Why does NVC practice, and NVC training/coaching, appear to be not enough to bridge divides between people? This article takes a look at the trickle down effect of our societal conditioning, what we can add to our NVC lense, and what we can do "upstream" when NVC doesn't seem to be enough. Additionally, the article talks about unseen constraints that men, women and minority groups face in organizational settings...

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  • Date Written/Produced 1/2018
  • Duration Read time: 12 - 18 minutes
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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Points 10
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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When does identifying our or others' needs become a coping mechanism that hides the real problems that go unaddressed, and thereby reinforcing problems?  This article zooms out to take a look at how dealing with our needs in the absence of the larger picture can inadvertertly support unhealthy ways of operating, rather than become a healthy solution.  It asks us to see what could be hidden -- both on the personal and societal levels.

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  • Date Written/Produced 04/2018
  • Duration Read time: 7 - 11 minutes
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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Points 4
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Some people in the NVC community consider the words "privilege" and "power" triggering and/or evaluative. From this perspective, how can the concepts of "privilege" and "power" be considered part of the NVC teaching?  This writing piece examines the power and privilege debate.  It also discusses what the author sees as Marshall Rosenberg and Gandhi's stance on the subject...

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  • Date Written/Produced 2/2018
  • Duration Read time: 9 - 14 minutes
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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Points 6
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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What can we do when someone tells us we're contributing to a pattern we're genuinely not seeing (nor experiencing)? What makes these patterns visible to some people but not others? This article addresses these things by talking about what to factor in when receiving feedback; handling feedback; responding relationally; paying attention to social location; considering impact; plus, broadening our perspective to bring in greater care and awareness.

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  • Date Written/Produced 08/2018
  • Duration Read time: 5 - 8 minutes
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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Points 4
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What would the world be like if there was flow between all of us based on "mutual giving from the heart"? Using examples, this article offers models for us to follow that could inspire us to treat our NVC practice as one of compassionate giving and receiving.

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  • Date Written/Produced 01/2018
  • Duration Read time: 5 - 8 minutes
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  • Skill Level Introductory Skill Level
  • Points 4
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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This article outlines a four-part transformation process to help us recognize what's giving rise to our suffering and resentment -- and transform it into more freedom, creativity, and choice.

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  • Date Written/Produced 02/2017
  • Duration Read time: 5 - 8 minutes
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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Points 4
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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A house that is built to be sturdy, yet flexible can stand up to many years of challenging weather – it can survive - even thrive in the vast variety of circumstances known as everyday life. Both Buddhism and NVC can provide a sturdy support system for this kind of home. They offer you skills to help you remain open to whatever life offers you, to be in harmony with the flow, and they provide a sheltering space held together by acceptance, compassion and loving kindness.!

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  • Skill Level All Skill Levels
  • Start Date 7/10/19 - 7/31/19
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  • Duration 8 hours (2 hours per session)
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What could be, more often than not, overlooked when we think about or represent NVC or Marshall Rosenberg's work?  This article busts some commonly held ideas and approaches to NVC.  It challenges us to widen the lens of what it really means to be "life-serving", or speaking and hearing the "language of life".  And it also speaks to how thinking can deepen feeling and relatedness...

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  • Date Written/Produced 12/2017
  • Duration Read time: 12 - 18 minutes
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  • Points 12
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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CNVC Certified Trainer Stephanie Bachmann Mattei leads you through an 8 minute meditation designed to develop a more integrated body and feelings/needs awareness.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 00:08 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 01/18/2019
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Practice leads to change of consciousness! Enjoy an MBSR guided practice with Stephanie Bachmann Mattei: STOP = Stop, Take a few mindful breaths, Observe, and Proceed. Listen.

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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Duration 00:08 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 01/18/2019
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  • Points 0
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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