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In the Spotlight:
Social Change

NVC and Self-Compassion

This month, we shine the light on Social Change and what it really means to be “life-serving.” Rachelle Lamb describes Marshall Rosenberg's Vision of Social Change and challenges us to widen the lens of what it means to speak and hear the language of life.

How you treat yourself when you fall short of your own ideals, desires, and hopes can profoundly affect the quality of your life. Kathleen Macferran shows you how to identify your triggers and reactions and practice self-connection. 

Explore how to act with courage and imagination with Victor Lee Lewis, then hear Roxy Manning offer questions to think about how to deal when someone says "harm is being done.” Eddie Zacapa describes how we need to find and transform enemy images in order to influence and collaborate with those who seem to be standing in our way. And LoraKim Joyner addresses the sense of overwhelm that can impede holding the needs of the many. 

Mourning and Celebration: Two Sides of Gratitude

Trainer Tip •  1 - 2 minutes • 
Introductory Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Mourning, grief and celebration is a way to connect with what we love and want to honor.  In this trainer tip we learn that these three things can become a way for us to understand our emotions regarding our losses and appreciations.

NVC Life Hacks 6: Mourning

Video •  4 minutes • 
Beginner Skill Level
4 minutes

Mourning is not just a process that happens after someone dies: it's an experience we go through with loss of any kind. Here, Shantigarbha offers us seven tips for working with mourning and healing.

Conversations about Death

Video •  1 hour, 22 minutes • 
Intermediate Skill Level
1 hour, 22 minutes

It seems death cafes are everywhere these days. But how changed are we by the conversations we're now having? Not everyone is open to talking about death. It may well be that someone in your life is nearing the end of their days and their refusal to talk about it may be confusing and disheartening. How do you get them to speak when they don't want to? In this session, we will explore different approaches to navigating this tricky terrain.