NVC Multimedia Library

What’s Important to You?

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Intermediate Skill Level  •  Article  •  2 pages
This exercise is most often the first activity in a beginning level workshop after the usual logistics/history/check-in. Penny Wassman experiences it as an opportunity for people to build connection with one another.
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What’s Love Got To Do With It? A Thousand Ways to Say, “I Love You”

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Beginner Skill Level  •  Article  •  Read time: 6 - 9 minutes
The impulse to say "I love you" is an opportunity to check-in both with our level of presence (eg. are we saying it by rote?) and also with what we really mean in that moment (eg. what are the needs and real purpose deep beneath the word "love"?).  This can invite us to explore a deeper, more heartfelt way of communicating and being...
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When Someone's Anger Stimulates Fear for My Physical Safety

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Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:07 hours/minutes
CNVC Certified Trainer Arnina Kashtan tells us to look to our inner dialogue and the other's needs when we're feeling fear of physical violence that's been stimlated by someone's anger.
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When You Are Being "Talked At"

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Beginner Skill Level  •  Article  •  Read time: 5 - 8 minutes
Has someone ever talked to you to the extent that you're no longer enjoying it, and you now wonder if they even know you're there? Learn ways to bring in emotional understanding, engage more honestly and open-heartedly, and bridge next steps to the type of conversation that engages everyone's needs.
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Where Do Jackal Voices Come From?

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Intermediate Skill Level  •  Article  •  4 pages
CNVC Certified Trainer Stephanie Bachmann Mattei explores the biological basis of our inner jackal voices.
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Why Do I Feel Depressed?

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Beginner Skill Level  •  Article  •  Read time: 7 - 11 minutes
When does identifying our or others' needs become a coping mechanism that hides the real problems that go unaddressed, and thereby reinforcing problems?  This article zooms out to take a look at how dealing with our needs in the absence of the larger picture can inadvertertly support unhealthy ways of operating, rather than become a healthy solution.  It asks us to see what could be hidden -- both on the personal and societal levels.
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Why Don’t They Get It?

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All Skill Levels  •  Article  •  Read time: 5 - 8 minutes
What can we do when someone tells us we're contributing to a pattern we're genuinely not seeing (nor experiencing)? What makes these patterns visible to some people but not others? This article addresses these things by talking about what to factor in when receiving feedback; handling feedback; responding relationally; paying attention to social location; considering impact; plus, broadening our perspective to bring in greater care and awareness.
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Witnessing Humanity

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Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:40 hours/minutes
CNVC Certified Trainer Arnina Kashtan talks about what she calls "witnessing humanity," touching on the gift of presence, empathy vs. identification and staying present in the face of intensity.
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Working for Transformation Preview

with Miki Kashtan
Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:50 hours:minutes
Want things to change in your community, but feel frustrated or don’t know what to do? Miki’s intriguing overview of how to apply the principles of NVC to social change movements may have the exact blend of inspiration and ideas you’re seeking!
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Working for Transformation without Recreating the Past: Social Change and Nonviolence (Session 1)

with Miki Kashtan
Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  01:00 hours:minutes
Want things to change in your community, but feel frustrated or don’t know what to do? Miki’s intriguing overview of how to apply the principles of NVC to social change movements may have the exact blend of inspiration and ideas you’re seeking!
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