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Radical welcoming How every part of you is worthy of acceptance: Free talk Stroud

introductory Course

Radical welcoming How every part of you is worthy of acceptance. It’s so easy to think that by pushing away the feelings...

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Radical welcoming How every part of you is worthy of acceptance. It’s so easy to think that by pushing away the feelings we don’t like we make ourselves feel better. Or that if we dismiss or ignore aspects of ourselves, they will go away. But it doesn’t work! This free 60 minute online seminar will share some insights and practices from and embodied practice known as Focusing. At its core lies a truth that every part of can be welcomed and even has treasure - even what we usually label ugly or egotistical. Our topics will include: How to approach parts we don’t like Why everything inside needs acceptance The paradox of how change happens Practical tools to foster self acceptance. Open to anyone Thursday 30th January 7-8pm Courtyard Room, Open House, Stroud (Near Star Anise Arts Cafe)

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30 Jan 2020 - 30 Jan 2020

Stroud., south west

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Focusing Level 4: Reminders

focusing skills certificate Course

Learn how to offer reminding suggestions in a Focusing partnership. This takes you deeper into the heart of the Focusing...

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Learn how to offer reminding suggestions in a Focusing partnership. This takes you deeper into the heart of the Focusing Process, and the relationship between a Focuser and their companion. By the end of Level 4, you will be able to offer guiding suggestions to your Focusing partner, and to extend your ability to self-guide.

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8 Feb 2020 - 9 Feb 2020

Liverton, Devon, south west

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Radical welcoming: How every part of you is worthy of acceptance.

introductory Course

Radical welcoming How every part of you is worthy of acceptance. It’s so easy to think that by pushing away the feelings...

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Radical welcoming How every part of you is worthy of acceptance. It’s so easy to think that by pushing away the feelings we don’t like we make ourselves feel better. Or that if we dismiss or ignore aspects of ourselves, they will go away. But it doesn’t work! This free 60 minute online seminar will share some insights and practices from and embodied practice known as Focusing. At its core lies a truth that every part of can be welcomed and even has treasure - even what we usually label ugly or egotistical. Our topics will include: How to approach parts we don’t like Why everything inside needs acceptance The paradox of how change happens Practical tools to foster self acceptance. Open to anyone Thursday 13th February 8-9pm Music Room. Bristol Folk house, 40a Park Street, Bristol, BS1 5JG

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13 Feb 2020 - 13 Feb 2020

Bristol, south west

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Deep listening: Day course

introductory Course

This day will introduce you to the life long skill of Deep Listening. It is a reflective body based practice...

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This day will introduce you to the life long skill of Deep Listening. It is a reflective body based practice that can be done on your own or with others, and mixed with other self awareness practices such as Mindfulness Meditation or therapy. Some of the skills you will learn: • Live a life full of curiosity • Tune into your inner wisdom • Meet yourself and others with kindness and openness • Be with and understand strong emotion • Find what truly feels right for you and your life • Connect more deeply to yourself, others, and beyond. Held at the Cotswold Health Clinic, George St, Stroud 10-5.30pm

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16 Feb 2020 - 16 Feb 2020

Stroud, south west

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Your body knows the way: Introducing Focusing: Bristol

introductory Course

Learn new ways to find inner kindness, work with stuck patterns, make clear & intuitive decisions and finally feel at...

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Learn new ways to find inner kindness, work with stuck patterns, make clear & intuitive decisions and finally feel at home in your own body This workshop will introduce a practice known as ‘Focusing’. It is a gentle yet powerful skill that can bring clarity and aliveness to your life. Put simply it involves taking an embodied, curious, and interested awareness to your body and listening, It is a reflective practice that you learn for yourself and can be done on your own or in partnership with a friend or colleague. It can be woven into other areas of your life, such as mindfulness, healing practices and therapy. • Live a life full of curiosity • Tune into your inner wisdom • Meet yourself and others with kindness and openness • Be with and understand strong emotion • Find what truly feels right for you and your life • Connect more deeply to yourself, others, and beyond.   Costs: £135

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14 Mar 2020 - 15 Mar 2020

Bristol, south west

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Focusing Level 5: Applied Focusing

focusing skills certificate Course

Learn more about ‘presence and partiality’ – developing your ability to be fully with whatever needs you attention, and the...

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Learn more about ‘presence and partiality’ – developing your ability to be fully with whatever needs you attention, and the biases and no-go areas that can interfere with that. Make Focusing fully your own. Times for further practice and demonstrations. Bring your questions, and what you would like to explore.

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14 Mar 2020 - 15 Mar 2020

Liverton, Devon, south west

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Workshop 2: A companion on the journey

focusing skills certificate Course

Weekend 2 of the BFA series: Exploring the skills of being a companion Topics: Listening skills Listening principles and practice Dwelling at the edge The...

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Weekend 2 of the BFA series: Exploring the skills of being a companion Topics: Listening skills Listening principles and practice Dwelling at the edge The felt sense Facilitative Language How the body speaks

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4 Jul 2020 - 5 Jul 2020

Bristol, south west

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Workshop 3: A helping hand – Guiding: Bristol

focusing skills certificate Course

Weekend 3 of the BFA skills Series, exploring deeper listening and the skills of guiding and reminding Topics: Guiding skills Self-Guiding Guiding Principles Helping the...

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Weekend 3 of the BFA skills Series, exploring deeper listening and the skills of guiding and reminding Topics: Guiding skills Self-Guiding Guiding Principles Helping the focuser stay present Deeper Listening The felt sense

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26 Sep 2020 - 27 Sep 2020

Bristol, south west

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Workshop 4: Untangling the knots

focusing skills certificate Course

Weekend 4 of the BFA skills series exploring how to use Focusing to explore deeper emotional tangles and difficulties Topics: Developing grounding Inner...

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Weekend 4 of the BFA skills series exploring how to use Focusing to explore deeper emotional tangles and difficulties Topics: Developing grounding Inner visitors and guests in Focusing Dynamics of the inner world Guiding skills Critical Voices

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24 Oct 2020 - 25 Oct 2020

Bristol, south west

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Workshop 5: The path to Wholeness

focusing skills certificate Course

Weekend 5 of the BFA skills series exploring how focusing can help with integration of all aspects of human experience. Topics: Focusing...

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Weekend 5 of the BFA skills series exploring how focusing can help with integration of all aspects of human experience. Topics: Focusing and Spirituality Living from "self-in-presence" What is wholeness Gendlin's key concepts in Focusing Radical acceptance

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21 Nov 2020 - 22 Nov 2020

Bristol, south west

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