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Living the Self-in-Life: Presence and Self-Compassion

Audio • 30 minutes • 06/2010
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
30 minutes
06/2010

During this very moving session, you'll dive into Robert's exercises for supporting connection to your true self as opposed to your conditioned self.


The Three Most Common Pitfalls in Nonviolent Communication

Article • 5 - 8 minutes • 06/2017
Beginner Skill Level
Article
5 - 8 minutes
06/2017

We're more likely to sacrifice trust, connection, and relationship quality when (1.) We use NVC to focus on being seen, understood, heard, or meeting our own needs in a way that eclipses our view and understanding of others needs; (2.) We don't clearly examine our intentions; and (3.) We use the NVC form so rigidly that it becomes difficult for others to connect with us authentically.


Connected Decision Making

Article • 2-3 minutes • 1/2018
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
2-3 minutes
1/2018

If you're stuck when making a decision with someone, it's likely that you've skipped hearing and connecting to one another's needs. Slow down and listen for what's really important underneath the content. This allows you to make decisions that are more fulfilling and harmonious.


NVC Life Hacks 14: Purpose of NVC

Video • 7 minutes • 04/24/2019
Beginner Skill Level
Video
7 minutes
04/24/2019

Nonviolent Communication at its core is about the quality of connection that will lead to everybody's needs being met. In this months 'Purpose of NVC' episode, we ask ourselves five questions that help us gain an awareness of where Nonviolent Communication is being used.


Mediate Your Life: Chooser Educator Map

Audio • 12 minutes • 01/26/2016
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
12 minutes
01/26/2016

When you have intrusive thoughts about yourself and feel ‘crummy,’ Ike recommends using the Chooser / Educator map as a guide to lead you out of the primitive part of your brain and back to your prefrontal cortex. Both the Chooser and the Educator want to contribute to your well being, but in different ways. This map facilitates having a positive conversation with them.


Integration of Inner and Outer: Our Relationship to ALL of Life (5 Session Course)

Video • 6 - 9 hours • 01/27/2015
Beginner Skill Level
Video
6 - 9 hours
01/27/2015

During this course, you'll deeply examine this process of blending and integrating your inner and outer selves. Not only will you explore various states of being, such as defensive / protective and being / essence, you'll delve into the primary levels of relationship: to others, to the world and to life,  acquire tools for transforming resistance into unconditional acceptance, and much more.


Practicing Unconditional Self-Acceptance When I Want Change

Audio • 8 minutes • 3/12/2022
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
8 minutes
3/12/2022

In moments where we would like to see change, personal growth or spiritual transformation, rather than immediately acting to make a change, Robert suggests we practice unconditional self-acceptance through a spacious presence to our inner experience. Robert asks us to give our attention and spacious awareness to our own judgments, inner contractions, and other experiences we often regard as undesirable.


Authenticity

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

Trainer Tip: When we are authentic about who we are, and our preferences, we give everyone and ourselves a better opportunity to open up dialogue about how to meet our collective needs better. We simply express our truth, and in that way we value our own needs as much as those of others.


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.


Courage

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 07/2017
All Skill Levels
Article
4 - 6 minutes
07/2017

In listening to what our emotions tell us, and embracing what we do not know, we begin the path of courage. Even though our culture tells us not to, revealing our imperfections is where we can deeply connect. Living our lives more courageously honest, can shift us towards inspiring one another. Read on for how some people experienced this in coming together to transform one woman's heroine addiction.


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