Nicole Bienfang responded to Get Off Your "Buts" addition with planned 2019-02-09 23:30:21 -0600 on February 09, 2019 at 11:30 PM (CST)
I think my biggest "but" was something like "but I don't even know what I want out of life. I don't know where I'm going or even where I want to/should be going. I don't have clarity. I have a vague idea of what I want my life to look like but I don't know how to clearly define my goal." Doing the Passion Principles exercise on nicolebienfang.com helped me with this. I now have clarity that my goal/destination is to create a life for myself in which I am living/realizing my passion principles that I discovered from doing that exercise. Thank you Nicole.
Nicole Bienfang responded to Video unavailable at https://www.thetransition.org/set_your_intention_step_1 with completed 2018-11-12 16:48:25 -0600 on November 12, 2018 at 04:48 PM (CST)
Nicole Bienfang responded to Video no longer exists with completed 2018-11-12 16:36:26 -0600 on November 12, 2018 at 04:36 PM (CST)
On How does this impact me page, under I know about non-violent communication or I watched this video, the video no longer exists
Nicole Bienfang responded to Feedback with considering 2018-11-10 17:06:40 -0600 on November 10, 2018 at 05:06 PM (CST)
This isn't really a suggestion, but feedback from a person I was having a conversation with on FB, "Veronica-Mae Soar Karen Fischbach I had a quick look at the site and it was rather too complicated and full of too much stuff. It needs to become much simpler and more user friendly. I know people have worked hard on TT website and have made it the best they have been able, under the past and present circumstances. So this isn't a criticism, but simply feedback. No official response from TT team is requested by me.Official response from Nicole Bienfang considering
Nicole Bienfang responded to In anger how do you calm yourself down? with planned 2018-11-10 17:05:21 -0600 on November 10, 2018 at 05:05 PM (CST)
I own it. If it is a charge, i look for what angers me about the other that i see in myself . If it about injustice, broken agreements or boundary violations, i use my anger to step into clear assertive energy to address the situation. Anger is an E motion... a gateway to clean clear assertive behavior or in shadow "the Savage".
Nicole Bienfang responded to On Our Plan page, link to phase 1 building community not working with completed 2018-11-10 17:01:16 -0600 on November 10, 2018 at 05:01 PM (CST)
The page you were looking for was not found.
Nicole Bienfang tagged Donovan Guerra's I do not have new expectations, I'm keeping an open mind! with good 2018-11-04 15:17:32 -0600 on November 04, 2018 at 03:17 PM (CST)
1. I feel like your organization can help navigate the many pitfalls that can plague starting a New Paradigm. To shift away from the old paradigm, reevaluating old belief systems, patterns, and changing them requires much work, more than what others expect. I hope this comprehensive process can show unique ways to ease the transition. 2. I plan to check/work daily, at the worst, weekly. 3. I'm confused with the question but I will answer this: I expect to give my all in my areas of expertise and providing as much as I can to help the Transition. I expect the Transition to help in areas that I have no knowledge or to provide unique connection, solutions, or examples of how to help achieve a more sustainable world. 4. I expect to be a team player for many years if it helps others see and act towards creating a better future. 5. I expect that most of projects started have to have grassroots beginnings where a few people share what that they can and see where the missing resources are to start small-scale projects that are profitable enough to expand the existing project or create another similarly profitable project. I do not know the funding system of the Transition but I would not ask for funding unless I had a plan that was well-developed by members of the Transition. 7. I expect this site to help both professionally and personally, whether it be connecting business connections towards creating sustainable businesses/projects, or leading to gurus/ceremonies, or healers that have solutions to emotional, physical, or spiritual problems. 8. Yes of course. 9. I am always altering my behaviors, mindset, and activities to align with the path of least harm but with the most amount postive transformation. I see the Transition aligned with this goal so yes. 10. I dunno, I expect a waiting time of around a week. 11. I do feel like it is reasonable, maybe slightly ambitious, but I'm easy-going so I keep my expectations pretty wide.
