NVC resources that include teachings about needs: (389)


Celebrating Mourning

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Article  •  2 pages
On a recent vacation in a Mexican village, I was surprised to find myself in the midst of a community in mourning. Two days before I came, a 21-year-old girl the entire town knew had died in a car accident.
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Transforming Painful Patterns

Intermediate Skill Level  •  Article  •  7 pages
Why is it so difficult to change our patterns even when we want to, even when we experience shame or despair about them? Here are common pitfalls and concrete steps to overcome them in the future.
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Simple Self Empathy Tools to Help You Enjoy the Holidays

Introductory Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:39 hours:minutes
Join CNVC Certified Trainer Mary Mackenzie to learn a few of her tried-and-true simple Self Empathy techniques, especially focused on the challenges of the holiday season.
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A Talk About Needs

Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:10 hours:minutes
"Everything someone does or says is an attempt to meet a need," says CNVC Certified Trainer Mary Mackenzie. Once you gain skills at living in a "needs-consciousness" you will literally change your life and improve all of your relationships.
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Self Empathy Overview, Parts 1-3

Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:34 hours:minutes
In this inspiring 3-part audio recording, Mary Mackenzie, renowned for her self empathy practice, speaks about the value of self empathy as a daily practice and the profound healing that naturally occurs as a result.
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About Empathy

Beginner Skill Level  •  Video  •  00:08 hours:minutes
Mary Mackenzie, renowned CNVC Certified Trainer, shares her understanding and experience of empathy.
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Self Empathy Basics

Beginner Skill Level  •  Video  •  00:29 hours:minutes
Mary Mackenzie, an internationally renowned CNVC Certified Trainer, demonstrates two exercises that will help you learn fast “on the run” self empathy techniques. The video includes practical techniques to guide you toward noticing your physical sensations, feelings and needs.
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A List of Feelings We All Have (Emotions and Sensations)

with NVC Academy
Introductory Skill Level  •  Learning Tool  •  N/A
The following list of words are used to express a combination of emotional states and physical sensations. This list is neither exhaustive nor definitive. It is meant as a starting place to help you develop your emotional vocabulary and further support your communication with others.
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A List of Needs We All Have

with CNVC
Introductory Skill Level  •  Learning Tool  •  N/A
In a Nonviolent Communication model, we believe that everything someone does or says is an attempt to meet a need. That means that all actions or words are in service to a deep internal need. The following list of needs is neither exhaustive nor definitive.
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What is Empathy?

Beginner Skill Level  •  Audio  •  00:05 hours:minutes/seconds
In this audio presentation, Jori offers clarity about the three different layers of empathy and the value of differentiating each layer. If you're looking for a daily practice for deepening your empathy skills ...
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