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Connections: Strengthening the Bonds Within and Between Us.

  • Partners in Resilience 1409 Willow Street Suite 210 Minneapolis, MN 55403 USA (map)

Connections: Strengthening the Bonds Within and Between Us

  • How connected do you feel with yourself?

  • How attached are you to others?

  • Do you know how to increase connecting with yourself and others?

Not only are deep, satisfying connections with oneself and with others critical elements in establishing and maintaining mental health, they make life itself worth living. This half-day, experiential “playshop” explores what it means to be connected to oneself and others and guide participants through various activities that immediately increase such connections.

 When we connect with ourselves we know what we want and need, what we think and feel, and can advocate for ourselves and our loved ones. We are calmer and have adequate energy. When we connect with others we feel accepted and important. Our self-esteem rises and we are naturally propelled to give back to others.

Facilitated by clinical social worker Jenny Wilson and psychologist and author Tom Glaser, MS, this session examines why connecting with yourself and with others is so important and provides participants experiences to improve their ability to do so.

 Topics include:

  • What are deep connections with self and others?

  • What does neuroscience tell us about how we are wired to connect?

  • How do we recognize and respond to “bids” for connection?

  • What habits establish and maintain, and which challenge, deeper connections?  

 Activities Include:

  • Guided meditation

  • Easy, mindful, joyful movement

  • Journal writing

  • Small and large-group conversation


Partners in Resilience
1409 Willow Street, Suite 210
Minneapolis, MN 55403


Clinical social worker and educator Jenny Wilson, MSW, LICSW

Psychologist and Full Heart Living author Tom Glaser, MS, LP

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 Cost: $80.00