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Internationality as a way of life

One of the key distinctions that we talk about in Nonviolent Communication is the difference between dependence, independence and interdependence. Dependence is when we meet our needs for safety and being valued at the cost of choice and freedom. Independence is when we meet our needs for choice and freedom at the expense of safety and being valued. Interdependence is when we meet our needs for ...
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Gift Culture

When it came to money, I remember Marshall Rosenberg saying, "Never do anything for money!" and "Find what you love doing, and ask people to support you to continue doing it." I still feel tickled and curious about his challenge to find worth in a different place than money, and to contribute to life in a sustainable way.   One of the communities that I belong to is the South A...
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