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Power Relations and Connection Across Differences in US Society: An NVC Perspective (4 Session Course)

Audio • 3 hours, 17 minutes • 02/2009
Advanced Skill Level
Audio
3 hours, 17 minutes
02/2009

Join CNVC Certified Trainers Inbal Kashtan and Roxy Manning, for a passionate and intimate exploration of how NVC can support personal and social transformation in the area of power relations and social divisions.


Tips for the Road Series: Tip 9. Make Poetry Out of Empathy

Trainer Tip • 2 - 3 minutes • 01/2016
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 - 3 minutes
01/2016

Nonviolent Communication includes a practice of empathy that involves listening for feelings and needs no matter how someone expresses themselves, and reflecting back the feelings and needs when it is helpful to do so. You can reflect back in a traditional NVC manner, or in a more creative way, with metaphors.


How to Enjoy Your Family Dinner

Audio • 49 minutes • 12/16/2013
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
49 minutes
12/16/2013

If you dread family gatherings because of family tensions, you can find ways to excavate through piles of hardened judgments and hopelessness, build on your inner strength, and engage with family conflicts with open-hearted curiosity, greater presence, and connecting with what really matters to everyone.


Principle Based Approach to Teaching NVC Basics

Video • 1 hour, 17 minutes • 12/18/2017
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
1 hour, 17 minutes
12/18/2017

It’s one thing to share NVC with those who’re interested, but what about those who aren’t? How does meeting someone where they are create space for learning, and help you find a pathway forward? Miki Answers this and more.


Attending to Inner Conflict

Article • 13 - 19 minutes • 10/2015
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
13 - 19 minutes
10/2015

When we have an inner conflict, how can we bring ourselves closer where we want to be? Miki explains about how we can deepen our self understanding in a way that can transform our own reactivity, urges, and false either/or views -- so that we can bring in more presence, choice, and options.


Using Anger as a Warning

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 02/09/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
02/09/2005

Trainer Tip: If you are feeling anger, you are experiencing an unmet need. When you recognize it as a warning signal, it can be a life-serving tool.


Awareness of Marginalization Can Support Connection

Article • 7 - 11 minutes • 8/2017
Intermediate Skill Levels
Article
7 - 11 minutes
8/2017

With abundant evidence that most people have unconscious biases against people --even when that bias runs counter to their own values-- there's a strong chance you recreate this disconnect with people far more often than you recognize. So even with a high degree of NVC skills you may behave in a way that seems "NVC" but also reproduces the painful patterns that marginalized people all-too-often experience. Read on for ways to transform pitfalls of NVC into more reliable connection.


How To Resource In The Expansive Perspective

Article • 2-3 minutes • 04/2020
All Skill Levels
Article
2-3 minutes
04/2020

In the face of stress you can find ways to be present for what’s happening, rather than being pulled or pushed around by anxious thoughts or fearful feelings. Here are some strategies to return to and maintain expanded awareness.


I Want To Connect More Than I Want To Be Right

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 12/22/2021
Beginner Skill level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
12/22/2021

Trainer Tip: We have a better chance of getting our needs met if we prioritize connecting with one another's needs more than being right. This way we can reduce the chances of conflict arising. We also increase the possibility we can find ways everyone’s needs can be met.


Healing Addiction With Unconscious Contract Work

Article • 5 - 8 minutes • 01/2020
All Skill Levels
Article
5 - 8 minutes
01/2020

An addiction to something (eg. opioids, fats, sugars, salts, cigarettes, coffee, alcohol, etc.) or a compulsion (eg. gambling, shopping, working, sex or love addictions) is often an unconscious attempt to soothe trauma - fear, loneliness and shame that's frozen in unconscious memory. The addiction or compulsion is a substitute for what we really need. It is an endless craving that's never enough. Read on for more.


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