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The Difference Between Needs and Requests

Trainer Tip • 1 - 2 minutes • 11/30/2005
Beginner Skill Level
Trainer Tip
1 - 2 minutes
11/30/2005

Trainer Tip: Knowing the difference between what we need and what we want someone else to do about that need can have a profound impact on our relationships and our happiness.


Integral Awareness and Practice for NVC Practitioners: Deepening NVC with Ken Wilber’s Integral Framework (6 Session Course)

Audio • 7 hours, 30 minutes • 01/2010
Advanced Skill Level
Audio
7 hours, 30 minutes
01/2010

This telecourse recording gives NVC Practitioners a guided tour of Ken Wilber’s work, a meta-theory (theory of theories) that includes as much knowledge and wisdom from as many sources as possible. You will explore how NVC and Integral Framework mesh, overlap and complement each other.


Leadership Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement

Article • 6 - 9 minutes • 11/2015
All Skill Levels
Article
6 - 9 minutes
11/2015

When we have few external resources (money, time, health connections, etc), we can still empower ourselves and one another.  We can strengthen our internal resources, inspire people to join our cause, build solidarity, and influence others who have external resources to support us and our causes.


Express Anger with Responsibility

Article • 3 - 5 minutes • 9/2019
Beginner Skill Level
Article
3 - 5 minutes
9/2019

Anger can bring in judgment and blame. Instead, use anger and frustration to identify what’s important and express what matters to you in a collaborative way.


Naturalizing NVC Language Series: Accepting What Is

Video • 6 minutes • 06/07/2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
6 minutes
06/07/2011

CNVC Certified Trainer Miki Kashtan explains how naturalizing NVC language involves self care and begins with accepting what is true in the moment.


Practices For Requesting

Practice Exercise • 2 - 3 minutes • 1/17/2022
Beginner Skill Level
Practice Exercise
2 - 3 minutes
1/17/2022

Practice making requests for feedback, clarity, and action. Opportunities for making requests might be when you expected something different from what you got, were treated undesirably, and noticed inner constriction or reactivity. Identify observations, feelings, and values to support finding the request. Ensure your request states what you want, is specific, names the present-tense action, and that you're open to feedback.


Conflict Improv: She Talks Too Much!

Video • 8 minutes • 2011
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
8 minutes
2011

In this edition of Conflict Improv, CNVC Certified Trainer Christine King navigates the challenging practice of expressing honesty when that expression might easily be heard as criticism.


Your Resonant Self: Transforming the Critical Inner Voice (6 Session Course)

Audio • 8 - 11 hours • 10/11/2017
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
8 - 11 hours
10/11/2017

Does your inner dialog sound supportive and encouraging - or more like you’re being yelled at by a critical task-master?  Gain an understanding of the neuroscience of the left and right hemispheres of the human brain and locate just where this savage inner voice is coming from and how to respond to it with empathy.

 


NVC Life Hacks 7: Facilitation

Video • 3 minutes • 09/25/2018
Beginner Skill Level
Video
3 minutes
09/25/2018

Leading an Nonviolent Communication workshop is a good way to learn and practice NVC skills. Here are Shantigrabha and Gesine's seven top tips for facilitators.


Why Do I Feel Depressed?

Article • 7 - 11 minutes • 04/2018
Beginner Skill Level
Article
7 - 11 minutes
04/2018

When does identifying our or others' needs become a coping mechanism that hides the real problems that go unaddressed, and thereby reinforcing problems?  This article zooms out to take a look at how dealing with our needs in the absence of the larger picture can inadvertertly support unhealthy ways of operating, rather than become a healthy solution.  It asks us to see what could be hidden -- both on the personal and societal levels.


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