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Your Resonant Self: Transforming the Critical Inner Voice (6 Session Course)

Audio • 8 - 11 hours • 10/11/2017
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
8 - 11 hours
10/11/2017

Does your inner dialog sound supportive and encouraging - or more like you’re being yelled at by a critical task-master?  Gain an understanding of the neuroscience of the left and right hemispheres of the human brain and locate just where this savage inner voice is coming from and how to respond to it with empathy.

 


An Introduction to Self-Compassion (10 Session Course)

Audio • 11 hours, 12 minutes • 02/2011
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
11 hours, 12 minutes
02/2011

In this 10 session telecourse recording, world renowned CNVC Certified Trainer Robert Gonzales will help you discover a new level of self-acceptance that can lead to profound emotional healing and a deeper spiritual presence.

 


What the World Needs

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 11/2008
Beginner Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes
11/2008

In this written transcript of a live presentation, Inbal Kashtan shares how she first became aware of poverty. She explains how empathy is a vital and powerful force for creating peace in our world today, and a powerful means of creating a world that works for all of us.


Empathy Hurdles

Article • 2 pages • 11/01/2012
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
2 pages
11/01/2012

I want to hear others through the lens of the meaning their actions have for them rather than through the effect their actions have on me. The very root of empathy resides in this fundamental shift. Whenever someone’s actions are at odds with our own needs, most of us, most of the time, do the latter. In that way, we keep our attention on ourselves rather than on the other person. We cannot be in empathy when we are focused on how things affect us. Miki Kashtan poignantly shares about the challenges of empathizing with another when we really don't understand their actions.


Tips for the Road Series: Tip 22. Lead Yourself with Compassion

Trainer Tip • 3 - 5 minutes • 7/20/2018
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
3 - 5 minutes
7/20/2018

Eric offers some tips for nurturing and affirming ourselves as a daily practice.


Keep It Real, Warts and All

Trainer Tip • 1-2 minutes • 05/30/2022
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1-2 minutes
05/30/2022

Our craving for love, acceptance, and approval can lead us to show only parts of ourselves and hide others. This lack of authenticity breeds disconnection and mistrust, leading to those very needs not being met. Once I accept myself, being authentic is easier. And then people in my life can love me for who I really am, warts and all.


What About Psychopaths?

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 11/2015
Beginner Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes
11/2015

Sometimes we want to avoid placing our love and trust in someone, to protect our hearts and our life energies. And so there are deeper questions that we can use to check whether we're in relationship with someone who doesn't have capacity to be in relationship with us (eg. “Do I have a sense of mattering in this relationship?”). Read on for more questions we use to assess our empathy and efforts in relationships.


Connection, Connection, Connection

Trainer Tip • 2 - 3 minutes • 10/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 - 3 minutes
10/2005

Trainer tip: Do you get into “right fights”? You know you’re in one when you’re arguing with somebody in order to be right or because you want to win. What needs do I hope to meet from winning or being right? Notice if you enter into a right fight today and shift your focus to your needs and connecting with the other person's needs.


Taking Action to Change Our Experience

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

Trainer Tip: With empathy, ponder one area of your life that you are unhappy with today. Consider whether you can take action to change the experience and meet your needs.


Creating Peace and Change: A Multi-Level Approach

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

Why does NVC practice, and NVC training/coaching, appear to be not enough to bridge divides between people? This article takes a look at the trickle down effect of our societal conditioning, what we can add to our NVC lense, and what we can do "upstream" when NVC doesn't seem to be enough. Additionally, the article talks about unseen constraints that men, women and minority groups face in organizational settings...


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