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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.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 14 - 21 minutes
  • Date Added 11/2017
  • Premium Members

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  • Payee BayNVC
  • Points 6
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles

When we have an inner conflict, how can we bring ourselves closer where we want to be? Miki explains about how we can deepen our self understanding in a way that can transform our own reactivity, urges, and false either/or views -- so that we can bring in more presence, choice, and options.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 13 - 19 minutes
  • Date Added 10/2015
  • Premium Members

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  • Payee BayNVC
  • Points 6
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Articles

Here's a list of 13 essential reminders to help you examine how you think, listen and communicate both internally with yourself and outwardly with others while also reminding you to hold within your awareness important basic truths about what it means to be human and to relate.

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  • Skill Level Introductory Skill Level
  • Duration 3 - 5 minutes
  • Date Added 7/5/2022
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  • Payee Rachelle Lamb
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Learning Tools

Use this exercise to identify what state you're in at any moment, and as an exercise to grow capacity for self-awareness and self-compassion. Identify what happened, thoughts, sensations, feelings, longings, etc. Includes a table that outlines three states of being: Protective/Defensive, Vulnerability, Essence.

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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Duration 3 - 5 minutes
  • Date Added 12/30/2021
  • Premium Members

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  • Payee Ruth Joy
  • Points 2
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Practice Exercises

How do you know when you’re projecting disowned parts or replaying old relationship dynamics? It’s hard to know for sure, but if you find yourself upset or shutting down and unable to have a dialogue in which you can speak clearly about your feelings and needs and empathize with the other’s feelings and needs, there is likely a projection. The stronger your reaction, the more likely you are projecting.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 1 - 2 minutes
  • Date Added 01/2016
  • Premium Members

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  • Payee Eric Bowers
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Trainer Tips

Our craving for love, acceptance, and approval can lead us to show only parts of ourselves and hide others. This lack of authenticity breeds disconnection and mistrust, leading to those very needs not being met. Once I accept myself, being authentic is easier. And then people in my life can love me for who I really am, warts and all.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 1-2 minutes
  • Date Added 05/30/2022
  • Premium Members

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  • Payee Alan Rafael Seid
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Trainer Tips

In this brief introduction to The Work from Byron Katie, Arnina shows the connection of The Work to Nonviolent Communication. Arnina points out how the first two questions of The Work correspond to the observation step of the NVC process, and invites us into deeper self-inquiry.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 8 minutes
  • Date Added 9/5/2021
  • Premium Members Premium Members
  • Payee Arnina Kashtan
  • Points 1
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Video

How many times do we fall into the same hole, hit the same wall, get entangled into the same patterns? There seem to be hidden forces within us that keep unconsciously leading us, again and again, into the same melody of our lives. In this session, we will try to see our life-journey as a whole and rehabilitate our capacity to be in this existence of ours more directly and fully.

Additional Info

  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 1 hour, 21 minutes
  • Date Added 5/27/2022
  • Premium Members n/a
  • Payee Robert Maoz Krzisnik
  • Points 4
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
Published in Video