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Why Can't People Just Live Peacefully With Each Other?

Article • 8 - 12 minutes • 4/2016
Intermediate Skill Levels
Article
8 - 12 minutes
4/2016

Perhaps human violence persists because we believe that violence is inevitable and there's nothing we can do about it -— even though there is notable evidence that this is likely not true. Read on for some research and theory on how cultures evolve to be collaborative or violent. Plus, learn benefits of collaboration and downsides to force, punishment, and control. These provide implications for how we might move towards a culture of more peace.


Conflict Improv: “I’m Bored”

Video • 11 minutes • Circa 2008
Beginner Skill Level
Video
11 minutes
Circa 2008

In this amusing and inspiring video, CNVC Certified Trainers Kelly Bryson and Christine King engage in a role play about a parent talking to a seven year old daughter who is feeling bored.


Addictions

Audio • 38 minutes • 05/2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
38 minutes
05/2007

In this compelling dialogue, veteran CNVC Certified Trainers, Susan Skye and Mary Mackenzie, discuss the intrinsic needs present in addictive behaviors, and how Nonviolent Communication aligns with the 12-step programs’ process for treating addiction.


NVC and the Enneagram: Expanding Awareness, Connection and Compassion (3 Session Course)

Audio • 2 hours, 42 minutes • 12/02/2013
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
2 hours, 42 minutes
12/02/2013

Join Sylvia and Jean in this fascinating exploration of NVC and the Enneagram, a system of nine basic personality types.


Developing Patience

Audio • 53 minutes • 11/03//2010
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
53 minutes
11/03//2010

Jim and Jori offer practical tools to help us develop patience through a process they call WAIT: Wake up, Accept, Insight, Take a step.


Expressing Our Pain Without Blame

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 08/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes
08/2011

The more we can stay present with our hurt, and own our interpretations, we are more likely to express what's important to us without blame and also to become resilient. From there, the listener can have more space to offer their full presence and empathy. Read on for more.


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.


Committing to Creating Solutions That Work for Everyone

Video • 5 minutes • 8/20/2021
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
5 minutes
8/20/2021

Listen to Miki Kashtan explain the importance of intention in developing our skill at creating solutions that work for everyone. Neither fighting nor giving up are qualities of nonviolence, but rather a fierce determination to hold the needs of all parties may arise.


About Empathy

Video • 8 minutes • 04/2008
Beginner Skill Level
Video
8 minutes
04/2008

Mary Mackenzie, renowned CNVC Certified Trainer, shares her understanding and experience of empathy.


Emotionally Exhausted? Try Empathy

Article • 2 - 4 minutes • 07/2012
Beginner Skill Level
Article
2 - 4 minutes
07/2012

Living in this ceaselessly demanding world, how do we recover from emotional exhaustion? The hopelessness of not being met in the world can leave us wrung out like an old mop. Our heart rate plummets, our blood pressure and respiration drop, and energy and information processing start slogging along. Instead, we can build the bridge of empathy for greater rejuvenation.


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