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Connecting Across the COVID-19 Pandemic Vaccination Divide

Intermediate Skill Level • Audio (Public) • 1 hour, 25 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio (Public)
1 hour, 25 minutes
Miki leads course participants in an exploration of connecting and understanding those with seemingly polar opposite beliefs and perspectives about COVID-19 pandemic vaccination. Miki demonstrates that to live nonviolently, we must include those whom we so strongly disagree with. 

Empathic Attuned Listening Practices

All Skill Levels • Video (Public) • 15 minutes
All Skill Levels
Video (Public)
15 minutes
Being heard is a core human need. But what if you don't like what the other person is saying: how do you hold onto your awareness of their humanity? Find out in this demonstration from Kathy Simon's course, Connect Across Differences.

Visual NVC: Art to Support Self-Connection

Intermediate Skill Level • Video (Public) • 10 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video (Public)
10 minutes
Learn a quick Visual NVC meditation to self-connect when facing huge events such as a pandemic or social injustice, and discover how art can support you in connecting with feelings, needs, and energy when you are in a tight spot.

Create Restorative Agreements

Intermediate Skill Level • Video (Public) • 9 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video (Public)
9 minutes
Here are five practical ideas from Ceri, Jo, and Sarah for creating simple agreements with any group you are working with when conflict arises!

The Winds of Life

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All Skill Levels • Public • 4 minutes
All Skill Levels
Public
4 minutes
Trees don't fight the winds of life; their movements demonstrate how to accept whatever comes your way. Listen in as Mina guides you through the Four Mudras – hand movements – that will open you to life in this excerpt from her course, Learning from…

Permaculture and NVC?

All Skill Levels • Video (Public) • 5 minutes
All Skill Levels
Video (Public)
5 minutes
What exactly IS permaculture? And how do permaculture and NVC fit together? Listen to this excerpt from Marco Matera’s and Elena Bernasconi-Tabellini’s course, NVC and Permaculture, where Marco shares the ethics and philosophy behind the permaculture movement.

Exercise: Connecting Sensations to Emotions and Needs

All Skill Levels • Video (Public) • 12 minutes
All Skill Levels
Video (Public)
12 minutes
Puzzling about needs and feelings? Check out this excerpt from Dian Killian's course, Embracing the Body: Somatic Self Empathy, where she leads participants through an exercise that demonstrates how our physical sensations connect us to our feelings and needs.

Naming the Feeling/Need

Beginner Skill Level • Audio (Public) • 00:03 hours:minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio (Public)
00:03 hours:minutes
When you experience an emotion, your body send a message to your brain that lights up the amygdala. Then what? Watch and listen as Sarah Peyton demonstrates of the NVC practice Naming the Feeling and Need, which calms the amygdala and enables you to move…

Healing Shame

Intermediate Skill Level • Audio (Public) • 12 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio (Public)
12 minutes
What do you do with feelings of shame? During this 12-minute excerpt from her course, From Shame to Vulnerability, Liv Larsson uses The Compass to explore the four directions you can move to when experiencing shame, and guides you through the different responses.

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