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Improving Relationships as a Primary Goal

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 01/04/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
01/04/2005
Trainer Tip: We can improve our relationships by focusing our attention first on connection instead of other stragegies.

The Unconscious Mind Compared to the Conscious Mind

Trainer Tip • 2 - 3 minutes • Circa 2007
Advanced Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 - 3 minutes
Circa 2007
Ask the Trainer: "I have the understanding that the unconscious is vast compared to conscious mind. When I state 'needs' how well can I depend on there being something beneath my awareness that is actually the motivation?"

Bringing the Topic of a Conversation Back to Your Needs

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 07/16/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
07/16/2005
Trainer Tip: Sometimes the best way to get our need me is to first connect with the needs of another.

Transforming Complaint

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 08/2020
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
08/2020
Trainer Tip: NVC-based social change naturally emerges from “a certain kind of spirituality”, a quality of spiritual clarity. Intuitions and impulses arising from spiritual clarity are more likely to support sustainable systems. Read on for how to bring more of this in, and ways to…

Tips for the Road Series: Tip 22. Lead Yourself with Compassion

Trainer Tip • 3 - 5 minutes • 7/20/2018
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
3 - 5 minutes
7/20/2018
Eric offers some tips for nurturing and affirming ourselves as a daily practice.

Acknowledging Our Inner Critic

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
10/2005
Trainer Tip: Our inner critic judges ourselves and other people; and it is the most likely to get scared when we begin to make a change. It holds wisdom for us if we are willing to listen. When we acknowledge our inner critic and empathize…

Mourning Our Losses

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 05/25/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
05/25/2005
Trainer Tip: Mourning enables us to heal the pain and gain clarity about how to meet our needs in the present moment.

Finding Our True Self

Trainer Tip • 1-2 minutes • 06/24/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1-2 minutes
06/24/2005
Trainer Tip: Accepting our true feelings, needs and values can lead us to a more compassionate life. Are you being true to yourself?

Connecting to Humanity

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 07/02/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
07/02/2005
Trainer Tip: We can expand our connection to humanity by considering the many strategies people use to meet our common needs.

Punishment, Needs and the Protective Use of Force

Trainer Tip • 8 minutes • Circa 2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
8 minutes
Circa 2007
Ask the Trainer: For many years I have been using crime and punishment (reward and consequences) to discipline because it was the only thing I knew. I knew deep in my heart it was alienating me...

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