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Communication In The Forest

Hello! In the Forest, communication is key to fostering connection and support among participants. However, at times, communication can pose challenges that may hinder understanding and empathy. Let's explore how we can navigate these obstacles together in this serene and supportive digital environment. Remember, open and respectful communication is the pathway to growth and healing in the Forest. 🌲💬

3 hours from now @ 10:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Gomphemetse Shawa
South Africa United States of America
Setting Boundaries for a Healthier Work-Life Balance
Learn how to set boundaries effectively to achieve a healthier balance between work and personal life. Discover strategies to manage stress and prioritize your well-being. About Gomphometse: Gomphemetse is a psychosocial support worker with a passion for unfolding life's hidden treasures. Her life purpose is to help people find the...

5 hours from now @ 12:15
Hosted on Tuesday by Kaylee Julian
South Africa United States of America
The Alchemy of Arguments: Transforming Conflict into Growth
This session will provide strategies to navigate tricky conversations with poise and effectiveness, enhancing interpersonal skills and fostering harmonious relationships. Gain insights on managing emotions, active listening, and creating a conducive environment for constructive dialogues. About Kaylee: Kaylee is a counsellor with a passion for children, adolescents, but also works...

12 hours from now @ 19:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Sizwe Savale
South Africa United States of America
Money Talk: Communicating About Finances with Your Loved Ones
Learn effective strategies for discussing financial matters with your family in a clear and supportive manner. Enhance your communication skills to navigate potentially challenging conversations with ease. About Sizwe: Sizwe is a dedicated social worker with a deep passion for creating positive change in the lives of those in need....

17 hours from now @ 00:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Sarah Kabengele
South Africa United States of America
Understanding and Expressing Affection
This session explores different ways people communicate and show affection, helping you understand and express love more effectively in your relationships. 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 purpose is to...

18 hours from now @ 01:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Coach Megan Merchant
South Africa United States of America
The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Managing Workplace Conflict
This session will explore how emotional intelligence can be utilized to effectively navigate workplace conflicts, reducing the impact of work stress. Experts will discuss practical strategies for improving emotional understanding and communication in professional settings. About Megan Merchant: Megan is a USA National Board-Certified Health and Wellness Coach with a...

1 day from now @ 10:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Aneeqa Abrahams
South Africa United States of America
The Power of Vulnerability in Relationship Building
Explore the importance of openness and connection in building strong relationships, delving into the impact of vulnerability on cultivating deeper connections. Understand how authenticity and emotional honesty can enhance communication and foster trust in personal and professional interactions. About Aneeqa: Aneeqa is a Special Wellness Counsellor and an emerging intersectional...

1 day from now @ 12:15
Hosted on Wednesday by Sasha Talia
South Africa United States of America
The Gratitude Journal
Develop a gratitude journaling practice to shift your focus, counter negativity bias, and amplify feelings of appreciation for self and life. 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 people to...

1 day from now @ 15:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Aneeqa Abrahams
South Africa United States of America
Overcoming Relationship Challenges
This session delves into navigating and overcoming obstacles encountered in interpersonal connections, emphasizing the importance of building resilience within romantic relationships. Techniques for enhancing emotional regulation, effective communication, and strengthening bonds will be explored to foster healthier and more fulfilling connections. About Aneeqa: Aneeqa is a Special Wellness Counsellor and...

1 day from now @ 16:00
Hosted on Wednesday by JasonMitchell
South Africa
ENS Masterclass | Navigating Contractual Clauses: Limiting Liability and Arbitration Agreements
Join Advocate Jason for a deep dive into commercial law, illuminating the legal framework for contract clauses limiting liability and providing insights on arbitration clauses. This session is a must for anyone seeking a better understanding of these crucial legal aspects. About Jason: Jason is a highly respected advocate with...

1 day from now @ 16:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
Championing Diversity in the Workplace
Explore strategies for promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace with Lulama, learning how to create diverse teams, foster a culture of belonging, and address systemic barriers to equity and representation. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for trauma psychology. Her life purpose is to destigmatize...

