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Going Deep: Understanding Your Own and Others’ Deeper Motivations

with Alan Seid
Article • 4 pages
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
4 pages
Try Alan's exercise called "Peeling the Layers of the Onion, " a process for uncovering the Universal Human Needs — the deeper motivations — that underlie words and behaviors we may find disturbing or puzzling.

Beyond Right and Wrong

Video • 1 hour, 4 minutes
Introductory Skill Level
Video
1 hour, 4 minutes
In this vintage NVC video, Bridget Belgrave, CNVC Certified Trainer from the United Kingdom, uses a Powerpoint presentation to demonstrate the key principles of Nonviolent Communication. Starting with needs at the center, Bridget builds a visual structure of the NVC process. This resource has been newly remastered to a larger, higher quality video.

Honest Expression: Expressing Needs Clearly, Honestly and Compassionately

with Mary Mackenzie and Mark Schultz
Video • 29 minutes
Introductory Skill Level
Video
29 minutes
Mary explains the value of expressing ourselves honestly. Watch as Mary uses the 4-step Nonviolent Communication process to express needs clearly, honestly and compassionately. She follows with concrete examples to help you anchor your learning process to deepen your authenticity and honest expression skills.

Taste of Compassionate Leadership Series: The Zero Step

Audio • 41 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
41 minutes
This resource is free for all to enjoy during February. nvctraining.com 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.

Rewire Your Brain for a Change - Using Neurobiology to Transform Limiting Beliefs

Audio • 29 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
29 minutes
CNVC Certified Trainer Anne Walton leads us through a guided visualization to help us make a shift in ideas we hold about ourselves. (Edited and Updated 10/6/2019)

Taste of Compassionate Leadership Series: Sowing the Quilt of Connection

Audio • 1 hour, 3 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 3 minutes
Jim Manske offers practices to stay in dialogue without defensiveness, especially when it's difficult. Listen to Jim discuss the refining of our commitment to connection and how to respond to others' defensiveness too.

Self-Empathy Basics

Video • 29 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
29 minutes
Mary Mackenzie, an internationally renowned CNVC Certified Trainer, demonstrates two exercises that will help you learn fast “on the run” self-empathy techniques. The video includes practical techniques to guide you toward noticing your physical sensations, feelings and needs.

An Introduction to the Embodied Spirituality of NVC

Video • 21 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
21 minutes
In this inspiring video, Robert Gonzales, veteran CNVC Certified Trainer, talks about his personal search to integrate spirituality into his daily life, and how Nonviolent Communication provided the missing link for this integration and has become the focus of his work.

Healing Old Pain

Video • 41 minutes
Advanced Skill Level
Video
41 minutes
Watch this heartwarming video as Robert Gonzales works with a volunteer to heal old pain over a situation with her grandmother. By playing the grandmother role, and using three different role play scenarios, Robert guides the woman through three stages of healing.

 
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