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
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Getting "feel good" empathy can become an addiction. Even to the point of seeing people who don't offer empathy as "not being NVC". Rachelle urges us to notice how this view of NVC can be seductive, and even dangerous. In this article, she explains how we can expand our compassionate awareness when we go beyond equating NVC with harmony and empathy. She asks us to become more open to noticing others' experiences even if it challenges our personal and collective belief systems -- and especially when it upsets us to consider it...

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  • Date Written/Produced 03/2018
  • Duration Read time: 10 - 15 minutes
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  • Skill Level Beginner Skill Level
  • Points 8
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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Could our "need for autonomy" be getting in the way of "partnership consciousness" (as NVC is sometimes called). Could "autonomy" also block healthy relationships with not only ourselves and with others, but also with the planet? This article invites us to consider how "autonomy" may colour our NVC practice at the peril of our critical values. Values such as our care for impact, shared responsibility, interdependence, compassion, consideration, and more...

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  • Date Written/Produced 01/2018
  • Duration Read time: 8 - 12 minutes
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  • Points 6
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When we don't like what someone is saying to us, sometimes people encourage us to hear their needs, and "not take it personally" -- and we're inclined to agree.  Could "not taking it personally" close our hearts and awareness to others, life and ourselves?  Rachelle Lamb invites us to take a closer look at what it's like when we attend to the situation from our hearts, and skillfully reflect upon our actions with tenderness...

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  • Date Written/Produced 04/2018
  • Duration Read time: 10 - 15 minutes
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  • Points 10
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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...

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  • Date Written/Produced 06/15/2017
  • Duration 7 - 10 minutes
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  • Points 8
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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.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 02:35 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 07/2011
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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.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 01:11 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 02/17/2017
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  • Points 3
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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.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 00:07 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 06/16/2017
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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.

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 01:00 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 02/10/2017
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Are you eager to translate your vision of a world where everyone’s needs matter into a tangible reality? Do you long to discover your unique role in responding to the challenges of our times? If, so join Miki for 12 sessions that will propel you on your way!

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  • Skill Level Intermediate Skill Level
  • Duration 00:52 hours:minutes
  • Production Date 12/11/2011
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  • Points 3
  • Multi Trainer Num 1
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