Creativity – The Needs’ Year (Week 4)

Creativity – The Needs’ Year (Week 4)

Starting this project This blog post and this project – the Needs’ Year – is an expression of my own creativity. I’ve had the idea of ​​the Needs’ Year for about six months. Sometimes I am very quick in turning ideas into action, but this time I was...
Rest – The Needs’ Year (Week 3)

Rest – The Needs’ Year (Week 3)

Rain and exhaustion “Fucking hell!” I had just got my third flat tyre in less than 24 hours. It was raining and I sought shelter under a pedestrian bridge along the river Schelde just outside Gent, Belgium. I was soaking wet and even though it was not so...
Community – The Needs’ Year (Week 2)

Community – The Needs’ Year (Week 2)

My life in community “Who in the collective house would you most like to eat?” We were sitting around one of the tables in the dining hall engaged in a conversation. We stuck to the adult community members and most of us chose one of the young women from...
Acceptance – The Needs’ Year (Week 1)

Acceptance – The Needs’ Year (Week 1)

It started with goosebumps on the forearms. Soon the whole arms began to tremble and the trembling eventually turned into shaking and spread to the shoulders and the upper body. It lasted for about 20 minutes and then began to subside. In the end, it was just like an...
Introduction to needs

Introduction to needs

Intro   In this blog post, I will mainly reflect on needs from the perspective of us humans. My thoughts about needs are based on my understanding of what Marshall B. Rosenberg – the founder of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) – has written about needs....

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