Nonviolent communication
Marshall B. Rosenberg
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An edition of Nonviolent communication (1999)

Nonviolent communication

a language of life — 3rd edition.

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244 pages

"Most of us have been educated from birth to compete, judge, demand, and diagnose--to think and communicate in terms of what is 'right' and 'wrong' with people. At best, communicating and thinking this way can create misunderstanding and frustration. At its worst, it can lead to anger, depression, and even emotional or physical violence. [This book] uses stories, role-plays, and real-world examples to introduce the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) process. Far more than simple techniques, you'll learn to transform the thinking, language, and moralistic judgments that prevent the quality of relationships you've always wanted. Start to more easily resolve conflicts, get what you want without demands, hear the needs of others, strengthen your personal and professional relationships, and live your fullest potential. With Nonviolent Communication, you'll learn to: significantly improve your relationships with family, friends, and co-workers; stay peaceful in the face of judgment, criticism, and anger; speak, think, and listen in ways that inspire compassion and understanding; break patterns of thinking that lead to stress, depression, guilt, and shame; discover common ground with anyone, anytime, anywhere."--Book cover.

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Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life
2007, PuddleDancer Press
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Nonviolent Communication
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Nonviolent communication: a language of life
2003, PuddleDancer Press
in English - 2nd ed.
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Nonviolent communication: a language of compassion
2002, PuddleDancer Press
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Nonviolent communication: a language of compassion
1999, PuddleDancer Press
in English

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Nonviolent communication First published in 1999



Work Description

An enlighting look at how peaceful communication can create compassionate connections with family, friends, and other acquaintances, this book uses stories, examples, and sample dialogues to provide solutions to communication problems both at home and in the workplace. Guidance is provided on identifying and articulating feelings and needs, expressing anger fully, and exploring the power of empathy in order to speak honestly without creating hostility, break patterns of thinking that lead to anger and depression, and communicate compassionately. These nonviolent communication skills are fully explained and can be applied to personal, professional, and political differences. Included in the new edition is information on how to compassionately connect with oneself.

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Dewey 153.6

Edition Description

"Most of us have been educated from birth to compete, judge, demand, and diagnose--to think and communicate in terms of what is 'right' and 'wrong' with people. At best, communicating and thinking this way can create misunderstanding and frustration. At its worst, it can lead to anger, depression, and even emotional or physical violence. [This book] uses stories, role-plays, and real-world examples to introduce the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) process. Far more than simple techniques, you'll learn to transform the thinking, language, and moralistic judgments that prevent the quality of relationships you've always wanted. Start to more easily resolve conflicts, get what you want without demands, hear the needs of others, strengthen your personal and professional relationships, and live your fullest potential. With Nonviolent Communication, you'll learn to: significantly improve your relationships with family, friends, and co-workers; stay peaceful in the face of judgment, criticism, and anger; speak, think, and listen in ways that inspire compassion and understanding; break patterns of thinking that lead to stress, depression, guilt, and shame; discover common ground with anyone, anytime, anywhere."--Book cover.

Table of Contents

Giving from the heart
Communication that blocks compassion
Observing without evaluating
Identifying and expressing feelings
Taking responsibility for our feelings
Requesting that which would enrich life
Receiving empathically
The power of empathy
Connecting compassionately with ourselves
Expressing anger fully
Conflict resolution and mediation
The protective use of force
Liberating ourselves and counseling others
Expressing appreciation in nonviolent communication.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Library of Congress
BF637.C45 R645 2015

The Physical Object

Pagination
xix, 244 pages
Number of pages
244

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL27210498M
ISBN 10
189200528X
ISBN 13
9781892005281
LC Control Number
2015011660
OCLC/WorldCat
906936579

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