mindful communication

Aug
25

5-week Interactive Video Course – Oct 15, 2016

If you’ve studied the book and want to go deeper with a cohort of other students, or if you’re new to the material and want to learn this unique approach directly from Susan Chapman, register below via Shambhala Online — home to online classes on mindfulness meditation, contemplative arts and the art of living. Click […]

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Aug
25

Compassion is a Relationship of Equals

The Green Light: being vulnerable ourselves, we understand directly the vulnerability of others.   0

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Aug
18

NOT Telling Someone that They’re Shut Down

Telling someone that they’re in the Red Light (of communication shut down) is pretty much proof that we too have fallen into the Red Light. When you’re about to tell someone this,a little voice in your mind could wake you up. Try to remember the slogan: When the Light is Red, Stop. Time to gain some […]

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Aug
15

A TV Journalist Feels Sad

To feel sadness — to deeply feel real sadness that comes from compassion — is our birthright and a living expression of being awake.   0

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Jul
30

The Psychology of Why Americans Are Afraid of Historically Low Crime Levels

When we work to suppress the “Yellow Light” experience of our human uncertainty, anxiety and groundlessness, we fall into the “Red Light” shut-down of paranoia — losing our connection with the actual situations we are in. Even if our goal is to defend ourselves, we are no longer accurate about the threats, aren’t focused on […]

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Feb
06

5-week Interactive Video Course – Apr 1, 2016

If you’ve studied the book and want to go deeper with a cohort of other students, or if you’re new to the material and want to learn this unique approach directly from Susan Chapman, register below via Shambhala Online — home to online classes on mindfulness meditation, contemplative arts and the art of living. Click […]

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Jul
17

Malala Yousafzai: speaking truth neither exaggerating nor suppressing (VIDEO)

In her historic speech to the United Nations, 16 year old Malala Yousafzai demonstrates a perfect example of the mindful communication principle of “speaking truth, neither exaggerating nor suppressing.” Her words reveal that true power comes from reflecting our human experience as it actually is. If Malala cried for vengeance or focused simply on her own personal […]

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Dec
14

The Five Keys available as an Audio Book

Just in time for the holidays, The Five Keys to Mindful Communication is now available as an audio book at Audible.com. Having a book in hand to look up key passages is useful. But listening allows us to process in a different way. Studying while driving, riding on the bus or cleaning your house are great […]

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Oct
02

Staying Open is Good for the Workplace

From Harvard Business Review. Neuroscience supports staying open in communication. “I’m not suggesting that you can’t ever demand results or deliver difficult feedback. But it’s important to do so in a way that is perceived as inclusive and supportive, thereby limiting cortisol production and hopefully stimulating oxytocin instead. Be mindful of the behaviors that open us […]

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