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August 2018

Befriending Time with Your Journal

August 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
The Natural Health Clinic, 1707 F Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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$20.00

How we engage with time affects every aspect of our lives. Many of us treat time like it's the enemy. In this small-group workshop we'll explore our current relationships to time. Then we'll use brief, focused, journal-writing practices to foster a friendlier, more effective collaboration. If interested, contact Carolyn here.

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September 2018

Journal to the Self (R) Online Class

September 13, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm PDT
$200.00

In this 6-week online course: Learn 16 ways to use a journal for personal growth, creative expression, and life enrichment; Write on your own schedule; Participate in class discussions, with ongoing support from the instructor; For certified or licensed counselors, earn 12 hours of Continuing Education Units;* Click Here for More Information and to Register *Note for Certified or Licensed Counselors wishing to earn 12 continuing education credits for the six week Journal to the Self online class: The Center for…

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Mindful Pretending: A Journal Writing Workshop – FULL!

September 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
The Natural Health Clinic, 1707 F Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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$20.00

This is an exploration of ways you to use brief, accessible writing processes to access the imagination for helpful information with practical applications.

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October 2018

Clearing Clutter to Navigate Life’s Changes

October 20, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PDT
Whatcom Community College, 237 W. Kellogg Rd
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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$49.00

Clutter-clearing, inside and out, can help you make space for a fresh chapter of your life.

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Journal to the Self (R) Online Class

October 29, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm PDT
$200.00

Course Activities Over a seven-week period, learn eighteen different journal-writing processes for personal growth, creative expression, and life management.  Listen to presentations, learn guidelines and variations, and hear samples of each technique. Listen to entrance meditations guiding you gently into many of the writes. Share reflections, writings (always optional), questions, and "aha's" with your classmates, and get written guidance from Certified Journal to the Self Instructor Carolyn Koehnline along the way. In an atmosphere of group support and respect for…

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January 2019

FREE Workshop – Clearing Clutter for the New Year with Little Gestures and Simple Practices

January 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 11:50 am PST
Village Books, 1200 11th Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
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Free

It's the little gestures and simple practices that make big change over time.

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FREE Workshop – Making Space for New Beginnings

January 6, 2019 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am PST
Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship, 1207 Ellsworth Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
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Free

Making Space for New Beginnings asks that you release what has become clutter and set intentions with flexibility and openness.

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February 2019

Clearing Clutter As A Sacred Act Introductory Workshop – FULL!

February 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
The Natural Health Clinic, 1707 F Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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$45.00

  This small-group workshop is designed for people in the Bellingham area who would like to engage in  the process invited by my new book, Clearing Clutter as a Sacred Act.  This workshop is now full. Please contact Carolyn at carolyn@confrontingclutter.com if you'd like her to schedule this workshop again in the near future. When you are going through the belongings you’ve accumulated over the years, deciding what to keep and what to let go, it brings up deep questions: …

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March 2019

An Introduction to Journaling

March 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
The Natural Health Clinic, 1707 F Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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$30.00

This two-hour, small group workshop is designed to help you come into a satisfying and sustainable relationship with journal writing. You’ll be introduced to time-tested techniques that can support: Finding emotional balance Navigating transitions and stressors Discerning right use of your time, energy, and resources Engaging your creative imagination Accessing your inner wisdom Space is limited to 8 participants.

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April 2019

A Gentle Approach To Clearing Clutter: Self-Paced Version

April 1, 2019
$250.00

NOTE: THERE ARE NO OFFICIAL DATES FOR THIS COURSE: Register and begin the course any time; You set the time and pace but have access to written connection with Carolyn throughout the process for guidance, acknowledgement, and resources; The course is designed to take 1-2 months to complete; Work from anywhere you have an internet connection, taking advantage of both privacy and connection; Reap the benefits of both structure and flexibility, as the course guides you through a progression of…

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Adams Method – an 8-week online training through the Therapeutic Writing Institute

April 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - May 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm PDT
$387.00

Kathleen Adams is considered a primary theorist in the field of journal therapy, along with Ira Progoff and James W. Pennebaker. You’ll read, discuss and write from two of her books: The Way of the Journal, and Scribing the Soul. CEUs Available. CJF/CJT/CAS Requirement Required Text:  The Way of the Journal and Scribing the Soul by Kathleen Adams available through the TWI bookstore. This class is geared to those who are training to use journal therapy as part of their work. The processes shared can be applied…

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Author Event at Village Books: Clearing Clutter as a Sacred Act

April 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
Village Books, 1200 11th Street
Bellingham, WA 98225
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Free

This is my official book launch! Come join me as I share excerpts and illustrations from my new book. And get a signed copy while you're at it.

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Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship Women’s Retreat – “Letting Go”

April 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - April 14, 2019 @ 5:00 pm PDT

The theme of the weekend retreat will be letting go and different aspects will be explored. I'll be presenting on the overall theme and then lead a break-out workshop on letting go of belongings. THIS EVENT IS FULL

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Clearing Clutter as a Sacred Act: 2-hour workshop in Bellingham, WA

April 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
The Natural Health Clinic, 1707 F Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
$25.00

This is a two-hour, small-group workshop for people who would like to work their way through the exercises suggested in my new book, Clearing Clutter as a Sacred Act. We'll focus on getting some momentum going as I lead you in trying out some of the suggested processes and help you troubleshoot anticipated challenges. I'll adapt the workshop to the participants who register. Participants who don't already have a copy of the book can purchase one at the workshop for $17.00,…

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May 2019

Clustering: A Flexible, Powerful, Journaling Process

May 6, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
The Natural Health Clinic, 1707 F Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
$25.00

This is a powerful journaling process that can reveal a lot of information in a brief period of time.

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June 2019

Clearing Clutter as a Sacred Act: 4-hour workshop in Duvall, WA – Cancelled

June 15, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
$50.00

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED  

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