introductory session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy:

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 7 - 10 hours
  • Production Date 11/19/2014
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If you're interested in learning specifically how and what you can do to live compassionately – with plenty of hands-on practice time – this course is for you. Observe actual demonstrations of Robert guiding participants through the transformational territory of healing and integration.

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

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 6 hours
  • Production Date 11/19/2014
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During this course, you'll deeply examine this process of blending and integrating your inner and outer selves. Not only will you explore various states of being, such as defensive / protective and being / essence, you'll:

  • Delve into the primary levels of relationship: to others, to the world and to Life;
  • Acquire tools for transforming resistance into unconditional acceptance;
  • Experience the inherent order of living fully and freely through the model of "Being to Doing;" and
  • Embrace the vital essence of compassion: that ever-expanding inner space that includes all levels of relationship!

The introductory session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy:

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 6 - 9 hours
  • Production Date 01/27/2015
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It's never too late to have a happy childhood. In this class, Martha will share the process for witnessing a wounded child. She will work with a volunteer to demonstrate the power of creating safety, listening empathically, and honoring the child's deepest needs.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 00:45 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 11/17/2018
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  • Points 2
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How do we live each and every day from the “living energy of needs” – with the unimpeded fullness of life’s energies flowing through us, regardless of the conflicts or life circumstances we may be experiencing? Through developing deep self compassion. How can we experience our inner world from a place of utter and total compassion? When we practice compassionate self-care, we create an inner spaciousness that allows our life’s energies to flow. In that spaciousness both healing and inner transformation occurs. Robert’s work explores the interweaving of two co-intentions—to live life from the fullness of the “beauty of needs” and to approach every experience with deep compassion.

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 14-18 hours
  • Production Date 01/2010
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John Kinyon and Matthew Rich examine the ways in which people’s worldviews can be different and why this often creates conflict.

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

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