Entries tagged with “Nonviolence”
The process of finding emotional balance when faced with difficult situations.
Here are five core practices you can start using today to improve your communication.
Great quotes to inspire you to become more compassionate, loving, accepting and peaceful.
Here are a few small ways to practice personal nonviolence.
We Are the GiantDirected by Greg BarkerMusic Box FilmsGreg Barker’s documentary about the Arab Spring has a subtle conceit at its heart. It follows three different stories of activ…
Written and Directed by Jim Hanon / Produced by Mart GreenThis film takes the viewer right into the heart of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict through the stories of three men who, …
This month's challenge asks you to take The Vow of Nonviolence shared in this story from S&H. It is:
- Close your eyes.
- Take three deep, cleansing breaths.
- Put your awareness in your heart.
- Ask yourself honestly and seriously if you are willing to take the vow of nonviolence.
- State aloud, “I am committed to bringing about a world of peace, harmony, laughter, and love. I take this vow to be nonviolent in my thoughts, my speech, and my actions.”
Winds of SamsaraRicky Kej & Wouter Kellerman Revolution Studios/Kellerman MusicNonviolence and world peace are themes gently blowing through Winds of Samsara, the beautifu…
How an unlikely, spontaneous decision improved my life
We often think of self care as something we do only when we’re stressed, in grief, or otherwise hurting, but it’s really something we have to be doing every single day in order to …
Want to learn more about compassionate conversations? Here’s how.
A thoughtful discussion about nonviolent communication, curiosity, and care in our relationships to ourselves, others, and the world.
Many of us have a violent inner critic. A colleague of mine framed it as ‘the voice of the enemy.’ It’s wily and insidious, at times quite subtle as it uproots our ideas and inspirations.
Never speak badly about yourself.It’s a simple statement, one many of us would agree with in concept. But do you follow it’s advice? Probably not. Because our inner critic speaks t…
Lessons on living a better life from the father of yoga.
Our ability to be resonant with ourselves is a key for bringing healing into our life.
During the 20th Century, over 100 million people lost their lives to war — most of whom were non-combatants. Now, at the dawn of the 21st century with over trillions of dollars spe…
All emotions, including anger, are signals about what we’re needing.
The author is a student of Mingyur Rinpoche and explains her experiences with the monk.