This above all:
to thine own self be true.
While we may agree with the wisdom of Shakespeare’s famous adage, we often feel distanced from our authentic self, as if somewhere along the way we lost it.
But what if it isn’t lost at all? What if it is merely buried under layers of old stories and habits we developed to fit into our family or workplace or culture? In this workshop you go on a quest to find your way home to a self that was never really lost—the authentic self you were born (and long) to be.
In the safety and camaraderie of the workshop community, Elizabeth Lesser and David Wilcox show you how to rediscover the freedom, power, and inner peace that come by being true to yourself. You learn meditation and other spiritual and creative practices that help you:
- Face and release judgment, anxiety, shame, and other states of mind that obscure your authentic self
- Become comfortable in your own skin
- Embrace your full story, both your shadow and light
- Distinguish between your eternal soul-self and your limited ego-self
- Understand, accept, and celebrate each other’s authenticity
All are invited: seasoned seekers, bare beginners, those of great faith, and those with little. This workshop is also appropriate for helping professionals who want to use skills and techniques they learn in their own lives and with their clients.
Nance Petit, Peggy Fitzsimmons, and Kali Rosenblum are therapists who offer support throughout the workshop.