Life=Change

Is life asking you to change the story of who you are? Are you asking what’s possible? Are you yearning for sanctuary to find meaning in the changes within and around you? Mary Mackenzie and I are hosting “Life Transitions: Rediscovering the Spark Within” from Sept 15-20, 2016 in Seabeck, …

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 …

Carrying on Marshall Rosenberg’s Legacy

I’ve been wondering what I could possibly write that would give a glimpse into the gratitude in my heart for Marshall Rosenberg’s Nonviolent Communication. I can’t find words to convey the strength of life stirring in me in the midst of sadness, gratitude and awe. Because of my time with …

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 …

How To Break Down Your Needs Around Money

One of my first “ah-ha” experiences while learning Nonviolent Communication was when I understood the differentiation between universal needs and strategies to meet needs. There are multiple strategies to meet any particular need. Desperation tends to emerge when we confuse strategies and needs, when only one strategy is seen or …