1 day from now @ 22:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Sasha Talia
South Africa United States of America
Nighttime Nourishment
Join us to uncover the power of pre-sleep rituals for promoting relaxation, mental clarity, and intention setting, empowering you to wake up feeling refreshed, focused, and ready to tackle the day ahead. About Sasha: Sasha is a counsellor in private practice with a passion for Abuse / Narcissism/ addiction/ pregnancy...

1 day from now @ 23:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Francis Urias
South Africa United States of America
Healing your Inner Child
Join the session in exploring the healing power of acknowledging and nurturing our inner child, discovering how reconnecting with this aspect of ourselves can lead to greater joy, resilience, and overall well-being. About Francis: Francis is a peer specialist with a passion for bringing awareness to the inner child within...

1 day from now @ 00:00
Hosted on Thursday by Adam Yasmin
South Africa United States of America
Making a Work-life Balance Work for Families
In this session, you'll learn how to develop a healthy and positive relationship with money. You'll explore common money beliefs and habits that can hold you back, and learn how to reframe your mindset for financial success. About Adam: Adam is a former UX designer turned certified digital well-being educator...

2 days from now @ 16:00
Hosted on Thursday by Carrie Hickman
South Africa United States of America
Managing Stress Through Mindfulness
Discover practical techniques to reduce stress and enhance your overall well-being through mindfulness practices like focused breathing and present moment awareness. About Carrie: Carrie Hickman is a wellness strategist that specialises in increasing awareness around mental wellness strategies, development and growth. Her expertise lie in creating personal and unique strategies...

2 days from now @ 18:00
Hosted on Thursday by Sasha Talia
South Africa United States of America
Building Emotional Intimacy with Your Partner
Explore ways to enhance emotional connection with your loved one by fostering deeper intimacy and understanding in your relationship. Learn valuable tools to improve communication and strengthen your bond with your partner. About Sasha: Sasha is a counsellor in private practice with a passion for Abuse / Narcissism/ addiction/ pregnancy...

2 days from now @ 22:00
Hosted on Thursday by Carrie Hickman
South Africa United States of America
Fostering a Culture of Growth
Explore the concept of a growth culture in personal and professional settings, providing strategies and insights for individuals and organizations to foster continuous improvement and innovation. About Carrie: Carrie Hickman is a wellness strategist that specialises in increasing awareness around mental wellness strategies, development and growth. Her expertise lie in...

3 days from now @ 10:00
Hosted on Friday by Kaylee Julian
South Africa United States of America
The Power of Active Listening
Learn how utilizing active listening can deepen connections and improve relationships in this insightful session. Gain valuable tips and techniques to enhance your communication skills and foster stronger emotional bonds. About Kaylee: Kaylee is a counsellor with a passion for children, adolescents, but also works with adults, and offers relationship...

3 days from now @ 13:00
Hosted on Friday by Khubu
South Africa
Allan Gray Closed Forest Session | Communicating with Diplomacy
Join us for an engaging session on 'Communicating with Diplomacy,' led by Nontando Mthethwa, Head of Public Affairs and Communications at Allan Gray Orbis Foundation. Together, we will explore the art of tactful and effective communication. This session will delve into strategies for navigating sensitive conversations, resolving conflicts, and building...

3 days from now @ 16:00
Hosted on Friday by Kaylee Julian
South Africa United States of America
Setting Boundaries for Mental Wellness
Learn how to establish healthy limits to support your well-being and improve your mental health through practical strategies and tips. Discover the importance of setting boundaries for maintaining balance and enhancing your overall quality of life. About Kaylee: Kaylee is a counsellor with a passion for children, adolescents, but also...

3 days from now @ 19:00
Hosted on Friday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
The Art of Assertiveness
Learn how to effectively communicate your needs and boundaries with confidence and clarity, enhancing your relationships and well-being. Gain valuable insights and practical strategies to assert yourself assertively in various personal and professional situations. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for trauma psychology. Her life purpose...