Nicole Bienfang responded to Smile Song for Jukebox with planned 2018-11-10 17:04:47 -0600 on November 10, 2018 at 05:04 PM (CST)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vgAMSmFmTo Lyrics https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/vitaminc/smile.html
Nicole Bienfang commented on I want to learn English better. 2018-08-05 21:28:03 -0500 on August 05, 2018 at 09:28 PM (CDT)This tool should help with that https://www.thetransition.org/duolingo
Nicole Bienfang responded to It should be easy go edit my expectations. with completed 2018-08-05 21:23:43 -0500 on August 05, 2018 at 09:23 PM (CDT)Official response from Nicole Bienfang completed
It is. To edit a page you have added content to, but want to change go to that page. On the top right of the vertical menu you will find "Edit this Suggestion". Click on it and it will take you to the page to edit your pre-existing submitted material.
Nicole Bienfang responded to Change of Mission with completed 2018-05-30 07:23:14 -0500 on May 30, 2018 at 07:23 AM (CDT)
The Transition needs to change from a lofty headspace website to a practical "Hands on" organization.
we (the collective of "awakened") don't need another "teaching website" telling us what must be done, asking for pledges without making the first step themselves.
One huge issue thats stopping the "awakened" from acting is the chains of need.
We all need Food, Water, Clothes, Tools, Housing that without a safetynet, can only be acquired via money.
What "The Transition" needs to be is THE place to go for key resources.
The Transition needs to acquire local storage/depots to allow US the volunteer's space to acquire resources that form the safety net!
If we had free local storage we could set up resources banks, that's set up to be free to the point of need...
This isn't charity shops.. the resources won't be sold for money or shipped to far-flung locations away from the people that need them...
With local free storage. We can set up
Transition FOOD BANKS (Not Trussel trust food banks that are restricted by the government and means tested to prevent its use) but FOOD BANKS that serve the people.. we donate the food and the food is checked, washed and then is Free to the point of need for the public that needs it.
WATER BANKS (The Transition should approach land owners that have access to clean water sources, and use the water for free if (TT) supplies the storage and transport to the depots.
CLOTHES BANKS... again instead of donating clothes to a charity that sells the clothes, the clothes are checked and washed and then is available to the public for free.
TOOLS BANKS ... equipment is donated, checked, and refurbished/fixed and then is free to the point of need. (if people know that TOOLS are readily available .. they wouldn't need to store/own tools.. the tools can be donated once no longer needed)
HOUSING/Shelter .. abandoned property that's been left to ruin can be repaired and redecorated and then OCCUPIED by the transition for use...
For emergency housing, tents and shelters can be acquired on transition owned land.
The safety net should be the Transitions NUMBER ONE GOAL for the first 10 years.
Mr Damion Turner.Official response from Nicole Bienfang completed
Everything you have stated about the chain of needs, Food Banks Water Banks etc. is what we are hoping our BUDS will create within each area where there is a gathering of people that want to bring about the Transition to a resource based economy. Our site is here to help guide people to such groups and for those groups to advertise what they are doing. The Transition has the potential to be THE place to go for key resources if people came together and entered their information into our website. We have pages dedicated to finding people with certain skills (http://www.thetransition.org/member_skills), finding objects (http://www.thetransition.org/objects), spaces (http://www.thetransition.org/spaces) or even just other contributors (http://www.thetransition.org/find_nearby_contributors) that might be in your area.
Nicole Bienfang responded to New Action Plan items not covered in Personal Impact with planned 2018-05-30 07:21:35 -0500 on May 30, 2018 at 07:21 AM (CDT)
In http://www.thetransition.org/personal_impact_of_phase_0_seed_phase there's a few newly added items missing
Nicole Bienfang responded to new platform with completed 2018-05-30 07:20:36 -0500 on May 30, 2018 at 07:20 AM (CDT)
For some reasons, I find it not so easy to navigate through the page.
