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Embracing Empathy: In-depth Practice for Getting Empathy into your Bones

Audio • 45 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
45 minutes

This course recording is for anyone wanting to integrate empathy into his/her life in a more natural, authentic way. learn what empathy is, and what it isn't.


Using Role Plays for Sharing NVC

Audio • 53 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
53 minutes

You've probably witnessed and participated in role plays that were powerful tools for inspiration, integration, or healing. You've likely also been in contexts where role plays fell flat, leaving people frustrated, confused, or disengaged. If you're sharing NVC with others – or are envisioning yourself going there in the future – you'll want to take this class, where the focus is on how to increase the chances of having role plays that serve a clear purpose, engage an entire group, and support the deepest learning possible for all.


Inner Space And Compassion

Practice Exercise • 1- 2 minutes
All Skill Levels
Practice Exercise
1- 2 minutes

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.


Integrating Inner And Outer

Practice Exercise • 1-2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
1-2 minutes

This exercise brings forth presence, awareness, and witnessing regarding what you observe. And also the inner form of experiencing: thinking, feeling, sensing, longing, and noticing any inner resistance. This exercise is designed to allow self-compassion to clear the inner space, and to help you feel it as a flow of energy, presence to the other, and bring in a more relaxed experience and more availability to vulnerability.


Exercise On Self Responsibility

Practice Exercise • 1 - 2 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
1 - 2 minutes

Self responsibility is owning what's yours. It involves identifying your observations, evaluations, feelings, longings, and more. When we identify what's truly ours we are unlikely to mistake it as coming from outside of us. Self responsibility is not self blame. Without self responsibility, we project, blame and judge. Self-responsibility is central to clarity and full self-awareness. This exercise will guide you there.


Exercises For Transforming Rebellion

Practice Exercise • 1-2 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
1-2 minutes

In these exercises, you'll transform your urge to rebel with punishment or reward. Punishing can include withholding love or other necessities, attacking verbally with insults or name calling (directly or with others), giving a "dirty look," or attacking physically. With these exercises you'll allow space for your urge. You'll also explore needs, benefits, consequences, and lternatives.


Practices For Requesting

Practice Exercise • 2 - 3 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
2 - 3 minutes

Practice making requests for feedback, clarity, and action. Opportunities for making requests might be when you expected something different from what you got, were treated undesirably, and noticed inner constriction or reactivity. Identify observations, feelings, and values to support finding the request. Ensure your request states what you want, is specific, names the present-tense action, and that you're open to feedback.


Naturalizing NVC Language: Approaching a Difficult Conversation

Video • 3 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
3 minutes

How do you repair a relationship when you've already said things you regret, and want to reconnect with explaining or defending yourself? Listen as Miki Kashtan offers two valauble tips.


Practice Tracking Various Living States of Being

Practice Exercise • 3 - 5 minutes
All Skill Levels
Practice Exercise
3 - 5 minutes

Use this exercise to identify what state you're in at any moment, and as an exercise to grow capacity for self-awareness and self-compassion. Identify what happened, thoughts, sensations, feelings, longings, etc. Includes a table that outlines three states of being: Protective/Defensive, Vulnerability, Essence.


Miki Kashtan And Inbal Kashtan’s Additional NVC Key Differentiations

Article • 10 - 15 minutes
All Skill Levels
Article
10 - 15 minutes

Here are 14 more key differentiations that are not, at time of publishing this, on the CNVC key differentiations list. They can be used to support people who are on the path of learning and integrating NVC in making sense of their own understanding of their journey and where they are within it. And it can be used to support people who share NVC with others in offering brief information in support of understanding and learning.


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