empathy

“Intimate Relationships” – Tuesdays – 4-week Committed Series – San Francisco – starts Feb 4th, 2020

San Francisco

Dates

Feb. 4, Feb. 11, Feb. 18, Feb. 25 (every week, Tue)

“Nonviolent communication (or connected communication) has helped me and my partner speak in a much more conscious and effective way. It was a perfect transition and supplement to our prior couples therapy. It helps in every way, at work, with friends, with family, etc. […]

 

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Monday Drop-In Communication Dojo

NEXT CLASSES:

JAN 27

FEB 3, 10, 17, 24

 

Monday Drop-in Communication Dojo NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. ALL WELCOME with Newt Bailey

Mondays 7pm – 9pm

The Center SF, 548 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 Introductory rate: $15 – $35 sliding scale, per […]

 

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Interview with Newt Bailey on the subject of empathy

Newt Bailey

Video by Edwin Rutsch (http://CultureOfEmpathy.com) for the Empathy Documentary Project.

What is Empathy? What does it feel like? What is a metaphor for empathy? What are benefits of sharing empathy? What personal stories gave you an insight into the nature of empathy?

 

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ARTICLE: Asking for what you want means being able to hear “No.” Here’s how I became more comfortable with that…

If you ask for things in life there’s a risk that you’ll hear “No.” If you ask someone out on a date, if you apply for a job, if you apply for a place in an apartment, or ask for a pay rise, there’s a risk that the other person will say “No.” And there […]

 

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ARTICLE: Fear of Empathy

Picture this… You’re talking with someone, things are tense, the other person starts saying things about you that you don’t agree with, perhaps things that bring up pain, defensiveness, or anger. Perhaps you’ve attended the Communication Dojo, or learned about empathy and other communication skills elsewhere, so theoretically you know that really hearing the other […]

 

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