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NVC Resources on Gratitude


Integrating Our Relationship To Gratitude And Mourning

Practice Exercise • 3 -5 minutes • 1/29/2022
Practice Exercise
3 -5 minutes
1/29/2022
Integrating a full living involves grief/mourning and gratitude. Here we'll more deeply integrate inner and outer dimensions of gratitude and grief. In any experience there's the outer aspect, an event that occurs in life. And there's the inner response to the outer event. When we judge the outer positively or negatively we're in tension or resistance to our experience. Here we'll explore a...

Stoking the Fires of Joy: Living with Gratitude (6 Session Course)

Audio • 5 hours, 26 minutes • 03/2008
Audio
5 hours, 26 minutes
03/2008
Bask in this telecourse recording with Kathleen Macferran and explore ways to nurture and maintain greater depths of joy by focusing on gratitude. The reward? To increase your ability to live fully present to the joy in life, even in the midst of pain.

Experiencing Gratitude

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 04/15/2005
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
04/15/2005
Trainer Tip: Do you ever think you’re taking life just a little too seriously? Many of us work hard trying to improve our outlook, our ability to communicate, and our lives. Sometimes we work so hard, we forget to enjoy life. So let’s make a pact to enjoy our day.

Living with the Power of Gratitude (2 Session Course)

Audio • 1 hour, 16 minutes • 12/2008
Audio
1 hour, 16 minutes
12/2008
Hema Pokharna shares how truly becoming a healing influence in this world, requires we each be powerful in a balanced, spiritually mature and responsible way. To a large extent, we need to develop our own healthy way of being powerful, gratitiude is a key.

Mourning and Celebration: Two Sides of Gratitude

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 11/2018
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
11/2018
Mourning, grief and celebration is a way to connect with what we love and want to honor. In this trainer tip we learn that these three things can become a way for us to understand our emotions regarding our losses and appreciations.

Beyond Praise: Expressing Gratitude

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 10/09/2021
Article
4 - 6 minutes
10/09/2021
Praise may disconnect us from our own confidence, intrinsic motivation, or discernment. It may lead to perfectionism, people pleasing, codependency, a tendency to criticize others or fix others, and more. Instead, without evaluative words we can sincerely share what we specifically liked about what they did, and what needs were met for us.

Self-Empathy for Self-Evolution (6 Session Course)

Audio • 7-10 hours • 02/23/2011
Audio
7-10 hours
02/23/2011
Join Kelly Bryson and go Psychologically and Spiritually Spelunking into your own Caverns of Consciousness, using the inner mining tools of NVC Self-Empathy, Progoff Journaling processes, Focusing, and individual work. Get self-empathy tools that will help you rejuvenate yourself and your relationships.

The Zero Step

Audio • 41 minutes • 01/28/2017
Audio
41 minutes
01/28/2017
Jori and Jim Manske offer a process they call "The Zero Step," encompassing the characteristics of warmth toward self and other, care for the vitality of both yourself and other(s), wonder/interest, vulnerability and empathy, which leads directly to connection requests and an openness to outcome.