Celebrate Marshall

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I remember the moment. August 27, 2000. Kelly Bryson was standing in front of the spiritual center where I was a minister. I looked at my watch, thinking "Oh, gag me with a spoon! I'm now going to waste two hours of my life watching a… more
Mair Alight
Dear NVC community. I got to know Marshall's work through an article in a Ducth magazine where he talked about Jackal and Giraf language. I read the article to my husband and my then 16 year old daughter, while riding together in the car.… more
Marlies Tjallingii
After meeting Marshall in several workshops I dared to go to the front and asked him: "You are always talking about empathy. What is it?" He answered with three words, which so deeply went inside me, that it turned me upside down:
"To be… more
gitta Zimmermann
I jumped into NVC through reading the BOOK and then attending a 10-day intensive with Marshall several years ago. I think it will take me several more years to fully comprehend the impact that those 10 days had on my being, and on my life… more
Elaine K. Harding
Estou emocionada por ter esta oportunidade para agradecê-lo, meu Mestre.
Em um workshop com Dominic Barter aqui em Marília, São Paulo, Brasil, há 10 anos atrás conheci a CNV. Lembro-me que disse aos meus pais, naquele mesmo dia que com a… more
ilce degani
"Dear nvc community,
how to describe everytime my life was enriched by Marshall's work in less than 40 words? Practice, practice, practice. It is easy but not simple and by putting my but(t) in your face I sing, play and have fun...
and… more
Sylvie Hoerning
I came to the game a little too late to actually meet Marshall (my first IIT was in Australia in 2013, led by the fabulous Robert Gonzales). And I love Marshall with all my soul. It was only two years ago that I first watched a video of… more
Julie Lawrence
I would love to express my profound gratitude to Marshall for developing a process of communication that gave me my voice. Growing up in a family where my older sister was very vocal about her wants, needs and opinions, and how that wasn't… more
Shoshana Wheeler
i some times find myself thinking of marsahll while travelling by train to some of my nvc courses. i remember him and notice a smile shaping my face. at that very moment while i look at the unfolding landscape before my eyes i know that my… more
amalasiri

How do you do that?
Years ago in Portland Oregon I watched you play the role of an sex abuser, a mail chauvinist, a brother and many more over the course of the day. As an actor I was intrigued with your ability to "become" a remarkably… more
Pan Vera
Dear Marshall.
Re. Translating static language into dynamic language
I'm celebrating a new way of thinking you offered to me at my very first workshop with you in Copenhagen in 2000. In this way I have been able to change my life in a… more
Henning Jacobsen
Last year my daughter had a psychotic episode which was precipitated by sleep deprivation, demands put on her by a disorganised, unempathetic university system, a lovely but damaged boyfriend, and constant low level anxiety. The… more
Katie