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Mediating Conflicts

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

Trainer Tip: When there's conflict if you set the intention to connect and build trust first, you're more likely to move towards resolution. This can be built through offering reflections that captures essence of what's important to each party. Once connection and trust is established, then begin the process of creating strategies and solutions.


Bridging the Gap: Practical Support for Parents of Grown Sons and Daughters (4 Session Course)

Audio • 4 - 6 hours • 09/05/2013
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
4 - 6 hours
09/05/2013

Learn tools to help you reconnect and repair your relationship with your adult children. Whether the issues are estrangement, lack of trust, conflict, dependence, miscommunication or any other challenge that impacts you with your grown sons and daughters, your heart will find comfort and ease through this course.

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


Use of “To Be” Verbs

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • Circa 2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
Circa 2007

Ask the Trainer: “I heard a trainer say once that the ‘to be’ verbs aren’t really needs, such as to be heard, to be understood or to be valued. Can you help me understand why not?”


On Self-Empathy: An Exploration of Connecting to our Needs

Video • 8 minutes • 09/26/2016
Introductory Skill Level
Video
8 minutes
09/26/2016

What is self-empathy? Mary Mackenzie leads you on an exploration of self-empathy through an exercise that will show you how you can easily connect more deeply with your needs.


Unappreciated is NOT a Feeling

Video • 2 minutes • 05/13/2011
Beginner Skill Level
Video
2 minutes
05/13/2011

Unappreciated, Judged, Disrespected, Offended, Manipulated ... people use these words to describe feelings but these are all words that describe interpretations instead. They're also words that get people's backs up. Talk about unproductive! The solution? Develop a vocabulary of feelings so you can minimize defensiveness in others and facilitate connection.


Connecting to Humanity

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 07/02/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
07/02/2005

Trainer Tip: We can expand our connection to humanity by considering the many strategies people use to meet our common needs.


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.


Steps Towards Meaningful Action

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 07/2019
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes
07/2019

We're in difficult times - possibly at the brink of extinction. What can we do in response? Some nonlinear steps: A.) Notice what isn't working; B.) Mourn so that we can move "towards" from an expanded space inside; C.) Analyze to bring a fuller understanding of what's happening and what's needed; D.) Reframe our inner and outer narratives; E.) Discern what we can contribute; F.) Care; and G.) Bring in support for more resilience and creativity.


Valuing My Needs When I Habitually Don't

Audio • 9 minutes • 11/15/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
9 minutes
11/15/2011

Listen to John answer an NVC Library member's question about what we can do when we habitually place other's needs ahead our own. Healing and change can be reached through compassionate self-connection, needs awareness, mourning and mindfulness.


Feedback without Criticism (5 Session Course)

Audio • 8 - 11 hours • 02/08/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
8 - 11 hours
02/08/2011

This 5-session telecourse recording is designed to support you in learning what makes giving and receiving feedback challenging and how you can turn these experiences into opportunities for learning, connection, and effective functioning.

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