Communicating for Life - Jan 7
Jan
7
to Feb 4

Communicating for Life - Jan 7

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5-Week Class: Mondays, Jan 7 - Feb 4; 6 - 7:45 p.m.

For anyone who wants to learn and practice the basics, as well as for those who want to re-charge their NVC consciousness. Join Bryn Hazell for a fun and interactive series of classes that raises awareness of unhelpful communication habits and teaches skills to transform them into clear and connecting communication. It can change your way of viewing the world and create more connection in all aspects of your life.

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Changing Self Talk Into Self Care
Dec
8
to Dec 9

Changing Self Talk Into Self Care

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Weekend Workshop: Sat, Dec 8, 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Sun, Dec 9; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Are you your own worst enemy? Do harsh self-criticisms sneak into your thinking and undermine your self-trust and disrupt your life? There is a way to transform this thinking into compassion and self-understanding.

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Can We Talk?
Nov
17
to Nov 18

Can We Talk?

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Weekend Workshop: Sat, Nov 17; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Sun, Oct 18; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

You’re in a partnership. In fact, you care very much for each other and deeply value your relationship—at least until that moment he or she does something that really upsets you. Maybe you get angry. Maybe you feel hurt. The judgments and blame that surface hurt even more. Isn’t there a different way to handle this?

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Changing Self Talk Into Self Care (Workshop full, see Dec 8)
Nov
10
to Nov 11

Changing Self Talk Into Self Care (Workshop full, see Dec 8)

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This workshop is now full, please see Dec 8 for another opportunity. Or email denise@compassionatecenter.org and she will be happy to put you on a waitlist!

Weekend Workshop: Sat, Nov 10; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Sun, Nov 11; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Are you your own worst enemy? Do harsh self-criticisms sneak into your thinking and undermine your self-trust and disrupt your life? There is a way to transform this thinking into compassion and self-understanding.

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Communicating for Life
Nov
5
to Dec 3

Communicating for Life

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5-Week Class: Mondays, Nov 5 - Dec 3; 6 - 7:45 p.m.

For anyone who wants to learn and practice the basics, as well as for those who want to re-charge their NVC consciousness. Join Bryn Hazell for a fun and interactive series of classes that raises awareness of unhelpful communication habits and teaches skills to transform them into clear and connecting communication. It can change your way of viewing the world and create more connection in all aspects of your life.

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Can We Talk? (Oct 5 - 7)
Oct
5
to Oct 7

Can We Talk? (Oct 5 - 7)

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Weekend Workshop: Fri, Oct 5; 6 - 8 p.m. Sat, Oct 6; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Sun, Oct 7; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

You’re in a partnership. In fact, you care very much for each other and deeply value your relationship—at least until that moment he or she does something that really upsets you. Maybe you get angry. Maybe you feel hurt. The judgments and blame that surface hurt even more. Isn’t there a different way to handle this?

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Fall Retreat: Coming Home (Full!)
Sep
28
to Sep 30

Fall Retreat: Coming Home (Full!)

Weekend Retreat: Fri, Sep 28; 6 p.m. - Sun, Sep 30; morning.

You are invited to join Denise Torres, Julia Christoferson, and Eliza Lewis at our first (and hopefully annual) fall retreat! It begins on Friday, September 28th with dinner at 6:00 p.m. and concludes on Sunday morning September 30. Check in on Friday starts at 3:30. We’ll be staying at the cabins at Caddisfly Resort, right on the McKenzie River. We think it will be a wonderful place to connect with friends and nature.

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Communicating for Life (Sep 24 class is full, see Nov 5!)
Sep
24
to Oct 29

Communicating for Life (Sep 24 class is full, see Nov 5!)

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6-Week Class: Mondays, Sep 24 - Oct 29; 6 - 7:45 p.m.

For anyone who wants to learn and practice the basics, as well as for those who want to re-charge their NVC consciousness. Join Bryn Hazell for a fun and interactive series of classes that raises awareness of unhelpful communication habits and teaches skills to transform them into clear and connecting communication. It can change your way of viewing the world and create more connection in all aspects of your life.

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Changing Self Talk Into Self Care: A Weekend Workshop (July 27 - 29)
Jul
27
to Jul 29

Changing Self Talk Into Self Care: A Weekend Workshop (July 27 - 29)

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Weekend Workshop: Fri, Jul 27; 6 - 8 p.m. Sat, Jul 28; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Sun, Jul 29; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Are you your own worst enemy? Do harsh self-criticisms sneak into your thinking and undermine your self-trust and disrupt your life? There is a way to transform this thinking into compassion and self-understanding.

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Communicating for Life (May 28 - Jun 25)
May
28
to Jun 25

Communicating for Life (May 28 - Jun 25)

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5-Week Class: Mondays, May 28 - Jun 25; 6 - 7:45 p.m.

For anyone who wants to learn and practice the basics, as well as for those who want to re-charge their NVC consciousness. Join Bryn Hazell for a fun and interactive series of classes that raises awareness of unhelpful communication habits and teaches skills to transform them into clear and connecting communication. It can change your way of viewing the world and create more connection in all aspects of your life.

