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From Awareness to Action: Creating Bridges Across Differences

Audio  • 45 minutes • 1/1/2022
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
45 minutes

For many people, attempting to connect with others across differences can feel akin to walking through a minefield. With humility, tenderness, and courage, Roxy challenges your perspectives and encourages you to open your heart and mind. 


Supporting Our Loved Ones In Living Authentically

Trainer Tip  • 1 - 2 minutes • 12/22/2021
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: Sometimes the people in our lives don’t yet have the skills to speak directly about what they want. When this happens we can make guesses about how they feel and what they want. This can lead to greater connection and chances we all can be more satisfied with our interactions.


Distinguishing Self-Revealing from Projection

Trainer Tip  • 10 - 15 minutes • 10/15/2020
All Skill Levels
Trainer Tip
10 - 15 minutes

In this book excerpt, Kathleen and Jared offer a path to reach deeper clarity, distinguishing between revealing ourselves and projection.


Contributing to Emotional Safety Without Giving Up Honesty

Article  • 5 - 7 minutes • 02/2020
Beginner Skill Level
Article
5 - 7 minutes

Even in a conflict, you can offer emotional safety without being enmeshed -- and you can do this without sliding into strategies to gain power over another. You can prioritize connection, express your intention, make space for mutuality, honestly reveal what you care about and propose a way forward. This means caring for your needs regardless of their response -- and mourning if their response isn't what you want. Read on for more.


Honesty Is the Key

Trainer Tip  • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/2005
Introductory Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: In Nonviolent Communication, we see expressing honesty as a gift of our authenticity, and a chance for others to support us in getting our needs met -- this can flourish and deepen our relationships. We can notice and act on opportunities to be honest with the components of OFNR (Observations, Feelings, Needs, and Requests).


From Awareness to Action: Creating Bridges Across Differences (6 Session Course)

Audio  • 10 -12 hours • 09/10/2019
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
10 -12 hours

For many people, attempting to connect with others across differences can feel akin to walking through a minefield. With humility, tenderness, and courage, Roxy challenges your perspectives and encourages you to open your heart and mind. Roxy uses concrete examples and visual tools to illustrate complex concepts.


Authenticity

Trainer Tip  • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/2005
Introductory Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: When we are authentic about who we are, and our preferences, we give everyone and ourselves a better opportunity to open up dialogue about how to meet our collective needs better. We simply express our truth, and in that way we value our own needs as much as those of others.


Help for Overwhelm

Article  • 3-5 minutes • 11/2019
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
3-5 minutes

Reducing overwhelm requires you to reconnect with your authentic choice, be present and compassionate with what's happening, heal trauma, and interrupt the trauma response. Read on for ways that may help you reconnect with your choice, presence and more on trauma.


Beyond “Yes, And:” Acknowledging the “Oops” and “Ouches”

Article  • 3 - 5 minutes • 8/2014
Beginner Skill Level
Article
3 - 5 minutes

How can we respond when we’re horrified by what someone says? How can we deepen our connection to our humanness and authenticity when the impact is hurtful? Read on to see examples of the three steps of "calling out", "calling in", and "calling forth".


Social Change

Video  • 13 minutes • 9/30/2020
Beginner Skill Level
Video
13 minutes

Listen in as Roxy explains how NVC approaches systemic change: through the protective use of force, the ability to self connect and connect to others, requests vs. demands, and understanding needs that are motivating behaviors. 


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