GZC – Past Resources, Videos and Broadcasts
|Module 1||Week 1: Bringing You Into Our Community|
This module is designed to allow newcomers and experienced students to join in and get oriented to our online community.
|Unit 1||We're so glad you've joined us|
|Unit 2||Let Us Know Which Day/Time Works for You|
|Unit 3||Let Us All Know Who You Are - Founding Member Forums|
|Unit 4||Wednesday: a Short Contemplation on Mindful Presence in Quarantine|
|Unit 5||A very personal message from Susan|
|Unit 6||Friday Live Broadcast: 9AM Pacific time|
|Unit 7||Susan - Green Zone Support for our Tender Heartedness|
|Module 2||Week 2 - Protecting Our Conversations|
What is the view of protecting our conversations? What agreements can we make together? How does this affect where we can go in our communication?
|Unit 1||Greg - How to Communicate in This Community (The Three Lights)|
|Unit 2||Susan - Protecting Our Conversations|
|Unit 3||Susan - What Impermanence Means for Communication|
|Unit 4||Greg - Following The Three Guidelines (for the Three Lights)|
|Unit 5||Greg - 7 minute sound meditation|
|Module 3||Week 3 - Caring for the Yellow Light|
How do we care for our tenderness and vulnerability?
|Unit 1||Greg - Live Broadcast - Caring for Our Yellow Light (40min)|
|Unit 2||Is Taking Care of Ourselves Self-Indulgent?|
|Unit 3||How to "Take Care" - Personal and Social Green Zones|
|Unit 4||Susan - Preventing the Spread of the Contagion|
|Unit 5||Greg - Resting in Beauty with Body, Heart and Mind|
|Module 4||Week 4 - Looking More Deeply at Our Experience|
Open Mind is where we can ask our deepest questions and look deeply into our expectations.
|Unit 1||Greg - Our Expectations and Disappointment About "The Relationship"|
|Unit 2||Tuesday Broadcast (Greg) - The Diving Board exercise/Checking in About the Community|
|Unit 3||Susan - The Natural World as the Gateway to Our National Communication system|
|Unit 4||Susan - How to Protect Ourselves From "Emotional Flooding"|
|Unit 5||Susan - Tenderness in the Midst of Uncertainty, Health in the Midst of Illness|
|Unit 6||Live Broadcast - The Three Lights in Relationship|
|Module 5||Fundamental Healthiness of the Green Light/The Illness of the Yellow and Red|
What is our fundamental "healthy" (mindful) state? How do we lose track of that and fall into mindlessness?
|Unit 1||Live Broadcast (Greg) - Meditating with Susan/Fundamental Health/How to Prevent the Infection from Spreading|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg) - Are Emotions a Kind of "Immune System?" (7:20)|
|Unit 3||(36min AUDIO) Susan - "Relational Tonglen: Creating Space for Hard Conversations"|
|Module 6||Week 6 - Feeling our We First Motivation|
What does our We-First Principle really mean?
|Unit 1||VIDEO: Greg (7:43) - We-First Goes Beyond a Transaction|
|Unit 2||Live Broadcast - We-First in Our Awake Bodies and in Our Conversations (even in the midst of COVID)|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Susan): On Holding Pain Like a Child|
|Unit 4||VIDEO Susan (4min) - The We-First View of Sending Heart Flashes During the Pandemic|
|Unit 5||VIDEO (12:40) Greg - the Choicelessness of the We First View|
|Module 7||Week 7 (July 27-Aug 2): The Green Zone Principle|
How do Green Zones function in our lives and with each other?
|Unit 1||Live Broadcast (Greg 25min) - Introducing the Social Green Zone|
|Unit 2||Coming soon...|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 7min) - Cultivating Your Personal Green Zone|
|Unit 4||VIDEO (Greg - 8min) Social Green Zones are Circles of Care|
|Unit 5||DIAGRAM - Personal and Social Green Zone|
|Module 8||Week 8 (August 3-9) - The Green Light is Mindful of Stress|
Working with stress by viewing it as part of our Green Light experience.
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Greg 10min) - Beach Meditation on Letting Go|
|Unit 2||Live Broadcast (40min) - Flowing with Impermanence is Letting Go|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Susan 3:45) - Unmasking Vulnerability During the Pandemic|
|Unit 4||VIDEO (Greg 6min): Going Beyond Good Advice: Unshakable Mindfulness as a Survival Skill|
|Unit 5||VIDEO (Greg 10min): "Letting Go and Activism"|
|Module 9||Week 9: August 10-16 - The Green Light is So Simple|
Looking at the power of simplicity in our understanding of the Green Light.
