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Staying in the Present

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

Trainer Tip: Usually if we are in anguish, it’s because we’re not in the present. Instead of worrying, look to see if there is an action you can take in the present moment that will help change the situation. If you're fretting about the past, see if there's anything you can do to rectify the situation. Then take action. Read on for examples.


NVC Life Hacks 6: Mourning

Video • 4 minutes • 02/23/2018
Beginner Skill Level
Video
4 minutes
02/23/2018

Mourning is not just a process that happens after someone dies: it's an experience we go through with loss of any kind. Here, Shantigarbha offers us seven tips for working with mourning and healing.


Staying Present in the Face of Conflict

Trainer Tip • 1-2 minutes • 09/13/2013
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1-2 minutes
09/13/2013

Jim and Jori offer a tip to stay present in the face of our reactivity to witnessed conflict.


Parenting Series: When Your Child Only Has “No” for an Answer

Video • 8 minutes • 2005
Beginner Skill Level
Video
8 minutes
2005

In this video download, expert parent trainer and author of Parenting From Your Heart, Inbal Kashtan responds to the age-old question: "Why do children do things to annoy parents?"


Using Integral Concepts to Improve Discernment

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Video • 24 minutes • 05/2007
Advanced Skill Level
Video
24 minutes
05/2007

Wes Taylor, former CNVC Certified Trainer, uses Ken Wilber’s work to explain the developmental evolution of consciousness,. He then connects Wilber’s stage development concepts to the development of Nonviolent Communication.


Tuning in to the Gratitude Channel

Audio • 52 minutes • 01/2010
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
52 minutes
01/2010

CNVC Certified Trainers Jim and Jori Manske show you how to tune into the "Gratitude Channel," sharing exercises and practices to hone your awareness toward gratitude.


How to Set Boundaries Early and Often

Article • 5-8 minutes • 12/2017
Beginner Skill Level
Article
5-8 minutes
12/2017

Using the example of being met with chronic lateness, here are three steps to setting boundaries early in a dating situation or relationship.


Releasing Our Judgments

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

Trainer Tip: It's impossible to value other people’s needs and remain compassionate if we simultaneously harbor judgments. If we're willing to shift this behavior we can translate our judgments into acknowledging how something affects us. Once I got into the habit of this, my judgments began to subside dramatically. It became easy to love people and feel compassion for them, and I experienced a freedom I had never known before.


Developing Your Tracking Skills (Part 2)

Video • 10 minutes • 06/30/2014
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
10 minutes
06/30/2014

Mary continues her discussion of tracking skills, focusing on tracking requests, agreements with the group and tracking time. Mary also examines how to monitor the purpose of the session, discerning if and when to shift the agreement about the purpose for meeting. Mary closes with some final helpful tips to hone your tracking skills.


Empathy in the Face of Powerful Structures

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

Here's an inspiring story of one citizen (the author) who faced a police officer and judge in court to contest a transit ticket... and inspired structural changes in the way one aspect of New York City transit operates. She inspires change with her application of empathy for self and others, acknowledgement, connecting requests -- and an inspiring vision of understanding, shared reality and living in a city where people have some trust in one another's intentions.