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Realizing Growth Through Burnout: Overcoming Distractibility is a Course

Realizing Growth Through Burnout: Overcoming Distractibility

Started Oct 12, 2021

$25 Enroll

Full course description

Tuesday, October 12th, 2021 | 6:30-8:00pm (ET)-- Fully Online Workshop


Staying focused in the era of digital distractions is a big challenge in our society. Moreover, it is not just the distraction itself but also a post-distraction period, which obliterate chunks of our life. Both distraction and post-distraction prevent us from being present to ourselves, to others and from having a satisfied life. The workshop will introduce us to a deeper understanding about the losses due to distractions and teach us strategies for overcoming them. 

Workshop Description:

The sources of burnout are many and varied such as: lack of control, unfairness, work overload, breakdown of community, loss of meaning, etc. Being well equipped in order to successfully handle these storms in our personal and/or professional life is key.

In this multi-day workshop series, we will explore and work on the 4 cornerstones of our well-being: focus, positive self-talk, connection, and meaning. Our approach to this topic also includes an infusion of Ignatian spirituality.

Participants are encouraged to attend all 4 workshops, however, there is no requirement to do so.

Timeline and Requirements:

The course will take place on Tuesday, October 12th, 2021.  This workshop is presenter-led and is a fully online experience. This will be conducted synchronously online via Zoom from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm (EST). 

Fees & Policies:

Payment is due by credit card at registration. Registration closes October 12th at 5pm. Refunds will be granted only up until registration closes at 5pm on October 12th. No refunds will be granted for registration or technical errors on the participant's part (such as incorrect name/email, login failure, etc.).

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Dr. Erika Prijatelj is a professor and coach who focuses her work on integration of psychology and theology, the combination of which she studied, taught and practiced in the USA, Canada and in various European countries. She wrote numerous scientific and professional articles as well as three books on topics such as self-identities (body, sexual, executive, social, individual, spiritual), scapegoating, actualization of human vital strengths and the impact of high stress on relationships. She believes in a holistic approach where every person’s body, mind and spirit are addressed. Dr. Prijatelj most recent courses include Mental Health across the Lifespan, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology, Marriage and the Family and she currently teaches a course on Trauma. 

As a Professor of Philosophy and Religious studies at Hellenic College and currently an Adjunct Professor at Boston College, as a Psychosynthesis coach and Yoga instructor, Dr. Tone Svetelj looks for positive aspects in our world, both in his teaching and coaching. His professional research focuses on the rediscovery of intellectual and spiritual treasures of the past and non-Western traditions, evaluating them from the latest discoveries in the human sciences. He hopes to implement the ancient-new “Know yourself” principle in a way that it will lead us to a meaningful, flourishing, fulfilling and authentic life. He studied Philosophy and Theology in Italy, Germany and the USA. He is trained in Ignatian spirituality and Jesuit pedagogy, and is excited to assist others in discovering and reaching their full potential on a deeper level.