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 listening habits that aren't working.

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  • Date Written/Produced 04/2019
  • Duration Read time: 1 - 3 minutes
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As you browse through the NVC Multimedia Library or the Live NVC Courses, use this quick guide to assess your current skills and interests and set goals for yourself.

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  • Date Written/Produced 1/2011
  • Duration 30 -60 minutes
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This self-assessment Matrix is a concrete step toward naming and clarifying many skills that you may find valuable in your life. We suggest you periodically assess your skills to track your progress.

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How can we express ourselves in a way that supports a natural flow of connection while maintaining a focus on NVC consciousness? This handout from CNVC Certified Trainer, Miki Kashtan, offers seven options that support NVC enthusiasts in evolving from classical to colloquial NVC language.

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  • Date Written/Produced 01/2010
  • Duration 2 pages
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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
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Learn to recognize four forms of thinking and speaking that are likely to lead to disconnection.

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There are four components to the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) model, as developed by Marshall Rosenberg, PhD, as shown below. The 4-Part Nonviolent Communication Process can guide you to express how you are, or they can be used to empathically receive how another is.

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  • Date Written/Produced 1999
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NVC practice is based on several key assumptions and intentions. When we live based on these assumptions and intentions, self-connection and connection with others become increasingly possible and easy, helping us contribute to a world where everyone’s needs are attended to peacefully.

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  • Date Written/Produced 2008
  • Duration 3 pages
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  • Skill Level Introductory Skill Level
  • Points 3
  • Multi Trainer Num 2
  • Multi Trainer Links Inbal Kashtan and Miki Kashtan
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The NVC Circle of Life is a mandala illustrating the process and consciousness of Nonviolent Communication. Mandala literally means "sacred circle" and symbolizes wholeness, balance and harmony.
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These downloadable cards are graciously offered to help busy parents who want more time and less struggle.

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  • Date Written/Produced Circa 2006
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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
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The following list of words are used to express a combination of emotional states and physical sensations. This list is neither exhaustive nor definitive. It is meant as a starting place to help you develop your emotional vocabulary and further support your communication with others.

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  • Date Written/Produced 2005
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