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Finding Worthiness and Belonging

Article •  4 - 6 minutes
All Skill Levels
Article
4 - 6 minutes

Worthlessness and shame are linked to the idea of not belonging or being unworthy of belonging -- that is, a deep sense of belonging to life, to your sense of self, and to our earth. Compensatory strategies to win worthiness and belonging arise from here and effectively block the very thing it is pursuing. Transformation occurs when there is a critical mass of clarity about the harm of a particular way of thinking and behaving.


Does Anyone Deserve Anything?

Article •  13 - 20 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Article
13 - 20 minutes

Our world trains us to think in terms of providing for everyone’s needs because they deserve it, earned it, or they possess the resources -- it's fair, socially just, supports equality or because people have rights. Instead, can we step outside this worldview to look at providing for everyone’s needs because those needs exist -- can we hold this basic reverence for life? Are we able to have a needs-based dialogue when such a reframe could alienate those who live in the worldview of earn/deserve?


Can Needs Be Harmful?

Article •  7 - 10 minutes
All Skill Levels
Article
7 - 10 minutes

Rachelle Lamb invites us to consider how our well being is impacted by what we choose to put at the center of our narrative regarding our needs.  And how that affects whether or not we get closer to truly serving life and compassion...


Naturalizing NVC Language Series: Finding Our Authentic Expression

Video •  8 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
8 minutes

CNVC Certified Trainer Miki Kashtan offers 3 steps we can take to access and express our deepest authentic expression.


Naturalizing NVC Language Series: Contextualizing the NVC Process

Video •  4 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
4 minutes

CNVC Certified Trainer Miki Kashtan explains how NVC's OFNR process is a tool to train our consciousness, rather than the "correct" way to speak.