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Co-creating Peace Episode #96 – “The Heart is our Compass: Compassionate Listening in Polarized Times” Part 2

November 23, 2022 Kathleen Oweegon
Co-creating Peace Episode #96 – “The Heart is our Compass: Compassionate Listening in Polarized Times” Part 2
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Co-creating Peace Episode #96 – “The Heart is our Compass: Compassionate Listening in Polarized Times” Part 2
Nov 23, 2022
Kathleen Oweegon

This is an early broadcast  - instead of airing it on the weekend as I usually do, I wanted to air it before Thanksgiving, for those of you who may be wondering how to have non-contentious family conversations at Thanksgiving – or any other holiday for that matter, especially during times like we’re in now, where there are strong and opposing feelings and opinions nationwide about our political arena, human rights and other current national issues. 

My guest Susan Partnow has some tools and ideas to share with you to help set the tone for more compassionate conversations, and to help you navigate to more peaceful waters when conversations become turbulent.

Welcome to Part 2 of “The Heart is our Compass:  Compassionate Listening in Polarized Times”, Episode #96 of Co-creating Peace, a series about conscious communication and conflict transformation.

Last week, in Part 1, Susan Partnow told us about the origin of Compassionate Listening, its five core practices and how we can cultivate compassion.

In this episode, we discuss how to bring Compassionate Listening into your daily life and how to use Compassionate Listening practices in contentious situations, including those you may find yourself in with your family over the Thanksgiving holiday.

To learn more about Compassionate Listening and the Compassionate Listening Project, visit www.compassionatelistening.org. To contact Susan Partnow, email her at: susanpartnow@gmail.com

I hope you have a peaceful and joy-filled Thanksgiving. Please know that I am thankful for each and every one of you. Your listener-ship and your patronage mean the world to me. Thank you!

Please support Co-creating Peace:

  • Subscribe to Co-creating Peace on your favorite podcast provider
  • Send me your ideas for topics and guests or be a guest to talk about your communication or conflict resolution challenges and receive free communication coaching
  • Share on social media & tell the world about Co-creating Peace!
  • Become a patron at www.patreon.com/CocreatingPeace

Visit BridgesofPeace.com to learn more about Kathleen and her work.

Show Notes

This is an early broadcast  - instead of airing it on the weekend as I usually do, I wanted to air it before Thanksgiving, for those of you who may be wondering how to have non-contentious family conversations at Thanksgiving – or any other holiday for that matter, especially during times like we’re in now, where there are strong and opposing feelings and opinions nationwide about our political arena, human rights and other current national issues. 

My guest Susan Partnow has some tools and ideas to share with you to help set the tone for more compassionate conversations, and to help you navigate to more peaceful waters when conversations become turbulent.

Welcome to Part 2 of “The Heart is our Compass:  Compassionate Listening in Polarized Times”, Episode #96 of Co-creating Peace, a series about conscious communication and conflict transformation.

Last week, in Part 1, Susan Partnow told us about the origin of Compassionate Listening, its five core practices and how we can cultivate compassion.

In this episode, we discuss how to bring Compassionate Listening into your daily life and how to use Compassionate Listening practices in contentious situations, including those you may find yourself in with your family over the Thanksgiving holiday.

To learn more about Compassionate Listening and the Compassionate Listening Project, visit www.compassionatelistening.org. To contact Susan Partnow, email her at: susanpartnow@gmail.com

I hope you have a peaceful and joy-filled Thanksgiving. Please know that I am thankful for each and every one of you. Your listener-ship and your patronage mean the world to me. Thank you!

Please support Co-creating Peace:

  • Subscribe to Co-creating Peace on your favorite podcast provider
  • Send me your ideas for topics and guests or be a guest to talk about your communication or conflict resolution challenges and receive free communication coaching
  • Share on social media & tell the world about Co-creating Peace!
  • Become a patron at www.patreon.com/CocreatingPeace

Visit BridgesofPeace.com to learn more about Kathleen and her work.