Yin Principles


1. Heart Centered: Speak and Listen from the Heart 
2.  Convey respect
3.  Ask the Grandmothers to speak through you. 
4.  Comfort with silence 
5.  No expectations or goals
6.  No cross talk or sharing with person who is speaking 
7.  No judgement of self or others  
8.  Stay in the Present Moment in the Heart
9.  I-messages, spoken from the Heart
10.  Give each person an opportunity to speak before you share a 2nd time 
11.  Use simple hand gestures when you feel a need to give feedback
12.  No advice giving
13.  Listen to the speaker without thinking of what to say next
14.  Notice how your body is feeling