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Making Requests for Respect

Article •  3 - 5 minutes
Beginner Skill Level
Article
3 - 5 minutes

When asking for respect it helps to first get clear about your interpretations of other's behavior. You can do this by asking about the other's intentions before believing your thoughts. You can also make a clear request for what specifically you want to see happen instead. Read on for more.


How To Distinguish True Caring From Being Charmed

Article •  4-6 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Article
4-6 minutes

The attention you enjoy may not be motivated by true caring for you. There are three key questions that can help you discern whether you are receiving care or charm: How does caring show up under duress? How are differences treated? How consistent is the ability to consider the impact of their behavior on others? Be mindful of your judgments and notice any patterns.


Naturalizing NVC Language Series: I Don't Know Whether to Express Myself or Offer Empathy

Video •  5 minutes
Intermediate Skill Level
Video
5 minutes

CNVC Certified Trainer Miki Kashtan discusses how focusing on connection and care can guide us in expressing honestly and offering empathy.