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Nonviolent Communication Learning Tools

Help for Overwhelm

Article • 3-5 minutes • 11/2019
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
3-5 minutes
11/2019

Reducing overwhelm requires you to reconnect with your authentic choice, be present and compassionate with what's happening, heal trauma, and interrupt the trauma response. Read on for ways that may help you reconnect with your choice, presence and more on trauma.


Healing Addiction With Unconscious Contract Work

Article • 5 - 8 minutes • 01/2020
All Skill Levels
Article
5 - 8 minutes
01/2020

An addiction to something (eg. opioids, fats, sugars, salts, cigarettes, coffee, alcohol, etc.) or a compulsion (eg. gambling, shopping, working, sex or love addictions) is often an unconscious attempt to soothe trauma - fear, loneliness and shame that's frozen in unconscious memory. The addiction or compulsion is a substitute for what we really need. It is an endless craving that's never enough. Read on for more.


Integrating Inner And Outer

Practice Exercise • 1-2 minutes • 1/17/2022
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
1-2 minutes
1/17/2022

This exercise brings forth presence, awareness, and witnessing regarding what you observe. And also the inner form of experiencing: thinking, feeling, sensing, longing, and noticing any inner resistance. This exercise is designed to allow self-compassion to clear the inner space, and to help you feel it as a flow of energy, presence to the other, and bring in a more relaxed experience and more availability to vulnerability.