by admin, 28th January 2022
1. The Zen of You and Me: A Guide to Getting Along with Just About Anyone, by Diane Musho Hamilton
How to deal with interpersonal conflict--from a Zen perspective.
2. The Mediation Process: Practical Strategies for Resolving Conflict, by Christopher W. Moore
Expensive but the most comprehensive book written on mediation, this text is perfect for new and experienced conflict managers working in any area of dispute resolution family, community, employment, business, environmental, public policy - multicultural, or international.
3. Nonviolent Communication, by Marshall B. Rosenberg
What is Violent Communication? If "violent" means acting in ways that result in hurt or harm, then much of how we communicate - judging others, bullying, having racial bias, blaming, finger pointing, discriminating, speaking without listening, criticising others or ourselves, name-calling, reacting when angry, using political rhetoric, being defensive or judging who's "good/bad" or what's "right/wrong" with people - could indeed be called "violent communication."
Nonviolent Communication serves our desire to do three things:
4. Changing the Conversation: The 17 Principles of Conflict Resolution, by Dana Caspersen
You can't change how other people act in a conflict, and often you can't change your situation. But you can change what you do.
5. Sex and the Spiritual Teacher: Why it Happens and When It’s a Problem, by Scott Edelstein
Looks at the complex of forces that can tempt otherwise insightful, compassionate, and well-intentioned teachers to lose their way--and that tempt some of their students to lose their way as well. It analyses why most of our current efforts to keep spiritual teachers from transgressing sometimes don't work. It includes a set of practices and structures that can build community, encourage healthy student-teacher relationships, increase trust and spiritual intimacy between teachers and their students.