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NVC Life Hacks 2: How Not to Listen

Video •  4 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
4 minutes

In this, the second in a series on applying NVC to daily life, Shantigarbha offers five tips for recognizing where communication is likely to go awry.


NVC Life Hacks 7: Facilitation

Video •  3 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
3 minutes

Leading an Nonviolent Communication workshop is a good way to learn and practice NVC skills. Here are Shantigrabha and Gesine's seven top tips for facilitators.


Learning How to Listen

Article •  3 - 5 minutes
All Skill Levels
Article
3 - 5 minutes

Listening is a cornerstone of dialogue and a powerful metaphor for spiritual practice. When we’re willing and able to listen, we open a conduit that allows connection and understanding to happen.


The Three Most Common Pitfalls in Nonviolent Communication

Article •  5 - 8 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Article
5 - 8 minutes

We're more likely to sacrifice trust, connection, and relationship quality when (1.) We use NVC to focus on being seen, understood, heard, or meeting our own needs in a way that eclipses our view and understanding of others needs; (2.) We don't clearly examine our intentions; and (3.) We use the NVC form so rigidly that it becomes difficult for others to connect with us authentically.


All in: Committing to a Life of Nonviolence (7 Session Course)

Audio •  6 - 8 hours
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
6 - 8 hours

How can we live life fully connected to the core values of nonviolence, no matter the circumstances, internal or external? Join Miki Kashtan as she shares the 17 core commitments that have served as a compass for herself and hundreds of others around the world as well.

The first session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy.


Dealing with Hecklers and People You Don’t Like When Facilitating

Video •  1 hour, 3 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
1 hour, 3 minutes

Listen to Mary tackle one of the greatest challenges of facilitating an NVC group: How do you deal with hecklers and people you don't like? Mary offers insightful tips and helpful guidance.


How to Survive the Holidays: 6 Communication Tips

Article •  6 - 10 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
6 - 10 minutes

For many, spending time with relatives over the holidays may be challenging. In addition to the love and care we may feel, family gatherings can bring up old hurts or expose painful differences. How many family meals have been marred by tense silence or devolved into harsh argument?


Dialogue with Extended Family

Audio •  1 hour, 14 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 14 minutes

Many families are far more complex and varied than they used to be. In this recording, Miki works with participants, focusing on specific challenges they’re facing with family members. Listen In.


Street NVC: Bringing Your NVC Practice into Everyday Life! (4 Session Course)

Audio •  3 - 4 hours
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
3 - 4 hours

Listen to CNVC Certified Trainer Dian Killian show you how to easily step into the mindset of an NVC practice—the spirit of connection and collaboration—that will support you in authentically connecting with others.

The first session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy.


Balancing All Needs as a NVC Facilitator (yours, individuals members and in a group)

Video •  1 hour, 36 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
1 hour, 36 minutes

Ever wondered how to balance everyone’s needs when leading a NVC group? In the first part of the video, Mary shares tips how to balance the facilitator's, the individuals members' and the group's needs. In the second part, Mary talks about transparency as a facilitator - what does it mean, what does it look like and how to be transparent in a way that is supportive for the group.