Privilege Literacy: Why we Need to Know About the Effects of Power, Privilege and Status to Live Nonviolently

Article •  15 - 23 minutes
All Skill Levels
Article
15 - 23 minutes

Our brains make patterns out of everything to save effort. But this has consequences on both how we treat others and on our ability to live nonviolently. The more we know about our own patterns, the more choice we have. Read on to learn our most important tendencies in groups, and what we can do in response.


Tip: Demystifying Empathy Guesses

Trainer Tip •  6 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
6 minutes

Here's a quick tip to improve your empathy skills with empathy guessing.


Empathy Hacking

Video •  45 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
45 minutes

Empathy guessing when I was new to NVC seemed magical and mysterious. How could that other person have known that about me? And seen inside me — often in ways I'd missed myself. While empathy is both intuitive and an art, there is also a science to it. In this brief yet fascinating introduction to Dian's course, Empathy Magic (now called Empathy Hacking), you'll learn a super-practical way to demystify empathy guessing by making use of the root meaning of words.


Naturalizing NVC Language Series: Holding the Group's Needs

Video •  2 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
2 minutes

CNVC Certified Trainer Miki Kashtan shares a tip on holding a group's needs while empathizing with a single person in the group.


Naturalizing NVC Language Series: Empathy vs. Sympathy

Video •  3 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
3 minutes

CNVC Certified Trainer Miki Kashtan clarifies the distinction between empathy and sympathy.


Naturalizing NVC Language Series: Developing Empathic Presence

Video •  4 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
4 minutes

CNVC Certified Trainer Miki Kashtan guides a participant to find his inner empathic presence.


 
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