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Listen to the Universe

Practice Exercise • N/A • 01/2010
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
N/A
01/2010

Listen to the Universe is a fun group exercise to explore how we focus our attention and interpret what we experience.


What’s Important to You?

Practice Exercise • 2 pages • Circa 2009
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
2 pages
Circa 2009

This exercise is most often the first activity in a beginning level workshop after the usual logistics/history/check-in. Penny Wassman experiences it as an opportunity for people to build connection with one another.


How To Create Supportive Conditions For Sharing Vulnerably

Practice Exercise • 5 - 7 minutes • 02/11/2022
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
5 - 7 minutes
02/11/2022

Sharing more vulnerably provides opportunities for fulfilling connection. As social beings we rely on feedback to see our effect on others. We can get that feedback through body language, facial cues and words. To expand your capacity to share more vulnerably you can create supportive conditions and timing. You can ask for feedback by making in-the-moment requests of others and yourself before and after you share.


Getting Conversations Back on Track

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 03/2020
Beginner Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes
03/2020

What can you do to move towards connection when you you sense reactivity, defense, withdrawal or conflict arising? You can make a connection request, check the congruence between your body language and your words, and get curious about the impact of your actions. When you've tried everything you could also acknowledge that something is off, and choose to come back together when both parties have had time to reflect. Read on for more.


NVC in Hostage Negotiations and Hospitals: An Interview

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Audio • 21 minutes • 03/2009
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
21 minutes
03/2009

In this inspiring interview, Wes Taylor relays a story of how Nonviolent Communication is successfully used in law enforcement, and some of his challenges and joys in infusing Nonviolent Communication into a Maryland hospital culture.


Developing Compassion for Humans, Animals and All Life (4 Session Course)

Audio • 5 - 7 hours • 07/10/2012
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
5 - 7 hours
07/10/2012

Join LoraKim Joyner to investigate how merging science, the social and emotional intelligence of humans, animals and other species and Nonviolent Communication can bring a greater sense of belonging and wholeness to your life, and care and justice to the lives of others.

 


Cause of Feelings

Audio • 13 minutes • 05/2007
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
13 minutes
05/2007

Many of us blame other people for our feelings but our own state of needs is the true cause. In this powerful audio, Sylvia teaches you how to manage your emotions in challenging situations and demonstrates the process of Screaming in Giraffe.


Street NVC: "Street Ease" Exercise

Practice Exercise • 30 minutes • 2/26/2020
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
30 minutes
2/26/2020

Listen to CNVC Certified Trainer Dian Killian guide and ease you into a more natural expression of empathy. This is a three person exercise. Listen in and then give it a try!


Sherlock Holmes of the Heart

Audio • 1 hour, 11 minutes • circa 2000
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 11 minutes
circa 2000

In this audio recording, Veteran CNVC Certified Trainer, Sylvia Haskvitz uses real-life situations to help us find more natural expressions of what is harmony with our hearts.


The Value of Taking a Step Back

Article • 6 - 9 minutes • 2002
Beginner Skill Level
Article
6 - 9 minutes
2002

Have you ever gotten a fishing line all tangled up? You got so frustrated you just started yanking on the different loops of line, which of course made the knots and tangles even tighter and more difficult to untangle. Wouldn’t it be great if you could notice the minute you were starting to tangle things up in a discussion with your loved one?


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