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Effective and connected dialogue requires significant self-awareness, mindfulness, and skill. You can focus on any of these six areas that most often escape your awareness: anchoring and staying grounded; boundaries; thoughts and beliefs; stuckness or attachment; feelings and needs; and requests. Read on for a list of questions to help you focus on how to do that.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 3-5 minutes
  • Date Written/Produced 1/2019
  • Premium Members N/A
  • 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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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 14 - 21 minutes
  • Date Written/Produced 11/2017
  • Premium Members N/A
  • Points 12
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
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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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration Read time: 7-10 minutes
  • Date Written/Produced 10/2017
  • Premium Members n/a
  • Points 6
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles
This ten question exercise will help build your feelings vocabulary. It is helpful to differentiate between words that describe what we think others are doing around us, and words that describe actual feelings. These "faux feelings" often reveal more about how we think others are behaving than what we are actually feeling ourselves. Feeling words are always about us, not the other person.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 10 minutes
  • Date Written/Produced 09/11/2018
  • Premium Members n/a
  • Points 3
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Practice Exercises
 
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