The purpose of this group is to allow people to experience authentic connection with others in a safe setting. The focus of this group is personal development: to use connection with others to help us see the wonderful person that we really are underneath all our negative self-talk and shame. Inspired by the work of Brene Brown and many other influences including Buddhism, we can heal each other simply by listening, seeing what is there, and offering support. 

An earlier version of this meetup was held in 2012 under the name "Gifts of Imperfection".

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  • May 8, 2014 · 6:45 PM

    Authentic Connection Circle

    8 Authentic People | 5.00

    What to expect? We will: - Share our stories of challenge, difficulty and shame. - Listen and support each other. (not try and fix problems) - Explore a variety of... Learn more
  • January 25, 2014 · 8:45 AM

    Weekend Workshop on Authentic Connection

    2 Authentic People

    This is an immersive workshop to build trust and authentic connection skills. It's a great opportunity to understand yourself better and work through some personal... Learn more
  • January 2, 2014 · 6:45 PM

    Authentic Connection Circle

    10 Authentic People | 4.00

    What to expect? We will: - Share our stories of challenge, difficulty and shame. - Listen and support each other. (not try and fix problems) - Explore a variety of... Learn more
  • December 4, 2013 · 6:45 PM

    Authentic Connection Circle

    12 Authentic People | 5.00 | 2 Photos

    What to expect? We will: - Share our stories of challenge, difficulty and shame. - Listen and support each other. (not try and fix problems) - Explore a variety of... Learn more
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