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Making Sure We Are Heard

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
10/2005

Trainer Tip: We all see through our own filters. To disentangle what we hear from some is really saying, check using understanding requests at the level of detail you need. Course correct along the way. In a charged situation this can be critical to bringing in clarity, being heard and resolving differences amicably.


Empathy, a Potent Healer

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/2005
Introductory Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
10/2005

Trainer tip: Empathy, hearing feelings and needs behind someone’s words, can be incredibly healing -- and it can help us come to better understanding and resolution. Empathize with at least on person today. Read on for an example of applied empathy.


Punishment, Needs and the Protective Use of Force

Trainer Tip • 8 minutes • Circa 2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
8 minutes
Circa 2007

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...


Emotional Regulation Strategies

Practice Exercise • 2-3 minutes • 03/2020
All Skill Levels
Practice Exercise
2-3 minutes
03/2020

Emotional regulation is the consistent capacity to fully experience one’s feelings, particularly when they are intense and/or painful. Here are 36 practices that help with emotional regulation that can be done alone or with others. Read on for more.


NVC Life Hacks 1 : Partnership

Video • 3 minutes • 01/23/2018
Beginner Skill Level
Video
3 minutes
01/23/2018

This is the first in a series of tips on applying NVC to daily life. In this episode, Shantigarbha offers five tips for improving communication in relationships.


The Empathy Factor in Workplaces Where People Thrive (4 Session Course)

Audio • 4 - 6 hours • 10/11/2011
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
4 - 6 hours
10/11/2011

How is empathy in the workplace a professional skill? If you are ready to learn why and how empathy is the critical factor to more productivity, profitability and collaboration in the workplace, this recording is for you!


Applying Mindful Compassionate Dialogue To Violence In Ukraine

Practice Exercise • 12 -17 mins • 03/08/2022
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
12 -17 mins
03/08/2022

How to maintain conscious connection and compassion as you grapple with the tragic violence in Ukraine? Here we'll look at dissolving enemy images we have, inviting mourning, maintaining self connection that benefits our global community, creating ideas for action, acknowledging the power of what we envision, and engaging in an exercise for applying consciousness and skills to an imaginary scenario.


Repair: Responding To A Lack Of Empathy

Practice Exercise • 4 -6 minutes • 05/25/2022
All Skill Levels
Practice Exercise
4 -6 minutes
05/25/2022

When someone stimulates your pain, you may want them to express care and empathy for your experience. If they're unwilling, you may resent it. You may forget the power of many strategies to meet a need, and you lose your agency. This can lead to reactive habits in you -- such as pleading, demanding, or attacking. Here are reasons you may not be getting an apology or empathy, and what options you have in moving forward.


Practice, Practice, Practice

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/28/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
10/28/2005

Trainer Tip: Practicing NVC in situations that are not emotionally charged can give you valuable practice to help you maintain a compassionate consciousness when circumstances are charged. It can help you stay in that consciousness for a longer period of time. You can also practice by naming the needs that you got met in the situations you enjoy.


NVC Life Hacks 26: Life-enriching education

Video • 4 minutes • 07/15/2020
Beginner Skill Level
Video
4 minutes
07/15/2020

A lot of us picked up new hobbies and learning new things during the COVID lockdown. After recently posting a puzzle on Facebook, Shantigarbha ended up being delightfully surprised at the conversation it began around NVC in relation to learning and education. Watch the video to hear our tips and click see more for the solution to the padlock puzzle below.

My solution to the padlock puzzle:

042 seems to conform to all five clues.

Is this also your understanding?


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