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What Would Be Possible If I Loved Myself? (3 Session Course)

Audio • 3 - 5 hours • 05/06/2014
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
3 - 5 hours
05/06/2014

Join Kathleen for a gentle, compassionate exploration and embracing of your true self. Reclaim your self-worth, experience greater freedom when expressing your self and actually celebrate who you are in the world.  Delve into what self-love is and is not – including how to distinguish self-worth from negative cultural labels such as self-obsession and selfishness.


Love as a Need

Trainer Tip • 1-2 minutes • Circa 2007
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1-2 minutes
Circa 2007

Trainer Tip: In NVC we consider love to be a need. We all need love, but the ways in which we express it can be very different.


Core Beliefs and Gratitude Exercise

Practice Exercise • 2 pages • 11/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
2 pages
11/2011

Some of my core beliefs make experiencing gratitude difficult . For example, it’s difficult to celebrate others or myself when I think I have to prove my worth in order to be accepted. So much energy goes into proving myself, there’s little left for celebration.


Can NVC Be Taught Without Using OFNR?

Video • 2 minutes • 06/07/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
2 minutes
06/07/2011

CNVC Certified Trainer Miki Kashtan explains has developed a path to teaching NVC without relying on OFNR: Principle-based Teaching.


It’s All About Please and Thank You

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

Trainer Tip: People’s choice of words may be difficult to hear. In fact, we may feel downright aggravated by them. Whether we enjoy these statements or not, we can begin to recognize that behind each statement is a desire to meet needs, either by saying please or thank you. In this way, we are more likely to feel compassion because we have connected to their humanness. Listen for the please or thank you in your conversations today.


Being Open to Feeling

Trainer Tip • 1-2 minutes • 06/04/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1-2 minutes
06/04/2005

Trainer Tip: Most of us have been conditioned to withhold the expression of our feelings to some degree. Mary offers a tip to de-stigmatize our feelings and relax into our humanness.


Transforming Anger: The Enemy Image Process and Learning/Growth Spiral

Audio • 1 hour, 11 minutes • 11/23/2009
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 11 minutes
11/23/2009

Transforming anger is a key practice for returning to conscious presence and connection with self and others when triggered into a reaction. Join John Kinyon to learn this essential life skill through the Enemy Image Process and Learning/Growth Spiral.


Transforming Power Relations: The Invisible Revolution

Article • 9 pages • 04/21/2008
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
9 pages
04/21/2008

Miki explains how teachers and administrators can become more effective in relating to themselves, other faculty and staff, and they can contribute more to students' ability to feel connected and energized. Nonviolent Communication provides specific tools to empower ourselves and others to live more in line with our values and deeper needs.


The Shadow Side of Autonomy

Article • 8 - 12 minutes • 01/2018
All Skill Levels
Article
8 - 12 minutes
01/2018

Could our "need for autonomy" be getting in the way of "partnership consciousness" (as NVC is sometimes called). Could "autonomy" also block healthy relationships with not only ourselves and with others, but also with the planet? This article invites us to consider how "autonomy" may colour our NVC practice at the peril of our critical values. Values such as our care for impact, shared responsibility, interdependence, compassion, consideration, and more...


Vulnerability as a Spiritual Path

Article • 3 pages • Circa 2005
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
3 pages
Circa 2005

What is a good baby? If you have been raised in a Western culture, chances are you know the answer right away (whether or not you agree with it). A good baby is one that doesn't cry! The training against vulnerability starts very early in life.


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