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Free NVC Resources (Learn Nonviolent Communication)

Learning Tools (5)

The Four Responses Exercise

Beginner Skill Level • Learning Tool • 10 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Learning Tool
10 minutes
You can use this exercise for NVC workshops or trainings to provide participants with a glimpse of the impact of their responses on others, and to learn a new way of communicating. Print it off on standard paper or postcard stock, then cut across the…

Needs & Feelings List

Beginner Skill Level • Learning Tool • 10 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Learning Tool
10 minutes
This two page learning tool contains lists of needs, feelings, faux feelings, and feelings that might be mixed with thoughts...

Four Steps of Nonviolent Communication

Beginner Skill Level • Learning Tool • 10 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Learning Tool
10 minutes
This is 2 pages. The first page summarizes each of the four steps of the NVC model and the second page describes the ways in which our language alienates us from ourselves and each other.

Things We Know and Forget

Beginner Skill Level • Learning Tool • 10 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Learning Tool
10 minutes
Here's a list of 13 reminders to help you prepare for a challenging dialogue...

Guiding Questions

Beginner Skill Level • Learning Tool • 10 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Learning Tool
10 minutes
These guiding questions will help you review your motives and approach before engaging in especially important conversations. Carry it with you, share it with the other person if possible, and make a decision to stay on track instead of getting pulled into old speaking and…