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.
Sundays 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
This is a collaborative program where skilled hosts welcome guests and callers to practice empathy, awareness, and authentic and effective communication. Our intention is to provide skills, knowledge, and resources that empower listeners to effectively connect across differences so that we can all work together to create a world that works for life.
Hosted by Nancy Kahn, Timothy Regan, and Marlena Willis.
Host Timothy Regan welcomes Certified Nonviolent Communication Trainer and Organizational Consultant Roxy Manning, Ph.D. We explore detailed wisdom and actions that each of us can draw upon when observing or participating in the aggressions of daily life. We define aggression and microaggression, and then place ourselves in 3 roles: the observer, the actor, and the … Continued
Host Nancy Kahn talks with special guest, Kangs Trevens, an Oakland-based counselor and facilitator of Trauma-Informed Nonviolent Communication about de-escalation and grounding skills that every person could benefit from. Join us to learn essential skills that support safety and contribute to reducing harm during difficult and overwhelming human interactions without the default being calling law enforcement. … Continued
Timothy Regan meets outside in the gathering dusk among the crickets with Forest Bathing Guide, Wildlife Tracker, and Relational Educator Caitlin Williams, to explore the Nature of peacemaking through our senses. Join us in the forest! Learn about Caitlin and her work at KnowingWild.
Racism is in the air we breathe, the water we swim in. We all are conditioned by it and it affects the interactions we have with one another. The UNtraining supports us in being aware of our conditioning and letting go of it. Host Marlena Willis talks with Robert Horton, cofounder of the UNtraining, and … Continued
Host Nancy Kahn holds a timely discussion with guest, Randi Bryant, a corporate diversity trainer and author. They address current events related to the abuse of power across race and gender, and share communication strategies they have found essential in holding successful dialogues of this nature. Nancy and Randi talk about the #MeToo Movement and … Continued
Join host Timothy Regan, with special guest Martha Lasley, Certified Nonviolent Communication Trainer and Leadership Coach, for this episode. We provide the definition of a particularly difficult form of communication called a “Microagression,” and provide several examples, and then demonstrate how you might free yourself from the freezing effects of them. We offer you ways … Continued
Buddhism teaches that craving is the cause of suffering. Certainly when we abuse drugs, alcohol, food, sex or other substances or behaviors we create suffering for ourselves and others and are not the most effective in making the world a better place for all. Host Marlena Willis talks with Valerie Mason-John, also known as Vimalasara, … Continued
Host Nancy Kahn talks with guest Max Rivers, author of the new book Loving Conflict. Mr. Rivers discusses how to practice embodied Nonviolent Communication in primary intimate relationships, how to use conflict to unlock intimacy, and ways to return to effortless love using a process he and his partner developed called the Teamwork method. Mr. Rivers covers three stages … Continued
Timothy Regan explores a list of key conditions that help human beings communicate with compassion and honesty, especially when passions are high. He welcomes callers to add to the list. He then shares some tips and approaches of several groups who are bringing strangers and opponents together to connect and collaborate across our politically and … Continued