This course provides a comprehensive, practical guide to facilitate participants to maintain a sense of inner ease and calm in daily life. Developing inner ease allows participants to be at their best performance in all areas of life, not only at work, but also with family, with friends and in sport.
ICGP accredited for 6 external CPD points and 1 day GMS study leave
The course is designed to include reflection, group dialogue and a relevant didactic component to deliver key theoretical material.
The programme is highly participatory, supportive, and structured and is open to anyone who would like to invest a day to learn new ways to enhance wellbeing and live life with more peace and calm.
The workshop focuses on developing the following areas related to professional development:
Knowledge: Participants learn how emotions affect physiology, cognition, social relationships and performance. This includes the effects of stressful emotions and the benefits of sustained positive emotions.
Skills: Participants have an opportunity to practice a number of the validated Heartmath® techniques including: Inner Ease Technique, Quick Coherence Technique, Coherent Communication and Heart Lock-In.
Attitudes: Participants will be imbued with a renewed sense of enthusiasm for work, a sense of inner calm and a confidence that the knowledge learned and techniques practiced will help sustain ongoing development of emotional self regulation. Emotional intelligence will be increased so as to facilitate empathy with patients and harmonious interactions with colleagues.
Objectives: By the end of the programme participants will have learned to:
Modules are adapted to the needs of the group; they include, but are not limited to the following:
Guided instruction in a variety of scientifically validated Heartmath® practices as a foundation for the cultivation of optimal physical and emotional health
Learning to recognise and reduce stress and deal with anxiety, overwhelm and exhaustion more effectively
Learning, strengthening and integrating a range of self-regulatory skills.
Intentionally experiencing what it means to sustain present moment awareness.
Timetable for ICGP accredited Inner Ease workshop:
Introduction/ Ice breaker
Recognising stress in yourself and others
Depleting and Renewing Emotions
Physiology of Coherence and Optimal Functioning
Quick Coherence Technique
Demonstration of Bio-Feedback Technology
13.55-3.00: Relational energetics and coherent communication
3.00- 3.20: Coffee/tea
3.20- 16.00: Living from a new baseline
Putting it all together: Resilience, Flow and Inner-Ease™ Technique
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