A brief step-by-step guide on how to use Nonviolent Communication (NVC) with troublesome emails
Can I become “indistractable” – or at least less distractable? That will be my March focus as I work daily on Nir Eyal’s book Indistractable.
I began using email in the early days — around 1989. It was fun, a bit like secret notes passed under a teacher’s nose. But then in 1992, I met its dark side. First came listserv flame wars, then conversations that in hindsight were clearly too personal, next time-consuming avalanches in my inbox (over 100 […]
I first heard of the RAIN practice in some talks Tara Brach gave in 2014. RAIN sounded like a first-rate self-compassion practice, but in life’s hubbub I never thought of it at times it might have helped. Then Tricycle published an article by Teah Strozer. It was in writing and succinct — clear, easy to […]
The time has come to say farewell to the favorite of my many websites – Happy Web Diva. This turn-of-heart began ten months ago when I attended a Compassion Institute workshop. To my surprise, over dinner the first night I said aloud one of those tender, secret thoughts — in this case that I was […]