The Three Most Common Pitfalls in Nonviolent Communication

Article •  5 - 8 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Article
5 - 8 minutes

We're more likely to sacrifice trust, connection, and relationship quality when (1.) We use NVC to focus on being seen, understood, heard, or meeting our own needs in a way that eclipses our view and understanding of others needs; (2.) We don't clearly examine our intentions; and (3.) We use the NVC form so rigidly that it becomes difficult for others to connect with us authentically.


Empathy in the Face of Powerful Structures

Article •  12 - 18 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
12 - 18 minutes

Here's an inspiring story of one citizen (the author) who faced a police officer and judge in court to contest a transit ticket... and inspired structural changes in the way one aspect of New York City transit operates. She inspires change with her application of empathy for self and others, acknowledgement, connecting requests -- and an inspiring vision of understanding, shared reality and living in a city where people have some trust in one another's intentions.


Dealing with Hecklers and People You Don’t Like When Facilitating

Video •  1 hour, 3 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
1 hour, 3 minutes

Listen to Mary tackle one of the greatest challenges of facilitating an NVC group: How do you deal with hecklers and people you don't like? Mary offers insightful tips and helpful guidance.


Responding to the Call of Our Times - What's happening now?

Video •  48 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
48 minutes

I love the insights, resources, and inspiration I get from this course. It gives you a glimpse into the support Miki offers around deepening the practice of nonviolence in thought, word, and action.
—Lore Baur, NVCA Course Coordinator, CNVC Certified Trainer.

Miki is sharing what that means "Responding to the Call of our Time" for her and invites us to feel that call. This video illustrates how she is helping participants through teaching, coaching and mentoring so they can move forward with their challenges.


Marshall Rosenberg's Vision of Social Change

Article •  12 - 18 minutes
All Skill Levels
Article
12 - 18 minutes

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...


How to Survive the Holidays: 6 Communication Tips

Article •  6 - 10 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
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?


Dharma not Drama: Meditations for the Holidays: Presence

Video (Public) •  00:30 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video (Public)
00:30 hours:minutes
Listen to this 20-minute meditation on presence to help you decrease stress and create authentic connection and peace during the coming holiday season.

Two Self-Empathy Exercises

Video •  44 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
44 minutes

This session is from the NVC Academy's 2017 Telethon. Listen in as Mary offers two experiential self-empathy exercises: I Love It When, and What Do I Want / Why Do I Want It. Deepen your ability to connect with self — novel and effective ways to engage the process of Self-Empathy!


Thrive at Work

with Jeff Brown
Audio •  1 hour, 8 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 8 minutes

Many of us check our full selves at the door when entering our workplace. Would you like to learn how to apply NVC principles at work instead? In this session, Jeff details how you can step into greater authenticity at work!


Street NVC: Bringing Your NVC Practice into Everyday Life! (4 Session Course)

Audio •  3 - 4 hours
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
3 - 4 hours

Listen to CNVC Certified Trainer Dian Killian show you how  to easily step into the mindset of an NVC practice—the spirit of connection and collaboration—that will support you in authentically connecting with others.

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


 
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