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Connecting Across the COVID-19 Pandemic Vaccination Divide

Audio •  1 hour, 25 minutes • 
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 25 minutes

Miki leads course participants in an exploration of connecting and understanding those with seemingly polar opposite beliefs and perspectives about COVID-19 pandemic vaccination. Miki demonstrates that to live nonviolently, we must include those whom we so strongly disagree with. 


Key Assumptions and Intentions of NVC

Learning Tool •  3 pages • 
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
3 pages

NVC practice is based on several key assumptions and intentions. When we live based on these assumptions and intentions, self-connection and connection with others become increasingly possible and easy, helping us contribute to a world where everyone’s needs are attended to peacefully.


Needs Cards

Learning Tool •  1 - 2 minutes • 
Beginner Skill Level
Learning Tool
1 - 2 minutes

Print-and-cut these 71 needs cards for one-on-one, partner or group activities, to help support the pratice of empathy. Includes nine blank cards for you to customize.


A List of Needs We All Have

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

In a Nonviolent Communication model, we believe that everything someone does or says is an attempt to meet a need. That means that all actions or words are in service to a deep internal need. The following list of needs is neither exhaustive nor definitive.


Colloquial NVC Options

Learning Tool •  2 pages • 
Intermediate Skill Level
Learning Tool
2 pages

How can we express ourselves in a way that supports a natural flow of connection while maintaining a focus on NVC consciousness? This handout from CNVC Certified Trainer, Miki Kashtan, offers seven options that support NVC enthusiasts in evolving from classical to colloquial NVC language.


Connecting Across the COVID-19 Pandemic Vaccination Divide

Audio •  1 hour 25 minutes • 
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
1 hour 25 minutes

Miki leads course participants in an exploration of connecting and understanding those with seemingly polar opposite beliefs and perspectives about COVID-19 pandemic vaccination. Miki demonstrates that to live nonviolently, we must include those whom we so strongly disagree with. 


Life Force and the Spirituality of Human Needs

Audio •  1 hour 6 minutes • 
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
1 hour 6 minutes

Your needs and your values are your Life Force: the river that flows through your spirit and your life, giving life and light to your being. Explore this river with Robert, and map out routes that support your growth. Gain a deeper understadning and acceptance of the spirituality and beauty of needs and values.


Some Ideas for Using the Feelings & Needs Cards

Practice Exercise •  4 - 6 minutes • 
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
4 - 6 minutes

This guide features three activities that use feelings and needs cards: two verions of "Feelings and Needs Poker" and one for "Self-Empathy". Great for practicing alone, with a partner, or in a group.


Poetic License

Practice Exercise •  N/A • 
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
N/A

Poetic License is a fun group exercise that's sure to incite laughter in your NVC group!


The Illusion of Conflicting Needs

Practice Exercise •  30 minutes • 
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
30 minutes

This exercise will help you resolve situations in which you have two needs which seem to be in conflict with each other, transforming inner conflict into peace.


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