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An Introduction to Self-Compassion (10 Session Course)

Audio • 11 hours, 12 minutes • 02/2011
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
11 hours, 12 minutes
02/2011

In this 10 session telecourse recording, world renowned CNVC Certified Trainer Robert Gonzales will help you discover a new level of self-acceptance that can lead to profound emotional healing and a deeper spiritual presence.

 


What’s Important to You?

Practice Exercise • 2 pages • Circa 2009
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
2 pages
Circa 2009

This exercise is most often the first activity in a beginning level workshop after the usual logistics/history/check-in. Penny Wassman experiences it as an opportunity for people to build connection with one another.


NVC “Reality TV” (4 Session Course)

Audio • 3 hours, 44 minutes • 05/2009
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
3 hours, 44 minutes
05/2009

If role-play, hearing conversations modeled, and dialogue practice is how you learn, this 4-part telecourse recording is for you! Learn the art of entering into, staying in, and bowing out of “the dance” of communication, playing with your real-life situations using the four components of Nonviolent Communciation as the foundation.


Distinguishing Life-Serving Boundaries From Requests

Article • 3-5 minutes • 05/2020
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
3-5 minutes
05/2020

For effective dialogue clarify your needs, boundaries, and requests beforehand. Setting boundaries is telling someone what you're going to do in order to meet or protect needs for yourself or others. Whereas with requests, even if you have preferences, you still hold open curiosity about strategies to collaborate with others in meeting needs. Read on for more.


Some Ideas for Using the Feelings & Needs Cards

Practice Exercise • 4 - 6 minutes • 1/2010
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
4 - 6 minutes
1/2010

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.


Responding to the Call of Our Times - Mentoring, Teaching and Coaching with Miki Kashtan

Audio • 1 hour, 11 minutes • 02/17/2017
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 11 minutes
02/17/2017

Listen as Miki works with participants. Topics: how small requests serve interdependence; NVC process vs purpose; how to respond when empathy is used to create distance; coping with verbal aggression, and more!


Engagement And Happiness

Practice Exercise • 4 - 6 minutes • 11/16/2021
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
4 - 6 minutes
11/16/2021

When we are completely involved in an activity for its own sake we are in engagement. Here, the ego falls away and time flies. Every action, movement, and thought follows inevitably from the previous one. Our whole being is involved, and we're using our skills to the utmost. Read on for activities that could stimulate engagement, a list of subjectively experienced elements of engagement and a list of what supports engagement.


Liberating Ourselves from Our “Shoulds”

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

Trainer tip: When you tell yourself that you have to do something, you're more likely to disconnect yourself from the needs you’re trying to meet, and also diminish the joy in your life. Instead, experiment with translating your “shoulds” and “have tos” into the need you are trying to meet.


Integrity

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 10/03/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
10/03/2005

Trainer Tip: What does integrity mean to you? Each person has a different definition. For me, integrity means that I live in harmony with my values.


The Sweetest Game in Town: Contributing Without Praise

Trainer Tip • 2-3 minutes • 05/2009
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
2-3 minutes
05/2009

Inbal answers a parent's question about praise and offers a perspective on how praise translates into the NVC framework.


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