There is a way to avoid or resolve conflicts, developed by psychologist Marshall Rosenberg, Non-Violent Communication, or NVC. How does this method work, and how does it help us to be happier in our relationships?
"I am concerned."
"I want to be loved."
"I want to show I feel with you."
"I want to be seen."
"I want to be happy.”
"When you are late, I feel neglected, because I want to use my time well. I would appreciate it if you could let me know when you’re running late.”NVC is useful for connecting with others and living in a way that is conscious, present, and in tune. And that, in the end, makes up all happier!
Arlo is a filmmaker, artist, lecturer, and intermittent practitioner of metta meditation and morning yoga. When not dreaming about impossible projects and making them happen in the most impractical ways possible, he journals, listens to jazz, or cuddles with his better half.
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