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Sitting With Not Knowing: Embracing the Heart of Nonviolent Communication

Sitting With Not Knowing: Embracing the Heart of Nonviolent Communication

Sitting With Not Knowing: Embracing the Heart of Nonviolent Communication

  • Time Investment: 3 - 5 minutes
  • Date Published: 7/2017

Sitting with not knowing is an NVC skill because its the opposite of reactivity. In our haste to find relief from the discomfort of not knowing, we often become defensive, jump to conclusions, and blame and criticize others. Sitting with not knowing requires us to suspend our distrust, tolerate fear and uncertainty - creating space within us. NVC provides a way forward to enter into a space of wonder, possibility, and creativity.

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