Forest Sessions - October Health

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October run at least fourteen forest sessions a day

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4 hours from now @ 07:00
Hosted on Monday by Luna (October AI)
South Africa United States of America
Budgeting Bliss: Finding Peace in Financial Planning
Join Luna in our Forest session on "Budgeting Bliss: Finding Peace in Financial Planning." Discover the profound impact of financial stress on mental and physical health, understand its cyclical relationship with poor financial decisions, and explore the emotional toll it takes. Dive into practical strategies and psychological tools designed to...

4 hours from now @ 07:30
Hosted on Monday by Luna (October AI)
South Africa United States of America
Mastering the Art of Work-Life Balance
In this Forest session, host Luna explores the concept of work stress and its significant effects on both mental and physical health. Discussing how persistent work pressures can diminish enthusiasm, health, and productivity, Luna highlights symptoms like headaches, anxiety, and depression. She stresses the importance of understanding these impacts for...

5 hours from now @ 08:00
Hosted on Monday by Michelle Göldner
South Africa United States of America
Workplace Connect: The Resilient Leader - Thriving Amidst Change and Uncertainty
In today's rapidly changing and uncertain business landscape, the role of a leader is more challenging than ever. The Resilient Leader session is designed to equip leaders with the tools and strategies needed to thrive amids change and uncertainty. About Michelle: Michelle Goldner, a Mind-Body Therapist and Neuroscience Coach, employs...

6 hours from now @ 09:00
Hosted on Monday by Marina Wildt
South Africa
Heartbreak to Healing
Struggling to find peace and happiness after a breakup? Navigate the journey from pain to growth, finding strength and renewal after a breakup. About Marina: Marina is a wellness coach specialising in trauma, chronic illness, and pain management. She is also the founder of The Discerning You, a platform dedicated...

7 hours from now @ 10:00
Hosted on Monday by Micaela Kotzé
South Africa United States of America
Building Self-worth Beyond Social Media
Learn how to cultivate a strong sense of self-worth and break free from the negative impacts of constant social media comparison. Explore strategies to boost your self-esteem and embrace your unique value beyond online validation. About Micaela: She is a Registered Wellness Counsellor who is passionate about helping people navigate...

8 hours from now @ 11:00
Hosted on Monday by Aneeqa Abrahams
South Africa United States of America
Is it sadness, or am I depressed?
Sadness is part of the human condition, but when does it become a problem? Join the conversation as we discuss the difference between feeling sad and being depressed, and when you might need to get professional assistance. About Aneeqa: Aneeqa is a Special Wellness Counsellor and an emerging intersectional feminist...

9 hours from now @ 12:00
Hosted on Monday by Pertunia Mtsweni
South Africa
Mindful Middays with Pertunia
In this daily 15-minute session, we invite you to take a break from the demands of your day and join us to reconnect, recharge, and reset your mind and body. About Pertunia: Pertunia is an NLP practitioner and an entrepreneur with a passion for the workings of the mind, mental...

9 hours from now @ 12:15
Hosted on Monday by Pertunia Mtsweni
South Africa United States of America
Mindful Communication: Cultivating Presence and Clarity
Learn techniques to enhance your presence and clarity in communication, fostering deeper connections and understanding with others. Practice mindful communication strategies to improve overall interaction and mutual comprehension. About Pertunia: Pertunia is an NLP practitioner and an entrepreneur with a passion for the workings of the mind, mental well-being, holistic...

9 hours from now @ 12:30
Hosted on Monday by Luna (October AI)
South Africa United States of America
Performance Psychology: Goal Setting and Focus
Join Luna in our Forest session on Performance Psychology, focusing on goal setting and focus. Discover why these key aspects are not just vital for athletes or executives but for anyone aiming to boost their mental fitness and well-being. Learn how goal setting provides direction and how focus acts as...

