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Attachment and Connection as a Foundation for Parenting--and Life!

Audio • 40 minutes • 08/16/2014
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
40 minutes
08/16/2014

Ingrid shares about the three primary keys of parenting & NVC, two child rearing models, developmental needs for children and how to foster secure attachment.


Grounding in Interconnection and Solidarity

Article • 10 - 15 minutes • 04/2020
All Skill Levels
Article
10 - 15 minutes
04/2020

Human health is connected to health of ecosystems and other societies. Our wellness and liberation is found in our interconnection, kinship, reverence for life, and solidarity. Solidarity erodes through narratives, practices and policies that separate us from each other -- and this impacts societal functioning. The breakdown creates conditions for pandemic, racism, police brutality, exploitation in untold numbers, and extinction. Read on for how all is connected.


Is NVC Always, in the End, “Just One-on-One”?

Trainer Tip • 3-5 minutes • 2007
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
3-5 minutes
2007

Ask the Trainer: "Can you share stories of transforming group conflict, or is NVC strictly intended for 'one-on-one' work?"


How to Interact with an Angry Practice Group Member

Trainer Tip • 2 - 3 minutes • 2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2 - 3 minutes
2007
  • Ask the Trainer: “I would like some suggestions on how to interact with a member of the practice group I started. This individual speaks and acts in a manner I interpret as angry and controlling.”

The Illusion of Conflicting Needs

Practice Exercise • 30 minutes • 09/08/2019
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
30 minutes
09/08/2019

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.


Intrinsic Need for Respect

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Audio • 13 minutes • 08/2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
13 minutes
08/2007

In this short but profound audio, Susan Skye unpacks the various ways one may view (and experience) the need for respect. By deepening your understanding of respect, you will enjoy greater choice and clarity in your own experience of respect and in making a request of others.


Feelings vs. Thoughts Vocabulary Builder

Practice Exercise • 10 minutes • 09/11/2018
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
10 minutes
09/11/2018

This ten question exercise will help build your feelings vocabulary. It is helpful to differentiate between words that describe what we think others are doing around us, and words that describe actual feelings. These "faux feelings" often reveal more about how we think others are behaving than what we are actually feeling ourselves. Feeling words are always about us, not the other person.


Mourning Our Disappointments

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 02/01/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
02/01/2005

Trainer Tip: Taking time to mourn our regrets and unmet needs can lead to a deeper self-connection and feelings of peace.


Mediating Conflicts

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

Trainer Tip: When there's conflict if you set the intention to connect and build trust first, you're more likely to move towards resolution. This can be built through offering reflections that captures essence of what's important to each party. Once connection and trust is established, then begin the process of creating strategies and solutions.


Mourning Our Losses

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 05/25/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
05/25/2005

Trainer Tip: Mourning enables us to heal the pain and gain clarity about how to meet our needs in the present moment.


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