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Rooms in the Same House – Interweaving NVC and Buddhism

Audio •  48 minutes
All Skill Levels
Audio
48 minutes

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.


Street NVC: "Street Ease" Exercise

Practice Exercise •  30 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
30 minutes

Listen to CNVC Certified Trainer Dian Killian guide and ease you into a more natural expression of empathy. This is a three person exercise. Listen in and then give it a try!


Needs-Based Negotiation: 3 Stages Of Dialogue And 3 Types Of Reactivity

Practice Exercise •  6 - 9 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
6 - 9 minutes

When there's quality connection then collaboration and creativity generosity of heart can come. Then strategies honoring everyone’s needs are easier. This requires us to trust connection, hear needs, brainstorm, experiment, prepare, and hold confidence that everyone’s needs can be met. Needs-based negotiation starts there. What derails this? Feeling urgency, listening from our (dis)likes or opinions, and dire predictions.


Applying Mindful Compassionate Dialogue To Violence In Ukraine

Practice Exercise •  12 -17 mins
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
12 -17 mins

How to maintain conscious connection and compassion as you grapple with the tragic violence in Ukraine? Here we'll look at dissolving enemy images we have, inviting mourning, maintaining self connection that benefits our global community, creating ideas for action, acknowledging the power of what we envision, and engaging in an exercise for applying consciousness and skills to an imaginary scenario.


Authenticity

Trainer Tip •  1 - 2 minutes
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.


Navigating Tense Conversations

Trainer Tip •  2 - 3 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 - 3 minutes

Trainer Tip: Here are some options for tense moments in conversations: try a "redo", understand and recognize your habits, pause to regroup, empathize with the person so they feel heard, check your mind frame before speaking, and name some appreciations about one another.


Judging Feelings

Trainer Tip •  12 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
12 minutes

Ask the Trainer: Is it a good idea to use NVC on persistent guilt, anger or depression without the aid of others?


Connecting With Your Husband

Trainer Tip •  7 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
7 minutes

Ask the Trainer: My question is about wanting to empathize more with my husband. Sometimes we connect very deeply, other times he slips back into "jackal talk..."


Meeting Needs While Caretaking

Trainer Tip •  7 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
7 minutes

Ask the Trainer: Can all needs be met when illness limits the capacity of one person to meet the needs of her partner?


How to Interrupt

with Jeff Brown
Trainer Tip •  3 - 5 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
3 - 5 minutes

Ask the Trainer: "I feel a lot of fear or nervousness about approaching a neighbor who uses 'wastebasket talk.' Once she's engaged, there are only two techniques that interrupt the flow: leaving or interrupting."


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