Online course: Saying the Right Thing When You Don’t Know What to Say
January 16, 2019
- Ever wish that someone would just tell you the words and the deeds that would effectively help someone you care about?
- If only there were Steps you could follow to help you navigate difficult conversations!
- Are there Do’s and Don’ts about talking to someone in pain?
Yes, Yes, Yes! Saying the Right Thing When You Don’t Know What To Say…the Online Course, is an honest look at the do’s and don’ts of supportive, comforting behavior. Participants will become proficient at the 5 Steps of Helpful, Effective Communication. They will also explore the blocks to compassionate communication and will be given simple processes to clear those blocks.
Saying the Right Thing… provides a clear understanding of the words, behavior, and mindset that are necessary to help the wounded person express their pain, process their feelings and heal the devastation, fear, and confusion they are experiencing. It offers insights about what is necessary to create a soothing, nurturing environment. In addition, you will be given specific words and behaviors that have been proven to enable a truly positive, helpful experience.
Week 1- starts January 16th The Problem Beneath the Problem
In an interactive format, we will get to the bottom of the cultural, societal, personal and genetic contributors that block us and make us ineffective communicators. We will then use powerful mind/body processes to eliminate these problematic blocks, freeing us to attain more effective levels of communication
Week 2 – January 23rd What Are We Scared Of?
Fragile, hurting people scare us…we don’t want to break them and they remind us that at any moment our worlds could turn upside down. We will explore the life experiences that made us shut down, become
cautious or even unable to speak honestly and clearly. We will load, into our tool belts, strategies to make even difficult conversations, productive and meaningful.
Week 3 – January 30th 5 Steps of Successful, Supportive Conversation
Through practice and understanding we will develop proficiency with each of the steps so we can confidently implement helpful, supportive conversations.
Week 4 -February 6th Let’s Hold Hands and Cross Together
What if you are the person in pain? How do you respond to the ‘Well Meaning People’ who say inane, hurtful things out of their lack of knowledge, discomfort and fear? In this session you will receive concrete statements and responses to help you get through your “season of pain.” You will also learn how to give ongoing support to those in need, while still taking care of yourself.
Week 5 -February 13th Follow Your Heart…It Knows the Way
We will review, and practice, the skills and tools we have learned. We will also devote time to addressing individual circumstances and to masterminding strategies to insure that we all have confident command
of, Saying the Right Thing.