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Increasing diversity in NVC circles

Article • 9 - 13 minutes • 06/2019
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
9 - 13 minutes
06/2019

Want to increase diversity, plus improve group dynamics and group functioning? There are things you can do to make NVC settings more welcoming to people of color. Learn more about how to use NVC; attend to impact; help the community understand and demonstrate more awareness; factor in historical context; engage; create a more inclusive climate; and more!


Cradle of Compassion (Connecting with Request Energy)

Trainer Tip • 3 - 5 minutes • 1/2020
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
3 - 5 minutes
1/2020

Here are two practices for connecting with "request energy". One of them helps us practice in the moment (7 steps). The other one helps us connect to ourselves (11 steps).


Clarity, Compassion and Empowerment (6 Session Course)

Video • 7 - 10 hours • 11/19/2014
Beginner Skill Level
Video
7 - 10 hours
11/19/2014

Living Compassion, for Robert, represents the spirituality that resides in every aspect of Nonviolent Communication. Its foundational principles are represented by three primary qualities or states of being: clarity, compassion and empowerment.

In this course you’ll explore – and practice – how the unfolding of inner clarity opens your way to compassion, which further unfolds into empowerment. Throughout this unfolding process, Robert will include maps and tips for shifting your everyday life from one that is relatively limiting to a life that is both transformative, healing and liberating.


Apologizing in NVC Language

Audio • 8 minutes • Circa 2007
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
8 minutes
Circa 2007

In this brief audio, Jim Manske uses a live situation to demonstrate how to use the NVC process in an apology. Jim starts by identifying the four steps to self-connection before expressing your apology.


The Difference Between Needs and Requests

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 11/30/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
11/30/2005

Trainer Tip: Knowing the difference between what we need and what we want someone else to do about that need can have a profound impact on our relationships and our happiness.


Everyday Parenting Challenges

Audio • 1 hour, 32 minutes • 07/2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 32 minutes
07/2007

Ingrid guides parents to navigate everyday parenting challenges using the NVC model, such as the behavior of a frustrated child, a messy room, transition times and a child who collapses when things don't work out as she had hoped.


The Transforming Power of Authenticity

Audio • 59 minutes • 06/25/2016
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
59 minutes
06/25/2016

Jori and Jim Manske offer writing practices to help us become more firmly grounded in the authorship of our lives. That grounding helps us share ourselves with others more authentically and vulnerably(scary honesty)


Using Conflict to Reflect on Fulfilling My Needs

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • Circa 2005
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
Circa 2005

Trainer Tip: When I have conflict in my life with someone, especially recurring conflict, I like to find out what the conflict is showing me about myself.


Making Demands

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

When we ask something of a person and threaten negative repercussions if she doesn’t comply, we're making a demand. Demands limit the possible responses and reduce joyful participation. Instead, look to find mutually satisfying resolutions. And look for ways to change your demand into a request. Read on for more.


Leadership Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement

Article • 6 - 9 minutes • 11/2015
All Skill Levels
Article
6 - 9 minutes
11/2015

When we have few external resources (money, time, health connections, etc), we can still empower ourselves and one another.  We can strengthen our internal resources, inspire people to join our cause, build solidarity, and influence others who have external resources to support us and our causes.


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