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Maximizing Success With Your Sustainability Plan

Practice Exercise • 1- 2 minutes • 02/26/2022
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
1- 2 minutes
02/26/2022

Use this exercise to increase your likelihood of successful follow-through with your sustainability plan, by releasing fear energy and developing support structures that help you carry out your plan. Here you'll engage the goals that pertain to money, meaning and self care.


Life Force and the Spirituality of Human Needs (6 Session Course)

Audio • 6 - 9 hours • 10/9/2013
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
6 - 9 hours
10/9/2013

Your needs and your values are your Life Force: the river that flows through your spirit and your life, giving life and light to your being. Explore this river with Robert, and map out routes that support your growth. Gain a deeper understadning and acceptance of the spirituality and beauty of needs and values.


How to Interact with an Angry Practice Group Member

Trainer Tip • 2 - 3 minutes • 2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 - 3 minutes
2007
  • Ask the Trainer: “I would like some suggestions on how to interact with a member of the practice group I started. This individual speaks and acts in a manner I interpret as angry and controlling.”

How to Create Your Own Teaching Activities

Video • 49 minutes • 11/16/2019
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
49 minutes
11/16/2019

Listen as Mary Mackenzie shares an eight step path to create your own NVC learning activities, based on your own NVC learning experience. In this session, Mary uses the value of requests and observations as teaching examples.


Mourning and Celebration

Audio • 35 minutes • 11/19/2016
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
35 minutes
11/19/2016

Join Jori and Jim Manske to explore, learn and practice an NVC approach to mourning and celebration.


Different Types of Requests

Trainer Tip • 2 - 3 minutes • 2008
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 - 3 minutes
2008

Ask the Trainer: "Could you share a list of types of requests, with examples of each and a possible strategy for formulating requests in conversation?"


Motivation Through Joy

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

Pay attention to when you're motivated by guilt, duty, obligation, shame, and worry. How do you feel? Does it bring up resentment, rebellion, submission, reactivity or resistance? When you're motivated by joy notice how that feels, and how others respond. Read on for a related story.


Blame, Responsibility, And Care

Article • 11 - 16 minutes • 09/15/2022
Advanced Skill Level
Article
11 - 16 minutes
09/15/2022
One NVC principle is "stimulus vs cause" - one may be the stimulus but never the cause of another's feelings. When we're upset this principle can help us express pain without blame. However, when others are upset it's easy to slip into blaming them using this principle. Instead, we can hear their pain with care and heartfelt mourning - without guilt nor defensiveness, and whether or not we agree. All this is important if we're sincerely applying compassion. Read on for more.

How to Ask for Responsiveness

Article • 3-5 minutes • 10/2019
Beginner Skill Level
Article
3-5 minutes
10/2019

If it's a tender topic and/or you are looking for a particular level of responsiveness, you can let listeners know what you want back before you share -- or you can ask them for a particular kind of response right after you share. The more you can do this, the more it can create supportive relationships in your life. Read on for ways to ask for a particular kind of responsiveness to meet particular needs.


Don't Take It Personally

Article • 10 - 15 minutes • 04/2018
All Skill Levels
Article
10 - 15 minutes
04/2018

When we don't like what someone is saying to us, sometimes people encourage us to hear their needs, and "not take it personally" -- and we're inclined to agree.  Could "not taking it personally" close our hearts and awareness to others, life and ourselves?  Rachelle Lamb invites us to take a closer look at what it's like when we attend to the situation from our hearts, and skillfully reflect upon our actions with tenderness.


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