How do you see into another’s world?

Dan Siegal talks about the neuropsycholgy of empathy. Mirror neurons simulate internal states. Your brain takes in another's emotional state through your "mirror neurons" that influences your brainstem and then the body. You resonate with what you see. You start feeling thirsty as you imagine I am feeling thirsty. You start feeling angry if you [...]

Life is now. Be mindful of it.

Use mindfulness to investigate the way things are - be aware of your thoughts, your emotions. PJon Kabat-Zinn is professor of Medicine Emeritus and founding director of the Stress Reduction Clinic and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He teaches mindfulness meditation as a [...]

By |2011-10-02T21:27:18+00:00October 2nd, 2011|Conflict Resolution, Relationship, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to be present from miles away

Tweet Last week I facilitated a conversation with people who were 2 hours away by airplane.  These two courageous individuals wanted to better understand what they both needed from one another and reach an agreement that enhanced their interpersonal communications.  This request flew in the face of everything that I had ever learned about communication. [...]

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