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Non-violent communication NVC

Nonviolent Communication (NVC) is a clear and effective model for communicating in a way that is cooperative, conscious, and compassionate.
As the name implies, this approach to communication emphasizes compassion as the motivation for action rather than fear, guilt, shame, blame, coercion, threat or justification for punishment. In other words, it is about getting what you want for reasons you will not regret later.
These techniques allow you to make conscious choices about how you will respond whether you get what you want, or not. It is definitely NOT about guilt and tricking people into giving you what you want.
NVC guides us to reframe how we express ourselves and hear others by focusing our consciousness on what we are observing, feeling, needing, and requesting.

(adapted from Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D., Published by PuddleDancer Press)

"The most important use of NVC may be in developing self-compassion."

Marshall Rosenberg