Wednesday Wisdom Circle

Monday Freedom Circle

~ In person or on-line ~

 
If you haven't participated in a Circle you may be thinking
why do I want to share my thoughts and feelings with strangers?
There are many benefits to being part of a group, and after participating
you will be surprised how rewarding the experience is.
You will benefit from:
  • Understanding you are not alone in your life struggles and transitions - we all share similar stories and can learn from each other.
  • Valuable insights about yourself comes through sharing your story with other members - when we step outside our story (and the victim thoughts attached to our story) we become more objective.
  • Helps you relate to others and yourself in healthier ways - a heart-felt and authentic connection happens.
  • Find your voice - provides a safe environment to recognize and express your feelings and needs.
  • Builds confidence for speaking up for yourself in your life - practice asking for what you need or setting boundaries. 
  • Learn how to listen to others without judgement.
  • Make new friends and build a support network - A community of women can be a soft place to land as you practice new behaviours in your life and step outside of your comfort zone. The actions you take between sessions are shared back with your group and you are held and supported as you move through your successes and challenges. Everyone in the group is on a similar journey of self growth and shares the space and place of vulnerability while going through change. There is an indescribable feeling of comfort when you feel safe enough to experiment with your authentic self and practice being the new and improved you.
  • The group setting provides an easy way to practice the Art of Self-Reflection. There is a natural opportunity to watch yourself from outside yourself and ask questions of:
    • Do I typically hang back until someone invites me to speak? Or do I take the lead?

    • Do I only share positive information about myself and not the things I'm struggling with?

    • What parts of myself do I let others see? What parts of me do I hide?

    • How do I handle conflict?

    • How do I get my needs met?

 
Circles will be a good fit if you:
  • can commit to meeting weekly
  • are willing to share a bit about yourself and your story
  • want to learn how to listen more effectively and
    release your judgement of self and others
  • are able to do a minimum of 30 minutes homework
    between sessions
  • ARE NOT in crisis. Emotional crisis needs to be first
    addressed individually. 

     
If you are new to being part of a Circle please
contact me to ensure it is the best
fit for you. We will then schedule a brief 
conversation to exchange questions. 

"Before making the choice to attend Summer Circle I had never heard of anything like this, and thought that because I’m not a sharer why would I do this? I also tend to bury my issues and move on, so I didn’t think this type of group was for me. I decided to join when a spot became available and I made a spur of the moment decision to try something outside my comfort zone. Best decision ever.

Being in Circle has been amazing. It has allowed me to explore parts of myself I never would on a regular basis. Dianna is wonderful. The way she teaches is so great.

The most important and positive outcome I experienced was that the other ladies have become my tribe, my people, friends for life. After attending a Circle, I think its amazing and would do something like this again for sure."

~ Meghan A., Peterborough, Ontario.

Summer 2019

Wednesday Wisdom Circle

Fall sessions are

4 weeks in-person

Each session is a themed topic that is near and dear to the feminine heart. The intent is to help you understand the mystery of being you and to embrace the wisdom of your experiences.
 

Through learning and self-reflection you will uncover why your life is the way it is, what you want instead, and how to make those changes.
 

We explore the topic through experiential activities, group discussion and individual sharing. 

 

September 25 to October 16 -  Answering the questions - Why is my life the way it is, and how can I make it better?

 

November 6 to 27 - Self Care- learning to understand and love myself.

Each four week session is $68

 

Wednesday Circles are in the evening 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Want to attend a Circle but unable because of

your work or family schedule?

Send me a message with the topic you are interested in and the days/times you have available, and I will do my best to make it happen.

Often there is a wait list of other women who have similar needs.

Monday Freedom Circle

Fall sessions are

three weeks in-person:

 

Monday's are Circle time to allow yourself the freedom to explore hidden aspects of you. We use experiential activities, group discussion and individual sharing to open up parts of ourselves that we want to see, hear, and heal.

 

Sept 23 - October 7 - Exploring my stress
 

October 21 - Nov 4 - Exploring my emotional self care
 

November 18 to December 2 -  Exploring my happiness

Each three week session is $50

Monday Circles are evening 6:30 to 8:30 pm

Consider hosting a Circle. 

Invite 6 women, choose a topic and I will come to you.

Contact me and we can exchange details and questions.

 

I empower women to heal their emotional and physical pain

from past and present negative events and situations that are keeping them stuck in stress.

Heal your past.

Learn how to live the life you want.

Eagerly anticipate an "I love my life" future!

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Disclaimer:

The information contained in this website is strictly limited to the modification of beliefs. The purpose is to engage the mind/body’s natural self-healing processes in order to complement, not replace, usual, customary, and reasonable medical treatment and medical care by qualified medical practitioners. Dianna Lee Graves does not diagnose medical conditions nor treat, heal, or cure any disease, illness, physical disability, medical problem or mental illness, whether chronic or acute. Treatment modalities are not a replacement for appropriate medical advice, medical attention or professional mental health care and should not be treated as such.

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   Peterborough, Ontario, Canada