[Speaker Night] Acceptance and Belonging

[Speaker Night] Acceptance and Belonging

Belongingness is such a fundamental human need. Most people need and want to belong to groups and places such as families, friends, workplaces, and interest groups. Belonging and feelings of deep acceptance are like being ‘home’ in a relationship. Were there times you felt you didn’t belong, or felt lonely in a crowd? How did you overcome those moments? Come see through the stories and journeys of our speakers as they share—raw and real—about fitting in, finding the acceptance of others, and most importantly, the courage to be their truest self. 

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[Workshop] Design Workshop: DESIGN IT RIGHT NOW.

[Workshop] Design Workshop: DESIGN IT RIGHT NOW.

While you were rolling in bed on a lovely lazy Sunday morning last weekend, the Dwelling team and participants were having a blast at our latest workshop, Design It Right Now. And if you’re lamenting over having missed out on all the fun, here are the highlights! The workshop trainer, Julia Ng, a passionate and experienced designer of 23 years, shared with us that good design communicates its essence simply, and just like Mies van der Rohe said, “Less is more.” So design is more than beautifying something, be it a brochure, poster or a physical product. And even if we have a lot to say, understanding how graphic elements work—such as lines, shapes, colors, textures, and space—can distill our communications into the bare essentials needed to get our message across.

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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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[Speaker Night] Responsibility, Compromise and Sacrifice

[Speaker Night] Responsibility, Compromise and Sacrifice

Responsibility – everyone grapples with it, yet few people are able to grasp it. We say that we should be responsible for our own self, our work, and at times others. But for things that seem to be beyond our control, how are we still responsible? Why do we sometimes find ourselves in positions of compromise or sacrifice when we strive to be a responsible person in a role such as a mother, spouse, or student? Join our speakers as they share about the joys and struggles of responsibility from their experience as a parent, partner, employee, leader, and more.

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[Wisdom Session] Direction: Creating the Future

[Wisdom Session] 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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