NVC resources that include teachings with example exercises/practices: (135)


Integration of Inner and Outer: Our Relationship to ALL of Life (Complete Course)

Beginner Skill Level  •  Video  •  6 - 9 hours

During this course, you'll deeply examine this process of blending and integrating your inner and outer selves. Not only will you explore various states of being, such as defensive / protective and being / essence, you'll:

  • Delve into the primary levels of relationship: to others, to the world and to Life;
  • Acquire tools for transforming resistance into unconditional acceptance;
  • Experience the inherent order of living fully and freely through the model of "Being to Doing;" and
  • Embrace the vital essence of compassion: that ever-expanding inner space that includes all levels of relationship!

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

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Connecting When Worldviews Conflict (Complete Course)

Advanced Skill Level  •  Audio  •  6 hours

John Kinyon and Matthew Rich examine the ways in which people’s worldviews can be different and why this often creates conflict.

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

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Unconscious Contracts

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Video  •  00:37 hours:minutes
Discover how our unconscious contracts limit our life energy and how we make a vow or contract every time we experience a traumatic event. Listen in as Sarah works with a course participant.
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Loving Animal Nature: Nurturing Ourselves and Others Through a Radical Acceptance of Life

Beginner Skill Level  •  Video  •  00:44 hours:minutes
Deepen your ability to connect to and love animal nature – especially human nature! Gain greater levels of self acceptance, the ability to be nurtured and nurturing even when you're experiencing stress, and a better understanding of how you can serve life especially other species…
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Can Needs Be Harmful?

All Skill Levels  •  Article  •  7 - 10 minutes

Rachelle Lamb invites us to consider how our well being is impacted by what we choose to put at the center of our narrative regarding our needs.  And how that affects whether or not we get closer to truly serving life and compassion...

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Life Force and the Spirituality of Human Needs (Complete Course)

Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  6 - 9 hours
Your needs and your values are your Life Force: the river that flows through your spirit and your life, giving life and light to your being. Explore this river with Robert, and map out routes that support your growth. Listen In.
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Self-Empathy: Healing From the Inside Out (2017)

Beginner Skill Level  •  Video  •  00:44 hours:minutes
This session is from the NVC Academy's 2017 Telethon. Listen in as Mary offers two experiential self-empathy exercises: I Love It When, and What Do I Want / Why Do I Want It. Deepen your ability to connect with self — novel and effective ways to engage the process of Self-Empathy!
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Feelings vs. Thoughts Vocabulary Builder

Beginner Skill Level  •  Practice Exercise  •  10 minutes
This ten question exercise will help build your feelings vocabulary. It is helpful to differentiate between words that describe what we think others are doing around us, and words that describe actual feelings. These "faux feelings" often reveal more about how we think others are behaving than what we are actually feeling ourselves. Feeling words are always about us, not the other person.
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Diving Deeper Into the Spiral of Life (Complete Course)

Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  06:02 hours:minutes
We invite you to dive into this voyage, where you and Robert will swim ever deeper into the Spiral of Life, coming face-to-face with your divine Life Force – that essential living energy that permeates all.
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Tips for the Road Series: Tip 22. Lead Yourself with Compassion

Beginner Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  3 - 6 minutes
Eric offers some tips for nurturing and affirming ourselves as a daily practice.
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