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Upcoming Events

Since Autumn 2013, we have been the events partner of Psychologies Magazine, offering a series of monthly events with experts and specialists in the fields of wellbeing, self-development and the arts. Our events series combines a practical and interactive approach, championing a fun and engaging way to enrich our lives.

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Exploring Hygge: Celebrating the Simple Pleasures in Life

10 October 2017, 19:00 – 20:30
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL

charlotte-abrahams

Hygge has become a hot lifestyle trend, with a philosophy based on kindness to self, cherishing time with loved ones and finding ways to enjoy simple things. Denmark is consistently ranked as the world’s happiest nation, and hygge is an integral part of its culture. Charlotte Abrahams, author of Hygge: A Celebration Of Simple Pleasures. Living The Danish Way, will explain why she thinks happiness and hygge are connected, and share her thoughts on how focusing on uncomplicated joys can help us live more contented lives.

You will learn:

  • How to bring hygge into your life without giving up anything or taking a course
  • How to think positively about your downtime, so that you really notice it
  • Why being kind to yourself and considering your own happiness is important, and not self-indulgent

Charlotte Abrahams is a highly respected writer, editor and curator, specialising in design and the applied arts. She trained at Central St Martins and has written features, columns and profiles for national newspapers and magazines.

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Break Free! How to Stop Feeling Trapped

with Kim Morgan
7th November 2017, 19:00 – 20:30
Brockway Room, Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL

Kim Morgan

 

In this lively and interactive session, coach, speaker, author and Psychologies Magazine columnist Kim Morgan will bring to life the contents of her and Geoff Watts’ book ‘The Coach’s Casebook – Mastering The Twelve Traits That Trap Us’ (Inspect & Adapt, £16.99). Traits such as perfectionism, impostor syndrome, people-pleasing, fierce independence and procrastination come up time and again in coaching relationships, and while they have often been an instrumental part of people’s success, when overdone, they end up holding them back. This workshop explores the idea that we have a greater range of behaviours available to us than we routinely use. Imagine how it would feel if you could play down ‘procrastination’ at will, summon ‘assertiveness’ whenever you needed it, or let go of ‘perfectionism’.

You will learn how to:

  • Experiment with different behaviour styles in a fun way
  • Identify your overdone and underdone traits
  • Develop the confidence to use a wider range of behaviours
  • Understand the real impact of overdone traits, such as people-pleasing, perfectionism and impostor syndrome

Kim Morgan is managing director of Barefoot Coaching, one of the UK’s leading providers of coaching and University Accredited Coach Training. She has worked for more than 25 years in psychology and people-development. Kim was awarded Coach Of The Year in 2012 by ‘Coaching At Work’ magazine and is a Visiting Research Fellow in Coaching at the University of Chester. Kim is a sought-after conference speaker on all aspects of coaching and coach education, leadership and leadership development, psychology and change management.

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“Our friends at NOW create inspirational, motivational events with us at Psychologies Magazine. Every month, I am inspired and enlightened by these events. NOW Live Events create a monthly dose of calm, inspiration and space to ponder what is really important in life. Thank you for being our partner. We are proud to be associated with you.” – Suzy Greaves: Editor, Psychologies Magazine