Programs to stimulate the Mind and satisfy the Soul
SPEAKING FROM THE HEART
This workshop offers you a fast track approach to simple and proven techniques for creating and delivering great talks without notes. According to the creator, Jim Turrell, The biggest barrier to the successful talk is not knowing how to use the natural gifts that we already possess. Once you are in command of these gifts you will never again have to struggle or strain over another presentation in your life.
You will learn:
Who should attend:
Anyone who is required to make presentations that inspire and inform; ministers, teachers, business people, leaders in all fields, volunteers and anyone resolved to overcome fear of public speaking.
This workshop is for you if:
Speaking From The Heart is easy, but requires your well rested and ready
mind. Audiences will demand your highest energy and so will this workshop.
We will begin and end on time. Unlike many other ways of learning, this
course is not difficult, mechanistic or over-burdened with rules. In just
one week-end you will discover how to find your voice and speak it with
purpose, vision, authenticity, authority and heart. At least 50% of your
time will be spent in practice. Workbook included.
What people are saying about Speaking From the Heart
The sessions are designed to give graduates of Speaking From the Heart clarification of the tools, lots of practice and support
This is for you if you still find yourself a bundle of nerves rather than full of joy at the prospect of speaking;if you:
Another option for graduates is to re-take the entire Speaking From the Heart class at a special review rate.
Using elements of science, philosophy and religion, this system of mental and spiritual principles is designed to lift and expand consciousness, emphasizing the spiritual connection of all and the promotion of peace and harmony.
These lectures introduce the founding teachers of the Truth Movement which emerged as New Thought: Villanovanus, Emerson, Swedenborg, Troward, Hopkins, Holmes, the Fillmores, and Goldsmith. Seven presenters including Sandy Shipley cover 9 teachers. Participants will be in search of their own lineage of consciousness.
Through collage making, treasure mapping, and journal writing, discover your mythic journey and author the next chapter by tapping heartfelt desires and buried dreams. Unleash creative energies in visualizing your future.
Using a variety of techniques, get past indecisiveness, doubt and your inner censor. Practice Decision Making and Dream Building for greater clarity, sense of possibility and a new life strategy. Excavate core beliefs and learn how inner thoughts create external experiences. Then fine tune them as you language your life for success. Whatever you can conceive in your mind and believe in your heart, you can achieve.
Our lives are immersed in stories. Stories do more than entertain, inform or teach us. They move us deeply, even change us and bring us closer together. These are Sacred Stories. They communicate through symbol and metaphor deep truths about the mysteries of life. There is a renaissance of the art of story telling. You too can "spin a yarn" through the creation of a picture book of collage. It's fun, creative, and a bridge to your inner dreams and outer experience.
Get hold of your thoughts and life by putting them on the page! Journaling reveals insights and answers to life's challenges. Support and tools to begin and maintain a personal journal can integrate, balance and heal your body, mind and spirit.
We all tell stories of who we think we are, where we come from and where we are going. These are our personal myths which in turn shape what we believe -- as individuals, families and nations. This workshop offers tools to detect the story line in your own life and to write and tell it to others, opening up a hidden world of self discovery and meaning.
E komo mai! Welcome to the ancient, esoteric teachings which blossomed into the Aloha spirit that exemplifies Hawai'i today. Huna is the "secret code" being shared in a fun-filled and informative day that will open your heart and mind to the Oneness of all Life.
When your heart speaks, take good notes! Journal writing has little to do with the rigid daily calendar you may have kept as a child or a travelogue you wrote to recall the Grand Canyon. It is a tool for tapping the full power of your inner resources. Through a variety of techniques you can reframe the past, resolve a problem, visualize the future, tap your intuition, and explore your dreams. The journal compliments other therapies in healing body, mind, and spirit. Sessions include The Journal As Spiritual Practice, Decision Making & Problem Solving, Healing Body, Mind and Spirit, and more. Get past writer's block and outwit the inner critic in the process of self discovery. Whether you provide a record for future generations or a private reflection, journaling offers countless benefits and rewards.
Dreams are where the subconscious and conscious minds meet and inform each other. Understanding your dreams can suggest a solution, balance hectic lives and inspire creativity. Learn proven methods of dream recall, interpretation, "programming," and caring the dream forward. Deciphering your dreaming self's symbols can give your waking self the information to facilitate self awareness, goals and growth.
Do you need help maintaining your journal writing practice?
In these hour and a half sessions, YOU will be able to:
Initiating and living fulfilling lives requires the same creative process used by artists and inventors. Utilizing the popular and effective process presented by Julia Cameron in The Artist's Way and Vein of Gold, each participant will be guided through the recovery of buried dreams and the discovery of secret passions leading to greater joy in living. Combined with art therapy techniques and journal entries, this workshop clarifies goals, builds confidence, and accesses the spontaneous, free child within. All art supplies are provided for this hands-on experience.
The heart knows our dreams and desires, the intellect gets scared and tries to convince us we can't have or shouldn't want what we want. Practice methods for embracing, balancing and utilizing intuition and intelligence. You can harness the power of your instinct and make it work for you in every area of your life.
Are you able to identify and effectively utilize your "9 Kinds of Smart"? Recognize and develop your creative gifts and talents. Explore Gardner's Multiple Intelligence Theory for personal insights and application in this fun format of games, quizzes and puzzles. You are more intelligent than you think because you are intelligent in more ways than you know!
Change is constant. Therefore, loss is inevitable. Life is a series of transitions which when acknowledged and processed can lead to transformation. Skills for traversing the terrain of loss and the mourning after are offered in a safe atmosphere which brings not only comfort, but healing and empowerment. The insights shared in this workshop offer practical tools and renewal in a society which defies and denies the inevitability of death and other losses.
Are your "prayers" a monologue of requests? Do you listen to the "still, small voice within"? There are many methods for communing with the "One Mind common to all." From ancient esoteric teachings to current quantum physics, the notion of a corresponding response to our thoughts is evident. Emerson proclaimed, "The ancestor of every action is a thought." Explore affirmations and visualization along with active and passive prayer techniques for greater awareness of the personal and transpersonal.
Learn 7 basic journal writing techniques to tap creativity, explore dreams, overcome inner critic, solve problems, access joy, reframe the past and envision the future. Bring writing materials for a safe, supportive journey.
What are affirmations; how and why do they work? The power of intention, attention and attitude is explained and practiced. Methods for living mindfully, neutralizing limiting beliefs and eliminating stinkin' thinkin' are presented. Change the way you think and speak and you will automatically change your life!
Workshops are offered in a variety of settings and locations throughout the US and Canada. Through Portland Community College Continuing Education, and varioous spiritual centers. Flexible formats include all day, weekend retreats, evening and daytime classes from one session to twelve class series. If a course title is a purple, underlined link, you can click on the title to see that course in the current schedule. Click here for current schedule.
You can host a workshop in your home, business or organization tailored to your interests and group. Provide a place and invite participants. As the host, you receive the workshop free. Promotional materials are provided.
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