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Practicing Non-Reactivity

Article  • 3 - 5 minutes • 3/2019
Beginner Skill Level
Article
3 - 5 minutes

For this practice assume that reactivity is arising any time you are distracted and not enjoying something. Practice throughout the day by focusing your attention for a few moments on something specific that you find pleasing. Notice the sensation of joy or pleasure in your body, and hold attention there longer than usual. This interrupts tension and contraction. Keep remembering to do this. When you go too long without directing your attention in this way, the practice becomes less accessible.


How I Continue to Mess Up Being an Ally

Article  • 5 - 8 minutes • 06/2020
All Skill Levels
Article
5 - 8 minutes

Working for racial justice is a shift in perspective—a shift in understanding and empathy that leads to a change in our actions: to listen instead of talk, to follow instead of lead, to yield rather than dominate. And to accept that I will continue to mess up. Part of working to undo racism is having the humility to know when our own understanding is limited. Read on for more this, and how it relates to meditation -- plus personal and collective liberation.


Rooms in the Same House – Interweaving NVC and Buddhism (6 Session Course)

with Barbara Bash and Roberta Wall
Audio  • 6 - 8 hours • 4/5/2017
All Skill Levels
Audio
6 - 8 hours

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.

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


Self-Empathy: Healing from the Inside Out (6 Session Course)

Audio  • 5 - 7 hours • 10/17/2018
All Skill Levels
Audio
5 - 7 hours

Ever wish you knew how you might experience more choice when you've been triggered, instead of being trapped in old habits and unmet needs? Wish you could REALLY heal old internal messages that tell you you're not good enough… not loveable… or not deserving? Join veteran CNVC Certified Trainer, Mary Mackenzie, for this 6-session course designed to deepen your ability to connect with self and heal your past through the process of Self-empathy.

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


The Heart of Conflict (6 Session Course)

Audio  • 8 hour, 50 minutes • 03/25/2009
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
8 hour, 50 minutes

Join CNVC Certified Trainers and Mediators Jori and Jim Manske in an exploration of using Nonviolent Communication in the context of Mediation and Conflict Resolution.

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


Experiencing the Energy of Your Needs Meditation

Audio  • 4 minutes • 2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
4 minutes

Mary Mackenzie leads listeners through a guided meditation to experience the energy of needs. This meditation will support you to connect to your feelings and needs in the moment, and to experience the unique and deep energetic quality of that primary need.


Jump In Now: Facilitation Basics

Video Conference  • 8 hours (2 hours per session) • 

Video Conference
8 hours (2 hours per session)
  • Clarify and accentuate your personal teaching style
  • Build a strong NVC network and support system
  • Expand your capacity for living in NVC consciousness
  • Learn how to balance everyone’s needs – yours included
  • Fall in love with NVC all over again

Observing: Practicing the distinction between "observation" and "observation mixed with evaluation"

Practice Exercise  • 1 - 2 minutes • 1/2020
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
1 - 2 minutes

Recalling Krishnamurti, Marshall referred to the capability of distinguishing observation vs observation mixed with evaluation as "the highest form of human intelligence." Read on for an exercise to help practice the skill of observation in combination with mindful walking.


Stopping: Practicing Awareness of Thinking

Trainer Tip  • 1 - 2 minutes • 1/2020
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Here's a practice for cultivating more awareness of our thinking and choices, when our feelings and thoughts become stimulated.


Integration of Inner and Outer: Our Relationship to ALL of Life (5 Session Course)

Video  • 6 - 9 hours • 01/27/2015
Beginner Skill Level
Video
6 - 9 hours

During this course, you'll deeply examine this process of blending and integrating your inner and outer selves. Not only will you explore various states of being, such as defensive / protective and being / essence, you'll delve into the primary levels of relationship: to others, to the world and to life,  acquire tools for transforming resistance into unconditional acceptance, and much more.

The introductory session of this course is available for all to listen to and enjoy:


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