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Your Brain's Left Hemisphere and NVC

Video • 7 minutes • 04/08/2017
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
7 minutes
04/08/2017

This resource is free for all to enjoy during May:

Sarah Peyton explains how your brain's left hemisphere excels at pattern making. NVC can help integrate both hemispheres, enabling you to use the left side's love of patterns for abstract thinking.


Parenting Series: Compliance and the “Yes” Inside the “No”

Video • 11 minutes • 2005
Beginner Skill Level
Video
11 minutes
2005

Inbal responds to the question "Is bribery an acceptable tool for compliance?' and helps us understand the five habitual reasons we do things.


Tragic Expressions of Unmet Needs

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

Trainer tip: The phrase “tragic expressions of unmet needs” is used to convey how often we do things that aren’t likely to meet our needs. It’s not bad, it’s tragic -- because it won’t help us meet our needs. Acknowledging this, we can then consider a different approach that's more likely to lead to satisfying results. Read on for three examples of where this may apply in your life.


Healing Worthlessness and Finding Belonging

Article • 4- 6 minutes • 02/2021
All Skill Levels
Article
4- 6 minutes
02/2021

With worthlessness comes the idea of not belonging or not being worthy of belonging. In this context, belonging is more than an identity with a particular group. It is the sort of belonging that enables you to get other fundamental needs met, including safety, support, nourishment, and love. Unconscious attempts win worthiness and belonging often effectively blocks the very thing its pursuing. Read on for more.


Embodying the Consciousness of NVC (6 Session Course)

Audio • 5 hours, 45 minutes • 09/13/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
5 hours, 45 minutes
09/13/2011

Please join veteran CNVC Certified Trainer, Robert Gonzales, to explore how you can embody the consciousness of NVC and live every moment of every day in the fullness of compassion - for yourself and others.


Mourning Our Disappointments

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 02/01/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
02/01/2005

Trainer Tip: Taking time to mourn our regrets and unmet needs can lead to a deeper self-connection and feelings of peace.


Nonviolence in the Face of Hatred

Article • 14 - 21 minutes • 11/2017
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
14 - 21 minutes
11/2017

When Anita's sister reveals that the Ku Klux Klan broke into her home and dragged her out into a field towards a burning cross, Anita's commitment to nonviolence is challenged. Here, Miki highlights practices and lessons from her story of inner struggle -- including an insight about how, even in extreme polarization, our freedom and healing is wrapped up in others' freedom and healing.


The Jackal as a Teacher

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

Trainer tip: Why do NVC practitioners sometimes use the jackal as a metaphor in the NVC world? What can it teach us? Read on for more.


Tips for the Road Series: Tip 2. Cultivate Connection before Asking for Action

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 01/2016
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
01/2016

Learn when to use the two types of requests in the practice of Nonviolent Communication: Action Requests and Connection Requests. Both are important when working through conflict or difficult situations and for building connection.


Inner Maps of Conflict

Audio • 9 minutes • 09/12/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
9 minutes
09/12/2011

In this brief audio segment, John Kinyon offers a guided tour of our inner maps of conflict, including interpersonal mediation, chooser/educator, enemy images and making amends maps.


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