Talk-It-Out Radio – May 20, 2018

Talk-It-Out Radio

A how-to and what-to-do program where skilled hosts welcome guests and callers to practice empathy, mindfulness, and effective communication. Do you want tools for connection, conflict resolution, and compassion for self and others? We explore skills, knowledge and resources to empower you to connect across differences.

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Our Bodies are Wise: A Conversation with Jill Nagle

Host Marlena Willis talks with Jill Nagle, a widely published author on personal growth, parenting, and social issues. Jill founded Wisdom of the Body: Beyond Talk Therapy to provide multidimensional counseling that includes the possibility of intimate, nonsexual restorative touch. She works with individuals, couples, communities and groups who want to get past the what’s tripping them … Continued


Sunday 5/13, 7pm, Talk It Out Radio: Our Bodies are Wise: A Conversation with Jill Nagle

Host Marlena Willis talks with Jill Nagle, a widely published author on personal growth, parenting, and social issues. Jill founded Wisdom of the Body: Beyond Talk Therapy to provide multidimensional counseling that includes the possibility of intimate, nonsexual restorative touch. She works with individuals, couples, communities and groups who want to get past the what’s tripping them … Continued


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Nonviolent Communication Practices to Help Us Understand and Dialogue About Implicit Bias​

What is implicit bias? How do we become aware of implicit bias, and how does implicit bias unconsciously affect our behaviors and attitudes towards other people? Recently in the news, there have been two trending stories across the country reporting on the impact of implicit bias resulting in law enforcement being called by employees of … Continued


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Conflict Resolution can be Fun?!

Be delightfully inspired, play some peacemaking games and listen to some positive music live from the KPFA studios – with the leaders and kids of the Mosaic Project from Oakland, California. Timothy Regan hosts Khemnes Fisher and Emily Abad with young students and musicians from Mosaic. Experience some powerful and compassionate “gametivities” that have helped over 39,000 children and … Continued


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Can You Really Feel Me? Connecting Across Differences When Holding Conflicting Perspectives

Nancy Kahn hosts a discussion between guests Leo Mercer, a self-described “Rapitivist,” and Savander Parker, a higher education professional, who hold divergent perspectives on Hip Hop.  Hear how it is possible to dialogue across differences through the practice of Nonviolent Communication, despite holding conflicting perspectives. How can we talk about issues we are passionate about … Continued


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Creating a Culture of Empathy in the Workplace

What is your workplace culture like? In your place of employment, how often do you experience colleagues, supervisors and upper management responding to you and others with judgment-free active listening (empathic presence)? A leading corporation in Silicon Valley shared research findings that presented empathy as the single most important workplace practice for effective teams. Work-based … Continued


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Full Acceptance of Self – A Conversation with E.N. Hill

Host Marlena Willis talks with E.N. Hill, who describes themselves as a black, gay, gender non-binary, Christ-loving non-Christian. They practice a family of religious diversity: God as father, the earth and earth-based practices as mother, Buddhism as lover, and African spiritual practices as grandparents. From a military background, now called to be a minister, they … Continued


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Deconstructing Oppressive “Domination Systems Thinking” from the Inside Out

Host Nancy Kahn invites us to explore how domination systems thinking lives inside us, how we can become aware of it, transform it, and disrupt unconscious patterns of communication that maintain systems of power and privilege. Dr. Marshall Rosenberg, founder of Nonviolent Communication, said that “in domination systems, you have to train people to think … Continued


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