Workshop 6: Caring For Ourselves And Each Other

Workshop 6: Caring For Ourselves And Each Other
Workshop 6: Caring For Ourselves And Each Other

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  • Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do...
  • Activity Minutes Welcoming and Entering Opening 2 Activity 1: Heads Up! 10 Activity 2: Bodies of Water Guided Meditation 15 Activity 3:...
  • If you have a personal spiritual practice, engage in it before facilitating this workshop. Consider your own spiritual practice, level of...
  • Materials for Activity Name tags and materials to make name tags Music and player Preparation for Activity Play music to create a welcoming...
  • Materials for Activity Copies of Singing the Living Tradition , the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook Small worship table Chalice, candle and...
  • Materials for Activity Four or five foam balls, small stuffed animals or other soft objects for throwing Description of Activity Invite...
  • Materials for Activity Leader Resource 1, Bodies of Water Guided Meditation Description of Activity Invite participants to settle into a...
  • Materials for Activity Paper and pens/ pencils for all participants Description of Activity Distribute paper and pens/pencils. Read aloud...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Paper and pens/pencils Preparation for Activity Post blank newsprint. Description of...
  • Materials for Activity Story, Confessions of a Prodigal Volunteer Preparation for Activity Pre-arrange with a participant to read the story...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 1, Health Versus the Push to Accomplish Things 9x12-inch construction paper and markers and/or color pencils...
  • Materials for Activity A copy of Singing the Living Tradition , the Unitarian Universalist hymnbook Description of Activity Gather...
  • Looking at each activity in this workshop, what worked as well as or better than you had anticipated? What did not work as well as you...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint list from Activity 6, Keeping Priorities Straight in Congregations Handout 1, Health Versus the Push to...
  • Materials for Activity Newsprint, markers and tape Items to juggle safely Preparation for Activity Write the three questions below on...
  • Materials for Activity Handout 2, Burnout - a Misnomer Preparation for Activity Prepare a copy of Handout 2 for each participant. Pre-...
  • Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do...
  • By Elizabeth Weber, in UU World , Fall 2007. As is true for so many Unitarian Universalists, my first encounter with the concept of...
  • Reprinted from Beating Burnout in Congregations by Lynn M. Baab with permission from the Alban Institute. Copyright (C) 2003 by The Alban...
  • By Ric Masten (1929-2008), a Unitarian Universalist poet, folk singer and minister. In Ric Masten Speaking (Watsonville, CA: Paper Mache...
  • Read the meditation in a slow, calm manner, pausing between sentences for a second or two. Pause about ten seconds where longer pauses are...

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