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Greg 3min) - In Appreciation of Basic Beauty|
|Unit 2||Live Broadcast (Greg) - Practicing the Simplicity of the Green Light|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 9min): The Simplicity of the Green Light in our Conversations|
|Unit 4||VIDEO (Greg - 5min): "The Green Light Grows from the Ground Up"|
|Module 10||Week 10 - Mindful Relationship|
How do we connect to the Green Light in relationship?
|Unit 1||Live Broadcast - The Three Lights in Relationship|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 7min) Relationship IS Taking Care of the Yellow Light|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 6min) - We First Isn't to Get What We Want (Or is it?)|
|Unit 4||VIDEO (Susan 4min) - Having a Conversation with Our Homes|
|Module 11||Week 11 - Personal Green Zone|
Exploring how we cultivate our personal green zone.
|Unit 1||(VIDEO 50min) Green Zone Connection Live Broadcast: "Cultivating Our Personal Green Zone"|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 8min) "Nature as a Personal Green Zone"|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 5min) - "Living in a Red Zone"|
|Unit 4||VIDEO (Greg 11min) "A We-First View of My Personal Green Zone"|
|Unit 5||VIDEO (Greg 6min) "A Personal Green Zone Asks Us to Keep Paying Attention"|
|Module 12||Conversations that matter: Social Green Zones|
This week is about Social Green Zones: formal and informal.
|Unit 1||Live Broadcast - Social Green Zones Create Protection for Our Vulnerability|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 7min) "Restorative Conversations Can Happen Spontaneously" (Informal Social Green Zones)|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 6min): "Are We Always in the Green Light in a Green Zone?"|
|Module 13||Ultimate Green Zone - Going Beyond Coping Strategies and Connecting with Reality|
How do we see beyond each situation and connect with reality in a full-hearted way?
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Greg 11min) Ultimate Green Zone: "Learning When and How to Lift the Piano."|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 7min) Ultimate Green Zone Part 2: "The Basic Teachings ARE a Green Zone"|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 8min) - Ultimate Green Zone Part 3: "There are No More Problems"|
|Module 14||Week 14 - The Green Light is Fluid|
Living is a verb, not a noun.
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Susan 6min) - Our Nature is Fluid|
|Unit 2||Live Broadcast - "The Green Light is Fluid"|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 12min): "The Changing Tides of the Fluid Green Light"|
|Module 15||The Red Light is Not Bad|
Exploring the essence of the Red Light.
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Greg 14min) "Exploring the Paradox of the Red Light"|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 7min) - "Meditation on Acceptance"|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 6min) - Witnessing the Red Light in Transition|
|Module 16||The Four Seasons of Relationship|
For every season, turn, turn, turn...
|Unit 1||Live Broadcast (Esther Hasselman 50min) - "Introduction to The Four Seasons"|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 10min) - "Trying to Stop the Earth from Spinning: The Red Light in the Four Seasons"|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 8min) - How NOT to Get Unstuck Within the Four Seasons|
|Unit 4||VIDEO (Greg 9min) - "The Beauty of the Four Seasons"|
|Module 17||Community Forum Week|
Let's hear from the community and see what questions and topics are coming up.
|Unit 1||Live Broadcast - Questions and Comments from our Community|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 12min) - "Trauma and the Lights"|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 9min) "The Lights vs. The Zones"|
|Module 18||Green Zone in Ordinary Life|
How can we apply this in everyday life?
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Greg 11min) - Green Zone in Ordinary Moments|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 7min) "A Social Green Zone at Dinner"|
|Module 19||Five Communication Superpowers|
Featuring the videos from this week's webinar series.
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Greg, 1hr 11min) Session 1: "The Five Communication Superpowers for the Helping Professions"|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 1:07) Session 2 - "Five Mindful Communication Superpowers" seminars|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 1:15) Session 3 - "Five Communication Superpowers for Helping Professionals"|
|Module 20||The Dangers of Divisiveness|
Clarifying our focus, our purpose, our intention...
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Greg 8min) "We Are Doing This Work For the World"|
|Unit 2||Video (Greg 5min) - "Division is Not Our Natural State"|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 6min) - "The Dangers of Inner Divisiveness"|
|Module 21||Healing Divisiveness|
How to bring what has been torn back together.
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Susan 5min) - "'We-First' is Something We Feel We When Reach Outside Ourselves"|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg, 1hr) Live Broadcast - Healing Divisiveness Begins With Ourselves - Nov 9, 2020|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 6min) - Bridging Divisiveness by Acknowledging Sameness|
|Unit 4||VIDEO (Greg 4min) - "Finding Real Connections Not Manufacturing Fake Connection"|
|Module 22||No Words|
What happens when we just listen?
