(Als je liever in het Nederlands oefent kun je ook meedoen. Ik zorg er dan voor dat je in een break out room komt met een persoon die ook Nederlands spreekt.)
I am happy to welcome you to the first Empathy Café for XR rebels in the Netherlands on Friday morning April 30 from 10:00 to 12:00 AM.
The XR Empathy Cafe is a virtual meeting space, hosted by Tamara Catharina. We meet for two hours, to meet our needs for empathy, connection and community.
(you will receive an email with more information ca. two days prior to the start of the XR Empathy Café)
For me, empathy is being with someone by listening to what’s really going on with them at this very moment. We can experience empathic connection by listening to each other with full presence and without judging.
To care for this empathic container, I encourage participants to refrain from giving advice or discussion unless it was explicitly requested by the speaker, after connecting to their needs. It’s also a space free of finding solutions, fixing anything/anyone, teaching, mediating, solving conflicts or coaching (other ways of listening that we don’t use in NVC).
I encourage all participants to listen in silence and (if you have some experience in NVC) when it is supportive for the speaker to use reformulation and guessing feelings/needs. You can find the feelings and needs lists on my website.
Timings and schedule:
• 10:00 Welcome and check-in round
• 10:20 Remembering the NVC format for empathy
• 10:30 Breakout room for an hour, in couples or trio’s
• 11:30 Sharing of our experiences in the main room
• 11:50 Check-out (what are you taking with you)
• 12:00 Close
I look forward to seeing you!