NVC resources that include teachings about NVC and holidays: (9)


How to Survive the Holidays: 6 Communication Tips

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Article  •  Read Time: 6 - 10 minutes
For many, spending time with relatives over the holidays may be challenging. In addition to the love and care we may feel, family gatherings can bring up old hurts or expose painful differences. How many family meals have been marred by tense silence or devolved into harsh argument?
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Greeting the Holidays with an Open, Joyful Heart

Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  01:24 hours:minutes
Please join us as we take a look at what disrupts our joy during the holidays… and discuss the delicious possibilities that abound when we declare our intention to "Greet the Holidays with an Open, Joyful Heart."
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How to Enjoy Your Family Dinner

Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:49 hours:minutes
If you dread family gatherings because of family tensions, you can find ways to excavate through piles of hardened judgments and hopelessness, build on your inner strength, and engage with family conflicts with open-hearted curiosity, greater presence, and connecting with what really matters to everyone.
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How to Open Your Holiday Presence

Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:48 hours:minutes
In this telecourse recording, you will learn and practice self-awareness skills to fine tune your attention to met needs; savoring feelings of well-being; expressing these feelings to others; and receiving other people's messages of joy, gratitude, inspiration and more!
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Communicating with Family Across Political Divides

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:17 hours:minutes
CNVC Certified Trainer Miki Kashtan talks with radio show host Hollis Polk about strategies for communicating with family members whose political views oppose our own.
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Looking at “Shoulds”

Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:22 hours:minutes
Using real-life examples from class participants, Sylvia Haskvitz demonstrates the life-changing results of clarifying the needs underlying "shoulds."
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Simple Self Empathy Tools to Help You Enjoy the Holidays

Introductory Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:39 hours:minutes
Join CNVC Certified Trainer Mary Mackenzie to learn a few of her tried-and-true simple Self Empathy techniques, especially focused on the challenges of the holiday season.
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How to Energize Compassion in Yourself and Family Members this Holiday Season

Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:46 hours:minutes
This holiday, shift your focus from what disappoints you to the true whisperings of your heart. Compassion is an inside-outside process. In this telecourse recording, you will experience four simple tools for savoring your own precious needs, allowing you to experience greater compassion and harmony this holiday.
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The Price of Nice

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Article  •  8 pages
Have you been nice? Well then you must be enjoying the reward: depression, intermittent explosiveness, job meaninglessness, ambiguous anxiety, low resentment and subtle self hate.
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