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NVC Life Hacks 25: Deepening the roots of self-empathy

Video • 7 minutes • 05/05/2020
Beginner Skill Level
Video
7 minutes
05/05/2020

In this Life Hack, we're going deeper into self-empathy with a simple guided reflection that you can work through. This will be followed by a short exercise with a fill-in sheet led by Gesine and is something you can come back to as you wish.


Without Judgment or Blame

Audio • 27 minutes • 03/2008
Introductory Skill Level
Audio
27 minutes
03/2008

Bridget Belgrave, CNVC Certified Trainer from the United Kingdom, talks with an interviewer after he attends an NVC and Dance Floors workshop with her. The interviewer shares his reaction to the term "Nonviolent Communication."


Conversations about Death

Video • 1 hour, 22 minutes • 6/29/2022
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
1 hour, 22 minutes
6/29/2022

It seems death cafes are everywhere these days. But how changed are we by the conversations we're now having? Not everyone is open to talking about death. It may well be that someone in your life is nearing the end of their days and their refusal to talk about it may be confusing and disheartening. How do you get them to speak when they don't want to? In this session, we will explore different approaches to navigating this tricky terrain.


Understanding Judgement And Criticism

Practice Exercise • 4 - 6 minutes • 02/11/2022
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
4 - 6 minutes
02/11/2022

Judging or criticizing others indicates pain, unmet needs and a coping strategy. It distracts you from yourself and can give you the illusion of control. You may think you see more than they do, imagining criticism will bring change. But even a correct analysis won’t inspire change if they hear criticism. Instead, the moment you notice judgments or criticism turn towards yourself with compassion. What are your feelings and needs?


Developing Discernment

Audio • 43 minutes • 07/2011
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
43 minutes
07/2011

Listen to Jim and Jori Manske share their understanding of discernment to gain clarity, insight, and wisdom for making life-serving distinctions and choices.


Five Core Practices For Meaningful Conversation

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 01/2020
Applied NVC
Article
4 - 6 minutes
01/2020

If you’re interested in improving your relationships, advancing in your career, or enhancing your capacity for change in life in general, communication is a powerful lever. Presence, listening, bringing curiosity and care, focusing on what matters, and pausing with silence, are all key. Read on for five foundational and advanced core practices you can start using today to improve your communication.


Looking at “Shoulds”

Audio • 22 minutes • 10/2007
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
22 minutes
10/2007

Using real-life examples from class participants, Sylvia Haskvitz demonstrates the life-changing results of clarifying the needs underlying "shoulds."


Tips for the Road Series: Tip 8. Practice Self-Empathy with Your Whole Body

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

In our fast-paced, busy lives it is tempting to practice NVC mostly with the left hemisphere of the brain, thinking through the steps quickly without slowing down to connect more deeply with feelings and needs.  Don't miss an opportunity to integrate the hemispheres of the brain and the valuable information from the neural networks in the heart and gut.


Managing Collectively: New, Empowered Ways to Get Things Done

Audio • 1 hour, 8 minutes • 07/10/2016
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 8 minutes
07/10/2016

Enjoy Dian's overview of the 4-step model and its application to the workplace. Learn how NVC can help you: generate intrinsic motivation… discover creative solutions… create greater accountability and buy-in…reinforce behaviors you like and change others… and experience a LOT more fun, joy and aliveness at work!


Judging and Feeling Judged

Audio • 18 minutes • 06/2008
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
18 minutes
06/2008

In this potent audio, expert trainer Miki Kashtan demonstrates the eye-opening experience of translating judgments into needs. She works with a mother who is stuck in a loop of feeling judged by family members and judging them back.


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