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NVC Life Hacks 1 : Partnership

Video • 3 minutes • 01/23/2018
Beginner Skill Level
Video
3 minutes
01/23/2018

This is the first in a series of tips on applying NVC to daily life. In this episode, Shantigarbha offers five tips for improving communication in relationships.


Living with the Power of Gratitude (2 Session Course)

Audio • 1 hour, 16 minutes • 12/2008
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 16 minutes
12/2008

Hema Pokharna shares how truly becoming a healing influence in this world, requires we each be powerful in a balanced, spiritually mature and responsible way. To a large extent, we need to develop our own healthy way of being powerful, gratitiude is a key.


Change Is Afoot: A New Paradigm For First Responses After Difficult Events

Article • 9 - 14 minutes • 02/2020
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
9 - 14 minutes
02/2020

One way to understand trauma is it means we got a blow greater than our nervous system can tolerate – then we move into hyperarousal, and then hypoarousal or dissociation. This cycle can continue long after. Here, we're not able to fully process emotional cues, information, our body, and others. It's important we consider re-writing the cultural paradigm of separation so that our trauma doesn't get marginalized.


Privilege and Needs - Part 1

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 06/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes
06/2011

There's the real need. And then there's the privilege that’s offered as a substitute for it. Privilege substitutes support the existing structure of society. It can look to us as if giving up the privilege would amount to giving up everything -- if we don't believe the real needs can even be experienced. If we connected directly to the needs, we could become subversive, agents of change.


Nonviolence in the Face of Hatred

Article • 14 - 21 minutes • 11/2017
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
14 - 21 minutes
11/2017

When Anita's sister reveals that the Ku Klux Klan broke into her home and dragged her out into a field towards a burning cross, Anita's commitment to nonviolence is challenged. Here, Miki highlights practices and lessons from her story of inner struggle -- including an insight about how, even in extreme polarization, our freedom and healing is wrapped up in others' freedom and healing.


NVC Life Hacks 5: Conflict

Video • 3 minutes • 07/18/2018
Beginner Skill Level
Video
3 minutes
07/18/2018

Conflict occurs when disagreements undermine the sense of trust and safety in family, workplace, or community. Shantigarbha shares nine tips for addressing, and even transforming conflict.


How do I bring NVC into a job that isn't suited for NVC?

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Video • 5 minutes • 05/19/2016
Beginner Skill Level
Video
5 minutes
05/19/2016

What if you work in construction or someplace that you are concerned would not to be open to bringing in Nonviolent Communication(NVC)? The answer depends on what you mean when you say, "Bring NVC into business."


Parenting with Nonviolent Communication

Article • 16 - 24 minutes • 01/2014
All Skill Levels
Article
16 - 24 minutes
01/2014

This article aims to discuss shifting fully from power-over to sharing power in families; turning power struggles into dilemmas.  It focuses on the topic of living in a partnership paradigm as a family...


Creating Peace and Change: A Multi-Level Approach

Article • 12 - 18 minutes • 1/2018
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
12 - 18 minutes
1/2018

Why does NVC practice, and NVC training/coaching, appear to be not enough to bridge divides between people? This article takes a look at the trickle down effect of our societal conditioning, what we can add to our NVC lense, and what we can do "upstream" when NVC doesn't seem to be enough. Additionally, the article talks about unseen constraints that men, women and minority groups face in organizational settings...


Gender Through the Lens of IPNB plus Empathy

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 10/2011
All Skill Levels
Article
4 - 6 minutes
10/2011

Our pattern-making minds make predictions about how best to survive in the world. So deep wounds from our past can influence our minds to make life long generalizations that harden into core beliefs about groups of people. Read on for a demonstration of how empathy can shift these wounds and thus the core beliefs.