When I first learned about nonviolent communication it was at a time in my life when everything seemed so out of control. My thoughts and feelings were completely knotted to the point that I experienced an anxiety attack. It was then that I began making self-care a priority. SALT shares some best practices, lifelines if you will, to help ease the overwhelm, build a sense of curiosity, lean into vulnerability, and learn ways to more gently love – starting with self-love. Unwinding our knots takes time, a commitment, patience, and a relentless belief of being worthy.