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Resolutions: Mini Workshops to Jump-start Your New Year!

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Sat, 01/02/2016 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Event address: 
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Need a boost to your New Year? Ready to make 2016 your best year ever? Join us from 11am-4pm in the Readings Gallery at Village Books for our annual “Resolutions,” a day devoted to starting the year right. From 11am-4pm, on the hour, we’ll feature local experts presenting mini-workshops on topics ranging from clearing the clutter, to navigating difficult conversations, to making fitness goals. Come to one workshop or several, and bring your questions, ideas, and a snack! No tickets or registration needed. Participants will receive 10% off recommended Resolutions-related books, that day only.

11am: Simplifying for the New Year with Carolyn Koehnline
Simplicity isn’t just about confronting clutter and having less. It’s also about enjoying what you have and making room for new possibilities.  Carolyn Koehnline, mental health counselor, journal therapist and clutter specialist will guide you gently and playfully into the territory of simplifying your life while living in a world filled with complications and distractions.

12pm: Difficult Conversations with Monique Stefens
Are you putting off a conversation with someone important to you, and that person is living rent-free in your head? Are there tough conversations you tend to avoid? Start the New Year by learning tools to enhance all your relationships. We will discuss when to speak up, how to create safety in a conversation, and how to “confront” effectively. Monique Stefens is a facilitator and life coach.

1pm: Advance Care Planning for Everyone with WAHA End of Life Choices
What if you were in an accident or became suddenly ill? Who would speak for you? Making your health care choices known in advance is a gift to those you love. Advanced Care Planning lets our loved ones know how to care for you when you cannot speak for yourself. This seminar will focus on choosing a health care agent, indicating the care you want and don’t want, and making decisions that reflect your goals and values. This hands-on seminar provides necessary documents to make your decisions and wishes known.

2pm: Three Habits You Can Start Today That Will Change Your Life with Jennavieve “JJ” Joshua
Take three things you are already doing every day, add the power of intention plus three simple behaviors, and watch your inner and outer life transform!  Join Jennavieve "JJ" Joshua, a Life Coach and Facilitator of Change for over 20 years, for one hour of fun, tips, tools and inspiring stories to jump start the new year of your one precious life. Bring a friend!

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