Tag archives: nonviolent communication

Annual NVC Convention Teaches Nonviolent Communication Techniques to Cope During the COVID Crisis
By Steven Libowitz   |   April 23, 2020

What do communication techniques have to do with spirituality? Perhaps only everything we encounter on the human plane, as Nonviolent Communication, aka NVC, according to some, goes far beyond self-help communication skills to serve as a consciousness based on the intention to create positive connections. The core idea is that rather than be motivated by […]

Next Up in NVC
By Steven Libowitz   |   April 2, 2020

Speaking of Nonviolent Communication, this week offers a chance for a free session with Sarah Peyton, a Washington-state based CNVC Certified Trainer who is also an international speaker and facilitator known for an ability to weave together neuroscience knowledge and experiences of healing that unify people with their brains and bodies. Peyton’s revolutionary Resonant Self […]

FireTending for Mature Males
By Steven Libowitz   |   October 10, 2019

FireTenders is a self-sustaining community of responsible men who are committed to wakeful living and are willing to support other men in the process of self-discovery, true masculine embodiment, and open-hearted relational engagement in the world. Normally the meetings are in closed, ongoing groups that are formed following a weekend or other immersive training. Now, […]

NVC Conference Back at SBCC
By Steven Libowitz   |   March 28, 2019

Attending this weekend’s Nonviolent Communication Conference at SBCC School of Extended Learning’s Wake Center won’t make you an expert in personal development nor a perfect practitioner of the method of relating designed to create connection instead of conflict. But the immersive three-day conference is chock full of lectures and workshops where participants will have plenty […]

Rare Tibetan Buddhism Empowerment in Santa Barbara
By Steven Libowitz   |   June 21, 2018

His Holiness Dudjom Sangye Pema Shepa – the reincarnation of HH Dudjom Jigdral Yeshe Dorje, the supreme head of the Nyingma School of Tibetan Buddhism – is coming to town this week for a special presentation. His Holiness will give an empowerment and transmission of the Dechen Namrol Rigdzin Düpa known as The Display of […]

Seductive Games, with Mindful Intention
By Steven Libowitz   |   May 24, 2018

Anyone who has attended any of Lisa Citore‘s Anima offerings of Women’s Ritual Theater is aware of the solid mind-body-spirit connection exemplified by the self-described “pleasure activist,” writer, sex educator, and healer brings to her work, whether in the field of performance art or sacred sexuality workshops, or anything between. But for the last several […]