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Jackal vs. Needs

Beginner Skill Level • Video • 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
2 minutes

When asked to talk about Self-Empathy to a professional group with no NVC background, Mary devised a quick and easy new practice: Jackal vs Needs. It takes the basics of NVC and turns them into delightfully clear and straightforward questions! Excerpted from the 2017 NVC Telethon.


Balancing All Needs

Beginner Skill Level • Video • 10 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
10 minutes

Be present to the life in your group even when it differs from the agenda! Learn how to pivot and meet the needs of the facilitator, of the individual, or the group – and learn how to live in the possibility that all needs can be valued, even though all needs may not always be met.


Facilitation and Transparency

Beginner Skill Level • Video • 9 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
9 minutes

Transparency: when is it too much? Does it support connection, clarity and flow? Is being transparent supporting your needs, the group's needs, and the group's purpose for being together? Check out this thoughtful excerpt from Mary's 2020 course, Jump In Now. Good food for thought!


Self-Empathy: Healing from the Inside Out

Beginner Skill Level • Audio • 45 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
45 minutes

 Experience more choice when you've been triggered, instead of being trapped in old habits and unmet needs. Heal old internal messages that tell you you're not good enough… not loveable… or not deserving.


The Facilitator's Role

Intermediate Skill Level • Video • 10 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
10 minutes

Listen in as Mary deftly blows the role of facilitator wide open in this excerpt from her very popular 2021 course, Facilitate NVC Groups with Joy and Confidence. She also covers a variety of useful tips such as what to do if you feel lost or confused, how to trust your gut, and ideas around utilizing empathy for yourself! 


Metta Meditation

Beginner Skill Level • Video • 4 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
4 minutes

Mary Mackenzie offers a brief Metta Meditation in support of the Ukrainian and Russian people and ourselves as we witness the current war.


Experiencing the Energy of Needs Meditation

Beginner Skill Level • Video • 6.5 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
6.5 minutes

Mary Mackenzie leads a brief Experiencing the Energy of Needs meditation with a focus on the need for PEACE, especially directed toward the Ukrainian and Russian people involved in the current war.


Using Empathy to Support Efficiency In Groups

Beginner Skill Level • Video • 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
2 minutes

When facilitating NVC groups, how can we strive to hold empathy and stay present while also keeping things moving? Marshall Rosenberg used to say to never listen longer than you can be present. Hear Mary share how she balances empathy with efficiency to build trust in her groups. 


Somatic NVC: Aesthetic Communication

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Intermediate Skill Level • Video • 13 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
13 minutes

How can you embody the spirit of NVC through body-mind awareness? In this video, Mina Mo leads participants in ways of moving the body in a way that builds awareness of what is happening inside. These practices show how you can learn to really listen to your body and trust it.


NVC Zen: The Paradox of Responsibility

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Intermediate Skill Level • Video • 8.5 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
8.5 minutes

We each have the power to be the creator of our own inner experience, no matter what is going on externally. The moment you imply wrongness on others, you give power to them. In this excerpt, Aya Caspi shows that the more self-responsibility you take, the more freedom you will have.  


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