Empathy News

Cultivating the Courage to make Authentic Requests

June 12th, 2017|

6/10/17 by Stephanie Weisman, NVCnextgen Administrative Support Team Member In my weekly NVC practice group, we've been dissecting the components of the "OFNR" NVC process, where [...]

Mindfulness as an effective solution to teacher burnout has recently been established

January 5th, 2017|

In this NPR article by Cory Turner, featuring a study conducted by Patricia Jennings, “...The teachers who received mindfulness training ‘showed reduced psychological distress and [...]

What do you do when the bottom falls out?

December 14th, 2016|

On Jim Manske's Radical Compassion blog, Rick Hanson writes that “it takes heart to live in even ordinary times,” and goes on to describe simple [...]

My Restorative Practices Playshop Experience

December 14th, 2016|

This past weekend, Jim and Jori Manske put on a playshop on Restorative Solutions and Nonviolent Communication. That was December 9, 10 and 11th. It [...]

Empathy Stories – just in time for the holidays

December 5th, 2016|

Greetings, friends, We are excited to announce Empathy Stories, edited by Mary Goyer, has been released just in time for the holidays. This inspiring book [...]

Teaching empathy in schools

August 31st, 2016|

Children in Denmark learn empathy in school, beginning in kindergarten. What could we learn from their practices? Anyone anywhere who has children learns quickly this [...]