Craving my Cocoon

  I’m in the neutral zone. That’s William Bridge’s term for the second phase of transition. I’m tired, confused, lethargic, and tasks that used to be simple seem complex and effortful. It hardly feels neutral in the neutral zone. Fortunately, I’m aware that this stage of transition requires self-care and …

Want to learn more about NVC? I’m happy to share a great resource!

Dear friend, I want to “toot my horn” for my good friends at the NVC Academy, and their NVC Multimedia Library. I’m thrilled with the materials and resources they continue to collect for their members… And what a marvelous resource tool it is for any of us who’re studying Nonviolent …

International Intensive Training- Pacific NW US April 2015

Center For Nonviolent Communicationsm Presents an  INTERNATIONAL INTENSIVE TRAINING USA – Pacific Northwest   April 3—12, 2015 Program: This International Intensive Training (IIT) is a 9-day, Nonviolent Communication “immersion experience.” It is a residential workshop led by a team of experienced CNVC Certified Trainers. The purpose of this IIT training is to offer people …

Do I make a Difference? Shifting Anxiety to Choice

I woke up feeling vulnerable and anxious and decided to embrace and open to the sensations that were there. A flood of memories came back—years and years of teaching, conducting, parenting and the wondering if it had made any difference at all. “Are people’s lives any different? Are the horrors …