Speaking About Compassionate Communication

So maybe it's true - we all get our 15 minutes of fame, and perhaps I just got mine.  While at the International Association of Collaborative Professionals, where I presented Nonviolent (Compassionate) Communication to Collaborative Professionals … [Read more...]

Making Changes

Do you continue to make choices that do not serve you?  Do you remain stuck in patterns that create dis-ease in your life.  Do you tell yourself you have to change, yet you repeat the same patterns over and over again? If so, I invite you to engage … [Read more...]

Collaborative Law – A New Approach to Divorce

In Collaborative Law Practice, we work in teams with our clients to support them to transition their lives.  Rather than fight in court, we sit together in 4-way meetings to find creative solutions that genuinely meet the unique needs of our … [Read more...]

Unconditional Love and Acceptance

"The sun never says to the earth "you owe me".  Imagine a love like that, it can light the whole sky."  Hafiz Can you imagine how you'd feel if you received unconditional love - truly experienced unconditional love?; where you know that you are … [Read more...]

Standing in Your Power

Do you yearn to be powerful yet fear doing so?  Do you want to be able to speak your truth but find yourself being silent?  Would you like to learn how to communicate your truth and stand in your power, while giving space for others to do the … [Read more...]

Peacemaking Under Duress

How do we find peace in the face of duress or distress?  For me, the process of finding peace in the face of disharmony involves reminding myself that I have the power to choose how I am going to react in each moment - will I choose inner peace or … [Read more...]

Taking Responsibility for Our Feelings, Actions and Choices

During my Nonviolent Communication workshop recently I shared a perspective that I hold and that Nonviolent Communication teaches - that we are not responsible for other peoples' feelings, thoughts, actions or choices.  This struck a chord with the … [Read more...]

Lessons Learned in Life

As a mediator, collaborative lawyer and teacher of Nonviolent Communication, I feel sad, disappointed and confused when I struggle to be able to transform conflicts in my personal life into connection and understanding.  I value embodying the … [Read more...]


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