living in community – NVC

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NVC stand for Non-Violent Communication. It is a communication process developed by Marshall Rosenberg and labeled by him “A Language of Life”.  I see it as a new way of perceiving and thinking.

This is the Essence of NVC as it presents itself to me today, after my first seven weeks of living in the Lost Valley Community in Oregon near Eugene:

How can we live together peacefully and orderly while we strive to get our needs met and support others to get their needs met? Continue reading