Celebrate Marshall

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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
"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
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
"I first heard NVC as Marshall's voice, listening to his book on tape as I drove to Grand Forks ND in the fall of 2004. It was pitch dark on the flat prairie that October night. A few yard lights were twinkling on the horizon and a few… more
Brenda Adams
"I met Marshall for the first time at the last IIT he facilitated in September 2011 after beginning my study of NVC in 2005. The writings of his I had read suddenly came to life for me as this man walked into the room holding a guitar! I… more
lizanatn
"When I married into an already made family of 5 children, ages 6-16, and their natural mother was not happy. Soon after 9/11/2001 I moved out, thinking that I just didn't want to live with people that would not have cared if I had been in… more
Alicia Nowicki
Marshall, Your work has been a major influence in changing my ability to navigate my life. It has increased my ability to be more gentle with myself and with others. It has inspired me to stretch, to create materials and experiment with… more
Roz Adams
"Dear Marshall,
Yes, the first homemade video I watched of you giving a workshop woke me up to the possibility of a better way to communicate.
Yes, the book you published in 1999, made me cry and laugh because I connected with the dream of… more
Eliane Geren
"I am grateful every day for the gift NVC has been in my life, and that I have had the privilege of learning from so many trainers, and from Marshall himself. One small event that I think I will always remember is a day in 2007 when I… more
amymcquillan

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