Preparing my heart for connection


I've considered these things
Consider these fundamental NVC principles as you prepare to communicate and connect

Clearly expressing how I am without blaming or criticizing


When I
What I observe (see, hear, remember, imagine, free from my evaluations) that does not contribute to my well-being


I these things
How I feel (emotion or sensation rather than thought) in relation to what I observe


because I these things
My needs or values that are not being met (rather than a preference, interpretation or evaluation) causing these feelings.

Clearly requesting that which would enrich my life without demanding


Would you be willing to
The concrete actions I would request be taken