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Overcoming Defensiveness

Article • 5 - 7 minutes • 05/2010
All Skill Levels
Article
5 - 7 minutes
05/2010

A big part of why receiving feedback is so challenging is because so few people around us know how to give feedback untainted with criticism, judgment, or our personal upset. But, if we wait for others to offer us usable, digestible, manageable feedback, we will not likely receive sufficient feedback for our growth and learning. Instead, we can grow in our capacity to fish the pearl that’s buried within. Here are three specific suggestions for how.


Being Me and Loving You (4 Session Course)

Audio • 6 - 8 hours • 12/01/2010
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
6 - 8 hours
12/01/2010
It is time to create true transparency, empathy and trust in your intimate relationships! In this inspiring telecourse recording, Kelly Bryson combines humor, music, group readings and experiential exercises to help you realize the fulfilling and intimate relationships you long for.

How To Stay Grounded In A Reactive Moment: Observing, Anchoring And Reflecting

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 9/29//2021
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes
9/29//2021

To shift reactivity by moving yourself from the position of experiencer to observer, name what’s happening. This can help you access other skills for managing reactivity. Also, create a strong emotional anchor.


What Are Enemy Images?

Audio • 5 minutes • 11/2006
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
5 minutes
11/2006

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.


Beyond Praise: Expressing Gratitude

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 10/09/2021
Beginner Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes
10/09/2021

Praise may disconnect us from our own confidence, intrinsic motivation, or discernment. It may lead to perfectionism, people pleasing, codependency, a tendency to criticize others or fix others, and more. Instead, without evaluative words we can sincerely share what we specifically liked about what they did, and what needs were met for us.


Embracing the Shadow (6 Session Course)

Audio • 5 hours, 59 minutes • 04/05/2016
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
5 hours, 59 minutes
04/05/2016

In our internal conversations, some voices dominate others, which can leave us feeling fragmented or overwhelmed. But when we dive beneath the surface and really listen to our many parts, we connect vulnerably to our full humanity.


Giraffe Fighting: Having Your Cake and Eating It Too (2 Session Course)

Audio • 2 hours, 35 minutes • 07/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
2 hours, 35 minutes
07/2011

Do you find yourself giving in with growing resentment? Do you avoid conflict and explode later without apparent reason?  Miki Kashtan, a world-renowned CNVC Certified Trainer, invites you to listen to this two-session telecourse recording to re-imagine and fine tune your skills at dealing with disagreements and negotiations.


Houses of Healing: Kathleen Macferran at TEDx

Video • 15 minutes • 04/08/2014
Beginner Skill Level
Video
15 minutes
04/08/2014

Are we really safer when we put those who harm others behind bars and forget about them? Explore turning our prisons into houses of healing and creating connections that lead to greater safety for our communities.


The Gift of Understanding

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 09/10/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
09/10/2005

Trainer Tip: All people long for understanding. It is such an easy thing to give, yet rarely do we see its importance in creating peace of mind.


Moving From Blame to Self-Responsibility

Article • 2 - 5 minutes • 2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
2 - 5 minutes
2007

Often when someone else does something we don't like, it's easy to blame the other person. After all, we have all been trained to focus on fault when needs are not met. What can we do to shift that pattern?