Trainer: Miki Kashtan

Can the Social Order Be Transformed through Personal Practice? The Case of Nonviolent Communication
September 30, 2019  •  Article  • 

Some years ago, I was asked to write a review of a book about which I loved everything except the title: Toward a Socially Responsible Psychology for a Global Era.[1] What I most ...

Reckoning with Collapse: Living into Community from Warsaw to Stroud
June 23, 2019  •  Article  • 

This post is the third and last in my May travelogue collection.

Following the NGL (Nonviolent Global Liberation) retreat in Poland, eight of us, in various configurations, went on the road via van and train, offering various events over the course of sixteen days. This trip was ...

How Far Can We Go Together? Nonviolent Global Liberation Retreat, Poland
June 2, 2019  •  Article  • 

This post is the second in my May travelogue collection.

Some years ago, when the number of retreats and intensive trainings that I had led or co-led was well over 100, I stopped counting. Each one is its own unique configuration of purpose, players, relationships, content, context, location, ...

Living Wealth: Provision, Romania
May 22, 2019  •  Article  • 

This month, I am in Europe, in six different places. I am planning to write bits and pieces about the different parts of my tour. Here is the first installment:


The Powers No One Can Take Away From Us
May 5, 2019  •  Article  • 

Over the course of the last several millennia, more and more power and wealth have been concentrating in the hands of fewer and fewer people. In a very literal sense, this currently deprives the vast ...

Restoring the Flow of Gifting in Community
April 11, 2019  •  Article  • 

fountain water

A little over a year ago I wrote a piece about how humans, historically, have broken off from the flow ...

Can We Un-Skew Resource Distribution?
March 19, 2019  •  Article  • 

In August 2018, at the end of one of the Nonviolent Global Liberation (NGL) retreats, the retreat team sat in the center of the circle and began to ...

Interdependence in Action: How to Change Agreements with Care
January 17, 2019  •  Article  • 


In 2004, a few days into the first of four week-long retreats of a yearlong program I was co-leading, one participant, who I will call Barbara, informed the program leaders that she ...

Nonviolence: Commitment, Capacity, and Community
January 8, 2019  •  Article  • 

In the mid 1990s I went on a backpacking trip with a friend that turned into a relational nightmare. Reverberating from the intense conflict, we set aside time to reweave intimacy and understanding. At a certain point, she expressed what seemed almost like anger directed at me for not ...

Theoretical Underpinnings of NVC

Theoretical Underpinnings of NVC
02/08/2011  •  Audio  •  02:00 hours:minutes
Bring your inquisitive mind and open heart to Miki Kashtan's Theoretical Underpinnings of NVC and learn the principles that underlie the NVC practice.
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