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Nonviolent Communication Learning Tools

Emotionally Exhausted? Try Empathy

Article • 2 - 4 minutes • 07/2012
Beginner Skill Level
Article
2 - 4 minutes
07/2012

Living in this ceaselessly demanding world, how do we recover from emotional exhaustion? The hopelessness of not being met in the world can leave us wrung out like an old mop. Our heart rate plummets, our blood pressure and respiration drop, and energy and information processing start slogging along. Instead, we can build the bridge of empathy for greater rejuvenation.


Living Without Enemies

Audio • 1 hour, 18 minutes • 11/11/2009
Beginner Skill Level
Audio
1 hour, 18 minutes
11/11/2009

Join CNVC Certified Trainer Arnina Kashtan as she explores enemy images to increase your capacity to embrace life more fully. Free yourself from the “us-them” paradigm and experience true compassion for the people whose actions most trouble you.


Moving from Fault to Cause: Looking for Systemic Solutions to White Supremacy

Article • 13 - 19 minutes • 09/2017
All Skill Levels
Article
13 - 19 minutes
09/2017

We can see throughout many examples in history that when we look for "who" is at fault, and thereby seek social change through shaming that person (or that group), it tends to lead to disastrous long term consequences. Even if it works in the short term. Instead, if we want to end cycles of violence we can seek to understand systemic causes and context of individuals' behaviour. And from there, look for solutions that stem from this understanding.