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Nonviolent Communication: Relating with Heart & Conscience

  • Cortes Island, Hollyhock Belwood Road Mansons Landing, BC, V0P 1K0 Canada (map)

COME TO HOLLYHOCK 2018! May 13 - 18

Registration: Online or (800) 933-6339. Outside North America call (250) 935-6576

Learn a deceptively simple and boldly creative approach to sustaining connection and addressing conflict in a time petitioning for robust examples of human courage, honesty and radical empathy. NVC is a language rooted in heart and conscience and ultimately a faithful map for any relationship struggling to find a reliable horizon in stormy seas. For lovers, leaders and cynics alike.

View from Cortes

We don’t need experts to tell us that communication matters. Our relationships are evidence enough. We are ‘relational’ creatures and our ability to thrive and attend to life’s challenges depends significantly on our ability to cultivate and nurture healthy connections. But what if the ways in which we’ve been educated to relate only increase the divide between ourselves and others? And what if the areas we focus on when attempting to resolve conflict actually throw us off the scent of what’s really at stake and needs attention?

This transformative program teaches you to: 

  • identify and break through limiting patterns of thought and speech.

  • build a reliable and time tested language reservoir that enhances connection.

  • become more discerningly responsive and less impulsively reactive.

  • tune into the unspoken needs underlying what people say.

  • cultivate greater compassion for self and others.

Learning is supported through:

  • engaging presenter led instruction and discussion.

  • individual, dyad and group exercises (both written and oral).

  • supportive audio/video clips.

  • time to integrate and reflect.

Change your experience of conflict and relating with this dynamic and life honouring approach grounded in both spiritual and emotional intelligence as well as ecological wisdom.

Rachelle Lamb is a speaker, writer and certified NVC trainer. She has worked in the field of Interpersonal Relating and Conflict Resolution for over 20 years. Countless clients have learned how to skillfully navigate interpersonal conflict and challenges through her guidance and instruction, quite often leading to profound breakthrough.

Hollyhock Specials + Scholarship Program

Have a special friend that you think should experience some Hollyhock magic? Bring a friend, share a room, and receive 15% off room and meals packages during the months of May, June and October. Some conditions apply.

Hollyhock pleased to offer adults 65+ a discount of 15% off room & meals package. Please identify yourself at time of booking. Only available if staying onsite at our Cortes Island campus. Some restrictions apply.

Partial scholarships are available for up to 50% of tuition for many programs. Priority is given to those in financial need, who plan to bring what they learn at Hollyhock back to their homes, workplaces, and communities to make the world better. Donate or Apply here.

Earlier Event: April 14
Speak To Me Like You Love Me
Later Event: June 19
Speaking A Language of Life