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How to Interrupt

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Trainer Tip • 3 - 5 minutes • Circa 2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
3 - 5 minutes
Circa 2007

Ask the Trainer: "I feel a lot of fear or nervousness about approaching a neighbor who uses 'wastebasket talk.' Once she's engaged, there are only two techniques that interrupt the flow: leaving or interrupting."


The Heart and Science of Empathy (5 Session Course)

Audio • 6 - 8 hours • 12/01/2016
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
6 - 8 hours
12/01/2016

Join CNVC Certified Trainer Eric Bowers in journeying through the world of Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) as he expands on the theories and tools from his book Meet Me In Hard-to-Love Places: The Heart and Science of Relationship Success. You'll discover why IPNB and NVC complement each other so well, especially in the powerful practice of Somatic-Based Resonant Empathy.

 


Empathy vs. Sympathy

Video • 3 minutes • 06/07/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
3 minutes
06/07/2011

CNVC Certified Trainer Miki Kashtan clarifies the distinction between empathy and sympathy.


NVC Conversations About Privilege and Power-Over

Article • 9 - 14 minutes • 2/2018
All Skill Levels
Article
9 - 14 minutes
2/2018

Some people in the NVC community consider the words "privilege" and "power" triggering and/or evaluative. From this perspective, how can the concepts of "privilege" and "power" be considered part of the NVC teaching?  This writing piece examines the power and privilege debate.  It also discusses what the author sees as Marshall Rosenberg and Gandhi's stance on the subject...


Trauma and Sanctuary

Article • 3 - 5 minutes • 11/2009
All Skill Levels
Article
3 - 5 minutes
11/2009

One clue we have trauma is when we respond in a way we don't want (eg. being reactive, self sabotaging, etc). Even when we have high level NVC skills our trauma-related mechanisms can activate, and we can lose access to well honed NVC skills. Read on for approaches that involve healing trauma, and approaches that involve managing the effects of trauma and preventing additional trauma.


Catch Unhealthy Relationship Dynamics Early

Article • 4-6 minutes • 05/2019
Advanced Skill Level
Article
4-6 minutes
05/2019

Little negative impacts can become big when left unattended. Watch for things like using a sharp tone, choosing not to share something, going along with something when you don’t really want to, trying to convince your partner, impulsively turning away, shrinking, losing access to parts of yourself, hiding, daydreaming about a different life, and judgmental thoughts. Instead, shift the dynamic: take responsibility, provide empathy, and commit to change.


Does Anyone Deserve Anything?

Article • 13 - 20 minutes • 05/2013
Beginner Skill Level
Article
13 - 20 minutes
05/2013

Our world trains us to think in terms of providing for everyone’s needs because they deserve it, earned it, or they possess the resources -- it's fair, socially just, supports equality or because people have rights. Instead, can we step outside this worldview to look at providing for everyone’s needs because those needs exist -- can we hold this basic reverence for life? Are we able to have a needs-based dialogue when such a reframe could alienate those who live in the worldview of earn/deserve?


Connecting with Spiritual Clarity

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Article • 2 - 3 minutes • 11/2019
Beginner Skill Level
Article
2 - 3 minutes
11/2019

We can cultivate spiritual clarity through bringing attention to our intentions, mourning, gratitude, and the dynamic flow of feelings and needs. This can bring more autonomy, choice and liberate the energy of connection and contribution. We can also awaken our hearts to see the reality that our well-being is mutually interdependent. Read on for more.


The Wheel of Awareness

Practice Exercise • 00:11 hours:minutes • 02/08/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
00:11 hours:minutes
02/08/2011

Join CNVC Certified Trainer and Certified Focusing Teacher Shulamit Berlevtov in this brief exercise called the Wheel of Awareness. This exercise will help you become aware of how to distinguish and differentiate your life experience.


Working With Our Mixed “Yes”

Practice Exercise • 1-2 minutes • 1/29/2022
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
1-2 minutes
1/29/2022

For this exercise choose a situation in which you have said a “yes” to someone‛s request but you didn't experience your “yes” as given freely or joyfully. Then explore judgements, feelings, needs, and alternate strategies that come up in relation to your “yes”, your “no”, and in relation to what the other person might be experiencing.


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