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An Introduction to Nonviolent Communication

Audio (Public)  • 00:56 hours:minutes • 2003
Introductory Skill Level
Audio (Public)
00:56 hours:minutes
Learn the fundamental principles of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and you will gain useful communication tools you can apply in all aspects of your life. This audio is recommended if you’d enjoy a short introduction to NVC or a quick refresher.

Developing Presence

Audio (Public)  • 00:29 hours:minutes • 07/2011
Introductory Skill Level
Audio (Public)
00:29 hours:minutes
In this learning module, Jim and Jori Manske will lead you through a presence exercise, provide an overview of presence and give you daily exercises you can use to develop your “presence muscle.”

4-step Practice to Developing Truth Force, or Satyagraha

with Kit Miller
Audio (Public)  • 00:07 hours:minutes • 06/16/2017
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio (Public)
00:07 hours:minutes
Listen in as Kit presents a 4-step practice for developing nonviolence as a way of harnessing energy for change: what Gandhi called Truth Force, or Satyagraha.

The Shadow in Human Relationship

Audio (Public)  • 11 minutes • 11/17/2018
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio (Public)
11 minutes
What don't we know about ourselves? Our unconscious contracts impact us, our shadow selves, and our relationships. In this snippet, Sarah uses her own unconscious contract to demonstrate navigating through reactions to today’s political environment. Listen.

Bringing Yourself Back Into Balance

Audio (Public)  • 55 minutes • 11/17/2017
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio (Public)
55 minutes
Listen in as Sarah explores five common ways of bringing yourself back into balance after an emotional experience, and how an awareness of the difference between self-management and self-regulation can ease the process.

Self Assessment Matrix

Learning Tool  • 00:28 hours:minutes • 1/2010
All Skill Levels
Learning Tool
00:28 hours:minutes

This self-assessment Matrix is a concrete step toward naming and clarifying many skills that you may find valuable in your life. We suggest you periodically assess your skills to track your progress.


Your Resonant Self

Audio (Public)  • 6 minutes • 11/17/2017
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio (Public)
6 minutes
When blaming, we tend to function from the position of lone hero / self-critical witness. Listen in as Sarah works with a participant facing her judgements about others not caring for the planet.

Developing Observation Skills

Audio (Public)  • 00:23 hours:minutes • 07/2011
Introductory Skill Level
Audio (Public)
00:23 hours:minutes

In this introductory audio with CNVC Certified Trainers, Jim and Jori Manske, you will learn the difference between an observation and an evaluation, and how discerning between the two improves your ability to stay present in the moment. Included are daily practices for developing your observational skills.


Feeling Awareness

Audio (Public)  • 00:44 hours:minutes • 07/2011
Introductory Skill Level
Audio (Public)
00:44 hours:minutes
In this intriguing audio, Jim and Jori Manske create a framework for growing your feeling awareness, and offer daily practices for working with your feelings.

The 4-Part Nonviolent Communication Process

Learning Tool  • N/A • 1999
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
N/A

There are four components to the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) model, as developed by Marshall Rosenberg, PhD, as shown below. The 4-Part Nonviolent Communication Process can guide you to express how you are, or they can be used to empathically receive how another is.