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Setting Boundaries with Reactivity

Article • 4-6 minutes • 12/2019
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
4-6 minutes
12/2019

Tolerating reactivity, name-calling, blaming, guilt-tripping, or stonewalling can lead to resentment and hurt. Plus, the more you stay in a reactive dynamic, the more you are likely to reinforce the pattern. Setting life-serving boundaries arund reactivity is about letting another know that you aren’t going to participate in that kinds of dynamics. This means knowing what helps with handling difficulties and asking for that.


Creating Collaborative Organizations

Audio • 55 minutes • 05/16/2014
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
55 minutes
05/16/2014

Miki will take you step-by-step through four vital systems that support radical collaboration and foster meaning. You’ll learn how to design a decision making process, create clear statements of intent, and create a process for resolving conflict.


Responding to Current Escalating Issues of Our Time

Audio • 33 minutes • 01/19/2015
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
33 minutes
01/19/2015

With the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement and in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Roxy Manning, Francois Beausoleil and the Nonviolent Leadership for Social Justice training team explore how we can bring a needs-based consciousness, together with a critical awareness of systemic/structural inequities, to embody a new and transformative way forward.


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.


Meeting Our Needs

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

Trainer Tip: Discovering the unmet needs is only a starting point. The other part is to understand what it will take to meet that need, and make a request that will accomplish this. This way, we can resolve situations before they escalate. Everyone benefits when we are clear about what we would like.


Self-Connection Exercise: Awareness

Audio • 9 minutes • 09/17/2013
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
9 minutes
09/17/2013

Join Jim Manske as he leads you through a self-connection exercise to guide you toward welcoming whatever enters into your awareness.


Embracing Jackal Thoughts

Trainer Tip • 2 - 3 minutes • Circa 2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 - 3 minutes
Circa 2007

Ask the Trainer: "In trainings I say our jackals are thoughts and now I've come to wonder if all thoughts are jackals...?"


Connecting to Humanity

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 07/02/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
07/02/2005

Trainer Tip: We can expand our connection to humanity by considering the many strategies people use to meet our common needs.


Doing Something Different

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

Trainer Tip: Commit to doing one thing right now that will bring you closer to meeting a need today. Do it today. Don’t put it off. This is your life.


Parenting from Your Heart - Q&A

Audio • 1 hour, 4 minutes • 01/14/2013
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 4 minutes
01/14/2013

Please join us as we remember the work and life of Inbal Kashtan. She offered this parenting Q&A session in NVC Academy's 2013 Parenting Conference.