Rooms in the Same House – Interweaving NVC and Buddhism (6 Session Course)

with

Barbara Bash and Roberta Wall

Audio •  6 - 8 hours
All Skill Levels
Audio
6 - 8 hours

Find renewed aliveness and connection in your daily life through NVC and Buddhist Mindfulness practices. NVC can be lived as a Mindfulness Practice and consciousness that helps us be more present, open and loving to the flow of life within ourselves and in relation to others. Buddhist principles and practices can add depth and insight to NVC practice and consciousness.

The first session is available for all to listen to and enjoy.


Change Is Afoot: A New Paradigm For First Responses After Difficult Events

Article •  9 - 14 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
9 - 14 minutes

One way to understand trauma is it means we got a blow greater than our nervous system can tolerate – then we move into hyperarousal, and then hypoarousal or dissociation. This cycle can continue long after. Here, we're not able to fully process emotional cues, information, our body, and others. It's important we consider re-writing the cultural paradigm of separation so that our trauma doesn't get marginalized.


Three Life Changing Choices Singles Can Make to Avoid Heartbreaking Relationships

Audio •  45 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
45 minutes

Join Eric, as he reveals a clear path from heartbreaking intimate relationships to joyful, thriving intimate relationships. Eric uses his passion for helping singles heal from their past relationships, to help you to experience more ease, joy and mutuality in future relationships.


Attachment and Connection as a Foundation for Parenting--and Life!

Audio •  40 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
40 minutes

Ingrid shares about the three primary keys of parenting & NVC, two child rearing models, developmental needs for children and how to foster secure attachment.


Creating an Internal Secure Base

Article •  5 - 8 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
5 - 8 minutes

We each hold an internal model or set of expectations about how caring and comfort could be accessed in relationship. The ability to reflect upon and challenge our own dominant model of perceptions, beliefs, and behaviors --and to experience discomfort and vulnerability-- is a key feature of "security". If not, an "attachment reactivity" arises -- where sense of insecurity, separateness, and belief that love, and acceptance can't be trusted nor accessed reliably. Thus change would require intensive support. Here's a guide to help you reflect and access change.


Increasing Your Capacity to Feel

Article •  4 - 6 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes

What's really going on underneath the surface when we bring or encounter blame, judgements, pain -- and thereby the inability to empathize, be present, attuned, or responsive?  Why does this happen even if one or more people in a relationship dynamic is working hard at bringing in an NVC response? This article addresses these and more questions from the perspective of how our brains are affected in our relationships.


The Three Stages of Transition

with

Kathleen Macferran and Mary Mackenzie

Video •  1 hour, 8 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
1 hour, 8 minutes

Learn about the three stages of transition, and how staying connected to needs can help you remain oriented and grounded even through the most challenging transitions.


Prepare for Love (12 Session Course)

Audio •  9 hours, 7 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
9 hours, 7 minutes

Join Eric Bowers in transforming past relationship pain, coming alive in community and creating thriving relationships. This 12 session Telecourse recording brings together Eric's passions for Nonviolent Communication, Attachment Theory and Interpersonal Neurobiology.


How to Strengthen and Nourish Secure Attachment with Children

Audio (Public) •  00:08 hours:minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio (Public)
00:08 hours:minutes
Children need our love, unconditional acceptance, and care, else they’ll chase after it by acting out. Listen in as Ingrid shares activities that support the practice of engaging in connective behavior.

 
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