4 days from now @ 08:00
Hosted on Saturday by Lyr Weltsman
South Africa United States of America
When Trying Leads to Trauma: Healing After Infertility
Candid insights into processing grief and trauma from fertility struggles to reclaim wholeness. About Lyr: Lyr is a child, adolescent, and family counsellor with a passion and specializations in CBT, anxiety, family and parental counseling, and mood disorders. October provides educational and supportive content only. It's not a replacement for...

4 days from now @ 13:00
Hosted on Saturday by Naledi Ranthakgoa
South Africa United States of America
How to get your partner to open up
Foster intimacy and strengthen bonds by learning effective communication strategies to encourage openness and vulnerability in your relationship. About Naledi: She is a Psychosocial support worker with a passion for Child Psychology. Her life purpose is to be a positive influence and foster change by creating a space for everyone...

4 days from now @ 20:00
Hosted on Saturday by Caden De Villiers
South Africa United States of America
Beyond the Mirror: Rethinking Body Image
Discover how to redefine beauty beyond physical appearance and cultivate a positive relationship with your body. About Caden: Caden is a Psychosocial Support Worker with a passion for helping others achieve better mental health, personal-development and self-empowerment. October provides educational and supportive content only. It's not a replacement for professional...

5 days from now @ 10:00
Hosted on Sunday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa
Love Languages: Understanding and Expressing Affection
This session explores different ways people communicate and show affection, helping you understand and express love more effectively in your relationships. 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 and addiction. October provides...

6 days from now @ 16:00
Hosted on Monday by Adhip
South Africa United States of America
Unmasking Anxiety
Peel back the layers of anxiety to uncover its root causes and learn practical strategies for managing and overcoming it. About Adhip: Adhip Maharaj is a qualified B.Psych. Registered Counsellor with the Health Professions Council of South Africa. Graduated from the Pearson Institute of Higher Education, formally known as the...

6 days from now @ 23:00
Hosted on Monday by Adam Yasmin
South Africa United States of America
It's Digital Detox Time
In the age of constant digital distractions, maintaining focus has become a significant challenge. Learn practical strategies for implementing a digital detox and reclaiming your ability to concentrate deeply. About Adam: Adam is a former UX designer turned certified digital well-being educator and facilitator of immersive tea experiences for workplace...

6 days from now @ 00:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Francis Urias
South Africa United States of America
Conflict Resolution: Turning Tension into Growth Opportunities
Learn how to navigate and resolve conflicts effectively by transforming tense situations into opportunities for personal and professional growth. Gain valuable skills and insights to enhance your communication and collaboration with others. About Francis: Francis is a peer specialist with a passion for bringing awareness to the inner child within...

6 days from now @ 01:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Zoila Bartra
South Africa United States of America
Setting Boundaries for Healthy Communication and Relationships
This session will explore strategies for establishing and maintaining healthy boundaries within relationships to enhance communication effectiveness and foster positive interactions. Gain insights on how setting boundaries can lead to more fulfilling and respectful engagements with others. About Zoila: Zoila is a dedicated and compassionate Peer Specialist with extensive experience...

1 week from now @ 00:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Zoila Bartra
South Africa United States of America
Reclaiming Joy: Cultivating Gratitude Daily
Explore practical strategies for fostering a positive mindset and gratitude in the face of challenges. Learn how daily practices can help shift focus towards joy and appreciation in the midst of difficulties. About Zoila: Zoila is a dedicated and compassionate Peer Specialist with extensive experience and a strong trained foundation...

1 week from now @ 01:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Francis Urias
South Africa United States of America
Bounce back from a breakup
Rebuild resilience and self-confidence, turning breakup pain into opportunities for personal growth. 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 for in order to help us in our wellness journey. Her life...

