LaShelle Lowe-Chard lives in Portland, Oregon, USA. As a long-time NVC practitioner, trainer and mindfulness-based counsellor her website offers great descriptions of NVC and how the tools help in communication. A good place to go for more ideas and resources.
Compassionate Communication (NVC)
There are many words that are often confused with feelings. These words imply that someone is doing something to you and generally give a sense of wrongness or blame. This sheet shows some examples of these and offers a translation into a feeling or need without the evaluation or judgement attached.
An easily printable list of base needs from the work of Marshall Rosenberg (founder of NVC). Use this list to reflect on what you are needing in a situation. Your feelings will be pointing you to one or more of these. Pay attention to them and share what you notice with those in relationship with you.