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Naturalizing NVC Language Series: Finding Our Authentic Expression

Video • 8 minutes • 06/07/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
8 minutes
06/07/2011

CNVC Certified Trainer Miki Kashtan offers 3 steps we can take to access and express our deepest authentic expression.


About Guilt and How Apologizing Falls Short

Audio • 8 minutes • 05/13/2009
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
8 minutes
05/13/2009

Join CNVC Certified Trainer Arnina Kashtan as she examines the nature of guilt and how apologizing often fails to connect us to our needs.


NVC Principles

Video • 22 minutes • 11/2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
22 minutes
11/2007

In this 3-part video, Miki Kashtan discusses the spiritual nature of NVC, delves deeper into the NVC concept of needs and offers practical tools to make requests in ways that others are more likely to respond to positively.


Keys To Building Trust After Broken Agreements

Practice Exercise • 3 - 5 minutes • 12/2/2021
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
3 - 5 minutes
12/2/2021

Building trust involves each person taking responsibility for what they want by identifying their needs, and making specific and doable requests that open a negotiation. Identify in what contexts you already have trust, what you want to be able to trust, and how you may be blocking or cultivating that trust. Making requests for specific actions of what to do differently can also help.


Honesty as a Means to Connect

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

Trainer Tip: Notice an opportunity today to use honesty as a means to connect with someone else. Consider what type of honesty might stimulate pain in others.


Practicing Unconditional Self-Acceptance When I Want Change

Audio • 8 minutes • 3/12/2022
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
8 minutes
3/12/2022

In moments where we would like to see change, personal growth or spiritual transformation, rather than immediately acting to make a change, Robert suggests we practice unconditional self-acceptance through a spacious presence to our inner experience. Robert asks us to give our attention and spacious awareness to our own judgments, inner contractions, and other experiences we often regard as undesirable.


From Obedience and Shame to Freedom and Belonging: Transforming Patriarchal Paradigms of Child-Rearing in the Age of Global Warming

Article • 33 pages • 6/2017
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
33 pages
6/2017

What will it take to reclaim our fundamental relatedness with all things alive, surrender our attempts to control nature, and find a way of living that averts or mitigates the worst possible catastrophes awaiting us while it's still possible?


Taking 100% Responsibility for Every Relationship (4 Session Course)

Audio • 4 - 6 hours • 04/17/2015
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
4 - 6 hours
04/17/2015

Taking 100% Responsibility offers a powerful antidote to the all-too-common dynamic of blaming that leaves you in the victim position and unable to have the relationship you want. Miki invites you to assume a stance of leadership while holding full care for both parties’ needs. No longer will you need to wait for the other person to change, nor will you need to give up your needs to reach harmony.


NVC Life Hacks 6: Mourning

Video • 4 minutes • 02/23/2018
Beginner Skill Level
Video
4 minutes
02/23/2018

Mourning is not just a process that happens after someone dies: it's an experience we go through with loss of any kind. Here, Shantigarbha offers us seven tips for working with mourning and healing.


Mourning Our Way to Acceptance

Article • 7 - 11 minutes • 04/2013
Beginner Skill Level
Article
7 - 11 minutes
04/2013

When something happens that we don't like no amount of resentment nor magical thinking will make it disappear. Instead, we can mourn to dissolve our own resistance, resentment, and numbness of resignation. Mourning can allow us to feel pain with acceptance, and without needing to be okay with what happened. Acceptance can bring us to a place where even all the anguish in the world is fully, part of life.


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