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Overview of Course Content : NVC Foundation Training

• Introduction - Our Intentions for Being Here
Universal human needs, values, longings and yearnings.

• What is NVC?
A state of consciousness that holds everyone's needs as beautiful and precious.

• Looking at the Language We Use
The kind of communication we don't enjoy, versus the kind we do.

• The Key to NVC - Overview

• Two Frames of Consciousness -  The Intention to Connect and The Power of Presence: Attention on the Present.

• Three Modes
- Expressing Ourselves Honestly
- Connecting with Ourselves (Self Empathy)
- Receiving Others (Giving Empathy)

• Four Ingredients - Observation, Feelings, Needs, Requests

• Putting it all together - The NVC Dance Floor

• Four Ways to Hear a Message - Giraffe & Jackal Ears

• NVC in Relationships - Making Life More Wonderful

• NVC Practice at Home

• Next Steps - Where to From Here?

John Gray, Ph.D., Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus :
  "These dynamic communication techniques transform potential conflicts into peaceful dialogues."
Anthony Robbins :
"No matter what issue you're facing, NVC will set you up to win every time."
Deepak Chopra, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success :
  "NVC provides us with the most effective tools to foster health and relationships."
Francis Lefkowitz, Body and Soul :
  "Changing the way the world works sounds daunting, but Nonviolent Communication helps liberate us from ancient patterns of violence."
Jack Canfield, Chicken Soup for the Soul series :
  "I believe the principles and techniques in NVC can literally change the world!"
Midwest Book Review :
  "NVC is as timely as it is necessary to the peaceful resolution of conflicts, personal or public, domestic or international."