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
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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.
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
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
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