Trainer: Rachelle Lamb


Don't Take It Personally
January 1, 2018  •  Article  • 

You’ve heard it many times. “Don’t take it personally” .. a modern day aphorism commonly espoused in personal and professional development trainings and spiritual teachings intended to remind us that the things other people say and do are more ostensibly a reflection of ...

Why Do I Feel Depressed?
April 3, 2018  •  Article  • 

I feel depressed because I have a human need that is not being attended to. It’s hard to argue with this conclusion. The only thing is, there is much more to the story than this statement alludes to, and we will miss the mark entirely if the prevailing ...

Compassion: Mature, Astute & Courageous
March 3, 2018  •  Article  • 

For both seasoned and new NVC aficionados, I think many would agree that the word ‘empathy’ typically becomes central to one’s understanding of what NVC is all about. One might even argue that empathy is itself synonymous with NVC. The beauty of this strong pairing is of course ...

The Shadow Side of Autonomy
January 20, 2018  •  Article  • 

Autonomy .. it's a word that carries a lot of currency. And certainly in the part of the world where I live (North America), it's considered both an inalienable right and a sign of achievement if a person is living a self-designed life. I have always loved etymology for what ...

Marshall Rosenberg's Vision of Social Change
January 1, 2017  •  Article  • 
It’s been several years since Marshall Rosenberg’s death, the much loved author of Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life and founder of the Center for Nonviolent Communication. Rosenberg could easily be described as a man who expressed profound radical insights that could significantly change lives. People ...
Can Needs Be Harmful?
October 20, 2017  •  Article  • 
Please join me in a visualization. Take a minute to imagine that you are a baby panda bear. You live in a zoo in an enclosure designed to resemble the panda bear's natural habitat in the wild. Bamboo, the mainstay of your diet, is flown in regularly for you and ...