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Tough Conversations: keeping your cool when things get challenging

July 30, 2019 at 5:30pm - July 30, 2019 at 8:30pm
Powell River Public Library - First Credit Union Community Room
6975 Alberni St Powell River, BC V8A 5P4 Canada
BCGEU Learning ·

So much is expected of you when you work on the frontlines

Our bodies respond instinctively when we feel challenged: the neck or jaw tightens. The stomach gets queasy. Physical discomfort requires physical strategies. This training offers simple techniques to get you and your body working together so you can handle the challenge and communicate effectively in a way that feels better.

Come prepared to ignite your curiosity and to explore new ways of taking care of yourself, especially in those tough moments.

Learning objectives:

  • To experience tuning into automatic cues at an earlier stage of feeling uneasy.
  • To practice a variety of effortless tools you can use right in the challenging moment that helps you think clearly and feel better. 

A light supper will be served at this workshop.

You may also be interested in our evening workshop Speaking Up with Confidence: making your point in a way that feels right at 10:30 am. Find out more here. 

Shayna Hornstein is an adult educator, a body-focused counselor and registered physical therapist. Her workshops improve resilience and communication skills. In her clinical practice, she helps people lessen the impact that stress has on our bodies. She loves supporting BCGEU members who do important work in our communities. Participants report that Shayna's workshops offer skills you can use in your personal as well as work life. While the focus of these sessions are different, in each of them we'll be exploring how our human instincts can be channeled to serve us so that our brain and body work more comfortably together.

CANCELLATION POLICY: This workshop is free for BCGEU members and their families. We require notice of cancellation 72 hours before the start of the workshop. Please notify us at Participates who do not cancel and fail to show up deny other members the opportunity to attend. 


Will you come?