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March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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One event on March 30, 2017 at 10:00am

$15

INSTRUCTOR: Vicki Field

COURSE #3427

If you find yourself feeling a bit stuffy, stalled, or stuck in winter doldrums, this course is for you!  Gain inspiration, tools, and encouragement to refresh your thinking and rejuvenate your spirit. You’ll have the opportunity to explore, clarify and renew your own personal path in this unique class. The format combines mini-lectures with time for self-reflection, guided group discussion, and exercises that are both lively and thought-provoking.

  • SESSION ONE:

Introductory Activity: Introduction and overview of the class, Ice-breaker activity

Life Line Inventory:  Fun and creative exercise called “Your Life Line Inventory” provides each individual with the opportunity to reflect and gain fresh insight into the essential set of strengths, talents, and skills that he/she has used over the years to successfully navigate life changes.

Guided Discussion: Small groups exchange their discoveries from the Life Line Inventory Activity. This format is designed to build a positive sense of connection and open up opportunities for personal discovery.

Backpack Guided Visualization: Visualization exercises to identify and release individual “excess baggage”, then reclaim and repack individual “essential items” needed to “open a new window” and spring forward.

Guided Discussion: Small groups exchange their discoveries from the Backpack Visualization Activity. This format is designed to build a positive sense of connection and open up opportunities for personal discovery.

Whip-Around Activity: Participants reflect individually and then have the opportunity to share 1-3 valuable ideas, tips or discoveries they learned during the session.

  • SESSION TWO:

Check-In Activity: Using a guided discussion format, participants reflect individually and then meet in small groups to exchange personal discoveries since their last session two weeks ago.

How to Crack Open Stuffy or Stuck Thinking Activity: Using a mini-lecture format and a series of short activities, participants learn tips on how to identify and let go of negative, “downward spiral” thinking and open up and rekindle creative thinking.

Open a New Window to Your Future: Using a series of upbeat and creative exercises, participants discover ways to open up, envision and explore possibilities for their own personal “growing season” ahead.

Guided Discussion:  Small groups share discoveries from the course. This format is designed to reinforce a positive sense of connection and continue the process of personal discovery.

Over the past three decades, Vicki Field has served as a training and development director, coach, and consultant helping organizations, teams, and individuals to navigate and create successful professional and personal change. Vicki’s upbeat and practical approach creates a positive learning environment for participants to exchange ideas, spark possibilities, and move forward with renewed energy and focus.

Details

Date:
March 16
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
$15
Website:
http://fridaycenter.unc.edu/

Organizer

The Friday Center
Phone:
919-962-2643
Email:
conradj@email.unc.edu
Website:
http://fridaycenter.unc.edu/

Venue

The Friday Center
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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Website:
http://fridaycenter.unc.edu/