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Developing Your Tracking Skills (Part 1)

Video • 6 minutes • 05/26/2014
Intermediate Skill Level
6 minutes

Mary offers tips for developing effective tracking skills, including how the energy of the group is managed discerning the qualities of presence for each of the members, and monitoring group participation while striving for a balance of inclusion.

Parenting with Nonviolent Communication

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

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...

Empathy Buddy Guidelines

Article • 2 - 3 minutes • 1/2010
Beginner Skill Level
2 - 3 minutes

Here are some guidelines and agreements for creating empathy buddy sessions. Includes a list of blocks to empathy.


Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/03/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: What does integrity mean to you? Each person has a different definition. For me, integrity means that I live in harmony with my values.

Angry and Taken Advantage of

Article • 4-6 minutes • 6/2018
Intermediate Skill Level
4-6 minutes

Finding your power in seemingly powerless situations doesn't mean denying what happened, your feelings, your needs, nor the behavior of others that didn't meet needs. It does mean reexamining those situations with the intention to compassionately look for your contribution and for clues to your hidden perceptual biases. Read on to learn about about finding these clues, and more.

Don’t Make Assumptions!

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 04/29/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: Do you ever feel certain that other people see things the way you do, only to find out they don’t? Read on.

Punishment, Needs and the Protective Use of Force

Trainer Tip • 8 minutes • Circa 2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
8 minutes
Circa 2007

Ask the Trainer: For many years I have been using crime and punishment (reward and consequences) to discipline because it was the only thing I knew. I knew deep in my heart it was alienating me...

Dissolving Reactivity With Your Partner

Article • 3-5 minutes • 2/2019
Intermediate Skill Level
3-5 minutes

Most reactivity in intimate relationships comes from a lack of confidence in maintaining intimacy, autonomy, or security. What may help is naming what's happening, interrupting shame, and anchoring or reassuring yourself. You can also reflect on the effects of acting from reactivity. Knowing what helps center you, ask your partner to do or say specific things that might help. Read on for more.

No Need Left Behind: All Needs Matter in the Classroom - Including the Teachers!

Audio • 37 minutes • 08/16/2014
Intermediate Skill Level
37 minutes

CNVC Certified Trainer Lore Baur shares how, as a teacher, the classroom is a laboratory for learning NVC and incorporating the NVC consciousness into the classroom. Topics discussed include empathy, permission to educate, protective use of force, corrective action, choice & options and re-do.

How Do I Love Those Who Hate Me?

Article • 6 - 9 minutes • 01/2018
Intermediate Skill Level
6 - 9 minutes

There are times when someone judges us, or meets us with prejudice, and its easier for us to respond by hating them, or judging ourselves as not good enough. How can we love another person instead without excusing their actions? Roxy tells us her story with wonderment, grief and mourning.

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