IBNA- Self-help book 'Being Genuine: Stop Being Nice, Start Being Real' (2007) by Belgian author and former Lawyer Thomas d'Ansembourg has been published in Persian and is available in Iranian bookstores.
The book has been translated into Persian by Nahideh Amir-Naseri. Javaneh Roshd Publishing has released 'Being Genuine' in 320 pages.
In this French bestseller, readers will learn simple, practical skills to step outside of their emotional masks to live a genuine, authentic life. Teaching everyday communication skills to respectfully express true feelings and the power of requesting wants without demands or force, readers learn how to tackle life’s difficult situations and conversations with ease and even excitement.
Topics include ideas and advice on how to identify feelings and needs without blaming others, honest and respectful self-expression, facing conflict with ease, and finding balance by staying connected to basic needs.
Based in Belgium, Thomas d'Ansembourg is a former lawyer and legal advisor, and has worked for over a decade managing support to at-risk youth. It was in his one-on-one work with these youth that d'Ansembourg connected to a fundamental aspect of the Nonviolent Communication process- that all destructive behavior stems from unmet needs.
His book, ‘Cessez d'être gentil soyez vrai’, published in French, has sold more than 200,000 copies and received the 2003 festival of authors of psychology of Nimes award. D'Ansembourg continues to teach Nonviolent Communication at conferences and trainings throughout Belgium.