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Guided Self-Empathy Experience

Audio • 23 minutes • Circa 2009
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
23 minutes
Circa 2009

CNVC Certified Trainer Gina Cenciose guides listeners through a 20-minute guided self-empathy meditation.


Reactions To Conflict Exercises

Practice Exercise • 1 - 2 minutes • 12/29/2021
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
1 - 2 minutes
12/29/2021

With these exercises you can practice identifying the reactions to conflict, such as fight, flight, freeze, the posture taken, what you see, hear, smell, touch taste and what needs are at play. They will also bring in curiosity about what next step may help. One of these exercises prompts you to journal some of these things this week.


Empathy Doesn’t Mean Agreement

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

Trainer tip: Empathy is about being present to a person’s feelings and needs. It is acknowledging another’s experience, not necessarily agreeing with it. If you have a different opinion than another, empathize with her first. Then, state your feelings and needs with regard to the situation.


3 Key Principles for Successful Needs Based Negotiation

Article • 5-7 minutes • 09/2020
Beginner Skill Level
Article
5-7 minutes
09/2020

There are many layers of consciousness, knowledge, and skill that contribute to a successful negotiation. A successful negotiation is one where honor and connection lead to a way forward, and leads to a plan of action that considers and meets everyone's needs in that situation. Read on for three fundamental principles that help with successful needs-based negotiation.


Needs Cards

Learning Tool • 1 - 2 minutes • 1/2010
Beginner Skill Level
Learning Tool
1 - 2 minutes
1/2010

Print-and-cut these 71 needs cards for one-on-one, partner or group activities, to help support the pratice of empathy. Includes nine blank cards for you to customize.


Street NVC: "Street Ease" Exercise

Practice Exercise • 30 minutes • 2/26/2020
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
30 minutes
2/26/2020

Listen to CNVC Certified Trainer Dian Killian guide and ease you into a more natural expression of empathy. This is a three person exercise. Listen in and then give it a try!


Climate Anxiety Isn’t a Disease. It’s a Normal Response to a World on Fire.

Article • 3 - 5 minutes • 11/2020
Advanced Skill Level
Article
3 - 5 minutes
11/2020

There are healers and therapists who see climate anxiety as a pathology. Instead, we can see it as an understandable reaction to the magnitude of the environmental problems that surround us. And we can see it as a subset of eco-anxiety: a feeling of worry, nervousness or unease triggered by an awareness of the ecological threats facing the earth due to climate catastrophe. Read on for tips on coping with the anxiety.


Letting Go of Resentments

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 02/13/2022
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
02/13/2022

Trainer Tip: When we feel resentment toward others, we are harming our own emotional health. Surprisingly, when we own up to our part of an uncomfortable situation, we can release the pain and resentment. Such honesty can provide healing. Read on for a related anecdote of how this can play out.


The Power of Gratitude

Audio • 33 minutes • 8/16/2014
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
33 minutes
8/16/2014

Hema Pokharna shows how using the breath and introspective practice can re-charge our lives.


Victims of Domestic Violence Can Experience Empowerment Through Self-Validation and Self-Empathy

Article • 6 - 9 minutes • 07/2020
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
6 - 9 minutes
07/2020

In pandemic many are asked to stay home. If we are experiencing violence at home we're also most at risk of harm or death if we leave. There are also less visible pieces at work. In this situation, acknowledging our pain, needs and experience can lighten the internal load to meet what is real, and claim our truth. We can do the same for our kids. This can open more pathways forward, and provide strength to leave when its more viable.


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