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Compassionate Communication Basics

The intention of Compassionate Communication is to create:


1. Human connections that empower compassionate giving and
receiving
2. Relationships and structures that support compassionate giving
and receiving.
Key terms: (Pair work)
Feelings
Needs
Empathy
Compassion
Share the following list:
Thought Feelings, Heart Feelings and Needs

Exploring our experience


(Individual work)

Where do feelings come from? What is the stimulus for our


feelings?
(Reflective questions)
We are trained to think that the cause of our feelings is
something that happened but

The FOUR CHOICEs

When anything happens, I always have four options when I respond ..

What is judgment?
(Pair work)
What is the true intention? What is YOUR need or value in the
moment?

Example:

Practicing the four choices:


(Individual work)

Wrap-up
Share what they learned and how helpful the presentation was.