Host Marlena Willis talks with filmmaker, Ana Joanes, whose film, Wrestling Ghosts, is about the tools we can use, including Nonviolent Communication, to become better parents. It follows the epic journey of Kim, a young mother who, with the help of her partner Matt and the support of therapists, works to confront her traumatic childhood … Continued
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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 Nancy Kahn talks with guest Kelsey Blackwell, author of Why People of Color Need Spaces Without White People. Kelsey shares her perspective on why dedicated spaces for People of Color contribute to healing from “embodied inequality.” Kelsey Blackwell is a writer, embodiment facilitator, and coach specializing in wellness, racial justice, mindfulness, meditation, and natural living. Nancy and Kelsey … Continued
Host Timothy Regan and the 44th group of KPFA Radio Apprentices explore the basics of Nonviolent Communication to create their new team and their community here at KPFA. This episode takes you to the table during a real class offered by Timothy just the other evening. Hear helpful principles in listening, dealing with anger, and … Continued
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
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
Host Timothy Regan uses the power, language and empathy of NVC to create a sweet public space for listeners to touch and express the essence of what matters to them right now. When we check in with our feelings and understand our needs, we return to our power and our creativity and our resilience. Timothy extends … Continued
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
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
How to meet your Impact with dignity and healing: Using a live and intense example with guest Warren Hooley, indigenous activist, educator, and Nonviolent Communication trainer from British Columbia, we offer you a radical and healing way to respond if you are faced with anger and blame because something you said or did stimulated pain … Continued
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