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Acting in Accordance With Our Values

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/28//2005
Beginner Skill level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
10/28//2005

Trainer Tip: Your every action has an effect on other people’s lives. The nature of the impact may not be obvious to us, but that doesn’t diminish its presence. The next time you are tempted to snap at someone or cut in front of another driver, consider whether you’d like to be their story that evening. Consider whether this is the kind of contribution you’d like to make to their life.


Using Conflict to Reflect on Fulfilling My Needs

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • Circa 2005
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
Circa 2005

Trainer Tip: When I have conflict in my life with someone, especially recurring conflict, I like to find out what the conflict is showing me about myself.


NVC Life Hacks 9: If Yes Really Means No

Video • 4 minutes • 10/20/2018
Beginner Skill Level
Video
4 minutes
10/20/2018

In this NVC Life Hack, we look at those circumstances when we're saying yes ... but only kinda! Because we're still actually saying no. Shantigarbha and Gesine look at the needs that aren't being met.


Parenting Series: Listening for the Needs

Video • 15 minutes • 2005
Beginner Skill Level
Video
15 minutes
2005

Using her own and participants' examples, Inbal illuminates parents on where they might be struggling with connecting to their children's needs, especially in situations where the children are responding to the parent's request.


Secure Differentiation

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 1/2019
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes
1/2019

Differentiation is being who you are in the presence of who they are. Its a process of connecting to and honoring your own experience, acting in integrity with your values, and engaging in collaboration with others to meet needs. If you're happier when you are not in an intimate relationship you may have developed your individuality but likely have difficulty with differentiation. Learn core skills and behaviors that support differentiation.


Life-Alienating Communication

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

Trainer tip: Be aware of times when you are judging others, demanding, making comparisons, or denying responsibility for your actions. Notice how these communication patterns affect your connection with other people.


Poetic License

Practice Exercise • N/A • 01/2010
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
N/A
01/2010

Poetic License is a fun group exercise that's sure to incite laughter in your NVC group!


NVC Life Hacks 26: Life-enriching education

Video • 4 minutes • 07/15/2020
Beginner Skill Level
Video
4 minutes
07/15/2020

A lot of us picked up new hobbies and learning new things during the COVID lockdown. After recently posting a puzzle on Facebook, Shantigarbha ended up being delightfully surprised at the conversation it began around NVC in relation to learning and education. Watch the video to hear our tips and click see more for the solution to the padlock puzzle below.

My solution to the padlock puzzle:

042 seems to conform to all five clues.

Is this also your understanding?


Enjoyment Redefined

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 09/23/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
09/23/2005

Trainer Tip: Mary reflects on the nature of happiness and its relationship to presence.


Let it RAIN!

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Article • 5 - 8 minutes • 02/2017
Beginner Skill Level
Article
5 - 8 minutes
02/2017

This article outlines a four-part transformation process to help us recognize what's giving rise to our suffering and resentment -- and transform it into more freedom, creativity, and choice.


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