How To Be Serene

Calm has a deep and natural appeal. Most of us long to be more patient, unruffled, at ease and capable of reacting with quiet good humour to life’s setbacks and irritants. But if calm is an ocean, most of us are still in the shallows.

How to Be Serene teaches us the art of responding with greater serenity to our challenges. It teaches us a toolkit for how to mine our distress for wisdom and reframe our responses, and by so doing, to triumph over free-floating or intense anxiety.

We will explore ideas such as:

  • Many of the things we fret about are neither random nor vain.
  • The things we worry about are obscure yet critical signals about what may be amiss in our lives.
  • We should not to try to deny or neuter anxiety, but learn to interpret it more skilfully.
  • Different ways of thinking can help us to reframe and manage times of anger and stress.
  • We should decode the valuable shards of information that our moments of panic are attempting to transmit to us.

This class invites us to look more carefully and slowly at our own agitation, with the aim of clarifying our underlying concerns and providing options for how we might respond differently.

TIMETABLE

6.15 pm     Drinks & welcome in our classroom
6.30 pm     Class begins (short break included)
9.30 pm     Class finishes 

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‘Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom’.

– Soren Kierkegaard

Facilitator

Sarah 251
Sarah Pant is a psychotherapist, change specialist, organisational development consultant and group facilitator. Sarah brings over thirteen years experience and a conscious creativity to every endeavour. She has a particular interest in conflict work, ecopsychology and the creative process and dynamics of change. Before her career in coaching and psychotherapy Sarah completed a Bachelor degree in Music Theatre at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).  She worked as a performing artist and shared her theatre and musical skills through a variety of creative workshops within community groups, schools and youth justice services throughout Europe and Australia. 

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How To Be Serene

$80

What:
Class
When and where:
  • Thu 5 Dec 2019 6.30pm – 9.30pm
    11 Princes St, St Kilda VIC 3182, Australia

Class starts at 6.30pm sharp and runs for three hours including a short break. Drinks and nibbles from 6.15pm.

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Ticketing:

Full price: $80
Concession: $60
+ booking fee

Concessions:
Health Care Card, Seniors Card, Pensioner Concession Card and current Student Cards.

Refunds:
Please note that we are unable to offer refunds or transfers with less than 10 days cancellation notice before the original class date. If you require a refund please contact us as per below.

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