Empathy & Compassion: Increase Connection, Satisfaction & Success

This experiential Workshop is an Introduction to Heart-Based Communication (NVC).  NVC is “an integration of spirituality and concrete tools for manifesting that spirituality in our lives, our relationships, and our political activities”.  Join us from your computer or tablet and learn how to increase connection, satisfaction and success in your life!

Virtual Intro Workshops will take place on Monday, 3/1 and 3/8, from 6-8 pm Pacific, from your computer or tablet, wherever in the world you are, via Zoom videoconferencing.  You will receive access details by email within 48 hours after you register.

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Living from our head allows the our inner critics to run our lives.  Their judgments can generate shame, guilt, anger, and even depression.  Alternatively, living from our heart supports compassion, connection, love, and clarity about our needs.

Learn effective tools to support heart-based living and successfully navigate the “longest distance in the world” from your head to your heart by learning Heart-Based Communication (NVC).

Heart-Based Communication (NVC) teaches you how to:

  • Reduce loneliness and increase connection to experience love and support
  • Befriend your inner critics, to deepen compassion for self and others
  • Express yourself clearly and authentically to eliminate regrets
  • Identify choice points so you can respond rather than react
  • Release anger, shame, guilt, depression and overwhelm to increase self-esteem, confidence and effectiveness
  • Learn to listen in ways that increase intimacy &  meet your needs
  • Make decisions with ease and grace because you are self-connected

About Your Facilitator:

Teri Moon

Terri Moon MS, is a Graduate of the Bay Area Nonviolent Communication Leadership Program, an inspirational speaker and workshop facilitator, an internationally published best-selling author of “Listening to the Body,” and  founder of Harmony at Home. Terri’s hands have listened to more than 10,000 bodies,  her empathic and compassionate presence have helped hundreds to navigate the “longest distance in the world” from their head to their heart on four continents,  and her mediation skills have supported individuals, couples and family members to connect, hear, understand, and collaborate after years of conflict and/or silence.

Terri’s courage over more than three decades of healing her own traumatic past means she’s been where you need to go and will fearlessly and compassionately accompany you into your scariest places.

Testimonials for this workshop

I attended Terri Moon’s Introduction to Nonviolent Communication Workshop in March. My intention for participating in the workshop was to be more kind in my interactions with others, so I would experience less shame.

During the role-play section of the evening, I realized that my Mother told me as a child that I was “useless and worthless”.  I experienced self-compassion as I realized that I had felt shame when she said this because I needed love and acceptance from my Mother.

I also realized that my mother’s said these comments to me because she was concerned and wanted to support my success in the world.

Since the training, I no longer tell my son that he is “useless”, a habit I passed down from my Mother.  This change happened easily and I celebrate having choice about how I express myself.  I’m now living in alignment with my value for kindness and experiencing less shame in my interactions with others as a result.

E.G., Santa Rosa

“I thought the Introductory Workshop was great!  It was broad-based with specific examples and exercises-life skill expanding.”
“I liked the jackal (in and out) and giraffe (in and out) example.  It’s concise and applicable.  I also appreciated the active listening demonstrations.”
Mary M., Sebastopol, CA

“Excellent presentation-I appreciated the history of this work, the format, and the experiential aspect.  I also liked the preview at the beginning of what would be covered.”
“I’m definitely satisfied-I liked the worksheets and handouts (I’m a visual and kinesthetic learner) and I liked using a particular example in my life with all 4 ears!  Everyone seemed to relate to my situation being used (for the example).”
Diane Marie, Santa Rosa, CA

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March 1, 2021, 6-8 pm, Pacific, March 8, 2021, 6-8 pm, Pacific


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