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Working with Subtle Boundary Violations

Article • 7-11 minutes • 12/2017
Applied NVC
Article
7-11 minutes
12/2017

Subtle boundary violations are more difficult to catch and name in the moment, than obvious boundary violations. Becoming more aware of these moments and finding the words to set a boundary are critical to supporting healthy relating long-term. Three categories of subtle boundary violations are (1.) lack of mutuality, (2.) voice tone and volume, and (3.) speaking for or about someone. Read on to learn more about all three.


NVC LIfe Hacks 11: Effective Requests

Video • 4 minutes • 01/25/2019
Beginner Skill Level
Video
4 minutes
01/25/2019

Underlying much of our communication is a request: when we say something, we're usually expecting something else — perhaps something subtle — in return. Let's look at how to make requests clearer and more do-able, avoiding the pitfall of demands.


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.


The Ultimate Romance

Article • 6 - 9 minutes • 01/2018
All Skill Levels
Article
6 - 9 minutes
01/2018

For the ultimate romance to unfold, as an expression of your care for how your words and actions affect others, prioritize digging into your inner work before addressing conflict with them.  This means doing the inner work necessary to get to the root of the issue, which can bring bigger shifts, more aliveness, love, creativity, inspiration and compassion.  This doesn't mean letting the other person get away with unhealthy behaviour.


Experiencing the Energy of Your Needs Meditation

Audio • 4 minutes • 2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
4 minutes
2007

Mary Mackenzie leads listeners through a guided meditation to experience the energy of needs. This meditation will support you to connect to your feelings and needs in the moment, and to experience the unique and deep energetic quality of that primary need.


Workplace Series: The Distinction Between Giving Feedback and Wanting to be Heard

Audio • 9 minutes • 10/2008
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
9 minutes
10/2008

Listen to Miki make an important distinction between giving feedback, which is grounded in a desire to contribute to another, and our own need to be heard.


The 4-Part Nonviolent Communication Process

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Learning Tool • N/A • 1999
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
N/A
1999

There are four components to the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) model, as developed by Marshall Rosenberg, PhD. The 4-Part NVC Process can guide you to express how you are, or they can be used to empathically receive how another is.


Overcoming Unworthiness to Express Vulnerable Honesty

Audio • 9 minutes • 02/03/2009
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
9 minutes
02/03/2009

Does unworthiness keep you from expressing vulnerably and honestly? Afraid of being "found out?" Join CNVC Certified Trainer Arnina Kashtan as she explores this topic with a workshop participant to discern stories from needs, recognize the tension between self-acceptance and personal development and sit with the discomfort of self-acceptance.


Six Ways to Check If An Allied Intervention Is Welcome

Article • 2 - 3 minutes • 7/2019
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
2 - 3 minutes
7/2019

If we are in the dominant group, intervening to prevent violence or an "ouch" is a way to ally with marginalized folks. We can intervene to meet their needs, rather than our own. In other words, we can intervene without putting our experience at center stage. To that end, here are six ways to ask if an intervention is welcome.


Guidelines And Suggestions For Empathy Buddy Calls

Trainer Tip • 4 - 6 minutes • 12/22/2021
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
4 - 6 minutes
12/22/2021

Here are 10 tips for empathy buddy practice. It includes a handout identifying 15 non-empathy responses to step aside from when you practice.


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