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Neural Pathways to Happiness (9 Session Course)

Audio • 5 - 6 hours • 11/10/2015
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
5 - 6 hours
11/10/2015

Want to learn how to live your life more fully than you ever dreamed? In this course you’ll learn how you can shake off old behaviors that no longer serve you, get inspired to embrace a daily happiness practice, and begin experiencing a brand new sense of personal joy and inner peace.

The first session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy.


Victims of Domestic Violence Can Experience Empowerment Through Self-Validation and Self-Empathy

Article • 6 - 9 minutes • 07/2020
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
6 - 9 minutes
07/2020

In pandemic many are asked to stay home. If we are experiencing violence at home we're also most at risk of harm or death if we leave. There are also less visible pieces at work. In this situation, acknowledging our pain, needs and experience can lighten the internal load to meet what is real, and claim our truth. We can do the same for our kids. This can open more pathways forward, and provide strength to leave when its more viable.


Contributing to Emotional Safety Without Giving Up Honesty

Article • 5 - 7 minutes • 02/2020
Beginner Skill Level
Article
5 - 7 minutes
02/2020

Even in a conflict, you can offer emotional safety without being enmeshed -- and you can do this without sliding into strategies to gain power over another. You can prioritize connection, express your intention, make space for mutuality, honestly reveal what you care about and propose a way forward. This means caring for your needs regardless of their response -- and mourning if their response isn't what you want. Read on for more.


Love Trumps Everything

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

Trainer Tip: When looking for a solution take the time to consider and connect to other's needs rather than just focusing on getting what you want. Such a basic shift in consciousness can make a profound difference in your relationships, both personal and professional. Notice how you feel afterward.


An Introduction to the Embodied Spirituality of NVC

Video • 21 minutes • 2009
Beginner Skill Level
Video
21 minutes
2009

In this inspiring video, Robert Gonzales, veteran CNVC Certified Trainer, talks about his personal search to integrate spirituality into his daily life, and how Nonviolent Communication provided the missing link for this integration and has become the focus of his work.


Finding Agency and Seeing Shame

Article • 3-5 minutes • 07/2020
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
3-5 minutes
07/2020

The ability to identify your needs and take effective action to meet them is one way to define agency. Access to agency is complex and varies widely from person to person. Access to agency depends upon a variety of conditions. For example, if you struggle with agency, shame may tell you that you're broken in some way. If agency comes easily in an area, then you may view others who struggle with it, as lazy or stubborn. Read on for more.


Developing Discernment

Audio • 43 minutes • 07/2011
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
43 minutes
07/2011

Listen to Jim and Jori Manske share their understanding of discernment to gain clarity, insight, and wisdom for making life-serving distinctions and choices.


The Art and Science of Happiness (4 Session Course)

Audio • 4 - 6 hours • 06/11/2012
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
4 - 6 hours
06/11/2012

What is it that enables us to thrive? How can we influence our capacity to live a meaningful and fulfilling life? Join Jim and Jori Manske in this exciting telecourse recording on the intersection of NVC and cutting-edge Positive Psychology, the science of human thriving.

The first session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy.


Principles of Nonviolent Communication: Identifying Needs

Video • 54 minutes • Circa 2007
Introductory Skill Level
Video
54 minutes
Circa 2007

Let this inspiring video guide you through exercises as if you are actually present at the workshop with Mary Mackenzie! The video opens with Mary leading you through an exercise that generates a physical experience of the NVC consciousness.


Conflict Improv: Mom Won’t Stop Bugging Me

Video • 22 minutes • Circa 2008
Beginner Skill Level
Video
22 minutes
Circa 2008

In this poignant video, Jean Morrison and Christine King enact a role play that is posed by a participant. Christine plays the mother who asks, "Are you dating anyone?"