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Connecting with Ourselves: An NVC Foundation for Inner Trust and Freedom

Article •  4 - 6 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes

True inner freedom arises from self-connection. Without self-connection, we're mostly acting from habits, and those habits do not necessarily attend to our own needs. Here's a practice you can explore in your daily life to deepen your relationship with yourself, and experience true choice and inner freedom.


Parenting with Nonviolent Communication

Article •  16 - 24 minutes
All Skill Levels
Article
16 - 24 minutes

This article aims to discuss shifting fully from power-over to sharing power in families; turning power struggles into dilemmas.  It focuses on the topic of living in a partnership paradigm as a family...


What the World Needs

Article •  4 - 6 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes

In this written transcript of a live presentation, Inbal Kashtan shares how she first became aware of poverty. She explains how empathy is a vital and powerful force for creating peace in our world today, and a powerful means of creating a world that works for all of us.


Connection Requests: Motivations and Examples Article

Article •  6 - 9 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
6 - 9 minutes

 Connection requests focus on the quality of connection between people instead of on any particular strategy or solution. While the core motivation for a connection request may be connection with the other person, varied internal states and needs may help guide us toward different types of connection requests. Self-connection and understanding of our motivation in making a connection request can therefore greatly support our capacity for discovering and articulating what specifically we want from the other person that we believe may contribute to connection.


Transforming Children's Anger

Article •  3 - 5 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Article
3 - 5 minutes

What parent hasn't experienced a surge of protectiveness when your child hurts their sibling? Our cultural training calls us to immediately take two roles: the judge, determining who was wrong and what the consequences will be, and the police, enforcing the consequences. These thankless jobs often result in frustration, resentment, pain, for all. Read on for an example of how empathy transformed a child's impulse to hit another child.


Compassionate Connection: Nonviolent Communication with Children

Article •  12 - 18 minutes
Introductory Skill Level
Article
12 - 18 minutes

Every interaction with children contains messages about who they are, who we are, and what life is like. By engaging attachment parenting and NVC we give them rare gifts in society: to know their parents well, to discover the effects of their actions without being blamed for them, and to experience the power of contributing to meeting others' needs, and the power to move towards mutually satisfying outcomes.


Miki Kashtan And Inbal Kashtan’s Additional NVC Key Differentiations

Article •  10 - 15 minutes
All Skill Levels
Article
10 - 15 minutes

Here are 14 more key differentiations that are not, at time of publishing this, on the CNVC key differentiations list. They can be used to support people who are on the path of learning and integrating NVC in making sense of their own understanding of their journey and where they are within it. And it can be used to support people who share NVC with others in offering brief information in support of understanding and learning.


Parenting from Your Heart - Q&A

Audio •  1 hour, 4 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 4 minutes

Please join us as we remember the work and life of Inbal Kashtan. She offered this parenting Q&A session in NVC Academy's 2013 Parenting Conference.


Connected Parenting: Making Observations

Audio •  7 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
7 minutes

In this brief audio snippet, CNVC Certified Trainer and founder of the CNVC Parenting Project, Inbal Kashtan, explores observation in contrast to interpretation, and leads an exercise in observation skills.


Connected Parenting: Everyone's Needs Matter

Audio •  4 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
4 minutes

In this brief audio snippet, CNVC Certified Trainer and founder of the CNVC Parenting Project, Inbal Kashtan, offers a profound insight that can change how we see and relate to our children.


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