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How To Interrupt Tragic Cycles That Prevent Collaboration

Article  • 6 - 9 minutes • 12/2020
Beginner Skill Level
Article
6 - 9 minutes

Interrupt cycles of conflict by creating a new ways forward. You can do this by connecting with the energy of the met needs you want in the dynamic; guessing the other person's needs; naming your needs; asking essential questions; identifying at least three different strategies to meet each need; and imagining the positive outcome.


How to Invite Shared Vulnerability

Article  • 3-4 minutes • 8/2019
Beginner Skill Level
Article
3-4 minutes

Shared vulnerability can build more intimacy, mutuality, being seen and heard, empathy, or community. Inviting shared vulnerability means earning another’s trust that you can consistently offer attentive, curious, and compassionate listening. Here are four strategies to invite shared vulnerability.


Building Trust

Article  • 3 - 5 minutes • 8/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
3 - 5 minutes

How is trust best supported? Do you know what you do to contribute to making it easier or more difficult for others to express the truth (even in the most mundane moments)? Smaller requests can also built trust over time if they're rooted in the present moment, and are specific enough. Learn more about building trust...


Healing From Betrayal

Article  • 5- 8 minutes • 07/2019
All Skill Levels
Article
5- 8 minutes

Repairing betrayal may include rebuilding self trust, getting support, empathy on both sides over time, and new agreements. Even though your (in)actions don't "cause" someone's behavior, acknowledging any part you played in creating conditions for the behaviors to arise, can support repair. Trust builds slowly as new skills, ways of relating and experiences that reflect honesty, self responsibility, and respect are consistent over time.


Healing and Reconciliation (7 Session Course)

Audio  • 7 - 9 hours • 01/20/2015
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
7 - 9 hours

Old emotional hurts and pains can easily erupt when you’re in the throes of conflict – even if you’re the mediator. Wouldn’t it be lovely if you could avoid all of that, and instead create more peace and happiness for yourself, your family, your co-workers and your community?

The introductory session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy:


Life Force and the Spirituality of Human Needs (6 Session Course)

Audio  • 6 - 9 hours • 10/9/2013
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
6 - 9 hours

Your needs and your values are your Life Force: the river that flows through your spirit and your life, giving life and light to your being. Explore this river with Robert, and map out routes that support your growth. Gain a deeper understadning and acceptance of the spirituality and beauty of needs and values.

The first session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy.


Diving Deeper Into the Spiral of Life (6 Session Course)

Audio  • 6 hours, 2 minutes • 01/2014
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
6 hours, 2 minutes

We invite you to dive into this voyage, where you and Robert will swim ever deeper into the Spiral of Life, coming face-to-face with your divine Life Force – that essential living energy that permeates all.


Growing Intimacy and Expanding Love

Audio  • 49 minutes • 02/14/2013
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
49 minutes
Do you crave greater intimacy with your partner? Wish you had more ease for asking for what you want? Join relationship expert, Kelly Bryson in learning practical tips for building intimacy with your partner.
 

Don't Be Nice, Be Real! (4 Session Course)

Audio  • 4 - 5 hours • 10/2007
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
4 - 5 hours

In this dynamic 4 session telecourse recording, Kelly Bryson provides practical skills to balance passion for self with compassion for others.  You will learn to apply Nonviolent Communication to stop yourself from being intimidated, giving in or giving up, abandoning your own needs or resenting others.


The Ogre and the Water of Life

with Leo Sofer
Audio  • 48 minutes • 2010
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
48 minutes

Listen to three interwoven tales of love, vulnerability, courage and healing by CNVC Certified Trainer and Storyteller Leo Sofer.


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