Navigating Relationships Between Individuals and Political or Cultural Systems

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:05 hours:minutes
Listen as Liv shares her experience of mediating conflict between two groups: using NVC to ascertain the needs of both sides, raise awareness, and diminish polarization.
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Greeting the Holidays with an Open, Joyful Heart

Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  01:24 hours:minutes
Please join us as we take a look at what disrupts our joy during the holidays… and discuss the delicious possibilities that abound when we declare our intention to "Greet the Holidays with an Open, Joyful Heart."
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Embracing Jackal Thoughts

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  2 pages
Ask the Trainer: "In trainings I say our jackals are thoughts and now I've come to wonder if all thoughts are jackals...?"
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Navigating the Relationship Between Individuals and Political or Cultural Systems

with Stephanie Bachmann Mattei (USA), Arnina Kashtan (Israel), Liv Larsson (Sweden), and Roxy Manning (USA), and facilitated by Mary Mackenzie (USA)
Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  01:01 hours:minutes
Please listen as we discuss and grapple with the issues of growing polarization in our world, political structures and personal relationships.
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What Are Enemy Images?

Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:05 hours:minutes
In this compelling interview with Liv Larsson, CNVC Certified Trainer from Sweden, the NVC concept of enemy images — how they develop, what they represent and how they affect our relationships with others and self — is explored.
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Effectiveness of the NVC Process in Coping with Violence and Pain

Advanced Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:06 hours:minutes
Ask the Trainer: An NVC Academy member from Bosnia asks: "Is the NVC process truly effective in places where so much violence has occurred and people's pain is very deep?"
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How to Interact with an Angry Practice Group Member

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  2 pages
Ask the Trainer: “I would like some suggestions on how to interact with a member of the practice group I started. This individual speaks and acts in a manner I interpret as angry and controlling.”
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How to Use NVC with Talkative Friends

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  00:21 hours:minutes
Ask the Trainer: "Could you explore why people 'talk too much' and how I could connect with them and myself empathically when I'm also talking too much?"
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Two-Way Street Empathy and Honesty

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  00:03 hours:minutes/seconds
Ask the Trainer: "I recently attended an NVC workshop where the focus was entirely upon empathy, and expressing honestly was not covered. Aren't empathy and honesty both vital NVC components?"
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