Here are some products that you might find helpful in learning and practicing Nonviolent Communication:
GROK Relationship Games is a set of 20 relationship games and exercises designed to help us listen deeply to each other’s values, needs, wishes, hopes and dreams; and to listen to oneself for clarity and self-connection. These games are fun, engaging, and educational; with no ‘winners and losers’. GROK offers a different model, a game where everybody not only wins, but also experiences deeper connection with themselves and others. Purchase here.
Designed to increase children’s social and emotional learning, these illustrated feelings and needs cards are for children ages 3-10. Teachers, parents, and counselors use Kids GROK to improve communication, increase empathy and honesty, and to understand, accept, and regulate their emotions (includes instruction booklet with 22 games). Purchase here.
Learn how to develop compassion, warmth, connection,
and an open heart — with others and yourself through this book that offers a Buddhist perspective on compassion. We are featuring Training in Tenderness by Dzigar Kongtrul here because Dian reviewed this book in Episode 13 of her Podcast. You can purchase the book here
A number of characteristics of the neural encoding function in the brain are at the root of — and help to explain — conflict in our social relations and why some conflicts are difficult to prevent and resolve. Embodied Conflict: The Neural Basis of Conflict and Communication explains all of this in layman’s terms, outlining seven key characteristics and exploring their implications for communication, relationship, and conflict resolution.