nonviolent communication

a challenge issued by the nonviolent communication site: The Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC) would like there to be a critical mass of people using Nonviolent Communication language so all people will get their needs met and resolve their conflicts peacefully. 10 things we can do to contribute to internal, interpersonal, and organizational peace: (1)… Continue reading nonviolent communication

a video!

a few weeks ago, my friend carol from alphaglyph productions did an interview with me. you can see it on the alphaglyph podcast site. you can try either the “download” or the “play” button. you might need the quick time with itunes plugin for it (for some systems, quick time alone doesn’t seem to do… Continue reading a video!


“research convincingly shows that people come to therapy not because they have problems but because they have become demoralized about their chances of resolving particular challenges.” this is something i brought up in one of my earliest blog entries. there, i talked about how we face problems all the time, and how the “size” of… Continue reading hopelessness?

celebrating our relationships

at our fireside chat at sacred space yesterday, we had bobby o’neal as a guest. bobby has a fascinating story. he is a professional forester, a real guys’ guy – and he’s come up with a relationship game. it’s called

how judgment affects memory

from medicalnewstoday: Viewing a person as dishonest or immoral can distort memory, a Cornell study suggests. So much so, that when we attempt to recall that person’s behavior, it seems to be worse than it really was. “In other words, our study shows that morally blaming a person can distort memory for the severity of… Continue reading how judgment affects memory