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Keys To Building Trust After Broken Agreements

Practice Exercise • 3 - 5 minutes • 12/2/2021
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
3 - 5 minutes
12/2/2021
Building trust involves each person taking responsibility for what they want by identifying their needs, and making specific and doable requests that open a negotiation. Identify in what contexts you already have trust, what you want to be able to trust, and how you may…

Time And Money: Reflection Questions and Exercise

Practice Exercise • 4 - 6 minutes • 12/22/2021
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
4 - 6 minutes
12/22/2021
Use these reflection questions and exercise to practice moving from a place of scarcity to empowerment and conscious choice regarding money and time. The exercise will ask you to identify your thoughts, feelings, and needs. And it will ask you to identify both what to…

Somatic-Based Empathy

Practice Exercise • 1-2 minutes • 11/16/2021
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
1-2 minutes
11/16/2021
Use this interactive empathy exercise to track the relationship and shifting of body sensations, feelings and needs as you note them out loud.

Inner Space And Compassion

Practice Exercise • 1- 2 minutes • 1/17/2022
All Skill Levels
Practice Exercise
1- 2 minutes
1/17/2022
Here's guidance on how to approach your inner experience when triggered or stuck in a distressing life experience. Self-Compassion in life can be experienced as: "There is room for life experience in me. There is an open space for ‘what is’ to be fully present…

Exercise On Self Responsibility

Practice Exercise • 1 - 2 minutes • 1/17/2022
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
1 - 2 minutes
1/17/2022
Self responsibility is owning what's yours. It involves identifying your observations, evaluations, feelings, longings, and more. When we identify what's truly ours we are unlikely to mistake it as coming from outside of us. Self responsibility is not self blame. Without self responsibility, we project,…

Understanding The Difference Between Life-Serving Boundaries And Threats

Practice Exercise • 4 - 6 minutes • 12/30/2021
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
4 - 6 minutes
12/30/2021
When someone's behavior costs us, we may attempt to negotiate as much as possible. After some rounds of this, if there's no change we may reach a tolerance limit. So we may set a boundary for self care and clarity about what's unworkable. But depending…

Unconditional Self-Acceptance: A Simple Daily Practice

Practice Exercise • 3 minutes • 4/1/2022
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
3 minutes
4/1/2022
Here's a daily self-acceptance practice you can bring into your life whenever you are experiencing pain, tension, contraction, lack of fulfillment, or unmet needs or values. Giving your often undesired experiences space can be a path to greater inner connection and peace.

Two Basics That Support Conflict Resolution

Practice Exercise • 4 - 6 minutes • 02/19/2022
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
4 - 6 minutes
02/19/2022
Connecting with self and other is key to care and creativity. Before dialogue connect with your intention and needs for being with grief, fear or pain, and empathy. Dialogue when you're both rested, fed, and have spaciousness. Start by expressing care and desire to find…

Exercise In Self Compassion

Practice Exercise • 1- 3 minutes • 1/29/2022
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
1- 3 minutes
1/29/2022
With this exercise you'll choose an experience you had with someone where your needs were not met. You'll work with the related feelings, judgements, values, and feeling the fullness of the need even though it was not met, plus any sadness that may arise.

Practices For Requesting

Practice Exercise • 2 - 3 minutes • 1/17/2022
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
2 - 3 minutes
1/17/2022
Practice making requests for feedback, clarity, and action. Opportunities for making requests might be when you expected something different from what you got, were treated undesirably, and noticed inner constriction or reactivity. Identify observations, feelings, and values to support finding the request. Ensure your request…

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