What is Collaborative (Nonviolent) Communication? – Part II

Note: In the last few blogs, I’ve been taking excerpts from the introduction to my book Urban Empathy where I discuss superheroes, NYC and nonviolence. If you missed those posts, you can read the first in that series here. Today and in my next blog, I’ll be sharing highlights from the aftermatter of Urban Empathy, … Continue reading What is Collaborative (Nonviolent) Communication? – Part II

What is Collaborative (Nonviolent) Communication? – Part I

Note: In the last few blogs, I’ve been taking excerpts from the introduction to my book Urban Empathy where I discuss superheroes, NYC and nonviolence. If you missed those posts, you can read the first in that series here. Today and in my next blog, I’ll be sharing highlights from the aftermatter of Urban Empathy, … Continue reading What is Collaborative (Nonviolent) Communication? – Part I

The Four Ingredients to Effectively Tell my Partner to Stop Telling Me Where to Go (in the Car)! – Part II

The second in a two part series on a language-learning perspective/approach to NVC. Photo by Dario Morandotti on Unsplash With guest blogger Elizabeth A. Thomson Last Fall I was very happy to discover someone on the other side of the world (Australia) who, like me, has a background in linguistics and takes a language- learning … Continue reading The Four Ingredients to Effectively Tell my Partner to Stop Telling Me Where to Go (in the Car)! – Part II

The Four Ingredients to Effectively Tell my Partner to Stop Telling Me Where to Go (in the Car)

The first in a two part series on a language-learning perspective/approach to NVC Photo by Quynh Do on Unsplash With guest blogger Elizabeth A. Thomson Last Fall I was very happy to discover someone on the other side of the world (Australia) who, like me, has a background in linguistics and takes a language-learning approach … Continue reading The Four Ingredients to Effectively Tell my Partner to Stop Telling Me Where to Go (in the Car)

Sitting With Not Knowing: Embracing the the Heart of Nonviolent Communication

Photo by Tobias Veltmaat on Unsplash The following blog is an extended and updated version of the podcast episode, "Sitting with Not Knowing." As we approach the shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere with the Winter Solstice, an unconscious, more primal part of us might be wondering, “When will the days start getting … Continue reading Sitting With Not Knowing: Embracing the the Heart of Nonviolent Communication