Connection Requests: Motivations and Examples Article

Article •  5 pages
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
5 pages

Connection requests focus on the quality of connection between people instead of on any particular strategy or solution.


Key Assumptions and Intentions of NVC

Learning Tool •  3 pages
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
3 pages

NVC practice is based on several key assumptions and intentions. When we live based on these assumptions and intentions, self-connection and connection with others become increasingly possible and easy, helping us contribute to a world where everyone’s needs are attended to peacefully.


Key Assumptions and Intentions of NVC

Articles (Public) •  3 pages
Introductory Skill Level
Articles (Public)
3 pages

NVC practice is based on several key assumptions and intentions. When we live based on these assumptions and intentions, self-connection and connection with others become increasingly possible and easy, helping us contribute to a world where everyone’s needs are attended to peacefully.


Conflict Improv: “I’m Bored”

Video •  11 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
11 minutes

In this amusing and inspiring video, CNVC Certified Trainers Kelly Bryson and Christine King engage in a role play about a parent talking to a seven year old daughter who is feeling bored.


Conflict Improv: My Friend's Inner Jackals

Video •  9 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
9 minutes

Kelly Bryson and Christine King engage in a role play about how to stay connected to a friend whose persistent jackal voices tell her that she is worthless and her life is hopeless.


Conflict Improv: Connecting with Kids

Video •  9 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
9 minutes

In this upbeat video, CNVC Certified Trainers Kelly Bryson, Christine King and Jean Morrison enact two role plays that involve a triggered adult interacting with a young student and a teacher who has just witnessed an unpleasant interaction between two students.


Conflict Improv: Returning the Flaky Olive Oil

Video •  15 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
15 minutes

Using an example from a participant, the trainers engage in a role play to explore how to stay in your heart even when being perceived as a difficult customer by store employees.


Conflict Improv: The Toilet Seat

Video •  10 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
10 minutes

Have you ever had an argument with someone who simply wouldn't put the toilet seat down? Watch veteran CNVC Certified Trainers Kelly Bryson, Christine King and Jean Morrison navigate this challenging yet common dialogue.


Conflict Improv: A Mother and Son Negotiation

Video •  15 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
15 minutes

In this role play, Jean Morrison plays a mother who is asking her son to vacuum the house and he is objecting. She enacts the role first using "jackal" language and then again using Nonviolent Communication.


Conflict Improv: Mom Won’t Stop Bugging Me

Video •  22 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
22 minutes

In this poignant video, Jean Morrison and Christine King enact a role play that is posed by a participant. Christine plays the mother who asks, "Are you dating anyone?"


 
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