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Working with Anger

-What People Say Or Do Is Never The Cause- by Paul Shippee I feel grateful for NVC (Nonviolent Communication) training because it shows “how to” deal with our suffering and stuck places. It is a useful tool for dealing with depression

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Take the time to become familiar with Brene Brown and other pioneer emotional healers via these resources: The Wisdom of Imperfection by Brene Brown Brene Brown’s first TED Talk – 23 million views and counting, about vulnerability and why we believe

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Sarnath Buddha

The Sarnath Buddha is a sublime statue of Buddha, more than 1,500 years old, with hands in the teaching mudra. Sarnath is a town in India near Varanasi on the Ganges River where 2600 years ago Buddha gave his first teachings

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How Anger Works

Anger is a rich emotion that is both useful and troublesome. It is possible to understand anger is a deep way and to bring clarity into oneself and into situations where confusion, trouble, and helplessness once reigned. Relationship skills are also

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Nowhere To Hide In the recent book by Pema Chodron titled Living Beautifully…with uncertainty and change (Shambhala 2012) Chapter Nine is called “Nowhere To Hide.” We are studying this book in my ongoing NVC (nonviolent communication) group in Crestone, Colorado because it

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The Personal And The Universal

We all yearn to participate, to know that our presence matters, that our actions have impact. When we feel insecure and unsafe, we keep our essence shrouded in an attempt to protect ourselves. What to do? Since we hold back our

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Nonviolent Communication – A Community Building Tool

Nonviolent Communication Compassionate Communication – A Community Building Tool –   Making Life Wonderful…Part 1 of 3 Nonviolent Communication (NVC), sometimes called Compassionate Communication or Compassionate Connections was originally founded by Marshall Rosenberg as a way of communicating and resolving conflict

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