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Nonviolent Communication

Here are the 7 resources from Nonviolent Communication.

Center for Nonviolent Communication

CNVC is a nonprofit training and peacemaking organization dedicated to fostering the 'Nonviolent Communication' process. NVC is a method for being heard, hearing others, clearly and confidently expressing our needs and dreams, and for working through conflict with compassion and success. NVC encourages people to reframe how they express themselves and hear others by focusing on what they are observing, feeling, needing, and requesting.

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FriendsOfNVC (e-newsletter)

Run by the Center for NonViolent Communication, FriendsOfNVC is a one-way email announcement list for people interested in being kept up-to-date by email about activities and developments in the NVC network.

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Nonviolent Communication Great for Beginners Highly Recommended

Nonviolent Communication (NVC) is a way of being and relating to one another based on the work of Dr. Marshall Rosenberg. NVC is a process that strengthens our ability to inspire compassion from others and to respond compassionately to others and ourselves. NVC guides us to reframe how we express ourselves and how we hear others by focusing our consciousness on what we are observing, feeling, needing and requesting.

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Compassion Great for Beginners Highly Recommended

Marshall Rosenberg. PuddleDancer Press, 1999.

NVC is an approach that can be effectively applied at all levels of communication and in diverse situations from self-talk to international politics. The NVC model for communications includes: observing, without judgment, actions that effect our well-being; stating our feelings as we observe the action; saying what needs, values, desires are connected to the feelings; and requesting the concrete actions we would like.

NVC EdGroup (listserv)

EdGroup is an interactive email forum for those interested in Nonviolent Communication in Education. The NVC In Education forum is designed to solicit your input, let you know who is up to what, and encourage email dialogues among its members.

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NVC ParentingGroup (listserv)

NVC Parenting is a forum for parents who want to live the principles of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) with their families. Through offering empathy and sharing experiences, this group seeks to support parents to raise children with the values and tools of NVC. The group also aims to assist all members to meet our needs for community, growth, and living and parenting in line with our values.

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NVC SocialChangeGroup (listserv)

NVC Social Change is a forum for people who want to promote social change using the principles of Nonviolent Communication (NVC). Through offering empathy and sharing experiences, this group seeks to support people involved in social change with the values and tools of NVC.

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