Sharon Strand Ellison, the author of Taking the War Out of Our Words, is a pioneer in the field of eliminating defensiveness. An international communication consultant and award-winning speaker, Sharon is the Founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Powerful Non-Defensive Communication. In this interview she describes and gives examples of defensiveness and explains how openness, honesty and curiosity results in connection and communication with others.
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We would play shower games like ‘I will remember you every time I …’ We would prepare a death ‘nursery.’ There’d be a great playlist.
Nondualism and idealism aren’t purely Eastern insights, but the metaphysical and spiritual root of the West as well
Light as the radiant energy of creation started the ring-dance of atoms
Women mystics and wisdom beings across the spiritual traditions
"There's really no research that supports that point of view,"
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