The relationship dynamics within our close and distant family create a pattern or template for how we relate, communicate and live with others. Once we understand the forces that shaped us and influence our current experiences, we can bring awareness to these patterns and begin to shift and step out of them where required.
Learning to be honest and authentic in relationships is challenging. We are constantly asked to express our truth and so often it is easier to keep silent than to express our true feelings. True connection happens when each partner is allowed to express their truth and honest feelings in a meaningful way.
Mind too busy to meditate? A common misconception is that you need to empty your mind in order to meditate. In fact, the reverse is true, we practice mindfulness in order to live with less distraction and more presence. However, even highly experienced meditators have busy-mind days; the key to a sustainable mindfulness practice is to simply be aware of and accept your experience just as it is. Join this standalone class for a mindfulness tune-up.
CBT is one of the most effective symptoms for dealing with emotional issues. Here we teach you the basics and get you started, so that you can learn emotional responsibility in your relationships.
Managing the dating journey is challenging. Learning to take emotional responsibility is at the heart of riding those waves. Act teaches psychological flexibility as a tool to face and overcome relationship challenges.
Conversations are the heartbeat and lifeblood of relationships. We speak to be listened to, but speaking well doesn’t ensure that we’re heard as we intend. Join me to learn more about the importance of listening – both our own listening and our listener’s.