Category Archives: nonviolence

how personal growth is failing us

I am extremely stimulated when I see images, banners and statements like the one posted to the left. I’m deeply angry and hurt that people believe that all we need is personal growth and liberation to make the world a … Continue reading

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slow down, be vulnerable and listen carefully

Just recently, I returned from Guatemala were I was part of a team of trainers that lead a five day intensive residential retreat. The participants consisted of health workers that provide education and food supplements to indigenous communities that suffer … Continue reading

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a place for principles of nonviolence

When we empathize with the story, it brings relief… when we empathize with the need, it bring healing… when we integrate principles in our empathy, it brings transformation. -Miki Kashtan After eight years of practicing Nonviolent Communication, I have witness … Continue reading

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social change, critical awareness and nonviolent communication

About two or three years ago I was the information technology coordinator for Center for Nonviolent Communication. I had the great privilege to sit in on many board meetings with one of my hero’s, Dr. Marshall Rosenberg. I was able … Continue reading

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