Compassionate Communication (NVC)

Before I was exposed to Compassionate Communication (through a five-week fundamentals workshop, reading the text assigned as homework, Non-Violent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg, and a weekly practice group that I’ve been attending for two years), I didn’t even realize how judgmental my thoughts and speech were.  I didn’t even realize I Read More …

The Language of Alchemy

You may have read The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, but not understand the language of Alchemy. An alchemist turns lead into gold using the Philosopher’s Stone. The word Philosopher means “lover of wisdom.” The Philosopher’s Stone is Consciousness. The Great Work of the Alchemist is to find and polish the Philosopher’s Stone (consciousness) and use Read More …