Tips & Examples

These PNDC Tips are written by me and focus on specific examples for how to use non-defensive communication in the context of a particuar topic. For example, the article Responding Effectively to Criticism, offers PNDC Tips divided into sections for couples, parents, and professionals.

Select from the following articles:

Eliminating Our Own Victim Mind-Set

Talking to Ourselves—Getting Rid of Old, Self-Defeating Scripts

Responding to Criticism Non-Defensively: Conversation Can Have Different Rules than War

Vulnerability as a Source of Strength

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