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Taking Responsibility for Our Actions

Trainer Tip  • 1 - 2 minutes • 08/08/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: Mary shares an experience about accepting responsibility for her actions and how that lead her to greater choice and freedom.


Getting Past Our Judgments

Trainer Tip  • 1 - 2 minutes • 07/25/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: Using NVC as a tool to transform our judgments can revolutionize our perceptions and relationships.


Bringing the Topic of a Conversation Back to Your Needs

Trainer Tip  • 1 - 2 minutes • 07/16/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: Sometimes the best way to get our need me is to first connect with the needs of another.


Connecting to Humanity

Trainer Tip  • 1 - 2 minutes • 07/02/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: We can expand our connection to humanity by considering the many strategies people use to meet our common needs.


Using Anger as a Beacon

Trainer Tip  • 1 - 2 minutes • 06/16/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: Anger is a prominent call to gain our attention. Mary explains why it's worth heeding that call.


Getting Out of Ourselves

Trainer Tip  • 1 - 2 minutes • 06/10/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: NVC asks us to be aware of our needs and discomfort is evidence of an unment need. However focusing on ourselves when we're uncomfortable isn't always the best choice.


Don’t Make Assumptions!

Trainer Tip  • 1 - 2 minutes • 04/29/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: Do you ever feel certain that other people see things the way you do, only to find out they don’t? Read on.


Experiencing Gratitude

Trainer Tip  • 1 - 2 minutes • 04/15/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: Do you ever think you’re taking life just a little too seriously? Many of us work hard trying to improve our outlook, our ability to communicate, and our lives. Sometimes we work so hard, we forget to enjoy life. So let’s make a pact to enjoy our day.


Speaking Up Is an Expression of Love

Trainer Tip  • 1 - 2 minutes • 03/30/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: Q: How do we get the love we want? A: Ask for it.


Idiomatic vs. Formal Compassionate Communication

Trainer Tip  • 1 - 2 minutes • 03/16/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Trainer Tip: When do we move from using the formal 4-step process of NVC to a more idiomatic, natural-sounding expression? Whenever we're ready!


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