1 week from now @ 09:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Lyr Weltsman
South Africa United States of America
Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
Learn to conquer imposter syndrome, a common feeling of inadequacy despite evidence of success, and unlock your full potential with proven strategies About Lyr: Lyr Weltsman is a child, adolescent, and family counsellor with a passion and specializations in CBT, anxiety, family and parental counseling, and mood disorders. October provides...

1 week from now @ 10:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Kaylee Julian
South Africa United States of America
Navigating Difficult Conversations with Confidence
Learn how to effectively navigate challenging discussions with a sense of assurance, enhancing your communication skills. Gain strategies to handle tough conversations with confidence and poise. About Kaylee: Kaylee is a counsellor with a passion for children, adolescents, but also works with adults, and offers relationship counselling. Her life purpose...

1 week from now @ 15:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Aneeqa Abrahams
South Africa United States of America
Break free from toxic relationships
Learn to recognize and release toxic dynamics, reclaiming your well-being and self-worth About Aneeqa: Aneeqa is a Special Wellness Counsellor and an emerging intersectional feminist researcher. Her life purpose is to make a positive impact on the well-being and understanding of diverse communities. October provides educational and supportive content only....

1 week from now @ 23:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Francis Urias
South Africa United States of America
Candor with Care: Mastering Tough Conversations
Learn frameworks for having difficult conversations productively while showing you have the person's best interests in mind. 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 for in order to help us in...

1 week from now @ 16:00
Hosted on Friday by Micaela Kotzé
South Africa United States of America
The Art of Active Listening
Master techniques for truly hearing and understanding others, fostering deeper connections and improved communication. About Micaela: Micaela 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 social...

1 week from now @ 14:00
Hosted on Saturday by Reoikantse Shadi
South Africa United States of America
Empathy: The Key to Effective Communication
Learn how understanding and connecting with others' emotions can significantly impact communication effectiveness and strengthen relationships. Explore practical strategies to enhance your empathetic skills and navigate conversations with greater empathy and understanding. About Reo: Reo is a registered counselor with a passion for trauma psychology. Her life purpose is to...

1 week from now @ 08:00
Hosted on Sunday by Mbali Mashaba
South Africa United States of America
Starting Small: The Power of Micro-Goals in Personal Development
Discover the transformative power of starting small. This session will guide you through setting and achieving micro-goals, illustrating how small, consistent actions can lead to significant, sustainable changes in your personal and professional life. About Mbali: Mbali a is a Registered Counsellor with a passion for supporting teenagers, parents and...

2 weeks from now @ 14:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Sasha Talia
South Africa United States of America
The Power of Communication: Enhancing Connection in Your Relationships
Explores effective communication strategies to deepen connections and strengthen relationships, emphasizing active listening and expressing empathy to foster understanding and harmony in personal interactions. About Sasha: Sasha is a counsellor. Her purpose is to guide people to be the best versions of themselves and break the Stigma on mental health....

2 weeks from now @ 23:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Adam Yasmin
South Africa United States of America
Navigating Social Media for Mental Wellness in the Digital Age
Examine the influence of social media on mental health, from its potential benefits to its detrimental effects on self-esteem, relationships, and overall well-being and gain insights into mindful social media usage and digital detox strategies. About Adam: Adam is a former UX designer turned certified digital well-being educator and facilitator...

2 weeks from now @ 01:00
Hosted on Thursday by Francis Urias
South Africa United States of America
The Art of Active Listening
Learn how to enhance your communication skills by honing in on the crucial aspect of listening actively and effectively. Discover practical strategies to improve your ability to connect and engage with others in conversations. About Francis: Francis is a peer specialist with a passion for bringing awareness to the inner...

2 weeks from now @ 01:00
Hosted on Saturday by Coach Megan Merchant
South Africa United States of America
Storytelling for Resilience: Sharing Your Narrative for Healing
Explore the power of personal narratives in promoting emotional strength and resilience through effective storytelling techniques. Learn how to craft and share your story to enhance your healing journey and connect with others on a deeper level. About Megan: Megan Merchant is a USA National Board Certified Health and Wellness...

