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The Basics of Partnership Parenting Using NVC (6 Session Course)

Audio • 7 hours, 29 minutes • 03/2010
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
7 hours, 29 minutes
03/2010

As parents, we often face challenging situations on a daily basis and struggle to create what we most long for. In this 6 session telecourse recording, you will learn how Nonviolent Communication can support a family culture where cooperation, trust, and peace are nurtured, and children and parents can flourish together.


Opening to Intimacy

Trainer Tip • 2 - 3 minutes • 10/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 - 3 minutes
10/2005

Trainer tip: Do you have behavioral patterns that block intimacy? When we are feeling our most vulnerable, we often want intimacy but also tend to keep it at bay. Acknowledge your need for intimacy, and find people you can trust to love you as you are.


The Illusion of Conflicting Needs

Practice Exercise • 30 minutes • 09/08/2019
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
30 minutes
09/08/2019

This exercise will help you resolve situations in which you have two needs which seem to be in conflict with each other, transforming inner conflict into peace.


Self-Connection Exercise: Awareness

Audio • 9 minutes • 09/17/2013
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
9 minutes
09/17/2013

Join Jim Manske as he leads you through a self-connection exercise to guide you toward welcoming whatever enters into your awareness.


One World, Many Experiences: Embracing Diversity in Teaching NVC

Article • 9 - 14 minutes • 08/05/2021
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
9 - 14 minutes
08/05/2021

In treating everyone the same, we perpetuate inequities. If we want NVC consciousness to spread globally, it's crucial to acknowledge how various demographics are have varying capacities, and are differentially perceived, treated and impacted. Modifying our NVC teachings can increase equity and reduce the frequent judgement, disbelief, denial, insistence, non-resonance and re-marginalization that so many experience in NVC circles.


Martin Luther King Jr: Seeing the Redeeming Qualities in Others

Article • 3 - 5 minutes • 01/2011
All Skill Levels
Article
3 - 5 minutes
01/2011

For us to open the door to seemlingly impossible societal changes, we need to find and transform enemy images in order to influence and collaborate with those who seem to be standing in our way. Here's an anecdote to show that this is what lead to Martin Luther King Jr's success in creating social change.


Knowing Ourselves

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 09/13/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
09/13/2005

Trainer Tip: The question is not what other people think of you, but what you think of yourself. Who are you, really? Take a moment to consider what you value.


The Three Stages of Transition

Video • 1 hour, 8 minutes • 09/19/2017
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
1 hour, 8 minutes
09/19/2017

Learn about the three stages of transition, and how staying connected to needs can help you remain oriented and grounded even through the most challenging transitions.


What About Psychopaths?

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 11/2015
Beginner Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes
11/2015

Sometimes we want to avoid placing our love and trust in someone, to protect our hearts and our life energies. And so there are deeper questions that we can use to check whether we're in relationship with someone who doesn't have capacity to be in relationship with us (eg. “Do I have a sense of mattering in this relationship?”). Read on for more questions we use to assess our empathy and efforts in relationships.


When We Need Empathy the Most

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

Trainer Tip: On a scale of 1 to 10, how is your emotional bank account? If it’s lower than you like, consider what you can do right now to bring it closer to balance. Everyone in your life, and most especially you, will benefit from this. Even 15 mins of empathy may nourish you with accompaniment and perspective, even when the issues or circumstances in your life are the same.