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Trainer Tips (161)

Connecting to Humanity

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Beginner Skill Level
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Trainer Tip: We can expand our connection to humanity by considering the many strategies people use to meet our common needs.

Tips for the Road Series: Tip 2. Cultivate Connection before Asking for Action

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Beginner Skill Level
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Learn when to use the two types of requests in the practice of Nonviolent Communication: Action Requests and Connection Requests. Both are important when working through conflict or difficult situations and for building connection.

Tips for the Road Series: Tip 24. Shine a Light on Your Shadow: Projection Detection and Reclaiming Disowned Parts

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Beginner Skill Level
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How do you know when you’re projecting disowned parts or replaying old relationship dynamics? It’s hard to know for sure, but if you find yourself upset or shutting down and unable to have a dialogue in which you can speak clearly about your feelings and…

Bringing the Topic of a Conversation Back to Your Needs

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Beginner Skill Level
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1 - 2 minutes
Trainer Tip: Sometimes the best way to get our need me is to first connect with the needs of another.

Tips for the Road Series: Tip 8. Practice Self-Empathy with Your Whole Body

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Beginner Skill Level
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In our fast-paced, busy lives it is tempting to practice NVC mostly with the left hemisphere of the brain, thinking through the steps quickly without slowing down to connect more deeply with feelings and needs.  Don't miss an opportunity to integrate the hemispheres of the…

Staying Present in the Face of Conflict

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Beginner Skill Level
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Jim and Jori offer a tip to stay present in the face of our reactivity to witnessed conflict.

Mourning Our Disappointments

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Beginner Skill Level
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Trainer Tip: Taking time to mourn our regrets and unmet needs can lead to a deeper self-connection and feelings of peace.

Tips for the Road Series: Tip 10. Take It to the Trees

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Beginner Skill Level
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One of the most important things you can do to live a meaningful and rewarding life filled with vitality is reclaim your emotions. Eric offers a tip to reclaim your emotions, rescuing you from the numb and deadening state of “fine."

Considering the Needs of Other People

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Beginner Skill Level
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Trainer Tip: Mary expands on one of the basic principles of Nonviolent Communication: valuing everyone’s needs equally.

Tips for the Road Series: Tip 6. Ask to Understand

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Beginner Skill Level
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1 - 2 minutes
Who does not want to be understood? In Tip #6, Eric shows you how to deepen connection and trust by checking your understanding with the person you are conversing with.

 
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