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F.O.C.U.S Week - Confidence and Uncertainty

  • When Mar 15, 2021 to Mar 19, 2021 (America/New_York / UTC-400)
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Explore how to grow your own confidence, even during times of personal and global uncertainty. Join us for reflection on these themes through practices of mindfulness, awareness, and creativity to uncover more of who you are and reflect on how to live authentically. Learn from each other in a judgement-free atmosphere of respect with no pressure to share. Drop-in to any circle.

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F.O.C.U.S. Week: Focus On Creating Ur Self in Open Circle’s Reflection Circles, 3rd week of the month

Mindful Mornings: Monday, March 15 at 9:00-9:20am

Begin your week with a guided mindfulness practice and a check-in on your intentions. Build a strong and grounded start to your day in the company of others. We begin with a quote, then a guided meditation, followed by an option to post a short response to a check in question. Attend any Monday that works for you. This week’s theme: True to the best that is in you

Creativity Circle: Monday, March 15 at 12:30-1:20pm

Taking up Space: Experience guided creative expression to make your own mandala and try gentle body movements, while exploring the questions: How can you grow in confidence to take up space and be who you are, in familiar, unfamiliar, and uncertain circumstances? How can you stay true to yourself while adapting to new situations. What does belonging mean to you? Bring any of the following with you: openness and curiosity, your art journal, paper, pen or pencil, and any markers, pencil crayons, paints, or pastels that you have. No perceived artistic experience or skill needed!

Meditation CircleWednesday, March 17 at 1:30-2:20pm

A Compassionate Friend: Experience a guided visualization that helps you connect with a sense of compassionate presence, wisdom, and unconditional love in the midst of whatever challenges and uncertainties you may be facing in your life. No experience needed!

Body Mind Spirit Circle: Thursday, March 18 at 3:30-4:20pm

Your Relationship with Uncertainty: After 1 year of the pandemic, reflect on how this time of uncertainty has changed your outlook. What are you learning about confidence in uncertainty? How has your relationship to uncertainty changed and how is this changing you? What are you growing in through this experience? Reflect on these themes through guided journaling and discussion. This is a supportive space for reflecting and sharing about our journeys and questions in an atmosphere of respect and openness.

Weekend Wind Down: Friday, March 19 at 5:30-5:50pm

Ease into the end of week with a mindfulness practice and a short check-in on how your intentions were lived out during the week. Reset with the support of others as you enter your weekend. We begin with a quote, then a guided meditation, followed by an option to post a short response to a check in question. Attend any Friday that works for you. Today’s theme: Breaking Open, This week’s Theme: Confidence one step at a time.