My friend Tom just connected with the ASC: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Poju5KXWvY8Official response from Nicole Bienfang completed
The only page you really need is this one https://www.thetransition.org/your_action_plan it will then lead you to others as you need them.
Nicole Bienfang responded to 5 dimensions of conflict but only 4 are talked about with planned 2018-05-30 07:19:24 -0500 on May 30, 2018 at 07:19 AM (CDT)
In Dimensions of Conflict it says
There are five major factors which influence the dimensions of conflicts, awareness of conflict, intensity of feelings and actions, rules or customs which regulate how conflicts are resolved, the purity of conflict, and the levels of power inequality.
but purity of conflict is not discussed
Read more: http://www.thetransition.org/dimensions_of_conflict#ixzz4cqRo3Gfd
Nicole Bienfang responded to Funding the vision for co created space with incomplete 2018-05-30 07:18:28 -0500 on May 30, 2018 at 07:18 AM (CDT)
Would it be possible to ad a patreon link or establish a campaign for educational funding?Official response from Nicole Bienfang incomplete
Where would you like to see this exactly?
Nicole Bienfang responded to Meme Portal with started 2018-05-30 07:17:27 -0500 on May 30, 2018 at 07:17 AM (CDT)
There seems to be a problem with the meme portal, in that I can not share any of the memes. Whenever I do try to share them, this happens:http://www.thetransition.org/_beauty_brains?recruiter_id=468.
I get The Transition logo, and no meme.
http://www.thetransition.org/meme_portalOfficial response from Nicole Bienfang started
We have submitted this issue to Nationbuilder you can help us be a squeaky wheel here https://www.thetransition.org/sign
Nicole Bienfang responded to Website in gerenal with incomplete 2018-05-30 07:16:05 -0500 on May 30, 2018 at 07:16 AM (CDT)
it is too verbose, with a lot of information and burocratically sending the user all around. I suggest a simplified, step by step guide for each type of user (new comers, participants, etc)Official response from Nicole Bienfang incomplete
You can provide specific recommendations in a detailed Google Doc to your Point Person.
Nicole Bienfang responded to Response to request for feedback with started 2018-05-30 07:14:43 -0500 on May 30, 2018 at 07:14 AM (CDT)
This is in response to a request that we each leave one suggestion in the suggestion box. I still don't think the action plan section of the website is mobile friendly. The boxes are tiny on my cell phone, and they can't distinguish between a "clicking the box" touch, and a scrolling touch. Improving these problems would definitely help with my ability to use the website.Official response from Nicole Bienfang started
Nicole Bienfang responded to Emails with started 2018-05-30 07:13:41 -0500 on May 30, 2018 at 07:13 AM (CDT)
The ability for The Transition team members to send emails to supporters and contributors - either automatic emails or manually produced emails, is extremely important. It would be helpful to be able to send emails between The Transition members and from members to Transition Team members via The Transition site, as well. However, there is a tendency to overdo emails - so it is important that automatic emails are kept to a very minimum.Official response from Nicole Bienfang started
Agreed. We submitted this issue to Nationbuilder, but need your help to make it a priority for them https://www.thetransition.org/sign
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I support The Transition because: the current state of things is not sustainable and we have to start building a better future NOW!
I am happiest when I'm: in the moment.
People see me as: a person without judgement.
I want to help because: our world is in need of some major healing.
My philosophy on life is: we are all far greater than we give ourselves credit for.
Intentional Community Preference: Income Sharing, Egalitarian
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Personality Test Results:
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- 7 Words of Affirmation
- 6 Acts of Service
- 6 Physical Touch
- 6 Receiving Gifts
- 5 Quality Time
The 5 Languages of Apology/ When Sorry Isn't Enough:
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- 5 Accept Responsibility
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- 4 Make Resitituition
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