10 hours from now @ 13:00
Hosted on Monday by Danielle Goede
South Africa United States of America
The power of positive self-affirmations
Harness the transformative potential of self-affirmations to boost confidence and cultivate self-love. About Danielle: Danielle is an experienced HR professional with a passion for Leadership Development, Organizational Design, Employee Engagement and Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Belonging. Her life purpose is to support the creation of creative healthy environments. October provides...

11 hours from now @ 14:00
Hosted on Monday by ShenaazMoos
South Africa United States of America
Mastering Mental Toughness
Learn valuable strategies to enhance your resilience and mental toughness through effective goal-setting techniques. Discover how to overcome challenges and setbacks with a proactive mindset. About Shennaz: Shenaaz is a registered counsellor who is passionate about increasing consciousness of individuals so that they live an authentic life, filled with self...

12 hours from now @ 15:00
Hosted on Monday by Marco Alfama
South Africa United States of America
Reinvent Your Life, Career and Even Yourself
As you progress in life, many things will change. You have to do things differently in order to achieve bigger goals. Let's dive in how we can navigate these changes in a sustainable and authentic manner. About Marco: Marco is a coach with a passion for achieving goals, relationships and...

13 hours from now @ 16:00
Hosted on Monday by Adhip
South Africa United States of America
Keeping the Spark Alive in Long-Term Relationships
Discover strategies and tips to maintain a strong emotional connection and intimacy in lasting relationships. Learn how to overcome common challenges and keep the flame of love burning bright. About Adhip: Adhip Maharaj is a qualified B.Psych. Registered Counsellor with the Health Professions Council of South Africa. Graduated from the...

14 hours from now @ 17:00
Hosted on Monday by Sasha Talia
South Africa United States of America
The Art of Apologizing
Learn strategies to repair and strengthen relationships through effective apologies and communication techniques. Enhance your interpersonal skills and cultivate healthier connections with others. About Sasha: Sasha is a counsellor in private practice with a passion for Abuse / Narcissism/ addiction/ pregnancy / trauma and depression. Her purpose is to guide...

15 hours from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Monday by Carrie Hickman
South Africa United States of America
Grit and Resilience: The Twin Pillars
Explore the interconnectedness of grit and resilience in personal growth, offering insights and practical strategies to cultivate these qualities for overcoming challenges and achieving long-term success. About Carrie: Carrie Hickman is a wellness strategist that specialises in increasing awareness around mental wellness strategies, development and growth. Her expertise lie in...

16 hours from now @ 19:00
Hosted on Monday by Desirae
South Africa
Open Line Parent Support for Parents with Special Needs Children with Desirae Pillay
Join Parent Reality as they unpack the unique challenges and circumstances parents of children with special needs have. This session is open to parents to find a community and connection. About Desirae: She is in full-time ministry for families who have a child or spouse with special needs and for...

17 hours from now @ 20:00
Hosted on Monday by William Lehong
South Africa United States of America
Work-life Series: Building Resilience to Thrive Under Pressure with William Lehong
In this session, we will explore the different ways of building resilience to not only survive but thrive under pressure. Join us as we uncover practical strategies, mindset shifts, and actionable tips to help you navigate challenges with grace and determination. About William: William Lehong ka Hlomuka, popularly known as...

18 hours from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Monday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa
Open Line with Reo
Unwind and recharge in this safe space - step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take a deep breath, and relax. It's time to check out for the day, unwind and chat about the day's events. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for...

19 hours from now @ 22:00
Hosted on Monday by Micaela Kotzé
South Africa United States of America
How to get out of my head
Learn practical strategies to escape the cycle of overthinking and reclaim control over your thoughts. About Micaela: She is a Registered Wellness Counsellor who is passionate about helping people navigate their way through life’s troubles and the problems that they might experience daily, in the workplace or in their interpersonal...

20 hours from now @ 23:00
Hosted on Monday by Coach Megan Merchant
South Africa United States of America
Creativity as a Stress-Relief Strategy
Explore the therapeutic aspects of creativity in managing stress and promoting emotional resilience. Learn how to leverage creative activities to boost your mental health and enhance your coping skills. About Megan Merchant: Megan is a USA National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach with a passion for Behavior Change, Stress Management,...

