Sarah Peyton

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A. Approximately how many training days did you have this year?: 
B. Briefly list the groups and organizations you worked with this year as a trainer.: 
I worked with BCNCC (British Columbia), the Maine network, RMCC in Denver, the Polish network, New Depths, the West Coast Intensive, NW HPEC in Portland OR, the Hood River, Oregon network, the Eugene, Oregon network, and the German network.
C. Approximately how many people did you offer NVC training to this year?: 
D. What are you celebrating about your training experiences this year? What was significant for you? What touched your heart?: 
I am celebrating the incredible effectiveness of NVC empathy to change lives, restore hearts and heal trauma.
E. Would you share some difficult experiences you had while training this year and how you handled them?: 
My most difficult experiences this year were with health issues while on the road. I am moving toward more and more self-care in travelling, with lots of empathy and self-empathy.
F. How do you teach the spiritual basis of Nonviolent Communication in your workshops and training programs? : 
For me, it is spiritual to see the healing that happens as trauma resolves.
G. Please describe your social change goals...: 
I long for a world where everyone is heard and all our trauma is held with resonance and healed.
J. Please describe your efforts to create, or join, an NVC circle or organization.: 
Most of my experiences of NVC community come from the gift of being involved with the British Columbia circle, mightily supported by Mika Maniwa, who is my model for community building. I consider myself lucky to be involved and supported there.
K. Summarize participants’ evaluations, and how their feedback resulted in new learning or growth for you this past year.: 
Feedback from participants this year has been that I have slowed down and clarified things a lot. As I'm combining Neuroscience with NVC, this is vital.
L. What are your current growing edges or challenges as a trainer that you will be working on in the future?: 
To continue to develop new ways to bring an understanding of Neuroscience to make empathy processes stronger and more effective for the healing of trauma.

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