Course: The Backpack Programme: Human and Spiritual Development
Category: Hobby & Special Interest
Description:
Approx. Start Date: Tuesday 22 October 
(Applicants will receive confirmation of actual start date by letter and text)

This course is designed to equip participants with essential tools for life such as self awareness, positive self-contemplation, boundaries, resilience and stress management. 

The Backpack curriculum is taught over three sections: 
  1. relationship with self
  2. relationship with others
  3. relationship with God. 
This programme interlinks cutting-edge psychological concepts with human development and spirituality. It is taught in an interactive, fun way and is suitable for anyone who would like to learn how to effectively manage their relationships and make better choices. 

Course Content
  • Introduction: The truth about you and your process of development. Students will learn how to positively contemplate themselves
  • Mental and Physical Well-being: Making good choices and an intro to relaxation exercises
  • Learning to Drive your Brain: Breaking negative thought patterns
  • Anxiety, Grief and Self-Awareness
  • Conscience and Learning about Imperfection
  • Boundaries: Forging healthy relationships
  • Contemplative Prayer: My personal relationship with God 
  • Wrapping up: Resilience and the undefended life
Tutor: TBA
Fee: €130
Duration: 8 weeks
Start Date: 2019-09-09
Start/End Time: 7.00pm - 9.30pm
Day: Tuesday Evenings