Wisdom Session: Acceptance and Belonging

Wisdom Session: Acceptance and Belonging

Humans have an inherent desire to belong and be an important part of something greater than themselves. The need to give and receive affection, recognition, and approval is such an integral part of what gives us our sense of identity and self-esteem. In what areas do you seek acceptance or prevent rejection? How do you respond to your boundaries and edges when it comes to giving and receiving in relationships? Come explore, through sharing and an illuminating process what it takes to accept and be accepted, and form healthy, satisfying connections.

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Wisdom Session: Responsibility, Compromise and Sacrifice

Wisdom Session: Responsibility, Compromise and Sacrifice

To honor my needs, or fulfill my responsibility to others? To sacrifice myself and compromise, or be selfish? When it comes to juggling responsibilities, these are constant dilemmas that we seem to get caught in. What is responsibility, and what does it mean to be responsible? Are there limits to what we can be responsible for? And are there also levels of responsibility? This coming wisdom session, join us to explore these questions and more, as we re-examine this familiar concept through a fresh new lens.

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Direction: Creating the Future

Direction: Creating the Future

“What should I choose to focus on next year and how can I make the next year even better?” If that’s a question on your mind as we approach the new year, forget about new year resolutions and pipe dreams that don’t work and come join us as we facilitate a discussion to complete your year powerfully and create the next. We’ll be inquiring into what makes a fulfilling life beyond the daily grind, the kind of life you’d like to have for yourself, the steps you need to take moving forward to fulfill it, and the resources and support you need. Find out through sharing and inquiry the balance between keeping your head in the clouds and your feet on the ground.

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Freedom: Freedom and Flow (Improvisation session)

Freedom: Freedom and Flow (Improvisation session)

We must have experienced mental block, being stuck, awkwardness, and performance anxiety in the most critical of times. How often do our minds edit our imaginative ideas down to what we consider makes logical sense, stopping our natural flow of expression? How do we unfreeze and get into a creative flow state, sparking our imagination and bringing ideas into reality? Experience an increased awareness of your creative capacity through an improvisation session led by Julia, where you’ll explore beyond mental limits and flow into a realm of possibilities for teambuilding, problem solving, ideating, public speaking, writing, storytelling and more.

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Leadership: The Leadership Journey

Leadership: The Leadership Journey

How do leaders become great? What makes others follow them, or even die for them? On what premise or principles do they make decisions, especially in critical situations? And what does it take for them to lead their people to win a war or cause worth fighting for? In our first Movie Night, Dwelling takes a new spin on our usual Philosophy Sessions where we will explore leadership themes through characters, plots, and principles that can be found in a movie. In a discussion thereafter we will draw out what our favorite heroes and villains reflect in us and in those around us, and how the plot reflects real life situations we face and how we approach them.

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Charisma: What's Your Charisma?

Charisma: What's Your Charisma?

We find ourselves drawn to certain stars, world leaders, and people who captivate us by their magnanimous deeds. Does charisma belong to just these people, or can you have it too? What is charisma? Is it a natural gift people are born with, or can it be developed and enhanced? What are the building blocks of charisma? Do you ever wonder what you have that draws others to you, and what kind of people you're drawn to? If you're ready to discover how others see you and what qualities you have to offer, join us in this Philosophy Session on Charisma to become aware of what makes you truly charismatic, and begin to step into your natural confidence around others.

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Effectiveness: Peak Performance

Effectiveness: Peak Performance

Why do some people stay energetic and spritely from dawn to dusk, while others are exhausted before the first cup of morning coffee? What gives you energy to last through the day, and what takes it away? How do you increase the moments when you are "in the zone", such that you can operate at your peak on a daily basis? Save yourself more time, by learning how to use your resources more effectively! In this Dwelling session on Peak Performance, we delve into the mysteries of motivation and procrastination, and identify the battery packs that will keep you up and running like clockwork through the day.

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Relationships: Built to Last

Relationships: Built to Last

No one lives forever. But every moment of authentic connection you have with those whose lives you touch each day determines the quality of the life you and those around you live. How do you leave a legacy behind? Through the quality of connections you make with those you love and work with. The truth is, building relationships that last is a skill-set that can be picked up and honed. Join us at this philosophy session and discover your relational keystones to build greater happiness at home, at work, and in love.

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Direction: A Philosophy Session

Direction: A Philosophy Session

What am I living for? Is this what I really want? What are my next steps? These are questions that human beings have been asking for thousands of years but there is no one-size-fits-all answer. Only you can answer the question, “Where should I go from here?” In our Philosophy Session on Direction, delve into your values and motivations and uncover what matters to you. Find out where you should go next and create action steps that would lead you there. Join us for an illuminating discussion on what it takes to really live the life that you truly want to live.

