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Move This World – Shake your booty for peace

Move This World – Shake your booty for peace

Social change through the art of movement? How does that work? Ask Move This World, an innovative non-profit which not only has that as its mission, but also has a sustainable, revenue-generating, scalable model. So, what does this look like in practice? Facilitators, known...

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How to Have Difficult Conversations with Family

How to Have Difficult Conversations with Family

With the summer holiday season fast approaching, some people are dreading family get-togethers in which topics such as politics, religion, current events always come up and consistently generate tense, maybe even angry, conversations.  Whether it’s anticipating the...

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Mediation in Schools: A Response to New Federal Priorities

Mediation in Schools: A Response to New Federal Priorities

Guest Contributor Matt Johnson discusses the benefits of mediation and conflict resolution in schools. (This post originally appeared on Peace is Sexy in January 2014, but following last week's post, Love, Not Guns, we thought it was relevant to share it again.)  It is...

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Love, Not Guns

Love, Not Guns

by Dr. Jay Breitlow I am writing this article because I believe we can all make a difference in saving and enhancing the lives of not just our children, but people around the world. I am an expert in school-related violence not by choice or research, but because of personal...

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Holding everyone’s needs with care

Holding everyone’s needs with care

In honor of the passing of Dr. Marshall Rosenberg on February 7, 2015, we wanted to share with you a few articles about the creator of Nonviolent Communication (NVC). First on a personal note, I had the honor of being trained by Marshall in the intimacy of the masters in...

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Participate in Dreaded Conversations with Ease

Participate in Dreaded Conversations with Ease

Who is that person that you just dread talking to? Is it a colleague or a family member? Or someone at your place of worship or the organization you volunteer with? Or perhaps it’s not so much the person, but a certain topic that you dread talking about? Most of us have at...

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[Video] Is World Peace Possible?

[Video] Is World Peace Possible?

In this video, former US Army Captain Paul Chappell explains how love is a stronger force than fear and how militaries all over the world try to manipulate human beings' natural predisposition to love and take care of each other in order to get their soldiers to fight. Paul K....

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Burundi’s Fish Triumph over Guns

Burundi’s Fish Triumph over Guns

Don. His name wasn’t typically Burundian. His father named him after Don King the renowned American boxing promoter. When Don King brought the great Mohamed Ali to Congo in 1974, Don’s father was in his mid teens. After Ali won the rumble in the jungle, Don’s father fell...

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Want Teamwork? Encourage Free Speech

Want Teamwork? Encourage Free Speech

In order to help companies increase productivity and efficiency, Miki Kashtan uses tools from non-violent communication, namely asking questions that encourage dissent.  By MIKI KASHTAN “Is there anyone who’s not ready for me to sign this contract?” Jeremy, the...

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Peace: A Jovial Concept

Peace: A Jovial Concept

by Melissa McGowan How a film inspired the birth of an organization in Colorado which is empowering people at home, across the country and around the world.  The word jovial brings to mind joy, happiness, and bliss. For Kristina Welch, it is much more than just a word....

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