A 5-week phone course with Ann Weiser Cornell
Who This Class Is For
“It's like I don't deserve to be successful.”
“I don't really like myself.”
“If I would just not be so lazy...”
“How could I have been such an idiot?”
Do you ever sound like this? No matter what kind of inner work we do, at some point it seems we encounter a painful experience that can be called the Inner Critic.
Changing your relationship with an inner critic can mean opening the door to a life that genuinely feels better: more productive, more creative, more true to who you really are.
What We Will Be Doing
In the Radical Gentleness phone course, you’ll transform your experience of those criticizing or controlling parts of you.
You'll learn three surprising truths about these inner critical voices--so they'll never again be as undermining or as damaging to your self-worth.
You’ll learn the three typical ways that parts of us react to being criticized (collapsing, rebelling, and escaping) and you’ll discover how to step away from being reactive and not feel criticized at all, no matter what that inner voice says. (Imagine never again feeling criticized by voices inside you or people outside you!)
In a series of guided exercises, supported by a printed workbook, you’ll follow a process that allows the inner criticizing voices to relax and reveal their true treasure – not just for this course, but as a practice you can follow any day of your life.
Pre-requisite: Please note that the prerequisite for this class is some Focusing experience. Any Focusing class meets this prerequisite. If you have not had a Focusing class, please arrange to have a Focusing session with an Inner Relationship Focusing teacher. A session with Ann Weiser Cornell or Lucinda Hayden is recommended.
Where: By phone seminar
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This workshop is not currently scheduled. Please contact us if you are interested in being informed when this workshop goes on the schedule.
About Ann Weiser Cornell
Ann Weiser Cornell was getting her PhD in Linguistics at the University of Chicago when she met and studied with Eugene Gendlin, starting in 1972. In 1980, Gene invited Ann to assist with his Focusing workshops. This started her on a path to become a Focusing teacher, and in 1990, Ann became the first person to support herself full-time as a Focusing teacher. Today Ann is internationally recognized as one of the leading innovators and theoreticians of Focusing. She is the author of The Power of Focusing and The Radical Acceptance of Everything.