Popular Topic: presence


How I Continue to Mess Up Being an Ally
July 1, 2020  •  Article  • 

“There, do you see?” she said. “You just did it again. It’s all about you.”

Ignorance is so humbling. 

Here I was, a proud would-be ally in the cause of racial justice. I’...

10 Things White People Can Do to Work for Racial Justice
June 1, 2020  •  Article  • 

In my most recent email, I shared some reflections ...

Finding Courage In A Pandemic
April 20, 2020  •  Article  • 

I’ve found myself checking my phone, reading the news, and turning on the radio more often lately. Each headline sends a little current of energy through me.

“The virus is spreading… markets are crashing… schools ...

Four Mindful Communication Skills for Difficult Conversations
February 23, 2020  •  Article  • 

Difficult conversations are a part of life. Having good communication skills doesn’t mean we never argue; it means having the tools, strength, and confidence to navigate tough situations when they arise.

Whether it’s ...

Five Core Practices For Meaningul Conversation
January 27, 2020  •  Article  • 

There is one activity we each do every day, all day long, in every area of our lives—at home, at work, with friends, even when we’re alone. The success of our relationships, our work, and life in general rests heavily on it, yet few of us ever ...

The Radical Act of Reclaiming Attention
August 8, 2019  •  Article  • 

Given all that we are facing today as a society and a species, the need to have honest conversations about things that matter is paramount. Communication skills are an essential ingredient in this arena, but I don’t think they’re sufficient. To stay balanced ...

The Practice of Mindful Communication
June 17, 2019  •  Article  • 
There is one activity we each do every day, all day long, in every area of our lives—at home, at work, with friends, even when we’re alone. The success of our relationships, our work, and life in general rests heavily on it, ...
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.

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.

The Vortex of Submission

The Vortex of Submission
01/2011  •  Audio  •  09:55 hours:minutes
Join CNVC Certified Trainers Jori and Jim Manske in an exploration of how gratitude can enable you to remain more present moment to moment, thus enabling you to flourish in your life!
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