21 hours from now @ 00:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Sarah Kabengele
South Africa United States of America
Authenticity and Self-Esteem: Embracing Your True Self
Explore the link between authenticity and self-esteem, offering guidance on embracing one's true self and fostering a sense of worthiness based on genuine self-expression. About Sarah: Sarah is a mental health educator with a passion for understanding mental illness as well as mental well-being from a feminist/decolonised perspective. Her life...

22 hours from now @ 01:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Zoila Bartra
South Africa
Fear of Failure? Let's unpack its possibilities!
We've all felt the cold grip of fear sabotaging our efforts and ambitions. But why are we so terrified of failing, and how can we overcome this dream-killing foe? Learn to embrace mistakes as catapults to success. About Zoila: Zoila is a dedicated and compassionate Peer Specialist with extensive experience...

1 day from now @ 07:45
Hosted on Tuesday by Marisa44
South Africa United States of America
Breath Awareness with Marisa
Explore the profound impact of breath awareness as a transformative skill, acting as a bridge between our conscious and unconscious minds. This session delves into understanding unconscious patterns and how awareness of them presents an opportunity for personal growth and transformation. About Marisa: Marisa is a curious, voyager on the...

1 day from now @ 08:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Gomphemetse Shawa
South Africa United States of America
The Mind-Body Connection
Explore the powerful relationship between physical activity and anxiety, uncovering ways in which movement can positively influence mental well-being. Discover effective strategies to leverage the mind-body connection for improved emotional balance and overall wellness. About Gomphometse: Gomphemetse is a psychosocial support worker with a passion for unfolding life's hidden treasures....

1 day from now @ 09:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Lyr Weltsman
South Africa United States of America
The Science of Sleep for Anxiety Management
Discover how optimizing your sleep can help you better manage anxiety, as experts explain the science behind the relationship between quality sleep and serenity. Gain insights on improving your sleep habits for enhanced mental well-being and decreased anxiety levels. About Lyr: Lyr is a child, adolescent, and family counsellor with...

1 day from now @ 10:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
Thriving in the Workplace with Challenges
Learn strategies to navigate workplace challenges and enhance your performance while managing anxiety. Discover practical tools to redefine productivity and create a thriving work environment. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for trauma psychology. Her life purpose is to destigmatize and raise awareness towards understanding suicidology...

1 day from now @ 11:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Pertunia Mtsweni
South Africa United States of America
Building a Strong Relationship with Money
Explore strategies to improve your financial well-being and cultivate a healthier mindset towards money. Learn practical tips to manage financial stress and establish a more positive relationship with your finances. About Pertunia: Pertunia is an NLP practitioner and an entrepreneur with a passion for the workings of the mind, mental...

1 day from now @ 12:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Dr Priyal Modi
South Africa United States of America
Mindful middays with Dr Priyal
In this daily 15-minute session, we invite you to take a break from the demands of your day and join us to reconnect, recharge, and reset your mind and body. About Dr Priyal: Priyal Modi is a medical doctor who developed a deeper understanding of life, health, & wellness through...

1 day from now @ 12:15
Hosted on Tuesday by Kaylee Julian
South Africa United States of America
The Power of Embracing Change
This session will explore how individuals can navigate change together within relationships to foster growth and connection, providing insights on ways to adapt and evolve as a partnership. About Kaylee: Kaylee is a counsellor with a passion for children, adolescents, but also works with adults, and offers relationship counselling. Her...

1 day from now @ 12:30
Hosted on Tuesday by Luna (October AI)
South Africa United States of America
Performance Psychology: Emotional Regulation and Stress Management
Join Luna for an insightful Forest session on Performance Psychology with a focus on emotional regulation and stress management. Learn to navigate life's challenges with resilience by understanding how to manage your emotions and stress levels effectively. This session delves into essential strategies for emotional regulation, the significance of stress...

