Popular Topic: connection


Deepening Relationships With Family
September 30, 2019  •  Article  • 

It's important to remember how to find joy in the things we love about our family and friends. Though we often associate communication skills with handling conflict (see

Five Tips For Reading The News Without Losing It
September 3, 2019  •  Article  • 

It’s been a tough few weeks.

Whether it’s another domestic shooting or the rainforest in flames, it can feel overwhelming to stay abreast of what’s happening yet impossible to turn away and unplug. Many of ...

What’s Love Got To Do With It?  A Thousand Ways to Say, “I Love You”
December 6, 2018  •  Article  • 

“I love you.”

Baby holding hand of adultAh, that warm and fuzzy feeling! I can see hear birds singing.  Little cupids with their bows ...

The Heavenly Woman
November 14, 2018  •  Article  • 

My poem below, The Heavenly Woman, is about the adventure men go through when reclaiming their feminine self and their inner Heavenly Woman (The Jungian Analyst and writer Robert Johnson separated the feminine into several aspects, The Heavenly Woman being one of them). Women face their ...

On Listening: Unlearning Old Habits to Build Stronger Relationships
November 10, 2018  •  Article  • 

I used to think that listening to someone was as simple as staying quiet while they talked. And frankly, I thought I was pretty good at it—I didn’t interrupt, friends opened up with me easily and I got along well with most people. Then something happened that ...

Your Inner Leader
November 1, 2018  •  Article  • 

When building successful relationships, it can be very helpful to see yourself as a collection of different inner parts that developed in your psyche due to your various life experiences. There are all kinds of inner parts: a child part, a critic part, a victim part, a monster, a ...

Using NVC on Silent Retreat; Opening the Door to the Field of Connection
September 12, 2018  •  Article  • 

I love the topic Mary has offered for these blogs- what’s new in NVC. Something new- at least in relation to the inception of NVC- is the integration of NVC into many spiritual paths by NVC trainers and practitioners.

I'll Work on Me, You Work on You
October 20, 2017  •  Article  • 
Once we learn a communication tool like NVC, our enthusiasm can extend to a heartfelt desire to share it with others.  We imagine that if we are benefiting from the tools of empathy, honesty and self-connection, those we love and care for will also.  We notice that our ...

The Basics of Partnership Parenting Using NVC

The Basics of Partnership Parenting Using NVC
03/2010  •  Audio  •  07:29 hours:minutes
As parents, we often face challenging situations on a daily basis and struggle to create what we most long for. In this 6 session telecourse recording, you will learn how Nonviolent Communication can support a family culture where cooperation, trust, and peace are nurtured, and children and parents can flourish together.

Stoking the Fires of Joy: Living with Gratitude

Stoking the Fires of	Joy: Living with Gratitude
03/2008  •  Audio  •  05:26 hours:minutes
Bask in this telecourse recording with Kathleen Macferran and explore ways to nurture and maintain greater depths of joy by focusing on gratitude.  The reward?  To increase your ability to live fully present to the joy in life, even in the midst of pain.
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