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Journaling Can Be One Of The Best Things You Do In 2018

Journaling is so beneficial because it helps us track things that we are not normally aware of. So, if you ask yourself what drew you to the study of compassionate communication, at the core, it is a desire to expand your consciousness around the way you communicate, not just with other people, but also with […]

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Stalking Yourself & Hunting Power

Don Juan Matus taught us that a warrior holds all possibilities in her mind and then chooses to believe and acts on that belief. We are doing that all the time whether we are conscious of it or not. Fortunately there are ways to become more aware of our core limiting beliefs and the stories […]

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Exploring The Fundamentals Of NVC Awareness and Creating A Path To Love And Fulfillment When we transform the way we communicate, we transform our world: Create empowering compassionate relationships with yourself and others. Communicate clearly, effectively, and authentically. Transform adversaries into allies. Find out more about the trainers. 5 Wednesday beginning Feb. 7th, 6:30 to […]

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The Language of Arrival

I could spend an entire year, I thought, just analyzing this film, and it would be time well-spent. On the screen appeared the glass barrier separating the extraterrestrials from the humans. This clear wall contained a smoky atmosphere which obscured the “heptopods” (the name the humans had given to the extraterrestrials). On the surface of […]

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How to Be a Warrior Goddess

Lesson #3: Self-importance is our greatest enemy. Don Juan taught Carlos Castaneda in The Fire From Within that self-importance is our greatest enemy.  What weakens a warrior goddess is feeling offended by the deeds and misdeeds of our fellow men.  Self-importance requires that one spend most of one’s life being offended by something or someone. […]


A Nation Divided

My B.A. degree is in political science and economics, with a double minor in history and international studies, which I chose because I have a deep abiding commitment to nonviolence in the world and thought I would work in government, particularly diplomacy. Instead I became a facilitator of nonviolent communication, working for the Rocky Mountain […]

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As I count down the days until I leave Denver to move to L.A. (2 days), I find myself in a spiritual practice of letting go and trusting abundance. Through this process I’ve become more aware of my relationship to material things and my physical environment. Each thing matters more because I have to make […]

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Self-Empowering Communication

Do you ever wonder why your life isn’t as fulfilling and life-affirming as you would like? What happens for most people — because it’s what we’ve all learned to do — is to automatically blame someone or something around us. Or sometimes we blame ourselves. Many, if not most, of us are operating out of […]

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Retreat Centers

Retreat Centers Aldersgate Retreat and Buerge Chapel, 925 Haverford Ave, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272,, (310) 454-6699.  This retreat center is 4 minutes from the Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine. Serra Retreat, 3401 Serra Rd, Malibu, CA 90265,, (310) 456-6631, Open now:  9AM–4:30PM This retreat center is 24 minutes from the campground. Shalom Institute Camp & Conference, 34342 Mulholland […]