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Your Precious Life. Discovering Avenues To Meaning And Purpose Based On The Principles Of Logotherapy: How it is possible to live life powerfully despite adversity (online)

Teacher: Klasie Wessels and Samantha Sparkes
Cost: Donation: R500 per day, or as it suits your wallet
Dates: Saturday 20 June 2020 - Sunday 21 June 2020

klasie wesselssamantha sparkles sOur search for meaning is the most prominent quest of our time. The journey to meaning and purpose is one that many of us will embark upon with the aim of enjoying a more fulfilled life.

2 days | Time: 7:30am - 7:30pm 

Register: Session 1 | Session 2

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Klasie Wessels is a leadership coach and internationally qualified Logotherapy Educator. His company Streetschool specializes in personal development with a strong emphasis on experiential learning. He works with groups and individuals on themes such as mindfulness, personal growth and finding a deeper sense of meaning and purpose in life. Since 2011, he has taken more than 350 people on 31 personal development journeys to India and Nepal. Klasie spent 25 years with the Advertising Group FCB - and for the last 10 years - as Chairman of the Johannesburg office.

Samantha Sparkes has an M.A. in Industrial Psychology from Wits University. She is a qualified life coach and Logotherapy Educator. Most of her 20-year career in the corporate world has been in organizational and team development, change management and training. Currently she is the head of Supply Chain Training and Stakeholder Engagement at Sasol.

Saturday and Sunday:

7:30 – 8:30am: Introduction and meditation
10:00 – 11:30am: Learning and experiential session: Meaning and Mindfulness through Logotherapy
1:00 – 1:30pm: Meditation
2:30 – 4:00pm: Learning and experiential session: Meaning and Mindfulness through Logotherapy
6:00 – 7:30pm: Discussion and evening meditation
There will be defined activities and readings for the times between the Zoom sessions.