Self-Care as a Radical Act

  • 13 Feb 2020
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Goodwill Sacramento Valley & Northern Nevada 8001 Folsom Blvd Sacramento, CA 95826


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In a world focused on the continual expectation of achievement, self-care can be a transformative practice, a remedy which reminds us: caring for ourselves is caring for all of Life. Guided by honesty, intuition, delight and the longing that speaks to each of us in a different voice, radical self-care plugs us back into ourselves, one another and is, ultimately, the difference between sustainability and burn--out.  In this circle we will: learn to engage self-care in any moment (rather than only during "time off"), and experience self-care practices and build community.

Chelsea Cotton is a feral visionary coach, gifted energy practitioner, dream worker, and devotional leader. She has traveled the globe in service working with multiple populations, working to support economic efforts for women in Tanzania and India, lead women's circles in Peru and Greece, and helping to pass policy in the US for domestic abuse survivors. Her wide range of education from Wilderness Charter School, Volunteer and Nonprofit management, Americorps, Mills College, Unfolding Wisdom, and more gives her the ability to walk in many worlds.

Eden Trenor is a lifelong activist and community organizer who started a farmers market in her hometown, facilitated circles in San Quentin prison, studied permaculture, and has had the privilege to travel, work and study in over a dozen countries. Eden holds a BA in Environmental Studies and Religion from Oberlin College, worked as a Spanish-English interpreter, co-managed Seattle's Neighborhood Matching Fund and holds both Teen Talking Circles and Dancing Freedom facilitator certifications. She directed the California Global Peace Youth Summit and has worked as a nature connection mentor and facilitator for numerous youth organizations. Eden currently serves on the board of CommonSpace Community Land Trust and serves as is the Deputy Director of Shakti Feminine University, Shakti Rising's educational program.

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Program: 11am-12pm

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