Events

Events

LUNCH BOX NVC

Nonviolent Communication (NVC) for the Workplace

6 Week Course at the Nelson Chamber of Commerce
Tuesdays 12-1pm, March 21- April 25

LEARN EFFECTIVE TOOLS that will grow your confidence
to communicate when facing challenges with co-workers or clients

IN YOUR WORKPLACE …
Do you experience unresolved tension from stressful interactions or expectations?
Do you ever feel disconnected, discouraged, distrusting, or defensive with others?

LEARN TO BE CONFIDENT ABOUT

  • speaking up compassionately without exploding or blaming

  • hearing other’s needs instead of taking criticism/judgment personally

  • maintaining your calm when others are doing things that really get on your nerves

  • responding consciously instead of reacting in ways that create disconnection

  • having compassion for yourself, vs judging yourself

  • giving supportive feedback, in a way that encourages growth

  • communicating your needs, while equaling honoring the needs of others

  • giving empathy, even when someone is doing something you can’t stand

Equip yourself with the skills to create the quality
of connection you’d enjoy in your relationships

WE WILL PRACTICE HOW TO:

  • Speak authentically, with the power of compassion

  • Listen with empathy, even amidst conflict

  • Value your needs in difficult situations

*Build cooperative relationships where your voice matters!*

FORMAT OF CLASSES:

  • Interactive presentation of concepts

  • Demonstrations of the 4-part communication process

  • Experiential exercises

Participants will have an opportunity to address relevant experiences from their workplace, and will receive weekly handouts with practices for overcoming daily challenges.

Bring a lunch & learn over your lunch break!

REQUESTED CONTRIBUTION:
$140. Group discounts are available.

TO REGISTER & FOR MORE INFO:
Visit www.solheart.com/events

LOCATION:
The Chamber of Commerce Boardroom, Upstairs at 91 Baker St. in Nelson, BC

CONTACT: Melody Lucian
Call: 250-226-7261, Email: melody@melodylucian.com


 

RECENT WORKSHOPS & COURSES

Couples Healing 1 Day Workshop

Sat. Nov. 26, 10-4:30
Nelson, Shambhala Centre

Transform your reactive cycles
Build trust in mutual support
Unveil your heart,
to meet in love!

LEARN EFFECTIVE PRACTICES TO:

•Reroute your habitual reactive cycles into heartfelt, compassionate connection
•Hear the core needs beneath blame, defense, or withdrawal
•Repair connection after conflict, unresolved hurt or mistrust
•Begin healing the issues that block the flow of love

FEEL THE NOURISHMENT OF:

• Communicating with compassion
• Sharing authentically from the heart
• Appreciating one other & growing together
• Respond to the heart of what matters most to one another

Grow together in partnership where you both are seen, heard & appreciated

This experiential workshop will give you tools to transform daily challenges in your life together. Practices draw from: Adult Attachment Coaching, Compassionate Communication, Interpersonal Neurobiology, Somatic Trauma Release, Self Inquiry and Body Awareness practices.

 

*Group size will be kept to 7 couples*
REQUESTED CONTRIBUTION: $160-220 per couple
Organic Lunch is Included
(If finances are an issue, please contact Melody)

TO REGISTER OR FOR MORE INFO:  Please Call 250-226-7261
or send a message here

FOR MORE INFO ABOUT MY WORK WITH COUPLES
You can visit the page about Couples Coaching and Retreats

 


 

 

Compassionate Communication
6 Week Course

A  journey into the compassionate heart!
Cultivate mutually nourishing, heartfelt connections
in family, partnerships, and community.

NELSON  ~ Sundays 1:30-3:30pm, OCT.  2-NOV 6,  at the Shambhala Centre
SLOCAN VALLEY  ~ Tuesdays 6-8pm, Oct. 11-Nov. 15 in Vallican

TRANSFORM THE PITFALLS OF:
• Speaking from blame, defensiveness, anger, or resentment
• Taking what others say personally, or trying to fix and change them
• Judging yourself harshly, shutting down in fear, or denying your own needs

PRACTICE TOOLS TO:
• Express yourself authentically with compassion & self-responsibility
• Listen with empathy amidst conflict, even when hearing judgment 🙂
• Give yourself compassion and cultivate loving self-awareness

CONTENT & ACTIVITIES:
The course will emphasize experiential and interactive practice, relevant to participant’s lives. Classes will include: spoken and visual presentations (including role-plays and anecdotal stories), self-inquiry, body awareness, movement, heart meditations, and relating games in partners and as a group. You will also receive weekly “homeplay” exercises and handouts of practices for transforming daily life challenges.

ABOUT COMPASSIONATE COMMUNICATION
This communication process gives us an effective and powerful pathway for transforming habitual mental/emotional reactions into conscious compassionate responses in any relationship. Using simple steps we cultivate a quality of heartfelt connection where, with empathy for what matters most to one another (our needs).

REQUESTED CONTRIBUTION
$160-200
If the amount requested presents a financial challenge, contact Melody.
No one will be turned away because of money.

TO REGISTER & FOR MORE INFORMATION
Call me at 250-226-7261 , or send a message here

For more info about Compassionate Communication, visit the page about Compassionate Communication