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Personal Branding: A Philosophy Session

Personal Branding: A Philosophy Session

What is a personal brand? Simply put, it’s your expression of your authentic self, your reputation, your legacy, and how people remember you through your actions, expertise and encounters. It distinguishes you and what you are good at, as well as the people you attract. A personal brand takes time to build, but how do you begin getting one? Get ready to dive into the essence of who you are and begin shaping the expression of your brand through a mood board, music, or mandala.

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Leadership: A Philosophy Session

Leadership: A Philosophy Session

People are in leadership positions for different reasons. Some are attracted to power, or prestige, while some were put into a leadership role. Whatever the reason, there is still a question of what makes a good leader. What type of leader are you attracted to? Can anyone be a leader, and do you have what it takes to be one? Join us for an illuminating discussion as we delve into what it means to be a great leader. Challenge traditional and changing notions about leadership that exist, and discover your own motivations for seeking out leadership positions.

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Personal Effectiveness: A Philosophy Session

Personal Effectiveness: A Philosophy Session

Is personal effectiveness about good time management, getting things done and achieving our goals, or is there more to it? What does it mean to you, and in what areas of your life would you like to enhance your personal effectiveness? What prevents us from being effective? Join us in a discussion about the factors that are essential to building your performance ability, keys to living an effective life, and how we can consistently reach new levels of success.

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Money: A Philosophy Session

Money: A Philosophy Session

We dream of being financially free and many of us work hard to earn more money because what we have is never enough. Yet, despite the additional hours we put into our work, the pay increments and bonuses, we can’t seem to be satisfied with what we have. What drives our desire for money? What does money symbolize or mean to you? What is your philosophy and attitude towards money and where did they come from? Join us for an illuminating discussion on the topic of money, what it is and what it creates, its value, and its impact on our lives.

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Vitality: A Philosophy Session

Vitality: A Philosophy Session

Energy! More energy! We need it to get through the day’s work and have an abundance of it for other things we like to do. Feeling vibrant and full of energy is our natural state of being, yet why don’t we always feel plugged into this world of energy in and around us? What accounts for the life-force in us that we call vitality? Is our vitality a function of the foods we eat, exercise, a balanced lifestyle, rest, or something more? How do we maintain our zest for life and continually manifest vitality in our everyday life?

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Freedom: A Philosophy Session

Freedom: A Philosophy Session

What is freedom? We dream of being financially free, having the freedom to choose, the freedom to speak and express ourselves, freedom to do and have what we want, freedom of time and space. Yet we can’t seem to be free of the daily grind, expectations of others, and practicalities that tie us down. Is freedom non-conformity, protection of human rights, or being free of control? Join us for an illuminating discussion on the topic of freedom, what it is and isn’t, and what it means to be truly free.

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Personal Branding: A Philosophy Session

Personal Branding: A Philosophy Session

What is a personal brand? Simply put, it’s your expression of your authentic self, your reputation, your legacy, and how people remember you through your actions, expertise and encounters. It distinguishes you and what you are good at, as well as the people you attract. A personal brand takes time to build, but how do you begin getting one? Get ready to dive into the essence of who you are and begin shaping the expression of your brand through a mood board, music, or mandala.

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Personal Effectiveness: A Philosophy Session

Personal Effectiveness: A Philosophy Session

Is personal effectiveness about good time management, getting things done and achieving our goals, or is there more to it? What does it mean to you, and in what areas of your life would you like to enhance your personal effectiveness? What prevents us from being effective? Join us in a discussion about the factors that are essential to building your performance ability, keys to living an effective life, and how we can consistently reach new levels of success.

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Relationships: A Philosophy Session

Relationships: A Philosophy Session

What’s the secret to fulfilling relationships? How important is trust and how do you know you can trust someone? What do you do when it gets complicated? Why do some relationships turn bad, and is there a better way to manage them? How do you manage differences, and is it possible for people with different personalities to live and work together?

In A Philosophy Session on Relationships, we explore different aspects of a relationship, how to manage them, and relationship patterns and why they exist. Come with a best friend, romantic partner, colleague, or family member – and uncover the dynamics in your relationship.

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Never Work Again: A Philosophy Session

Never Work Again: A Philosophy Session

Many internet marketing, work-from-home businesses, and passive income schemes offer people the promise of never having to work again, but would these fulfill you?We've heard the saying,"Do what you love and you'll never work a day in your life." For most people it's a dream because it's not just about choosing your passion but making it happen, full-time! Join us in a discussion about how to create your life business as a source of growth, profitability and fulfillment.

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Communication: A Philosophy Session

Communication: A Philosophy Session

How do we effectively communicate our thoughts and ideas, or get our message across to someone? How do we effectively receive another person's communication? Why do people misunderstand each other? Join us as we explore the dynamics of human interaction including how contemporary media, language, culture, meaning, intention, and subjectivity of experience have a bearing on communication. This is a space that seeks to exchange views posed by differing orientations and positions, and challenge common sense assumptions that guide our understanding of the practice of communication.

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