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Different Types of Requests

Trainer Tip •  2 - 3 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 - 3 minutes

Ask the Trainer: "Could you share a list of types of requests, with examples of each and a possible strategy for formulating requests in conversation?"


Moving From Blame to Self-Responsibility

Article •  2 - 5 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
2 - 5 minutes

Often when someone else does something we don't like, it's easy to blame the other person. After all, we have all been trained to focus on fault when needs are not met. What can we do to shift that pattern?


NVC Principles

Video •  22 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
22 minutes

In this 3-part video, Miki Kashtan discusses the spiritual nature of NVC, delves deeper into the NVC concept of needs and offers practical tools to make requests in ways that others are more likely to respond to positively.


Parenting Series: Needs, Strategies and Partnership

Video •  9 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Video
9 minutes

Inbal clarifies the difference between needs and strategies, and why the distinction is important in our parenting role. She offers two questions to ask yourself if you're not certain whether something is a need or strategy.


Use of “To Be” Verbs

Trainer Tip •  1 - 2 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes

Ask the Trainer: “I heard a trainer say once that the ‘to be’ verbs aren’t really needs, such as to be heard, to be understood or to be valued. Can you help me understand why not?”


Use of Consequences to Change Behavior

Trainer Tip •  7 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
7 minutes

Ask the Trainer: How do I respond to people who believe that consequences are necessary to change behavior?


Connecting With Your Husband

Trainer Tip •  7 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
7 minutes

Ask the Trainer: My question is about wanting to empathize more with my husband. Sometimes we connect very deeply, other times he slips back into "jackal talk..."


Punishment, Needs and the Protective Use of Force

Trainer Tip •  8 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
8 minutes

Ask the Trainer: For many years I have been using crime and punishment (reward and consequences) to discipline because it was the only thing I knew. I knew deep in my heart it was alienating me...


Mediating Conflict with Kids

Audio •  48 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
48 minutes

In this stimulating audio recording, Stephanie Mattei covers several "hot" parenting topics such as: boundary issues, strategy resilience, how to shift your right/wrong mentality and understanding the concept of fairness. While unraveling these topics, Stephanie intersperses some practical neuroscience around brain regulation and brain-wise conflict prevention.


How to Energize Compassion in Yourself and Family Members this Holiday Season

Audio •  46 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
46 minutes

This holiday, shift your focus from what disappoints you to the true whisperings of your heart. Compassion is an inside-outside process. In this telecourse recording, you will experience four simple tools for savoring your own precious needs, allowing you to experience greater compassion and harmony this holiday.


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