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Key Assumptions and Intentions of NVC

Learning Tool • 3 pages • 2008
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
3 pages
2008
NVC practice is based on several key assumptions and intentions. When we live based on these assumptions and intentions, self-connection and connection with others become increasingly possible and easy, helping us contribute to a world where everyone’s needs are attended to peacefully.

Colloquial NVC Options

Learning Tool • 2 pages • 01/2010
Intermediate Skill Level
Learning Tool
2 pages
01/2010
How can we express ourselves in a way that supports a natural flow of connection while maintaining a focus on NVC consciousness? This handout from CNVC Certified Trainer, Miki Kashtan, offers seven options that support NVC enthusiasts in evolving from classical to colloquial NVC language.

Nonviolent Communication Circle of Life

Learning Tool • N/A • 01/2010
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
N/A
01/2010
The NVC Circle of Life is a mandala illustrating the process and consciousness of Nonviolent Communication. Mandala literally means "sacred circle" and symbolizes wholeness, balance and harmony.

Self Assessment Matrix

Learning Tool • 00:28 hours:minutes • 1/2010
All Skill Levels
Learning Tool
00:28 hours:minutes
1/2010
This self-assessment matrix is a concrete step toward naming and clarifying many skills that you may find valuable in your life. We suggest you periodically assess your skills to track your progress.

A List of Needs We All Have

Learning Tool • N/A • 2005
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
N/A
2005
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.

Feelings and Needs Cards

Learning Tool • N/A • Circa 2006
Beginner Skill Level
Learning Tool
N/A
Circa 2006
These downloadable cards are graciously offered to help busy parents who want more time and less struggle.

A List of Feelings We All Have (Emotions and Sensations)

Learning Tool • N/A • 2019
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
N/A
2019
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.

The Four D's of Disconnection

Learning Tool • 1 page • 01/2008
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
1 page
01/2008
Learn to recognize four forms of thinking and speaking that are likely to lead to disconnection.

The 4-Part Nonviolent Communication Process

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Learning Tool • N/A • 1999
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
N/A
1999
There are four components to the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) model, as developed by Marshall Rosenberg, PhD. The 4-Part NVC Process can guide you to express how you are, or they can be used to empathically receive how another is.

Differentiating Between Feelings And Faux Feelings

Learning Tool • N/A • 2013
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
N/A
2013
This chart is intended as an aid to translating words that are often confused with feelings. These words imply that someone is doing something to you and generally connote wrongness or blame. To use this list, when somebody says “I’m feeling rejected,” you might translate…

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Self Assessment Matrix

Jim & Jori Manske
This self-assessment matrix is a concrete step toward naming and clarifying many skills that you may find valuable in your life. We suggest you periodically assess your skills to track your progress.

The 4-Part Nonviolent Communication Process

CNVC
There are four components to the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) model, as developed by Marshall Rosenberg, PhD. The 4-Part NVC Process can guide you to express how you are, or they can be used to empathically receive how another is.