Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life - Marshall B. Rosenberg & Deepak Chopra

Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life

By Marshall B. Rosenberg & Deepak Chopra

  • Release Date: 2015-09-01
  • Genre: Self-Improvement
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What is Violent Communication?
If "violent" means acting in ways that result in hurt or harm, then much of how we communicate—judging others, bullying, having racial bias, blaming, finger pointing, discriminating, speaking without listening, criticizing others or ourselves, name-calling, reacting when angry, using political rhetoric, being defensive or judging who's "good/bad" or what's "right/wrong" with people—could indeed be called "violent communication."
What is Nonviolent Communication? Nonviolent Communication is the integration of four things:
• Consciousness: a set of principles that support living a life of compassion, collaboration, courage, and authenticity

• Language: understanding how words contribute to connection or distance

• Communication: knowing how to ask for what we want, how to hear others even in disagreement, and how to move toward solutions that work for all

• Means of influence: sharing "power with others" rather than using "power over others"
Nonviolent Communication serves our desire to do three things:
• Increase our ability to live with choice, meaning, and connection

• Connect empathically with self and others to have more satisfying relationships

• Sharing of resources so everyone is able to benefit

Reviews

  • Absolutely amazing

    5
    By Tca82492
    I will read this book over and over again. It is absolutely amazing, and very educational. I will take the wisdom from this book very far and use it for the rest of my life.
  • After reading this book’s feeling

    5
    By Stefan_Woo
    It’s a really good book that I have ever seen , because it makes me learnt a lot about how to communicate with others.
  • Verbal Communication

    5
    By Fair Reviewe
    After reading so much about verbal communication from this book, I feel enthusiastic to know that I may now be more able to form compassionate relationships with the people in my life.
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    5
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    The best book to communicate effectively with anyone
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    It's true what everyone says...it works.