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Empathy, a Potent Healer

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/2005
Introductory Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
10/2005
Trainer tip: Empathy, hearing feelings and needs behind someone’s words, can be incredibly healing -- and it can help us come to better understanding and resolution. Empathize with at least on person today. Read on for an example of applied empathy.

Taking Responsibility for Our Actions

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 08/08/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
08/08/2005
Trainer Tip: Mary shares an experience about accepting responsibility for her actions and how that lead her to greater choice and freedom.

Tips on Making a Request

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 07/05/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
07/05/2005
Trainer Tip: Mary offers 3 foundational tips for making requests: positivity, specificity and doability.

Tips for the Road Series: Tip 10. Take It to the Trees

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 01/2016
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
01/2016
One of the most important things you can do to live a meaningful and rewarding life filled with vitality is reclaim your emotions. Eric offers a tip to reclaim your emotions, rescuing you from the numb and deadening state of “fine."

Demands vs Requests

Trainer Tip • 2 - 3 minutes • 10/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 - 3 minutes
10/2005
Trainer tip: Demands are more likely to limit the possibilities and create distance between people. The trick to asking something as a request is valuing everyone’s needs equally. When you value everyone’s needs equally, then you are more willing to come to solutions that satisfy…

We Don’t Need to Fix Other People

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
10/2005
Trainer Tip: The very process of giving someone space to talk about their issue without our judgment, to be truly understood by us, and to be deeply heard is very healing, enough so that most people will organically find their own creative ways to resolve…

Avoiding “Right Fights”

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/05/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
10/05/2005
Trainer Tip: Ready to start a fight because you're right? Consider another strategy.

Tips for the Road Series: Tip 17. Make Time to Grieve

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 01/2016
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
01/2016
Grieving reminds us of the preciousness of life, it helps us integrate loss, and it opens us to deeper compassion, inspiration, and joy. We need to create space in our lives to grieve fully.

Using Anger as a Beacon

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 06/16/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
06/16/2005
Trainer Tip: Anger is a prominent call to gain our attention. Mary explains why it's worth heeding that call.

Moving Out of the Hallway

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 1/2010
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
1/2010
Trainer Tip: The change you're looking for begins with a single step.

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