"Good communication is essential to any healthy relationship, whether it's between spouses, family members, friends, or co-workers, and mindfulness-the practice of nonjudgmental awareness-can help us communicate more effectively and meaningfully with others in our personal and professional lives."
"Susan Gillis Chapman is a marriage and family therapist who has been studying and teaching mindfulness meditation for over thirty years. She is the founder of Greenlight Communications (www.greenzonetalk.com), through which she offers training in mindful communication to couples, therapists, and business people."
"In a clear and at times humorous style this encouraging book gives our heart the green light to open. Susan Chapman presents accessible practices from Buddhism and the best in psychology to help this happen."--David Richo, author of Coming Home to Who You Are
"This is an invaluable resource for anyone who longs for connection with others. Susan Chapman's simple explanations and engaging stories provide us with practical tools that let us recognize our shared humanity, moving us from a 'me-first' approach to a 'we-first' one."--Karen Kissel Wegela, author of The Courage to Be Present and What Really Helps