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Self-Empathy Basics

Beginner Skill Level • Video • 00:29 hours:minutes
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.

Principles of Nonviolent Communication: Identifying Needs

Introductory Skill Level • Video • 00:54 hours:minutes
Introductory Skill Level
Video
00:54 hours:minutes
Let this inspiring video guide you through exercises as if you are actually present at the workshop with Mary Mackenzie! The video opens with Mary leading you through an exercise that generates a physical experience of the NVC consciousness.

Fearless Loving and Living (Part 2)

Intermediate Skill Level • Audio • 01:24 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
01:24 hours:minutes
Kelly Bryson, veteran and loved CNVC Certified Trainer, brings decades of experience to help you jumpstart your Mastery of Fear by using his unusual blend of experiential exercises, humor, empathy, original songs and stories, transformational truth telling, creativity and FRED (Frequency Resonation Energy Dynamics).

NVC Mingle

with Christine King and Jean Morrison
Beginner Skill Level • Article • N/A
Beginner Skill Level
Article
N/A
NVC Mingle is a fun group exercise to practice NVC principles and create quick conenctions with others.

Introduction to the Living Energy of Needs

with Susan Skye
Beginner Skill Level • Audio • 01:05 hours:minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
01:05 hours:minutes
Join Susan Skye in this hour-long audio recording to learn how to experience the NVC consciousness as an embodied, living practice of the 'Living Energy of Needs." This recording includes a supportive learning exercise and tips for expressing needs in a non-mechanical way.

The Shadow Side of Autonomy

All Skill Levels • Article • Read time: 8 - 12 minutes
All Skill Levels
Article
Read time: 8 - 12 minutes
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...

Emerging: Practicing Awareness of Emergence

Beginner Skill Level • Trainer Tip • Read Time: 3-5 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
Read Time: 3-5 minutes
This exercise explains four stages of the "Need Cycle": Fulfilled, Emerging, Urgent, Satisfying. It asks us to consider, connect and identify needs, feelings and where we are in the Need Cycle. Then it prompts us to remain mindful of the need for sustenance as we move through the cycle, noticing the subtle shifts in your physical sensations and emotions.

Listening as an Essential Leadership Skill

Beginner Skill Level • Audio • 00:08 hours:minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
00:08 hours:minutes
Lorraine perceives NVC-based listening to be an essential skill to cultivate for success in the business world. A key exercise for building your listening muscle is to work with your judgments of others by translating those judgments from “What’s wrong with them?” to “What's important to me?”

Self-Empathy Toolkit

with Mary Mackenzie and Mark Schultz
Introductory Skill Level • Video • 00:08 hours:minutes
Introductory Skill Level
Video
00:08 hours:minutes
What is self-empathy? Mary Mackenzie leads you on an exploration of self-empathy through an exercise that will show you how you can easily connect more deeply with your needs.

Feelings vs. Thoughts Vocabulary Builder

Beginner Skill Level • Practice Exercise • 10 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
10 minutes
This ten question exercise will help build your feelings vocabulary. It is helpful to differentiate between words that describe what we think others are doing around us, and words that describe actual feelings. These "faux feelings" often reveal more about how we think others are behaving than what we are actually feeling ourselves. Feeling words are always about us, not the other person.

Poetic License

with Christine King and Jean Morrison
Beginner Skill Level • Article • N/A
Beginner Skill Level
Article
N/A
Poetic License is a fun group exercise that's sure to incite laughter in your NVC group!

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

Intermediate Skill Level • 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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