last updated 28 May 2015 by Kevin Trethewey

According to NVC, humans all have the following needs…

Connection

  • acceptance
  • affection
  • appreciation
  • belonging
  • cooperation
  • communication
  • closeness
  • community
  • companionship
  • compassion
  • consideration
  • consistency
  • empathy
  • inclusion
  • intimacy
  • love
  • mutuality
  • nurturing
  • respect/self-respect
  • safety
  • security
  • stability
  • support
  • to know and be known
  • to see and be seen
  • to understand and be understood
  • trust
  • warmth

Honesty

  • authenticity
  • integrity
  • presence

Play

  • joy
  • humor

Peace

  • beauty
  • communion
  • ease
  • equality
  • harmony
  • inspiration
  • order

Physical Well-being

  • air
  • food
  • movement/exercise
  • rest/sleep
  • sexual expression
  • safety
  • shelter
  • touch
  • water

Meaning

  • awareness
  • celebration of life
  • challenge
  • clarity
  • competence
  • consciousness
  • contribution
  • creativity
  • discovery
  • efficacy
  • effectiveness
  • growth
  • hope
  • learning
  • mourning
  • participation
  • purpose
  • self-expression
  • stimulation
  • to matter
  • understanding

Autonomy

  • choice
  • freedom
  • independence
  • space
  • spontaneity

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last updated 28 May 2015 by Kevin Trethewey

According to NVC, humans all have the following needs…

Connection

  • acceptance
  • affection
  • appreciation
  • belonging
  • cooperation
  • communication
  • closeness
  • community
  • companionship
  • compassion
  • consideration
  • consistency
  • empathy
  • inclusion
  • intimacy
  • love
  • mutuality
  • nurturing
  • respect/self-respect
  • safety
  • security
  • stability
  • support
  • to know and be known
  • to see and be seen
  • to understand and be understood
  • trust
  • warmth

Honesty

  • authenticity
  • integrity
  • presence

Play

  • joy
  • humor

Peace

  • beauty
  • communion
  • ease
  • equality
  • harmony
  • inspiration
  • order

Physical Well-being

  • air
  • food
  • movement/exercise
  • rest/sleep
  • sexual expression
  • safety
  • shelter
  • touch
  • water

Meaning

  • awareness
  • celebration of life
  • challenge
  • clarity
  • competence
  • consciousness
  • contribution
  • creativity
  • discovery
  • efficacy
  • effectiveness
  • growth
  • hope
  • learning
  • mourning
  • participation
  • purpose
  • self-expression
  • stimulation
  • to matter
  • understanding

Autonomy

  • choice
  • freedom
  • independence
  • space
  • spontaneity