Entries by Marianne van Dijk

How to do an NVC check-in for connection

My most used habit in NVC is doing a check-in round. When I get home at the end of the day I do it with my partner. When I meet a friend we connect this way. I propose it to my fellow entrepeneurs at my co-working space. Just because this way of connecting creates instant […]


Wanna fall asleep easily? I’ve got the perfect recording for you! ​ I’ve spent days listening to the best sleep meditations, selecting everything that was effective and turning it into an NVC -proof practice for you. The majority of you wanted a gratitude practice included, so, voila, I added that too!

Do you over-empathize?

Do you sometimes listen to someone longer than you really enjoy? Or does part of you think that listening is more noble, more NVC than expressing?I used to. Until I noticed that was super exhausting and not fun..I wanna share with you how I turned this thing of over-empathising with others around.