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The Tao of Empathy: Practicing the Presence of Empathy and Four Elements of Empathic Connection

Intermediate Skill Level • Audio • 02:10 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
02:10 hours:minutes
In this recorded telecourse, John Kinyon, world renowned CNVC Certified Trainer, offers an overview and practice with four elements of empathy – presence, understanding/meaning, need language and deepening into needs.

Increasing Presence Through Observations

Introductory Skill Level • Practice Exercise • 00:26 hours:minutes
Introductory Skill Level
Practice Exercise
00:26 hours:minutes
John Kinyon leads participants through two Observation Exercises to strengthen their ability to be present. Through the exercises, John distinguishes the difference between feelings, which are emotions felt inside the body, and observations which are witness to our experience.

How to Open Your Holiday Presence

Beginner Skill Level • Audio • 00:48 hours:minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
00:48 hours:minutes
In this telecourse recording, you will learn and practice self-awareness skills to fine tune your attention to met needs; savoring feelings of well-being; expressing these feelings to others; and receiving other people's messages of joy, gratitude, inspiration and more!

From Obedience and Shame to Freedom and Belonging: Transforming Patriarchal Paradigms of Child-Rearing in the Age of Global Warming

Intermediate Skill Level • Article • 33 pages
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
33 pages
What will it take to reclaim our fundamental relatedness with all things alive, surrender our attempts to control nature, and find a way of living that averts or mitigates the worst possible catastrophes awaiting us while it's still possible?

An Introduction to Self-Compassion (Complete Course)

Beginner Skill Level • Audio • 11:12 hours:minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
11:12 hours:minutes
In this 10 session telecourse recording, world renowned CNVC Certified Trainer Robert Gonzales will help you discover a new level of self-acceptance that can lead to profound emotional healing and a deeper spiritual presence.

Inviting Depth in Conversation

Beginner Skill Level • Article • Read time: 3 - 5 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Article
Read time: 3 - 5 minutes
Conversation can become more satisfying with depth. Depth is occurs when connection unfolds towards a depth of intimacy, presence, attunement, sensing -- and silent connection where another is attentively seen and heard. Inviting this level of sharing in conversation relies on at least three major elements: attentive silence, the desire to connect and be known, and focus on present moment...

Using an Anchor in Self-Empathy

Beginner Skill Level • Article • Read time: 5 - 8 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Article
Read time: 5 - 8 minutes
An anchor awakens parts of you that can access a bigger perspective. It calms and helps you engage presence for greater access to your skills. Also, it can reduce your reactivity, increase conscious relating, and support self-compassion. An anchor helps you get a little bit bigger than the reactivity you are experiencing so that you can access a wiser discernment. It is simple, and can be done...

What’s Love Got To Do With It? A Thousand Ways to Say, “I Love You”

Beginner Skill Level • Article • Read time: 6 - 9 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Article
Read time: 6 - 9 minutes
The impulse to say "I love you" is an opportunity to check-in both with our level of presence (eg. are we saying it by rote?) and also with what we really mean in that moment (eg. what are the needs and real purpose deep beneath the word "love"?). This can invite us to explore a deeper, more heartfelt way of communicating and being...

Five Core Practices For Meaningful Conversation

Applied NVC • Article • Read Time: 4 - 6 minutes
Applied NVC
Article
Read Time: 4 - 6 minutes
If you’re interested in improving your relationships, advancing in your career, or enhancing your capacity for change in life in general, communication is a powerful lever. Presence, listening, bringing curiosity and care, focusing on what matters, and pausing with silence, are all key. Read on for five foundational and advanced core practices you can start using today to improve your...

I'll Work on Me, You Work on You

with Jim Manske
Beginner Skill Level • Article • Read time: 5-8 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Article
Read time: 5-8 minutes
As a beginner in NVC, you might find your attempts to practice your NVC only increases conflict, disconnection and upset in your interactions with people. Or perhaps people start seeing you as inauthentic. From there, you may find yourself sinking deeper into self-judgement. In this article, Jim Manske shows us how to shift these potential unintended outcomes, into deeper NVC consciousness that...

Using NVC When the Going Gets Rough: Preparing Yourself Before Going In...

Beginner Skill Level • Audio • 00:33 hours:minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
00:33 hours:minutes
Explore and practice the internal work needed to maintain presence, peace of mind and connection with yourself and others before going into a highly charged or emotional situation.

How to Enjoy Your Family Dinner

Beginner Skill Level • Audio • 00:49 hours:minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
00:49 hours:minutes
If you dread family gatherings because of family tensions, you can find ways to excavate through piles of hardened judgments and hopelessness, build on your inner strength, and engage with family conflicts with open-hearted curiosity, greater presence, and connecting with what really matters to everyone.

Transforming Anger: The Enemy Image Process and Learning/Growth Spiral

Intermediate Skill Level • Audio • 01:11 hours:minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
01:11 hours:minutes
Transforming anger is a key practice for returning to conscious presence and connection with self and others when triggered into a reaction. Join John Kinyon to learn this essential life skill.

 
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