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Increasing Your Capacity to Feel

Article •  4 - 6 minutes • 
Beginner Skill Level
Article
4 - 6 minutes

What's really going on underneath the surface when we bring or encounter blame, judgements, pain -- and thereby the inability to empathize, be present, attuned, or responsive?  Why does this happen even if one or more people in a relationship dynamic is working hard at bringing in an NVC response? This article addresses these and more questions from the perspective of how our brains are affected in our relationships.


Being Yourself And Asking For What You Want

Article •  7 - 11 minutes • 
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
7 - 11 minutes

Let's look at the resources, awareness, and skills needed to ask for emotional attunement, celebration, relatedness, perspective, understanding, advice, and information. This includes expressing appreciation for what's supporting your needs, strengthening a sense of worthiness, and awareness of your reactivity and intention. Plus, making requests that are clear, specific, doable and creates a heart connection with others.


The Apology: Brussel Sprouts for the Relationship

with Lore Baur
Video •  1 hour, 1 minute • 
Beginner Skill Level
Video
1 hour, 1 minute

How do you repair a relationship when your words or actions unintentionally impact another in a negative way? And what keeps you from apologizing? Join Lore to explore – and answer – these questions and more!


NVC Life Hacks 17: How to say I love you

Video •  5 minutes • 
Beginner Skill Level
Video
5 minutes

Falling in love is quite an experience, especially when it comes to that moment of saying 'I love you'. So what happens once you're in a relationship but still need to express the way you feel? Sometimes people feel like just saying 'I love you' is too impersonal or unspecific. So in this Life Hack, we give you some tips on how Nonviolent Communication can help set the mood with your loved ones.