Why NVC ​works

  ​​​​Recently I saw a post on social media giving '5 reasons your relationship might not be saved with NVC'. I also remember that a participant told me that she was listening for two hours to her sister. Afterwards she felt exhausted and disconnected. Her efforts didn't seem to bear fruit. Does this mean Nonviolent Communication (NVC) doesn't work? I understand the questio...
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The science of love

What is love? I’m writing a book on love from a Buddhist perspective so I’ve been reading up on the science of love. Evidence from various scientific disciplines suggests that love is central to human experience. Ultimately we rely on it for our health, wellbeing and survival. However, the same studies also confirm that love is a complicated phenomenon, and not reducible to one explana...
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Speaking my truth

When we speak our truth, we embrace all of who we are. Living this practice in our lives, bringing this wisdom and compassion out in the company of others, asks us to be completely ourselves, to bring forward our truth in words and actions... Speaking our truth may open up things that may be a little "ouch-y", but when they appear we can bring our empathy, we can bring our presence. In that way,...
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