January Newsletter Excerpts 2015

What would you like to see in 2015? Is there a gap between your deepest intentions and how you actually live?

Be supported in implementing the powerful tools and perspectives of NVC, Nonviolent Communication. The events below offer a variety of ways to learn how to live in full choice and deeper integrity with your values.

Save the dates for the 3rd Annual Alberta NVC Conference Cultivating Compassion through Communication, coming up March 7-8, in Calgary. Enjoy multiple trainers, two days of concurrent sessions, practice skills, and have fun. Keep an eye out for updates here: https://www.facebook.com/albertanvc

Workshops and life coaching with Barbara Wiebe, BEd, CPC:

KEYS to CLARITYNVC Practice Group
Wednesdays, 7:00-9:30pm, Feb-May

Practice, experience, and integrate the power of Nonviolent Communication – transform yourself, your relationships, your life!

  February 12 & 26: Intention  Open the door to mutual well-being
March 12 & 26: Presence – Access your full resourcefulness
April 16 & 30: Authenticity – Empower your innate humanity
May 14 & 28: Action – Contribute to a future we all want
More details on www.ConsciousCommunication.info

“I just wanted to say thank you for putting on such an excellent course. NVC has truly changed my life, and I feel grateful for the opportunity to practice with you and the group.”
Amanda Kingsmith, participant in Keys to Clarity – NVC Practice Group.


HEART-to-HEARTRealizing Freedom and Fulfillment
Saturday, March 28th, 9:30am to 4:30pm

This interactive day-long workshop will focus on empowering our innate capacity to foster connection in daily interactions, how to transform reactivity into receptivity and openness. For more details about this day of going deeper with Conscious Communication visit www.ConsciousCommunication.info.

“I just wanted to let you know how much I have appreciated your passion for NVC, Nonviolent Communication. I learned it from you and I have NEVER outgrown its utility. Thank you for being that champion.”  Carey M, workshop participant
“With passion and grace, she will guide you through the NVC process (Nonviolent Communication) in a way that moves and satisfies the soul. Well worth it!Trevor T, workshop participant


If you prefer private sessions, as an individual or a couple, consider coaching with certified life coach, Barbara, and create the life you want in 2015. More details on www.ConsciousCommunication.info.
“… a truly transformative experience working with you. Your presence and your methodology make a perfect container for growth to occur.” Sherene St. Cyr, client

“It continues to be a joy working with you on our journey to communicate with compassion. Your sessions are always heart-felt; we so benefit from your guidance and insight.” Kathleen O’Neill, client

22886203-6ca1-4e04-96d1-99d30a738b72Looking for a good read to help you fine-tune your communication skills? I love how this book, published in 2012, takes a fresh look at the model of NVC and its transformative power in establishing healthy relationships.
Connecting Across Differences: Finding Common Ground with Anyone, Anywhere, Anytime, by Jane Marantz Connor PhD and Dian Killian PhD.


And, here’s a picture of my two-week adventure in La Manzanilla, Mexico, in December. Plus 32  degrees, sunny, humid and so very tropical…