‘Avoiding Burnout’ workshop on 18 July

4 Jul, 2019

Self care workshop for workplace wellbeing

In our workplaces, our focus is usually on our clients and productivity, not on ourselves. With increasingly demanding work environments and without balance between self and other, stress can rob one’s energy, optimism, efficiency, health and joy – leading to burnout!

The good news is that this potential hazard can be avoided.

About the workshop

This half day course Avoiding Burnout – Self Care for Workplace Wellbeing draws on the process of compassionate communication, often known as nonviolent communication (or NVC) to provide practical strategies for strong and resilient emotional wellbeing and balance.

Workshop participants will learn:

  • How to identify with clarity and awareness
  • Their own wellbeing needs and how to meet them effectively
  • Skills in setting boundaries and realistic limits to assists with ongoing self care

This course provides the practical and effective self care skills necessary for us to thrive in our workplaces and feel healthy, fulfilled and engaged – to avoid burnout. The learning environment is safe, stimulating and fun. The content is practical, relevant and effective.

Dates and info

The workshop will take place on Thursday 18 July 2019 from 9.30am-1pm in our Widjabul Room, 76 Carrington Street, Lismore. It costs $50 (including GST) per person to attend and morning tea will be provided (please indicate any dietary requirements when booking.)

About the facilitator

Paulette Bray-Narai has a background in psychology and education. She embraced compassionate and nonviolent communication in 2002, and has trained with its founder Dr Marshall Rosenberg. Paulette is one of only eleven internationally certified NVC trainers in Australia.

Paulette facilitates regular training in conflict resolution and effective communication for healthy relationships with professionals, families, community groups and in workplaces. She is engaged in restorative justice, is a forum sentencing facilitator and contributes as a volunteer ethics teacher at Bangalow Primary School.

Book your place in this workshop by emailing Edith at training@nrcg.org.au or calling us on 02 6621 7397, extension 133.

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