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Greg 6min) No Words - On the Roof|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 6min) San Francisco No Words Walk|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg, 5min) - No Words: Birds, Buildings and Fountain|
|Module 23||When Life Feels Groundless|
Working with uncertainty, confusion, surprise — and caring for the self-aggression that too-often arises in the midst of this.
|Unit 1||VIDEO (LIVE BROADCAST, 1hr 5min): "The Green Light of Groundlessness"|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 5min) - Ambiguous Communication: Every Conversation is a First Date|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 11min) Contemplating the Grey|
|Module 24||Listening Us Into Our Green Light|
What does it take to listen us into our Green Light?
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Greg 44min) Live Broadcast - "Listening Us Into Our Natural State"|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Susan 5min) - On Interrupting Aggression in Our Own Direct Experience|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 6min) - The Story of a Green Zone Friendship|
|Unit 4||VIDEO (Greg 5min)- Friendship Without Solutions|
|Module 25||Connection is Dynamic|
Connection isn't something that is or isn't happening. It's changing, moment by moment.
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Chris Trani 50min) Live Broadcast - Connection is Dynamic|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 46min) - The Three Lights as a Dynamic System|
|Unit 3||Should We Not Use Should? Could We Use Could?|
|Module 26||Keeping an Open Mind|
How can we do this?
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Greg 43min): What Expectations Shut Down Our Open Mind?|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 8min) - Is it a Red Light Just Because I Disagree With It?|
|Module 27||What is The Green Zone Connection|
Who are we? Why are we?
|Unit 1||VIDEO (62min) Live Broadcast - What is the Green Zone Connection?|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 9min) - The Green Zone Connection is a We-First Community|
|Module 28||Discovering Unconditional Meaning in Life|
Inside and outside
|Unit 1||LIVE BROADCAST (Greg 37min) Meaning Comes from Balancing Inner and Outer Awareness|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Susan 20min) Three Ways to Practice With Our Communication|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 6min) - Unconditional Meaning Overcomes our Adolescent Approach to Meaning|
|Module 29||Discovering We-First Communication in Our Everyday Lives|
What is We First? How can we live it?
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Vicky Moyle, 1hr): We-First Communication is a Living Exchange|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 48min) Live Broadcast - "We-First is not Morality, It's Reality"|
|Unit 3||AUDIO (Susan 34min): The Medicine of Mindful Self Compassion|
|Module 30||Sensing The Common Ground We Share|
When we look into another's eyes, can we see them as fundamentally human?
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Esther Hasselman, 47min): "Seeing Someone Else As Another You"|
|Unit 2||Appreciating the Common 'Green Zone' We Share|
|Unit 3||Live Broadcast (Greg 42min) - What Do We Need to Find Humanity in Someone Challenging|
|Module 31||Developing Radical Self-Appreciation|
How to see the best in ourselves so we can see the best in each other.
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Greg 49min) Developing Radical Self-Appreciation|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Esther Hasselman 58min): Opening Up and Closing Down During Conversations|
|Module 32||Making Peace With Our Experience|
What does it mean to make peace with ourselves and others?
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Greg 47min) - "Making Peace With Painful Conversations"|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 44min) Restorative Dialogue - Rebuilding the Bridges that Connect Us|
|Module 33||The Lights in Reality — Applying What We've Learned|
How do we use the lights in everyday situations?
|Unit 1||When We Don't Feel Close With Our Closest — Connection and Disconnection in Families|
|Unit 2||Protecting the Yellow Light When Family Triggers Us|
|Unit 3||Live Broadcast (Mary Bolton 51min) - The Lights and the Zones|
|Unit 4||VIDEO (Greg 50min) Barriers and Boundaries with Family|
|Unit 5||VIDEO (Elvia Garcia 48min): The Four Seasons of Difficult Conversations|
|Module 34||Mindful Communication On the Road|
Mindful Communication as a travelogue...
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Greg 10min) Stop When the Light is Red is the Essence of Dignity — an Adventure...|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 3min) - An Homage to my Childhood Green Zone|
|Unit 3||(VIDEO Greg 6min ) How Stepping Back Allows Us to Step Forward|
|Unit 4||VIDEO (Greg 7min) The Relational Ecosystem|
|Module 35||Getting to the Roots of Our Patterns|
We often focus on symptoms, but what are the roots of our painful patterns?
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Alejandra Navarette, 59min) The Heartless Mind Pattern and Forgiveness|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 57min) Mindful Communication as Mudra Space Awareness|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 2min) - Reflections Upon Dangerous Sea Cliffs|
|Module 36||Speaking Truth, Neither Exaggerating Nor Suppressing|
Once we've listened, how do we say what's true?
|Unit 1||VIDEO (Vicky Moyle 55min) - Right Speech from the Inside Out|
|Unit 2||VIDEO (Greg 7min) - You Can't Avoid "The Buzz Saw of Life"|
|Unit 3||VIDEO (Greg 27min): Bringing Our Life Experience into a Green Zone|