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NVC Resources on Presence


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.

Unconditional Self-Acceptance: A Simple Daily Practice

Practice Exercise • 3 minutes • 4/1/2022
Practice Exercise
3 minutes
4/1/2022
Here's a daily self-acceptance practice you can bring into your life whenever you are experiencing pain, tension, contraction, lack of fulfillment, or unmet needs or values. Giving your often undesired experiences space can be a path to greater inner connection and peace.

NVC Life Hacks 23: Embodied NVC Part Two Empathy Skills

Video • 5 minutes • 03/02/2020
Video
5 minutes
03/02/2020
Welcome to Part Two of our 3 part Embodied NVC Life Hack series. Last time we looked at rewiring your brain to navigate our primitive mind and sometimes default reactions such as fight, flight or freeze when faced with conflict. In this episode, we're going beyond self-empathy and looking at ways we can empathize with the other person.

NVC Life Hacks 22: Embodied NVC Part One: Fight, Flight, Freeze

Video • 7 minutes • 02/06/2020
Video
7 minutes
02/06/2020
When we're faced with certain situations we tend to go into a fight, flight or freeze mode. While these can sometimes be helpful and even lifesaving, they can also be crippling when the situation may not be life-threatening. In this episode, we give you some tips on how to shift into a more intentional way of handling difficult situations.

Zero Step

Video • 54 minutes • 11/12/2016
Video
54 minutes
11/12/2016
Jim and Jori’s Zero Step helps you focus your attention on your intention to connect, and then affirms your intention to live in the present. Listen in as they demonstrate the process — and learn about the benefits of using and cultivating it!

Responding to Current Escalating Issues of Our Time

with NVC Academy Staff
Audio • 33 minutes • 01/19/2015
Audio
33 minutes
01/19/2015
With the emergence of the Black Lives Matter movement and in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Roxy Manning, Francois Beausoleil and the Nonviolent Leadership for Social Justice training team explore how we can bring a needs-based consciousness, together with a critical awareness of systemic/structural inequities, to embody a new and transformative way forward.

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.

The Value of Just Being

Trainer Tip • N/A • 10/2005
Trainer Tip
N/A
10/2005
When it comes to how you're achieving your goals, notice what you value. Is achievement coming at others' expense? Where is your sense of worth and validation derived from? Do other people in some way set the bar that you strive to surpass? Without comparing to other people, what does success mean to you? Read on for a related story.

Embracing Your Emotions: Honoring the Wisdom of BIG Emotions (3 Session Course)

Audio • 3 - 4 hours • 06/13/2011
Audio
3 - 4 hours
06/13/2011
Listen to this short 3 session telecourse recording with CNVC Certified Trainer Christine King, and you will learn how to honor the wisdom that your anger, fear, shame and other BIG emotions have for you.

Street NVC: Bringing Your NVC Practice into Everyday Life! (4 Session Course)

Audio • 3 - 4 hours • 04/19/2012
Audio
3 - 4 hours
04/19/2012
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.