Category Archives: Practice Resources – ZENVC

9/4/16 ~ Walking in the Dark

  What’s Up Next? Sunday, September 4, 2016 ~ Walking in the Dark Jesse Wiens, Author at ZENVC:  “Now really begins the practice of walking our talk about walking in the dark.” Inquiry:  How do you find accompaniment, both within and … Continue reading

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2/7/16 ~ Breath, Body, Illumine/Inquiry

Join Live Celebrate Marshall Event Now What’s Up Next? Sunday, February 7, 2016 ~ Breath, Body, Illumine/Inquiry   Inquiry:  What is your self-empathy/connection practice (of choice)? I once attended a class, taught by Jesse Wiens – CNVC certified trainer and founder of … Continue reading

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August 11, 2013 ~ Green Light Communication

  Last week we explored Red Light Communication — particularly in the context of exploring authenticity, so in keeping with this theme we’ll consider ‘green light communication’… Sunday, August 11, 2013 ~ Green Light Communication The four NVC components of observations, feelings, needs, and … Continue reading

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August 4, 2013 ~ Red Light Communication

In recent weeks we’ve explored authenticity, holding the intention to communicate mindfully, saying “Ouch!” – when it hurts (i.e. as when things are no longer in ‘green-lighted’ flow, but either/both interlocutors are in the ‘yellow/red zones’…). Sunday, August 4, 2013 ~ Red Light Communication … Continue reading

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June 17, 2012 ~ Mindful Dialogue

Sunday, June 17, 2012 Father’s Day Poem: Late Poem to My Father by Sharon Olds Topic du Jour:  Mindful Dialogue ZENVC’s: Communication Flow Chart (PDF format)  Practice w/ Three Elements of Mindful Dialogue: 1) Self-Connection;  2) Honest Expression;  3) Empathic … Continue reading

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June 3, 2012 ~ Introducing the Dialogue Lab & “iGiraffe”

Sunday, June 3, 2012 Introducing the “Dialogue-Lab“ ZENVC’s: Communication Flow Chart (PDF format)  (w/ permission of Catherine Cadden & Jesse Wiens of ZENVC) & iGiraffe (a role play adjunct ‘device’) ZENVC:  “iGiraffe” [click here for additional information on ‘buttons’] The Yoga … Continue reading

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May 27, 2012 ~ Journaling (Building Muscle Memory)

Sunday, May 27, 2012 Introducing/Establishing a  Weekly Journaling Practice “Even if you did no other practice, consistently meeting your need for empathy would be life-changing in and of itself.” – Ike Lasater, Words That Work In Business ZENVC Journal (PDF … Continue reading

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