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Self-Empathy: A Life-Changing Bodily Experience!

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In Nonviolent Communication, a fundamental part of what's known as The NVC Tree of Compassionate Connection is 'Self-Empathy'. Self-Empathy is something we teach on our Online: Six-week, NVC Level 1 Course. What can seem like a simple process theoretically can be very unfamiliar with a lot of people. It's a great skill to practice daily. So what can you expect from adopting the practise of self-e...
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Building community after isolation

This year we cancelled our annual NVC Summerfest and instead we attended a self-catering NVC Camping Space as a way to explore building community after isolation. To support 'social distancing', the campsite provided each household a toilet, a tap and a pitch that was ten metres distant from the adjoining ones. So, physically we were protected. But how are we doing emotionally when we keep phys...
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