We take a detour when some new information gets added to a work situation role play.
Katie and I roleplay a difficult conversation she anticipates having with a friend.
The training wheel sentence–“When [observation] I feel X because I’m needing Y, would you be willing to [request]”–is a tool for NVC training, but in the real world it’s often best used in parts. Here Alejandro and I discuss this delicate point.
Despite excellent strategies, relationship communication can still be hard. Here we linger on a minor, but painful, incident–trying to imagine a giraffe response.
We talk about talking NVC, before getting down to cases which will be featured in future podcasts.
This episode begins with me getting some feedback on my own NVC practice, and then I work with a friend in anticipation of a high stakes conversation he’ll be having the next day.
Mike and I talk about how a co-housing arrangement turned into a deep bond.
We discuss her experience with NVC, and her film on the Vashon Island Family Camp.
Sam Brightbart and I discuss the first stage of his effort to share NVC.
Conclusion of a conversation between a father and son in which we discuss dependence, support, energy, and optimism.