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NVC Resources on Compassion


Clarity, Compassion and Empowerment (6 Session Course)

Video • 7 - 10 hours • 11/19/2014
Video
7 - 10 hours
11/19/2014
Living Compassion, for Robert, represents the spirituality that resides in every aspect of Nonviolent Communication. Its foundational principles are represented by three primary qualities or states of being: clarity, compassion and empowerment. In this course you’ll explore – and practice – how the unfolding of inner clarity opens your way to compassion, which further unfolds into empowerment....

Five Core Principles of Living Compassion and the Relationship of Needs to Spirituality

Audio • 8 minutes • 10/09/2013
Audio
8 minutes
10/09/2013
Listen to Robert describe the five core principles of Living Compassion and the relationship of needs to spirituality. Great material for reflection and reference!

NVC and the Enneagram: Expanding Awareness, Connection and Compassion (3 Session Course)

with Jean Morrison and Sylvia Haskvitz
Audio • 2 hours, 42 minutes • 12/02/2013
Audio
2 hours, 42 minutes
12/02/2013
Join Sylvia and Jean in this fascinating exploration of NVC and the Enneagram, a system of nine basic personality types.

How to Energize Compassion in Yourself and Family Members this Holiday Season

Audio • 46 minutes • 12/05/2012
Audio
46 minutes
12/05/2012
This holiday, shift your focus from what disappoints you to the true whisperings of your heart. Compassion is an inside-outside process. In this telecourse recording, you will experience four simple tools for savoring your own precious needs, allowing you to experience greater compassion and harmony this holiday.

Evaluating Ourselves with Compassion

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/2005
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
10/2005
Trainer Tip: Every time you criticize yourself, you cause yourself to feel shame and guilt, which promotes depression and stagnation. Instead, bringing in more self compassion can increase opportunities for change. Do this by acknowledging your needs (or values) that aren’t met by your actions. Read on for how to do this.

Developing Compassion for Humans, Animals and All Life (4 Session Course)

Audio • 5 - 7 hours • 07/10/2012
Audio
5 - 7 hours
07/10/2012
Join LoraKim Joyner to investigate how merging science, the social and emotional intelligence of humans, animals and other species and Nonviolent Communication can bring a greater sense of belonging and wholeness to your life, and care and justice to the lives of others.

Embodying Compassion Exercise

Practice Exercise • 30 minutes • 9/5/2021
Practice Exercise
30 minutes
9/5/2021
Grow your compassionate presence with this 3-process exercise. The processes include: Connecting to and feeling the Life Impulse meditation, Creating your own inner space of compassionate presence exercise, and the Compassionately Embracing visualization. These processes will guide you toward deeper self connection and compassionate presence.

Covert Compassion

with Jeff Brown
Audio • 7 minutes • 05/15/2014
Audio
7 minutes
05/15/2014
Interested in bringing NVC consciousness to your workplace, but want to use a natural and conversational way of speaking? Listen in as Jeff describes three specific skills you can apply immediately: #1: How to express your understanding of a co-worker’s needs; #2: How to apply the three dimensions of needs in a business setting; and #3: How to make a Symbiotic Request that acknowledges holding...

Inner Space And Compassion

Practice Exercise • 1- 2 minutes • 1/17/2022
Practice Exercise
1- 2 minutes
1/17/2022
Here's guidance on how to approach your inner experience when triggered or stuck in a distressing life experience. Self-Compassion in life can be experienced as: "There is room for life experience in me. There is an open space for ‘what is’ to be fully present in my inner experience". This exercise is more about tracing your felt experience than verbalizing it.

An Introduction to Self-Compassion (10 Session Course)

Audio • 11 hours, 12 minutes • 02/2011
Audio
11 hours, 12 minutes
02/2011
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.

Heartbreak For Self And The World Holding Our Broken Hearts With Compassion

Article • 3 - 5 minutes • 02/2012
Article
3 - 5 minutes
02/2012
When we're received with resonant understanding painful moments can lessen their charge and became part of the whole tapestry of life -- important but no longer able to hijack us into the eternal re-run of pain. When held this way, we can touch the memories with our attention the way one touches a newly repaired tooth with the tongue, searching for the old roughness, the old wound, but not...

Embracing the Body: Learning Compassion as a “Felt-Sense”

Article • 5 - 8 minutes • 2/2014
Article
5 - 8 minutes
2/2014
Our "felt-sense" can provide crucial information about our experience and our lives. It can also help us integrate and retain information. This can also bring greater access to internal resources, choice, open heartedness, collaboration and creative solutions. From there, profound insight and transformation can follow. Here's how we can harness that...

Compassion: Mature, Astute & Courageous

Article • 10 - 15 minutes • 03/2018
Article
10 - 15 minutes
03/2018
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...

Responding to Breakdown of Trust in Police: Capitalism, Racism, and Creative Compassion

Article • 39 - 60 minutes • 09/2020
Article
39 - 60 minutes
09/2020
If we're to have a better future, our biggest task will be to reexamine what the police are, their place in the system, and more. Police violence exists by systemic design. The myths of where the problems and symptoms lie with the police, capitalism, laws, government, citizens, class and racism --plus the relationship between all these-- is what keeps oppression ongoing on a mass scale. For...

Don't Be Nice, Be Real! (4 Session Course)

Audio • 4 - 5 hours • 10/2007
Audio
4 - 5 hours
10/2007
In this dynamic 4 session telecourse recording, Kelly Bryson provides practical skills to balance passion for self with compassion for others. You will learn to apply Nonviolent Communication to stop yourself from being intimidated, giving in or giving up, abandoning your own needs or resenting others.