Transforming Complaint

Trainer Tip •  1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: NVC-based social change naturally emerges from “a certain kind of spirituality”, a quality of spiritual clarity. Intuitions and impulses arising from spiritual clarity are more likely to support sustainable systems. Read on for how to bring more of this in, and ways to transform your complaint into commitment.


Observing: Practicing the distinction between "observation" and "observation mixed with evaluation"

Trainer Tip •  1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Recalling Krishnamurti, Marshall referred to the capability of distinguishing observation vs observation mixed with evaluation as "the highest form of human intelligence." Read on for an exercise to help practice the skill of observation in combination with mindful walking.


Written Check-in and Self Connection Exercise

Trainer Tip •  1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: Tap into feelings, needs and requests for greater self connection with the six steps in this worksheet.


Cradle of Compassion (Connecting with Request Energy)

Trainer Tip •  3 - 5 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
3 - 5 minutes

Here are two practices for connecting with "request energy". One of them helps us practice in the moment (7 steps). The other one helps us connect to ourselves (11 steps).


Stopping: Practicing Awareness of Thinking

Trainer Tip •  1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Here's a practice for cultivating more awareness of our thinking and choices, when our feelings and thoughts become stimulated.


Emerging: Practicing Awareness of Emergence

Trainer Tip •  3 - 5 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
3 - 5 minutes

This exercise explains four stages of the "Need Cycle": Fulfilled, Emerging, Urgent, Satisfying. It asks us to consider, connect and identify needs, feelings and where we are in the Need Cycle. Then it prompts us to remain mindful of the need for sustenance as we move through the cycle, noticing the subtle shifts in your physical sensations and emotions.


Cultivating Gratitude

Trainer Tip •  1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Here's a five-step 30 day practice to cultivate gratitude, using the practice of observations, needs, feelings, presence, vitality, awareness of contribution, sharing power and interdependence.


Navigating Conflict (Complete Course)

Audio •  6 - 9 hours
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
6 - 9 hours

Join veteran Mediators and Facilitators, Jori and Jim Manske in using Nonviolent Communication and mediation skills for transforming conflict into connection between yourself and others.

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


Needs Consciousness

Video •  1 hour, 35 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
1 hour, 35 minutes

Jim and Jori discuss the root of Nonviolent Communication, needs consciousness. Participate in guided processes to deepen your own needs consciousness.


Taste of Compassionate Leadership Free Video Conference (Ongoing)

Video Conference •  2 hours per session

Video Conference
2 hours per session
  • Meets on the fourth Saturday of most months
  • Experience a taste of living within an empathic community
  • Enjoy short yet powerful training / practice sessions with our trainers
  • Learn concrete skills and steps for practicing compassion and leadership

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