1 day from now @ 13:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Danielle Goede
South Africa United States of America
Mindful Communication: Enhancing Connection with Others
This session will explore the importance of active listening, empathy, and effective communication strategies in fostering meaningful connections with others. Participants will learn practical tools to improve their relationship dynamics and deepen understandings with those around them. About Danielle: Danielle is an experienced HR professional with a passion for Leadership...

1 day from now @ 14:00
Hosted on Tuesday by [email protected]
South Africa United States of America
Nurturing Positive Body Image
Discover the importance of fostering a positive body image in your children and learn how your own relationship with your body influences theirs, in an open and supportive conversation focused on building body positivity. About Tal: Tal is a Women's Wellness Specialist with a focus on Functional Medicine. Her life...

1 day from now @ 15:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Marco Alfama
South Africa United States of America
Cultivating Kindness Toward Yourself
Explore the practice of self-compassion with Marco, as he guides you in embracing kindness, acceptance, and forgiveness toward yourself, leading to greater emotional toughness and well-being. About Marco: Marco is a coach with a passion for achieving goals, relationships and positive psychology. His life purpose is to fortify your emotional...

1 day from now @ 16:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Mark Ray
South Africa United States of America
Mindfulness Practices for Workplace Well-Being
Explore mindfulness practices tailored for the workplace with Mark, as he guides participants in techniques for reducing stress, enhancing focus, and promoting overall well-being. About Mark: Mark is a pro-active mental wellness strategist, author, and keynote speaker whose mission is to help organisations become mentally fit, create safe spaces, manage...

1 day from now @ 17:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Sasha Talia
South Africa United States of America
Managing Stress Effectively
Explore effective strategies for managing stress, empowering individuals to cultivate resilience, balance, and well-being amidst life's challenges, fostering a healthier and more fulfilling lifestyle. About Sasha: Sasha is a counsellor in private practice with a passion for Abuse / Narcissism/ addiction/ pregnancy / trauma and depression. Her purpose is to...

1 day from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Marina Wildt
South Africa United States of America
Embracing Vulnerability: Strength in Being Open
Join this session to explore the power of embracing vulnerability as a source of strength and resilience, promoting openness and connection in challenging times. Discover strategies to build emotional resilience and cultivate a supportive mindset for personal growth and well-being. About Marina: Marina is a wellness coach specialising in trauma,...

1 day from now @ 19:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Sizwe Savale
South Africa United States of America
Mindset Makeover: Shifting from Fixed to Growth Mindset
Learn how to shift your perspective and approach challenges with resilience and optimism. Discover practical strategies to cultivate a mindset that fosters growth and development. About Sizwe: Sizwe is a dedicated social worker with a deep passion for creating positive change in the lives of those in need. His life...

1 day from now @ 20:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Carli J
South Africa United States of America
Women Series: Unleashing Your Potential by Doing What You Love Best with Carli Myers
In this inspiring discussion, we explore the profound connection between passion and purpose, and how aligning your interests with your innate talents can unlock your fullest potential. About Carli: Carli is a dynamic Industrial Organisational Psychologist (MA) and Business Coach, with over 8 years of consulting experience across various sectors....

1 day from now @ 21:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Lyr Weltsman
South Africa
Open Line with Lyr
Unwind and recharge in this safe space - step away from the hustle and bustle of daily life, take a deep breath, and relax. It's time to check out for the day, unwind and chat about the day's events. About Lyr: Lyr is a child, adolescent, and family counsellor with...

1 day from now @ 22:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Micaela Kotzé
South Africa United States of America
Parenting in the digital age
Navigate the complexities of modern parenting by mastering strategies to guide children safely through the digital landscape. About Micaela: She is a Registered Wellness Counsellor who is passionate about helping people navigate their way through life’s troubles and the problems that they might experience daily, in the workplace or in...

