NVC resources that include teachings about OFNR (Observation, Feelings, Needs, Requests): (18)


NVC Flow

Beginner Skill Level  •  Learning Tool  •  Read time: 1 - 2 minutes
This single-page handout illustrates the steps to translating habitual judgements and actions into OFNR.
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Reframing OFNR for the Workplace

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.

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Expressing Ourselves Honestly

Introductory Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  Read time: 1-2 minutes
Trainer Tip: Be aware of opportunities to be honest holding the intention to connect with people. If you do this with the elements of brevity, directness, and respect, you can increase your chances of being heard. If they don't like your honesty, consider switching to empathizing with them by listening to their feelings and needs.
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Mediating Conflict Conversations with Observation, Feeling, Need, and Request

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:44 hours:minutes

Mediating a conflict conversation can be challenging – but with tools and practice, that challenge can be transformed. If you're curious about the specific steps needed to achieve that transformation, join John for an exploration of his non-dual mindfulness practice.

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The NVC Model: A Map to Your Intentions

Beginner Skill Level  •  Article  •  Read time: 4 - 6 minutes

The more we practice NVC by “rote” --going through OFNR (“Observations, Feelings, Needs, Requests”) on automatic-- the more likely our NVC practice would lead to disconnection.  The purpose of our NVC practice is to use this NVC "map" (OFNR) to support us in integrating the consciousness of the NVC (eg. operating with the intention to connect, collaborate, etc).  Once we let the map drop away, we can engage with the people in our lives in a more heartfelt way.  This article explains more about how we can use the map to remind us of our  heartfelt consciousness...

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Are You Living Your True Potential?

Beginner Skill Level  •  Article  •  Read time: 5-8 minutes
How can we live up to our true potential, a life filled with relationships and experiences that truly meet our needs? In this article, Mary offers us a way to bring about inner transformation that can lead to seeing ourselves, others and life differently -- for greater agency, empowerment and choice.
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Naturalizing NVC Language Series: Holding the Group's Needs

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Video  •  00:02 hours:minutes
CNVC Certified Trainer Miki Kashtan shares a tip on holding a group's needs while empathizing with a single person in the group.
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The Heart of Conflict (Complete Course)

Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  08:50 hours:minutes
Join CNVC Certified Trainers and Mediators Jori and Jim Manske in an exploration of using Nonviolent Communication in the context of Mediation and Conflict Resolution.
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Naturalizing NVC Language Series: Empathy vs. Sympathy

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Video  •  00:03 hours:minutes
CNVC Certified Trainer Miki Kashtan clarifies the distinction between empathy and sympathy.
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Naturalizing NVC Language Series: Developing Empathic Presence

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Video  •  00:04 hours:minutes
CNVC Certified Trainer Miki Kashtan guides a participant to find his inner empathic presence.
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