Talk-It-Out Radio – August 19, 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.

Upcoming Episode

Talk It Out Radio: Sun 8/12, 7pm: The Gift of Meditation

Meditation can contribute so much to our lives – giving us gifts of clarity, calmness, equanimity, the capacity to love more deeply and much more. Host Marlena Willis talks with meditation teacher and author, Spring Washam, who has been a leader in bringing meditation to youth and to people of color and in integrating the … Continued


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Nonviolent Communication: The Background, Purpose, Application, and Relevance in Our Lives

Host Nancy Kahn reviews the history of Nonviolent Communication (NVC), purpose/intentions behind the practice (underlying principles and assumptions), its application in our relationships, and the relevance of this inner practice in our lives. Nancy includes examples of how to apply this practice to the news we hear coming from the Trump administration to the experiences … Continued


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You Can’t Heal What You Can’t Feel: Benefits of Nonviolent Communication Across Differences in Health and Wellness

Host Nancy Kahn and guest, Dr. Meg Jordan, a global medicine hunter and chair of the M.A. program in Integrative Health Studies at California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) discuss the benefits of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) Across Differences in Health and Wellness. Dr. Jordan is a world-traveled medical anthropologist, holistic RN, educator and journalist specializing in integrative … Continued


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Cleaning the Slate

Often, to contribute in the world in the way we want, we must unburden ourselves from the weight of regret and shame over things we have done to harm others and the pain and resulting reactivity that comes when others have hurt us. Host Marlena Willis shares and explores ways that nonviolent communication and meditation … Continued


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Surviving the Impact of Implicit Racial Bias in the Workplace and the Journey Back to Wholeness​ and Compassion

Host Nancy Kahn talks with guest Jair Valley, a dynamic 21-year-old African American artist and full-time professional​. Jair talks about ​a​ recent experience of implicit racial bias in his workplace and the process he is actively engaged in to reclaim his dearly held values for wholeness and compassion. Starbucks recently shared materials with the public on the nationwide training they provided … Continued


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