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There will be a monthly meeting for empathic discussion in Royal Oak, as well as on-line opportunities for discussion via private facebook group, G+ hangout, or Skype calls. (To be arranged at our covenience.)
This group is beginning the new year by following Nathaniel Branden's 30 week self-esteem focused sentence completion program to be completed by late April. The sentence stem set is available for free here:
For those of you who are unfamiliar with sentence stems:
"The essence of the sentence completion procedure is to start with an incomplete sentence, a “sentence stem,” and to keep adding different endings, between six and ten, with the sole requirement being that each ending be a grammatical completion of the sentence."
"In each week of a program, you are given a block of four to six stems. Every morning, you write completions for all the stems in this week’s block. At the end of the week, you reflect on your answers for the week and perform another completion exercise to help you solidify what you have learned. The next week, you move on to the next block of stems in the program."
"Sometime each weekend, reread what you have written for the week, reflect on it, and then write a minimum of six endings for this stem:
If any of what I wrote this week is true, it might be helpful if I…"