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Healing Addiction With Unconscious Contract Work

Article • 5 - 8 minutes • 01/2020
All Skill Levels
Article
5 - 8 minutes
01/2020

An addiction to something (eg. opioids, fats, sugars, salts, cigarettes, coffee, alcohol, etc.) or a compulsion (eg. gambling, shopping, working, sex or love addictions) is often an unconscious attempt to soothe trauma - fear, loneliness and shame that's frozen in unconscious memory. The addiction or compulsion is a substitute for what we really need. It is an endless craving that's never enough. Read on for more.


Connecting When Worldviews Conflict (4 Session Course)

Audio • 6 hours • 03/08/12
Advanced Skill Level
Audio
6 hours
03/08/12

John Kinyon and Matthew Rich examine the ways in which people’s worldviews can be different and why this often creates conflict.


Let it RAIN!

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Article • 5 - 8 minutes • 02/2017
Beginner Skill Level
Article
5 - 8 minutes
02/2017

This article outlines a four-part transformation process to help us recognize what's giving rise to our suffering and resentment -- and transform it into more freedom, creativity, and choice.


Understanding The Difference Between Life-Serving Boundaries And Threats

Practice Exercise • 4 - 6 minutes • 12/30/2021
Intermediate Skill Level
Practice Exercise
4 - 6 minutes
12/30/2021

When someone's behavior costs us, we may attempt to negotiate as much as possible. After some rounds of this, if there's no change we may reach a tolerance limit. So we may set a boundary for self care and clarity about what's unworkable. But depending on intentions and the way its said, this may or may not be a punishment to get even. Here, clarity about intentions, feelings, needs, actions and dialogue may support us.


Three Life Changing Choices Singles Can Make to Avoid Heartbreaking Relationships

Audio • 45 minutes • 10/9/2012
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
45 minutes
10/9/2012

Join Eric, as he reveals a clear path from heartbreaking intimate relationships to joyful, thriving intimate relationships. Eric uses his passion for helping singles heal from their past relationships, to help you to experience more ease, joy and mutuality in future relationships.


Key Differentiations in Nonviolent Communication

Audio • 1 hour • 2003
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
1 hour
2003

Veteran CNVC Certified Trainer, Sylvia Haskvitz, reviews the key distinctions (sometimes referred to as the key differentiations) in Nonviolent Communication.


Move in to Conflict - Don't Back Up!

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

Trainer Tip: Have you ever noticed how often we back up when we find ourselves in a conflict? Or how much we try to pull away when someone is angry or in emotional pain?


Independence vs. Interdependence in NVC

Article • 3 - 5 minutes • 08/2020
All Skill Levels
Article
3 - 5 minutes
08/2020

For us to have a more peaceful world and relationships, growing our skills to engage interdependently is key. An interdependence-oriented person may choose to attend to both inner factors and outer factors that affect their own and others' experiences. Unfortunately, this is likely to be misunderstood by independence-oriented people as enmeshment -- and this is where conflict emerges. Read on for more.


Key Assumptions and Intentions of NVC

Learning Tool • 3 pages • 2008
Introductory Skill Level
Learning Tool
3 pages
2008

NVC practice is based on several key assumptions and intentions. When we live based on these assumptions and intentions, self-connection and connection with others become increasingly possible and easy, helping us contribute to a world where everyone’s needs are attended to peacefully.


Everyday Parenting Challenges

Audio • 1 hour, 32 minutes • 07/2007
Intermediate Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 32 minutes
07/2007

Ingrid guides parents to navigate everyday parenting challenges using the NVC model, such as the behavior of a frustrated child, a messy room, transition times and a child who collapses when things don't work out as she had hoped.


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