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NVC Resources on Holidays


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.

How to Survive the Holidays: 6 Communication Tips

Article • 6 - 10 minutes • 12/18/2018
Article
6 - 10 minutes
12/18/2018
For many, spending time with relatives over the holidays may be challenging. In addition to the love and care we may feel, family gatherings can bring up old hurts or expose painful differences. How many family meals have been marred by tense silence or devolved into harsh argument?

Facing the Holidays in a Pandemic

Article • 4 - 6 minutes • 11/2020
Article
4 - 6 minutes
11/2020
The pandemic asks us to examine the way we have always done things. It asks to try something new and notice what happens. This is an opportunity to ask why you have done holidays in a certain way and what needs it met to do it that way. Perhaps it is an opportunity to experiment and see what new things might arise. Read on for questions to ask yourself that might help you process your triggers,...

Social Dynamics During the Holidays

Trainer Tip • 2 - 3 minutes • 12/2004
Trainer Tip
2 - 3 minutes
12/2004
During the holiday season we may find ourselves taking responsibility for other's feelings, which can lead to guilt, shame, depression, and resentment. These feelings are exacerbated by the habitual pattern we call the "Vortex of Submission" (being hooked by a sense of duty and obligation). Read on for ways to recognize and break the pattern.

Greeting the Holidays with an Open, Joyful Heart

with Christine King, Faye Landey, Liv Larsson, Mary Mackenzie and Rita Herzog
Audio • 1 hour, 24 minutes • 12/19/2013
Audio
1 hour, 24 minutes
12/19/2013
Please join us as we take a look at what disrupts our joy during the holidays… and discuss the delicious possibilities that abound when we declare our intention to "Greet the Holidays with an Open, Joyful Heart."

The Price of Nice

Article • 12 - 16 minutes • 2000
Article
12 - 16 minutes
2000
Have you been nice? Well then you must be enjoying the reward: depression, intermittent explosiveness, job meaninglessness, ambiguous anxiety, low resentment and subtle self hate. The antidotes: honesty, passion and compassion.