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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?"


Finding Courage

Article • 2 - 4 minutes • 1/2019
Beginner Skill Level
Article
2 - 4 minutes
1/2019

Telling yourself to be a certain way or have more of a certain quality (like courage), is a set-up for self-criticism and possibly freezing or avoiding. Instead, access effective action by asking yourself questions like: "If I could be or have that, what actions would be different inside or out?" "If I could be or have that, what needs would be met and knowing those are the needs, what could I do or ask for that would meet those needs?"


Empathic, Powerful Responses To COVID-19 Inequities

Article • 15 - 23 minutes • 05/2020
Advanced Skill Level
Article
15 - 23 minutes
05/2020

The existing unequal risks and impacts people of certain race, class and identities face in society is magnified in these strenuous times -- especially with things such as illness, financial well being, discrimination, attacks, and death. As responsive NVC practitioners we can stand in solidarity with those who are differentially impacted. Read on for this, and additional ways to spot common pitfalls of doing so.


The Three Stages of Emotional Liberation

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

Trainer tip: Read on for the three stages of emotional maturity. In the third stage, we integrate the first two stages. We come to realize that everyone is responsible for their own feelings, but we also recognize our role if we do something that stimulates pain in another person. We also start to value the needs of everyone, rather than just one party's needs over the other.


Clarifying Our Requests to Meet Our Needs

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 08/16/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
08/16/2005

Trainer Tip: Clarifying our requests can make the difference between frustration and satisfaction, Mary shows you how.


Principle Based Teaching (6 Session Course)

Audio • 7 - 10 hours • 10/09/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
7 - 10 hours
10/09/2011

The focus of this 6-session class is on shifting the intention of your teaching from how to why while embodying the principles and practice of NVC every step of the way - from planning to delivery. The methodology Miki offers is to start with understanding what the people in your audience face in their environment, continue with what they might want to learn and how NVC principles can provide them with what they want, and end with how you can frame the principles in a language and context that speak to your audience’s familiar experience. The first session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy.


Taking Responsibility for Meeting Our Needs

Trainer Tip • 3 - 5 minutes • 01/2011
Beginner Skill Levels
Trainer Tip
3 - 5 minutes
01/2011

This trainer tip suggests ways to transform blame in to personal power. He suggests having multiple sources of support and multiple pathways to achieving the outcome you want, to allow more room to hear a "no". Read on for more.


What Do I Do When I Completely Forget My NVC Consciousness?

Audio • 35 minutes • 08/16/2014
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
35 minutes
08/16/2014

We sometimes forget our intention to stay fully present and awake, it happens to all of us. Join CNVC Certified Trainer Arnina Kashtan as she explores this forgetting, how we hold it and what we can do about it.


Applying NVC to Social Change Movements

Audio • 50 minutes • 03/06/2014
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
50 minutes
03/06/2014

Want things to change in your community, but feel frustrated or don’t know what to do? Miki’s intriguing overview of how to apply the principles of NVC to social change movements may have the exact blend of inspiration and ideas you’re seeking!


A Focus on Needs

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

There are endless ways to meet our needs. Conflict occurs when we argue over strategies. When we actively value everyone’s needs, we foster openness and deeper connection in our relationships. Today look for opportunities to focus on needs in order to resolve an issue with at least one person.