THE SELF-COMPASSION BOOK CLUB

RESOURCES PAGE

Thursdays 11th November - 16th December 2021 Online Class 6.00pm - 7.30pm GMT
 

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Here is a list of feelings
feelings communicate to us to what degree we are supporting our needs

Here is a list of needs
You have needs because you have a body. Your body will constantly communicate with you somatically about them 

Here is a list of 'faux' feelings
e.g. "I feel that you" is a thought and a judgement, not a feeling

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NONVIOLENT COMMUNICATION A LANGUAGE OF LIFE
AUDIO BOOK ON YOUTUBE

DISCOVERING YOUR NEEDS VIDEO

CLASS 1 RESOURCES

LIFE ALIENATING LANGUAGE

Marshall Rosenberg differentiates between language and thinking that is 'life alienating' and habitual and language and thinking that is 'life supporting' and natural.
 
Life alienating language is connected to our fight/flight/freeze/fawn natural reaction to danger.  Bringing a 'needs consciousness' to our sense of danger creates an inner warming process and supports self-care, self-connection, choice and agency.

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The human species cannot be 'punished into' a 'better' way of being in the world.

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LIFE ENRICHING LANGUAGE

Natural Giving & Receiving Through Understanding Needs


"I notice I feel because I need/long for....."

"Do you feel because you need/are longing for.....?"

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DAILY INNER WARMING PROCESS

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NONVIOLENT COMMUNICATION PROCESS

SUPPORTS

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CLASS 2 RESOURCES

Expressing Our Feelings

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CLASS 3 RESOURCES

Being A 'Good' Listener

Empathy -v- Taking An Interest

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Understanding The Physiology Related To Attachment
(our somatic experience)

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CLASS 4 RESOURCES

Self-Compassion - The Power & Role Of Vulnerability

EMPATHY When someone hears you without passing judgement on you and without trying to take
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Francis Weller
The Five Gates Of Grief
from 'The Wild Edge Of Sorrow'

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