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Experiencing Gratitude

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 04/15/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
04/15/2005

Trainer Tip: Do you ever think you’re taking life just a little too seriously? Many of us work hard trying to improve our outlook, our ability to communicate, and our lives. Sometimes we work so hard, we forget to enjoy life. So let’s make a pact to enjoy our day.


Self Responsibility

Article • 6 - 9 minutes • 12/2011
Beginner Skill Level
Article
6 - 9 minutes
12/2011

Being self-responsible is about empowerment — via noticing what is potentially in our locus of control, getting to know ourselves better, looking at our own role in how we experience life, and making conscious choices to act within our own power. This requires us to be mindful in relating our stories to our needs. Read on for more on this, and the various pifalls within thinking about self responsibility.


Keeping The Focus On Ourselves

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/29/2021
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
10/29/2021

Trainer Tip: Next time you prepare for a challenging conversation, solidly connect with your own feelings and needs before entering into meeting. Then attend the meeting open to creating results that work for everyone. This is likely to give increase chances that the conversation will come to a mutually satisfying conclusion.


Power Relations and Connection Across Differences in US Society: An NVC Perspective (4 Session Course)

Audio • 3 hours, 17 minutes • 02/2009
Advanced Skill Level
Audio
3 hours, 17 minutes
02/2009

Join CNVC Certified Trainers Inbal Kashtan and Roxy Manning, for a passionate and intimate exploration of how NVC can support personal and social transformation in the area of power relations and social divisions.


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.


Persisting vs. Demanding

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 12/21/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
12/21/2005

Trainer Tip: Persisting without demanding is the art of what Marshall Rosenberg fondly called "Dogging for our needs." We can learn to not give up on our needs and at the same time, refrain from demanding they be met.


The Power of Difference: Work Challenges

Audio • 5 minutes • 07/10/2016
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
5 minutes
07/10/2016

How do you bring empathy and authenticity to uncomfortable work situations when there are so many layers of difference – especially if your primary reason for working is to feed your family and pay your bills? Listen in as Roxy opens participants' eyes to some of the many layers of difference we all deal with on a daily basis.


NVC Life Hacks 13: Restorative v. Punitive Approaches

Video • 7 minutes • 03/28/2019
Beginner Skill Level
Video
7 minutes
03/28/2019

When people get hurt or harmed, how can we restore trust, safety and connection in the community? A restorative approach which focuses on who got hurt and how can we restore it? Rather than whose fault is it and how can we punish them?


NVC Life Hacks 19: How to Give Values-Based Feedback

Video • 6 minutes • 09/27/2019
Beginner Skill Level
Video
6 minutes
09/27/2019

In this Life Hack, we take a closer look at 'values-based' feedback and give you 7 practical tips that will help you provide useful feedback.


How To Handle “Predatory Listening”

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 02/24/2021
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes
02/24/2021

While someone is upset or hurt they may "listen" to us to gather evidence for a rebuttal, to assert or validate a preconceived idea, and so on. When in this "predatory listening" mode, the "listener's" needs overshadow relational values like understanding, connection, or mutuality. In response to this we can consider our purpose, affirm any positive intent or need in what they say, and ask direct, honest questions.


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