Tag Archives: Activism

September 6, 2015 ~ Tripwires & L’Avant-Garde Girackal

What’s Up Next? Sunday, September 6, 2015 ~ Tripwires & L’Avant-Garde Girackal   I Am Not a Giraffe | NVC World ‘I am a girackal. Or a jackaffe. Or some such creature.’ Inquiry for September:  How do you track your girackal/jackaffe tripwires? Tool:  Linnaea Marvell’s Dynamics … Continue reading

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August 2, 2015 ~ Inalienable Human Needs

What’s Up Next? Sunday, August 2, 2015 ~ Inalienable Human Needs Miki Kashtan has said that when she first introduces NVC, she rarely if ever uses the OFNR template.  Instead she’ll focus on two practical tenants:  1) tracking all the … Continue reading

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July 5, 2015 ~ Declaration of Interdependence

United We Stand. Happy Interdependence Day! The Declaration of Independence on display at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. “In a separated world, I can attend to my needs or to your needs, not to both. In a chosen interdependent world, I … Continue reading

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April 5, 2015 ~ Is Shame Necessary?

Sunday, April 5, 2015 ~ Is Shame Necessary? Sunday’s topic will focus on shame.  Often shame seems verboten within the context of NVC (and its ‘consciousness’), as in this definition below (italics, mine own): What is Nonviolent Communication? – ZENVC Nonviolent Communication … Continue reading

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Theme for January 2015 ~ Crossroads & Compass: The Path Behind & Ahead

Theme for January 2015 ~ Crossroads & Compass: The Path Behind & Ahead “Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written … Continue reading

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Theme for May 2014 ~ Honoring Our Pain

May, 2014 ~ Honoring Our Pain The WTR Spiral During the month of May we’ll explore the Compassionately Embracing process originated by Robert Gonzales (see worksheets: Transformation Process & Transforming the Pain of Unmet Needs to the Beauty of the Needs, further details via … Continue reading

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