1 day from now @ 23:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Adam Yasmin
South Africa United States of America
Understanding the Power of Giving Back
Explore the transformative impact of giving back, uncovering the power of generosity to cultivate compassion, purpose, and connection, empowering individuals to make a meaningful difference in their communities and beyond. About Adam: Adam is a former UX designer turned certified digital well-being educator and facilitator of immersive tea experiences for...

1 day from now @ 00:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Coach Megan Merchant
South Africa United States of America
Learning and Growing from Mistakes for Ultimate Success!
Explore the intersection of failure and leadership, discussing how acknowledging and learning from mistakes can strengthen leadership skills. This session provides guidance on fostering a culture of learning and growth within professional settings. About Megan: Megan is a USA National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach with a passion for Behavior...

1 day from now @ 01:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Francis Urias
South Africa United States of America
From Self-Criticism to Self-Compassion
Learn how to shift your mindset from self-criticism to self-compassion in this session. Explore techniques to nurture a more supportive and positive inner voice. About Francis: Francis is a peer specialist with a passion for bringing awareness to the inner child within us who needs to be acknowledged and cared...

2 days from now @ 08:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Marina Wildt
South Africa United States of America
Building Bulletproof Confidence
Overcome impostor syndrome and self-limiting beliefs by reprogramming your self-talk and inner narratives. About Marina: Marina is a wellness coach specialising in trauma, chronic illness, and pain management. She is also the founder of The Discerning You, a platform dedicated to uniting and educating people with chronic illnesses. October provides...

2 days from now @ 09:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Mark Ray
South Africa United States of America
Fixed vs. Growth Mindset
Are you stuck in a fixed mindset that's limiting your potential? Join Mark to learn strategies to shift your mindset to one of growth. About Mark: Mark is a pro-active mental wellness strategist, author, and keynote speaker whose mission is to help organisations become mentally fit, create safe spaces, manage...

2 days from now @ 10:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Pertunia Mtsweni
South Africa United States of America
Building Healthy Habits for Success
Embark on a journey of building healthy habits for success, empowering individuals to cultivate routines, mindset shifts, and self-care practices that support their goals and well-being, fostering long-term growth and fulfillment. About Pertunia: Pertunia is an NLP practitioner and an entrepreneur with a passion for the workings of the mind,...

2 days from now @ 11:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Micaela Kotzé
South Africa United States of America
Overcoming Adversity with Resilience
Explore the transformative journey of overcoming adversity with resilience, empowering individuals to navigate challenges, bounce back from setbacks, and thrive in the face of adversity, fostering strength, growth, and well-being. About Micaela: She is a Registered Wellness Counsellor who is passionate about helping people navigate their way through life’s troubles...

2 days from now @ 12:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Danielle Goede
South Africa United States of America
Mindful Middays with Danielle
In this daily 15-minute session, we invite you to take a break from the demands of your day and join us to reconnect, recharge, and reset your mind and body. About Danielle: Danielle is an experienced HR professional with a passion for Leadership Development, Organizational Design, Employee Engagement and Diversity,...

2 days from now @ 12:15
Hosted on Wednesday by Danielle Goede
South Africa United States of America
Leadership Development for the Modern Workplace
Dive into innovative strategies for developing effective leaders in today's dynamic work environment, with Danielle leading the discussion on cultivating leadership skills, emotional intelligence, and visionary thinking. About Danielle: Danielle is an experienced HR professional with a passion for Leadership Development, Organizational Design, Employee Engagement and Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and...

2 days from now @ 12:30
Hosted on Wednesday by Luna (October AI)
South Africa United States of America
Performance Psychology: Adaptability and Cognitive Flexibility
Join Luna in exploring how to embody adaptability and cognitive flexibility, essential qualities in a constantly changing world. This Forest session will delve into understanding these crucial skills, highlighting their role in performance psychology as tools for building mental resilience. Discover how adaptability allows us to adjust to new conditions...

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