Violence and Social Change

Violence and Social Change

My presentation is about violence and social change. I am going to discuss Marshall Rosenberg’s idea of social change. The presentation will begin by discussing Johan Galtung’s idea of how direct and structural violence are supported with cultural...
The YES behind the NO – About boundaries

The YES behind the NO – About boundaries

Often when I want to say NO to a request, a jackal hell breaks loose in my head: ‘I don’t want to disappoint them. Will they still like me? I can’t do that to them, can I? It would be rude of me! I will make them feel bad. I have no choice!’ And then: ’But damn them!...
Pettiness and Mattering – Sarah Peyton

Pettiness and Mattering – Sarah Peyton

Join Sarah Peyton to discover self-compassion and self-warmth for some of the feelings we find hardest to love in ourselves. What happens when we find the gifts that relational neuroscience reveals in the emotions we most often try to ignore, push down or pretend we...
Feel the real for more vitality and intimacy on a needs basis

Feel the real for more vitality and intimacy on a needs basis

Feelings are an energy in motion, rather than letters forming words on a list. Feelings, as we all know, are the cue to our most alive need that is calling for our attention and maybe even for some creative action. What to do, if we have learned to numb feelings,...
Empathy and shame – can the two meet?

Empathy and shame – can the two meet?

When we feel shame we are on the opposite end of empathy. Our body is caught up in a reaction that often cuts us off from connection and makes us less creative and open to new options. But does it have to be this way? Or could us befriending shame become a back door...
Empathy‌ ‌for‌ ‌Dreams‌ ‌and‌ ‌Nightmares‌

Empathy‌ ‌for‌ ‌Dreams‌ ‌and‌ ‌Nightmares‌

Do you ever have dreams or nightmares that you can’t quite shake off? The accompaniment provided by Nonviolent Communication empathy allows extraordinary realizations and fluidity to come out of the numinous and terrifying images of our dreams. Join Sarah Peyton...
Empathy in Action for persons new to NVC

Empathy in Action for persons new to NVC

I am offering a session on Empathy in Action and input how I understand what empathy is through the experience of NVC and 2 exercises with reflection Q&A. This session is for beginners of NVC.  [Workshop organised in frame of Time for Empathy 2021] When: 10 March...
First Aid Empathy! How to be a parent and survive!

First Aid Empathy! How to be a parent and survive!

Is parenting sometimes challenging for you? Do you sometimes dream about your BC (Before Children) times? If no, please join us and share your tips. If yes, please join us and get some empathy around it. During this session I would love to share with you a tool called...
Intro to empathic listening

Intro to empathic listening

Are you new to Nonviolent Communication (NVC) and would you like to learn the basics of empathic listening before we dive into the Time for Empathy week? You are in a perfect place! Join this online ZOOM workshop today.   During this workshop you will: – learn...
The art of listening with empathy

The art of listening with empathy

  About empathy.   Many people that I have met on my path are convinced that they have no problem with empathy. They say that they can listen patiently and then show compassion and understanding by suggesting a solution, sharing their experience or giving a...

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