Can Needs Be Harmful?

Article •  7 - 10 minutes
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...


Giraffe Fighting: Having Your Cake and Eating It Too (complete course)

Audio •  2 hours, 35 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
2 hours, 35 minutes

Do you find yourself giving in with growing resentment? Do you avoid conflict and explode later without apparent reason?  Miki Kashtan, a world-renowned CNVC Certified Trainer, invites you to listen to this two-session telecourse recording to re-imagine and fine tune your skills at dealing with disagreements and negotiations.


Responding to the Call of Our Times (part 2)

Audio •  1 hour, 11 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 11 minutes

Listen as Miki works with participants. Topics: how small requests serve interdependence; NVC process vs purpose; how to respond when empathy is used to create distance; coping with verbal aggression, and more! Check it Out.


4-step Practice to Developing Truth Force, or Satyagraha

with Kit Miller
Audio (Public) •  00:07 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio (Public)
00:07 hours:minutes
Listen in as Kit presents a 4-step practice for developing nonviolence as a way of harnessing energy for change: what Gandhi called Truth Force, or Satyagraha.

Responding to the Call of Our Times (part 1)

Audio •  1 hour
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
1 hour

Enjoy listening to Miki make the distinction between leadership as a position and leadership as an orientation to life. The theme: when is it time to actively step into your vision?! Check it out.


Fear of Negative Consquences

Audio •  8 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
8 minutes

Miki responds to a participant’s question concerning fear of consequences when speaking with a manager at work. In this excerpt, she delves into the topic of choosing to inhabit nonviolence in the workplace, affirming that fear and nonviolence are incompatible, and that nonviolence is a powerful alternative to our habitual Fight, Flight, Freeze responses.


Getting Out of Ourselves

Trainer Tip •  1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: NVC asks us to be aware of our needs and discomfort is evidence of an unment need. However focusing on ourselves when we're uncomfortable isn't always the best choice.


Theoretical Underpinnings of NVC (Complete Course)

Audio •  8 - 12 hours
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
8 - 12 hours

Bring your inquisitive mind and open heart to Miki Kashtan's Theoretical Underpinnings of NVC and learn the principles that underlie the NVC practice.

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


The Needs of the Many

Audio •  11 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
11 minutes

LoraKim addresses the sense of overwhelm that can accompany holding the needs of the many. Practicing self-empathy is a pathway to living in the tension of mutually holding my needs and the needs of others.


Resolving Conflict in Congregations

Audio •  10 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
10 minutes

LoraKim explores what gets in the way of seeing the inherent worth and dignity of others when there is conflict in congregations. The strategies LoraKim offers can be applied to any spiritual community.


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