Category: Lou Kraus

Analysis Paralysis 

October 5th, 2017

The election is over and President Trump tweets away. Professor Albert Mehrabian, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, UCLA, has studied holistic, robust communication and compared to his research what President Trump …Read More

From Negative to Positive

July 13th, 2017

 Better Outcomes will begin it’s study of Marshal Rosenberg, PhD’s work “Nonviolent Communication”. This book contains the most beautiful understanding of our potential for compassionate humanness in language, I have found.  …Read More

Is Your Brain Buggy?

July 5th, 2017

At the beginning of my present journey I wrote an essay on communication. It took me a year and a half. This morning I mistakenly clicked on TED Talks and …Read More

The Truth Sometimes Hurts, BUT It’s Still the Truth

May 18th, 2017

Wisdom comes from the strangest places.  What do you think of what George Carlin says here?

Normalizing Rape

May 1st, 2017

What is Rape Culture? 6 everyday examples of normalizing sexual violence April 21, 2017  By   Now we have different names for the same vicious abuse. Changing the name …Read More

How Trauma Lodges in the Body

March 12th, 2017

Krista Tippet’s interview with BESSEL VAN DER KOLK, a leader in the study and treatment of Trauma is fascinating. Anyone who has been the victim of trauma, in any of its …Read More


January 25th, 2017

I got this today from Rabbi Simon Jacobson’s Meaningful Life Center in New York. The thought, I think, is particularly meaningful now, so I thought I’d share. WHEN THINGS FALL …Read More

Violent and Nonviolent Communication – Definitions

January 16th, 2017

Marshall B. Rosenberg, PhD’s book “Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Life” is the source of sweet words and the antidote for Evil Speech. We are exploring ways to integrate Nonviolent …Read More

The Positive Side of Criticism

January 9th, 2017

These days we hear so much criticism and blaming going on, I dug this out of my computer. The link to the source of this essay is at the end. …Read More

Podcasting with my Friend Kiki from MYI’MPOSSIBLE DREAM

January 7th, 2017

Our first podcast of the year. I found a book called “Nonviolent Communication” hidden on my bookshelf. As I looked it over, I realized that it was I needed to …Read More

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