Posts tagged NVC
Using "I Feel" To Create Beauty Or Destruction

If you could remove one word from your daily conversations and vastly improve your relationships and your life, would you do it?

Here's the trick: Stop saying "I feel like ... " and say "I feel ..." instead.

When we say "I feel like ... " we're not actually expressing our feelings. It's much more likely that we'll express a judgement or a demand. And in most communication, judgements and demands are ineffective - they create distance and destroy connection. Actual feelings on the other hand are effective because they create closeness, trust and intimacy...

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