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Nelson Workshop: ‘Core Connection with Paxe’ based on Marshal Rosenberg’s NVC

October 19, 2011 – 6:29 pm |

Nov 19-20, Sat/Sun 10-5,  Nelson
Core Connection with Paxe
based on Marshal Rosenberg’s NVC
Clear, Effective Communication

Growing the skill of Understanding
Exploring the ‘Why’ behind the ‘What’
Seeing the People before the Problem

$150
Venue to be confirmed
Contact:  Paxe             03 …

Compassionate Communication: The Powerful Practice of Naming and Owning Our Reactivity

October 9, 2011 – 5:48 pm |
Compassionate Communication: The Powerful Practice of Naming and Owning Our Reactivity

By LaShelle Lowe-Chardé

[Note: This style of communication is also known as Non Violent Communication. Ed.]
You know you are in reaction when you experience one or more of these things:
-You feel your shoulders get tight (or …

Compassionate Communication: Meeting Your Needs and Staying Calm When Your Partner is Not

October 2, 2011 – 6:32 pm |
Compassionate Communication: Meeting Your Needs and Staying Calm When Your Partner is Not

By LaShelle Lowe-Chardé

[Note: This style of communication is also known as Non Violent Communication. Ed.]
Your partner is feeling anxious about work and in an unconscious expression of that anxiety, she or he sends a jackal …

Compassionate Communication: Building Trust

August 23, 2011 – 4:31 pm |
Compassionate Communication: Building Trust

By LaShelle Lowe-Chardé
Often couples talk about rebuilding trust.  The idea of rebuilding something you had before is a critical mistake in thinking. When you imagine you need to “re-build” trust, what you really …

Compassionate Communication: Curiosity for Poor Decisions

July 22, 2011 – 2:03 pm |
Compassionate Communication: Curiosity for Poor Decisions

By LaShelle Lowe-Chardé
Curiosity for Poor Decisions
Your partner can’t meet you for a hike because for the fifth time this month he has gone off his diet and eaten something to which he is allergic.  He …

Compassionate Communication: Managing Emotions and Herding Cats

July 15, 2011 – 10:56 am |
Compassionate Communication: Managing Emotions and Herding Cats

By LaShelle Lowe-Chardé
Managing Emotions and Herding Cats
Herding cats is difficult not because cats are stubborn or unruly, but rather because cats weren’t meant to move like a herd.  The same is true of managing your …

Compassionate Communication: How to Maintain Your Well Being When a Family Member Isn’t

July 3, 2011 – 9:05 am |
Compassionate Communication: How to Maintain Your Well Being When a Family Member Isn’t

By LaShelle Lowe-Chardé
Seeing a family member make decisions that you know will only bring them more suffering is painful.  You love them and desperately want them to be well, and want a sense of peace …

Compassionate Communication – The Art of ‘Requests’

June 5, 2011 – 9:21 am |
Compassionate Communication – The Art of ‘Requests’

Connection Gem of the Week
By LaShelle Lowe-Chardé
When Every Request is a Demand
If your partner has difficulty believing that s/he can have you and be authentic or autonomous, s/he may hear your every request as a …

Compassionate Communication: Getting Started with Mindfulness and Jackals

May 29, 2011 – 9:53 pm |
Compassionate Communication: Getting Started with Mindfulness and Jackals

By LaShelle Lowe-Chardé
Getting Started with Mindfulness & Jackals
The foundation of Compassionate Communication (NVC) is mindfulness.  Awareness of what’s happening and what’s creating disconnect sets the stage for change.  Thus I continually encourage those wishing to …

Compassionate Communication – Foundation Workshop in Parnell, Auckland

May 4, 2011 – 11:48 am |

Compassionate Communication
The weekend is a foundation workshop in Nonviolent Communication (NVC).
Most of us have been educated from birth to compete, judge, attack and defend; to think and communicate in terms of what is “right” and …

Course – Raising & Educating Our Children Without Punishment or Rewards

May 3, 2011 – 5:34 pm |

GROWING UP IN TRUST

Raising & Educating Our Children Without Punishment or Rewards
A Workshop presented by JUSTINE MOL from THE NETHERLANDS
for parents, grandparents, teachers & anyone working with children
Sunday, 8 May 2011, 9 am – 5 …

Compassionate Communication – Working Hard to be Seen

April 24, 2011 – 10:09 pm |

Working Hard to be Seen – By LaShelle Lowe-Chardé
In an ideal world, you would grow up with a sense of being seen and embraced for the multidimensional unique person you are.  But your parents, doing …

Compassionate Communication: NVC in the Workplace

April 8, 2011 – 5:45 pm |
Compassionate Communication: NVC in the Workplace

By LaShelle Lowe-Chardé
In weekend NVC retreat, a participant, let’s call her Carol, described a meeting at work in which her boss offered feedback. The words, tone, and volume of the feedback didn’t meet Carol’s needs …

Improving Our Communication: ‘Pause and Resource’ by LaShelle Lowe-Chardé

March 27, 2011 – 4:09 pm |
Improving Our Communication: ‘Pause and Resource’ by LaShelle Lowe-Chardé

Because great communication is going to save the planet
Pause and Resource by LaShelle Lowe-Chardé
Resourcing, in the way I am using the term, means reconnecting to your source of grounding, nourishment, and wholeness.
Recently a student told …

How to Avoid ‘the Attraction of Blame’ Using Compassionate Communication Tools

March 16, 2011 – 8:53 am |

The attraction of blame is that you imagine it will provide some sort of relief in a difficult situation.
In anything you do, you  long to be harmony with life – meet your needs and those …

An Introduction to Non Violent Communication (Compassionate Communication)

March 15, 2011 – 6:55 pm |

By Susie Spiller
I value wellbeing above all else. This involves communication – being heard and listening to the intention behind words, without hearing criticism and blame.  I am blessed to live in an eco village, …

Non Violent Communication (NVC) – Intention and Effect

February 5, 2011 – 4:10 pm |

How do we move forward into a greener, more environmentally savvy future? Well first all all we need to learn to talk to each other.  Good communication is the basis for healthy communities and …

Connection and Communication

February 2, 2011 – 11:49 am |

Ekodo: An Ecology of Anger (Part 2)

September 21, 2010 – 2:55 pm | 4 Comments

Suffice it to say that I got somewhat angry with the way the media twisted the issue into a simplistic conflict story of science vs dummies.

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