NVC resources that include teachings about connection demands: (43)


Does Anyone Deserve Anything?

Beginner Skill Level  •  Article  •  Read time: 13 - 20 minutes
Our world trains us to think in terms of providing for everyone’s needs because they deserve it, earned it, or they possess the resources -- it's fair, socially just, supports equality or because people have rights. Instead, can we step outside this worldview to look at providing for everyone’s needs because those needs exist -- can we hold this basic reverence for life? Are we able to have a needs-based dialogue when such a reframe could alienate those who live in the worldview of earn/deserve?
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Taking 100% Responsibility for Every Relationship (Complete Course)

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  4 - 6 hours

Taking 100% Responsibility offers a powerful antidote to the all-too-common dynamic of blaming that leaves you in the victim position and unable to have the relationship you want. Miki invites you to assume a stance of leadership while holding full care for both parties’ needs. No longer will you need to wait for the other person to change, nor will you need to give up your needs to reach harmony.

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

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Let it RAIN!

with Jim Manske
Beginner Skill Level  •  Article  •  Read time: 5 - 8 minutes
This article outlines a four-part transformation process to help us recognize what's giving rise to our suffering and resentment -- and transform it into more freedom, creativity, and choice.
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NVC Mediation Level 1 Training: Mediating Conflict for Yourself and Others (Complete Course)

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  11 - 14 hours

This telecourse recording provides an experience with the language, skills and consciousness of NVC applied to mediating all types of conflict whether you are one of the people in conflict or you are supporting others in conflict.

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

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From Suffering to Aliveness: Not Fighting Reality

Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:26 hours:minutes
How we relate to life parallels how we relate to others! Learn how to have a more healthy way of relating to situations and people when your needs are not being met. Bob Wentworth offers some wisdom on moving from suffering to aliveness through not fighting what is.
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Creating the Life You Want With Powerful Requests (Complete Course)

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  05:11 hours:minutes
In this telecourse recording, expert trainer Miki Kashtan will help you uncover what prevents you from asking for everything you want without fear. The class includes daily practices for ongoing skill building.
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Change Your Response to Conflict — Change Your Life (Complete Course)

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  05:12 hours:minutes
Listen to this introductory 4-session Mediate Your Life telecourse recording to change your response to conflict and change your life.
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The NVC Game

Beginner Skill Level  •  Multimedia  • 
Test your skills and have some fun with the NVC Game!
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Improving Relationships as a Primary Goal

Beginner Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  1 page
Trainer Tip: We can improve our relationships by focusing our attention first on connection instead of other stragegies.
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Persisting vs. Demanding

Beginner Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  1 page
Trainer Tip: Persisting without demanding is the art of what Marshall Rosenberg fondly called "Dogging for our needs." We can learn to not give up on our needs and at the same time, refrain from demanding they be met.
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