NVC Multimedia Library

How to Invite Shared Vulnerability

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Beginner Skill Level  •  Article  •  Read time: 3-4 minutes
Shared vulnerability can build more intimacy, mutuality, being seen and heard, empathy, or community. Inviting shared vulnerability means earning another’s trust that you can consistently offer attentive, curious, and compassionate listening. Here are four strategies to invite shared vulnerability.
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The Power of Gratitude

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Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  33 minutes
Hema shows how using the breath and introspective practice can re-charge our lives.
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Meeting Our Need for Sexual Expression

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Beginner Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  Read time: 1-2 minutes
Trainer Tip: To reduce defensiveness and hurt feelings when talking to your partner about your sexual needs that haven't been met, keep the conversation focused on your needs, not her lack of skill, and make a very specific request. From there, you can both explore any shared needs, blocks, or support needed to bring you both closer to your needs.
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Prevent Misunderstanding - One Simple Strategy

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Beginner Skill Level  •  Article  •  Read time: 2-3 minutes
Misunderstandings can be painful. We can easily avoid this by checking what the other person understood from what we said, and ask the other person to do the same. Doing this is especially important when it comes to planning, shared decision-making, and when emotions are strong. Also, the more someone knows you, the more they think they already know what you mean -- which can get in the way of really hearing you. Here are a variety of ways to approach this simple strategy.
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Needs Analysis—an Activity to Uncover Your Strategies

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Beginner Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  Read time: 1-2 minutes
Trainer Tip: Find your deepest need. Then notice when you do things, or have done things, that keep you from meeting your most important need. And then take conscious action that is in alignment with the need you want to meet.
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Preparing for Difficult Dialogue

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Beginner Skill Level  •  Article  •  Read time: 3-5 minutes
Effective and connected dialogue requires significant self-awareness, mindfulness, and skill. You can focus on any of these six areas that most often escape your awareness: anchoring and staying grounded; boundaries; thoughts and beliefs; stuckness or attachment; feelings and needs; and requests. Read on for a list of questions to help you focus on how to do that.
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From Awareness to Action: Creating Bridges Across Differences (2019, session 1)

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Beginner Skill Level  •  Video  •  36 minutes

With humility, tenderness, and courage, Roxy challenges your perspectives and encourages you to open your heart and mind. Roxy uses concrete examples and visual tools to illustrate complex concepts.

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Reframing OFNR for the Workplace

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Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:07 hours:minutes

Listen in as Dian reframes the 4 steps of NVC (observations, feelings, needs, requests) into everyday words you might hear at work.

This training segment is free for all to enjoy.

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The Power of Being Heard

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Beginner Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  Read time: 1-2 minutes

Trainer Tip: To defuse anger and create space for resolution, hear the other person’s feelings and needs. If this practice is new to you, you're like to experience fear and resistance in trying it out. However, you'll be more likely to experience a powerful shift, and build your capacity, if you try it anyways.

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What Would Be Possible If I Loved Myself? (Complete Course)

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Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  3 - 5 hours

Join Kathleen for a gentle, compassionate exploration and embracing of your true self. Reclaim your self-worth, experience greater freedom when expressing your self and actually celebrate who you are in the world.  Delve into what self-love is and is not – including how to distinguish self-worth from negative cultural labels such as self-obsession and selfishness.

The first session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy:

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