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A gathering of 2-10 people who in a circle of equality commit to a set of guidelines, such as:

  • Listening from the heart/empathy
  • Speaking/silence from the heart/intent for good
  • Allow silence and respect to create/allow a safe place for their spirit to grow – no criticism or advice within the circle
  • Treat the session confidentially
  • Spontaneous, open and authentic participation
  • Consideration of participants before speaking to the circle, keeping speech concise and to the point
  • Respect for the inner wisdom and value of each member of the circle

LISN-circles include circles of trust (Parker Palmer) councils (Illuman) the work of, and many others.

Find out more about groups and LISN circles.

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