2 weeks from now @ 08:00
Hosted on Saturday by Kaylee Julian
South Africa United States of America
Conflict Resolution: Building Healthy Relationships
Learn effective strategies to navigate disagreements and build stronger connections with others through skillful communication techniques in this session. Gain insights on creating a positive communication environment that fosters understanding and cooperation in various interpersonal dynamics. About Kaylee: Kaylee is a counsellor with a passion for children, adolescents, but also...

2 weeks from now @ 13:00
Hosted on Saturday by Sizwe Savale
South Africa United States of America
Digital Detox: Balancing Screen Time for Mental Wellbeing
Learn practical strategies to find balance in the digital age and optimize your mental wellbeing. Explore the impact of screen time on communication and discover ways to foster healthier tech habits. About Sizwe: Sizwe is a dedicated social worker with a deep passion for creating positive change in the lives...

3 weeks from now @ 14:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Aneeqa Abrahams
South Africa United States of America
Inclusive Communication Practices for Diverse Environments
Discover effective strategies for fostering an inclusive and diverse atmosphere through mindful communication techniques that promote understanding and unity among all individuals involved. Explore practical approaches to enhance interactions and create a welcoming environment for everyone to feel heard and valued. About Aneeqa: Aneeqa is a Special Wellness Counsellor and...

3 weeks from now @ 19:00
Hosted on Tuesday by Kavisha Chandrakassi
South Africa
Monthly Support Group for People Navigating Grief & Ambiguous Loss
Join our monthly support group for individuals navigating grief and ambiguous loss. This safe space offers understanding, empathy, and strategies for coping with the complexities of grief. Share your experiences, gain support from others, and explore ways to navigate your journey towards healing and hope. About CJ and Kavisha: Kavisha...

3 weeks from now @ 11:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Kaylee Julian
South Africa United States of America
The Power of Assertiveness in Communication
Learn how to effectively express your thoughts and needs while respecting the boundaries of others in this session. Explore techniques to enhance assertiveness and improve communication skills. About Kaylee: Kaylee is a counsellor with a passion for children, adolescents, but also works with adults, and offers relationship counselling. Her life...

3 weeks from now @ 23:00
Hosted on Wednesday by Zoila Bartra
South Africa United States of America
The Empathy Equation: Rethinking Connection in the Workplace
Learn how cultivating empathy can revolutionize workplace dynamics, boost productivity, and foster a more supportive environment. About Zoila: Zoila is a dedicated and compassionate Peer Specialist with extensive experience and a strong trained foundation in overcoming grief, anxiety, addiction, and other mental health challenges. October provides educational and supportive content...

3 weeks from now @ 13:00
Hosted on Thursday by Aneeqa Abrahams
South Africa United States of America
Conflict Resolution: Strategies for Stronger Bonds
Learn effective strategies to navigate differences and strengthen relationships by improving communication skills and fostering understanding. Techniques to address conflicts proactively and build closer connections will be discussed. About Aneeqa: Aneeqa is a Special Wellness Counsellor and an emerging intersectional feminist researcher. Her life purpose is to make a positive...

3 weeks from now @ 19:00
Hosted on Thursday by CJ Nel
South Africa United States of America
Assertiveness Training: Finding Your Voice and Speaking Your Truth
Learn how to assert yourself effectively and speak confidently in various situations. Enhance your communication skills and empower yourself to express your thoughts and feelings authentically. About CJ: CJ is a HPCSA Registered Counsellor with over two years of counselling experience. Within his journey as a counsellor CJ has gained...

3 weeks from now @ 23:00
Hosted on Thursday by Adam Yasmin
South Africa United States of America
Digital Detox: The Importance of Unplugging
Focus on the benefits of reducing screen time, to improve mental health, increase creativity, and foster deeper personal connections. About Adam: Adam is a former UX designer turned certified digital well-being educator and facilitator of immersive tea experiences for workplace wellness. I bring 15 years of Chinese tea culture study...

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