Popular Topic: self empathy


Increasing Your Capacity to Feel
January 1, 2018  •  Article  • 
Two of the most supportive things parents can do for their children are healing their own attachment trauma (thereby further developing their own neural pathways for emotional regulation and secure attachment) and reclaiming disowned parts. The more that parents do these two things, the wider their windows of tolerance ...
Making Peace with Our Loyal Soldiers
January 1, 2018  •  Article  • 
I often speak and write about how falling in love with yourself is a crucial element of building great relationships with others. Falling in love with yourself means embracing all aspects of yourself (including the disowned parts in your shadow), doing what you love, following your dreams, and unearthing ...
What Makes NVC Hard?
October 20, 2017  •  Article  • 
Marshall Rosenberg, writing about Nonviolent Communication famously said, "Every action is an attempt to meet needs." Now, in the age when neuroscience has become accessible enough to help us decode everyday life, we can add, "And the needs behind every action might be in reaction to unseen nervous systems." In ...
I'll Work on Me, You Work on You
October 20, 2017  •  Article  • 
Once we learn a communication tool like NVC, our enthusiasm can extend to a heartfelt desire to share it with others.  We imagine that if we are benefiting from the tools of empathy, honesty and self-connection, those we love and care for will also.  We notice that our ...

The Basics of Partnership Parenting Using NVC

The Basics of Partnership Parenting Using NVC
03/2010  •  Audio  •  07:29 hours:minutes
As parents, we often face challenging situations on a daily basis and struggle to create what we most long for. In this 6 session telecourse recording, you will learn how Nonviolent Communication can support a family culture where cooperation, trust, and peace are nurtured, and children and parents can flourish together.

Bringing Peace to Kids in Conflict

Bringing Peace to Kids in Conflict
03/11/2011  •  Audio  •  08:18 hours:minutes
This 6-session telecourse recording focuses on supporting people who work with children (e.g. parents, teachers, ministers, etc.) in applying the skills of NVC mediation in conflict situations that involve children.

Getting Past Childhood Trauma To Transform Your Chronic Jackal Messages

Getting Past Childhood Trauma To Transform Your Chronic Jackal Messages
10/21/2010  •  Audio  •  00:52 hours:minutes
Join Susan Skye as she guides you to experience profound transformation of the inner jackal messages resulting from childhood trauma. Discover how the limbic system of the brain works, and transform jackal messages stored there with compassionate connection.

What Would Be Possible If I Loved Myself?

What Would Be Possible If I Loved Myself?
05/06/2014  •  Audio  •  00:55 hours:minutes
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 ...

Expressing and Receiving “No” in NVC Consciousness

Expressing and Receiving “No” in NVC Consciousness
10/05/2009  •  Audio  •  01:21 hours:minutes
How we deal with “no” is a litmus test of our state of consciousness around power. Listen as John works with participants as they learn to give and receive a "no" from a consciousness of interpersonal connection.

The Art and Science of Happiness

Jim and Jori Manske
06/11/2012  •  Audio  •  01:04 hours:minutes
What is it that enables us to thrive? How can we influence our capacity to live a meaningful and fulfilling life? Join Jim and Jori Manske in this exciting telecourse recording on the intersection of NVC and cutting-edge Positive Psychology, the science of human thriving.