NVC Multimedia Library

Empathy in the Face of Powerful Structures

with
Intermediate Skill Level  •  Article  •  Read time: 12 - 18 minutes

Here's an inspiring story of one citizen (the author) who faced a police officer and judge in court to contest a transit ticket... and inspired structural changes in the way one aspect of New York City transit operates. She inspires change with her application of empathy for self and others, acknowledgement, connecting requests -- and an inspiring vision of understanding, shared reality and living in a city where people have some trust in one another's intentions.

A Library subscription is required for full access. Library members:  Sign In

Hear the Needs

with
Introductory Skill Level  •  Video  •  26:59 hours/minutes
This is a documentary of the use of Nonviolent Communication at Euclid High School, Ohio, in a history class with a teacher practicing NVC accompanied by CNVC Certified Trainer Catherine Cadden. Remastered in February 2019 to reduce ambient noise.
A Library subscription is required for full access. Library members:  Sign In

Increasing Your Capacity to Feel

with
Introductory Skill Level  •  Article  •  Read time: 4 - 6 minutes
What's really going on underneath the surface when we bring or encounter blame, judgements, pain -- and thereby the inability to empathise, be present, attuned, or responsive?  Why does this happen even if one or more people in a relationship dynamic is working hard at bringing in an NVC response? This article addresses these and more questions from the perspective of how our brains are affected in our relationships.
A Library subscription is required for full access. Library members:  Sign In

The Gift of Compassionate Giving

with
Introductory Skill Level  •  Article  •  Read time: 5 - 8 minutes
What would the world be like if there was flow between all of us based on "mutual giving from the heart"? Using examples, this article offers models for us to follow that could inspire us to treat our NVC practice as one of compassionate giving and receiving.
A Library subscription is required for full access. Library members:  Sign In

Marshall Rosenberg's Vision of Social Change

with
All Skill Levels  •  Article  •  Read time: 12 - 18 minutes

What could be, more often than not, overlooked when we think about or represent NVC or Marshall Rosenberg's work?  This article busts some commonly held ideas and approaches to NVC.  It challenges us to widen the lens of what it really means to be "life-serving", or speaking and hearing the "language of life".  And it also speaks to how thinking can deepen feeling and relatedness...

A Library subscription is required for full access. Library members:  Sign In

Mourning and Celebration: Two Sides of Gratitude

with
Introductory Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  Read Time: 1 - 2 minutes
Mourning, grief and celebration is a way to connect with what we love and want to honor.  In this trainer tip we learn that these three things can become a way for us to understand our emotions regarding our losses and appreciations.
A Library subscription is required for full access. Library members:  Sign In

Taste of Compassionate Leadership Series: Recovering from Reactivity

with
Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:30 hours:minutes
Join CNVC Certified Trainers Jim and Jori Manske for this session that will help you minimize your reactivity and live in greater choice.
A Library subscription is required for full access. Library members:  Sign In

Talkin' Sink or Shrink Blues

with
Introductory Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:02 hours/minutes
Listen to this original song from Nonviolent Communication's founder, Marshall Rosenberg.
A Library subscription is required for full access. Library members:  Sign In

Honest Expression Toolkit

with Mary Mackenzie and Mark Schultz
Introductory Skill Level  •  Video  •  00:29 hours:minutes
Mary explains the value of expressing ourselves honestly. Watch as Mary uses the 4-step Nonviolent Communication process to express needs clearly, honestly and compassionately. She follows with concrete examples to help you anchor your learning process.
A Library subscription is required for full access. Library members:  Sign In

Beyond Right and Wrong

with
Introductory Skill Level  •  Video  •  1:04 hours:minutes
In this vintage NVC video, Bridget Belgrave, CNVC Certified Trainer from the United Kingdom, uses a Powerpoint presentation to demonstrate the key principles of Nonviolent Communication. Starting with needs at the center, Bridget builds a visual structure of the NVC process. This resource has been newly remastered to a larger, higher quality video.
A Library subscription is required for full access. Library members:  Sign In
Page 1 of 3
Connection Central: Nonviolent Communication Articles (NVC)
NVC Booksdance floors 300x30