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Rachelle Lamb

CNVC Certified Trainer from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

What’s important? What deepens our lives? What does it mean to be human? Rachelle Lamb has devoted over 40 years circling these cardinal questions. She is a recognized speaker, writer, poet, NVC trainer and “relationship whisperer”. She brings an earthy, practical yet innovative wisdom to her work which she has curated over decades of study drawing from cultural anthropology, history, psychology, mythology, poetry, storytelling and deep ecology. Her synthesis of these disciplines provides a rich and fertile scaffolding for transformational dialogue and consistently produces powerful learning experiences for individuals and audiences who cite the learning as profound and life changing. She resides in Victoria BC, Canada. 

“Poetry, presence and humanity .. Rachelle brings a passion for life-giving language that she shares in the service of inspiring others to choose words that incite not just personal but global change.”
—Jacqueline Kellam


"Rachelle’s commitment to helping people concretely grasp the importance and impact that language has in every aspect of our lives is both unique and powerful. Her inspirational and practical teachings help clear a path for deep authentic living and relating rooted in soul, beauty and discriminating awareness."
—Dana Bass Solomon

Website: https://www.rachellelamb.com

Latest NVC Library Resources with Rachelle Lamb

Things We Know and Forget

Here's a list of 13 essential reminders to help you examine how you think, listen and communicate both internally with yourself and outwardly with others while also reminding you to hold within your awareness important basic truths about what it means to be human and to relate.

Conversations about Death

It seems death cafes are everywhere these days. But how changed are we by the conversations we're now having? Not everyone is open to talking about death. It may well be that someone in your life is nearing the end of their days and their refusal to talk about it may be confusing and disheartening. How do you get them to speak when they don't want to? In this session, we will explore different approaches to navigating this tricky terrain.

Paying Attention In Troubled Times

Our world is facing stressful times. And the more stress you experience, the less resourced you can become. But consider that you're not messed up, but rather, the challenges you bear is a response to manufactured environments and culture that are more hostile than they are kind towards our human souls and bodies. And so, let’s be clear. Let’s be discerning. Let’s be compassionate. Let’s pay attention.

The Four Responses Exercise Cards

Use these cards in your practice group or NVC training to understand 4 different ways of responding to hard to hear messages. Become aware of the way you habitually respond to stimulus and develop skills to respond with empathy and express honestly.

Why Do I Feel Depressed?

When does identifying our or others' needs become a coping mechanism that hides the real problems that go unaddressed, and thereby reinforcing problems?  This article zooms out to take a look at how dealing with our needs in the absence of the larger picture can inadvertertly support unhealthy ways of operating, rather than become a healthy solution.  It asks us to see what could be hidden -- both on the personal and societal levels.