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Changing Self Talk Into Self Care: A Recovery Workshop (May 18 - 20)
May
18
to May 20

Changing Self Talk Into Self Care: A Recovery Workshop (May 18 - 20)

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Weekend Workshop: Fri, May 18; 6 - 8 p.m. Sat, May 19; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Sun, May 20; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Are you your own worst enemy? Do harsh self-criticisms sneak into your thinking and undermine your self-trust and disrupt your life? There is a way to transform this thinking into compassion and self-understanding.

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Can We Talk? (May 4 - 6)
May
4
to May 6

Can We Talk? (May 4 - 6)

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Weekend Workshop: Fri, May 4; 6 - 8 p.m. Sat, May 5; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Sun, May 6; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

You’re in a partnership. In fact, you care very much for each other and deeply value your relationship—at least until that moment he or she does something that really upsets you. Maybe you get angry. Maybe you feel hurt. The judgments and blame that surface hurt even more. Isn’t there a different way to handle this?

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A Bodhisattva's Path of Nonviolent Action
Mar
9
to Mar 11

A Bodhisattva's Path of Nonviolent Action

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Weekend Workshop: Fri, Mar 9; 6 - 8 p.m. Sat, Mar 10; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Sun, Mar 11; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Do you want to be part of life affirming social change? Do you think you could let go of "right/wrong" thinking if you knew you could create meaningful change through acceptance, understanding, and connection instead? If you are deeply committed to kindness and compassion, and if you believe that peace can prevail moment by moment, then this class may be for you.

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Communicating for Life
Feb
26
to Apr 2

Communicating for Life

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6-Week Class: Mondays, Feb 26 - Apr 2; 6 - 7:45 p.m.

For anyone who wants to learn and practice the basics, as well as for those who want to re-charge their NVC consciousness. Join Bryn Hazell for a fun and interactive series of classes that raises awareness of unhelpful communication habits and teaches skills to transform them into clear and connecting communication. It can change your way of viewing the world and create more connection in all aspects of your life.

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Can We Talk?
Feb
9
to Feb 11

Can We Talk?

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Weekend Workshop: Fri, Feb 9; 6 - 8 p.m. Sat, Feb 10; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Sun, Feb 11; 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

You’re in a partnership. In fact, you care very much for each other and deeply value your relationship—at least until that moment he or she does something that really upsets you. Maybe you get angry. Maybe you feel hurt. The judgments and blame that surface hurt even more. Isn’t there a different way to handle this?

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How to be Kind to Yourself for the Holidays!
Oct
26
to Nov 9

How to be Kind to Yourself for the Holidays!

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Is it hard for you to be kind to you? 

Ah, the holidays! A time when we hope for warmth, peace, and understanding but often find our thinking filled with pressure, criticism, and blame. If you think about it, we’ll have more conversations with ourselves than we will ever have with anyone else. If they aren’t kind, how will we find happiness, peace, and connection?

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Communicating for Life
Oct
9
to Nov 13

Communicating for Life

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6-Week Class: Mondays, Oct 9 - Nov 13; 6 - 7:45 p.m.

For anyone who wants to learn and practice the basics, as well as for those who want to re-charge their NVC consciousness. Join Bryn Hazell for a fun and interactive series of classes that raises awareness of unhelpful communication habits and teaches skills to transform them into clear and connecting communication. It can change your way of viewing the world and create more connection in all aspects of your life.

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How to be Kind to Yourself
Sep
7
to Sep 28

How to be Kind to Yourself

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4-Week Class: Thursdays, Sep 7 - 28; 6 - 8 p.m.

If you think about it, we’ll have more conversations with ourselves than we will ever have with anyone else. If they aren’t kind, how will we find happiness, peace, and connection?

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More Kindness, One-Day Workshop
Jun
10
9:00 AM09:00

More Kindness, One-Day Workshop

One-Day Workshop: Saturday, June 24; 9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Befriending ourselves—even those parts that are hard to be friends with—opens a very extraordinary door to greater ease and peace into our lives. In this sequel to  How To Be Kind To Yourself, we’ll refresh our practice in self-kindness and, with the help of neuroscience, take it to the next level.

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Communicating for Life
Jun
5
to Jun 26

Communicating for Life

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4-Week Class: Mondays, June 5  -  26; 6 - 7:45 p.m.

For anyone who wants to learn and practice the basics, as well as for those who want to re-charge their NVC consciousness. Join Bryn Hazell for a fun and interactive series of classes that raises awareness of unhelpful communication habits and teaches skills to transform them into clear and connecting communication. It can change your way of viewing the world and create more connection in all aspects of your life.

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Politics, Religion, Whatever—Let’s Talk About It!
May
8
to May 15

Politics, Religion, Whatever—Let’s Talk About It!

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2-Week Class: Mondays, May 8 and 15; 6 - 7:45 pm

We’ll explore what happens when disagreements about politics and other issues that have become divisive come up and see why they so often end in frustration, silence, or shouting (or all three!). Learn how to speak and listen in a way that is more helpful and gives everyone a chance to be heard.

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