NVC resources that include teachings about the inspiration: (127)


What’s Important to You?

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Article  •  2 pages
This exercise is most often the first activity in a beginning level workshop after the usual logistics/history/check-in. Penny Wassman experiences it as an opportunity for people to build connection with one another.
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Empathy: An In-depth Study

Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:23 hours:minutes
In this audio recording, Sylvia Haskvitz, veteran CNVC Certified Trainer, offers an in-depth discussion of the Nonviolent Communication process of empathy.
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Control as a Need

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  1 page
Trainer Tip: "I often hear people say that someone did something because of a need for control. Control is actually a strategy that is often confused with a need."
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Love as a Need

Beginner Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  1 page
Trainer Tip: In NVC we consider love to be a need. We all need love, but the ways in which we express it can be very different.
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The Book of Love: Bringing You Closer to Your Lover

Beginner Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  1 page
Trainer Tip: Could you tell me something I do that meets your need for love?
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Opening Hearts in Israel, Palestine, India and Sri Lanka

Beginner Skill Level  •  Article  •  11 pages
CNVC Certified Trainer Shantigarbha Warren offers a report of his recent NVC training trip to Israel/Palestine, India and Sri Lanka and clarifies how NVC can support social change in three very different contexts. Included is an exercise, based on Gandhi’s teaching.
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Transforming Painful Patterns

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Article  •  7 pages
Why is it so difficult to change our patterns even when we want to, even when we experience shame or despair about them? Here are common pitfalls and concrete steps to overcome them in the future.
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Using Conflict to Reflect on Fulfilling My Needs

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  1 page
Trainer Tip: When I have conflict in my life with someone, especially recurring conflict, I like to find out what the conflict is showing me about myself.
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It Takes a Community to Raise a Relationship

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Article  •  4 pages
Using his own life experience, Eric explores why we need support from others, what support might look like, and what blocks us from asking for support for our relationships.
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Extreme Gratitude

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Trainer Tip  •  1 page
Trainer Tip: When I am in resistance to what is happening in my life, when I'm having a very difficult time enjoying or just being with what is occurring, I like to offer up my gratitude.
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