What we're about


You are fun, smart, good looking, and totally awesome. You are already a high performer who wants to live a TRULY fulfilled life and aspires to make a bigger difference in the world. Are we right about you?

We want you to have more and more of that in your life! Learn how to HACK YOUR LIFE for SUCCESS!

Purpose of the Group:
We are PRACTICE-BASED PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT GROUP, focused on empowering people to have FUN and AWARENESS in their professional, social and spiritual activities. We will learn, share and practice some amazing, effective personal development tools for SELF-COACHING. We'll also go beyond lectures and exercises to take personal growth out into the real world.
We're all about learning by doing!

If you're about living an ever-richer, ever-healthier and happier life, come have fun with us.

If you want to live larger, set higher standards for your experience of success, love, connection and contribution, we invite you to join with like-minded explorers of consciousness, health and possibilities.

Activities: Recent breakthroughs in neuro-biology, cognitive behavioral therapy and positive psychology demonstrate that personal growth and positive behavioral change is best achieved through:

1) consistent practice, and 2) being in a supportive environment.

The aim of this group is to help you grow PROFESSIONALLY, PERSONALLY and SPIRITUALLY. To support you, we'll provide both the practices and the supportive environment (peer group) to let you grow at your own pace . All we ask in return is your participation, curiosity, higher consciousness and personal engagement. We're looking to grow and have fun with other motivated, curious people who want to know more about how this business of living works.

We invite you to join us if you are SMART, FUN, and PASSIONATE about:
-- Being highly effective in interpersonal relationships
-- Helping and supporting others
-- Identifying and connecting with your purpose
-- Becoming more socially/emotionally intelligent
-- Taking responsibility for your own growth
-- Managing conflict with patience and empathy

Drawing from the fields of Generative Coaching, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Mindfulness , Positive Psychology and more) WE WILL SHARE & PRACTICE how to:

-- Connect with your deeper self and maintain better health
-- Build more effective interpersonal communication skills (verbal and non-verbal)
-- Become more mindful and aware of yourself and those around you
-- Recognize & resolve internal conflicts or self-sabotage
-- Recognize & resolve what drives conflicts with or between others
-- Recognize and connect with your purpose

Come practice with us and become a Jedi of Personal Effectiveness!

So come have fun, interact with others and get experiential! We design our activities to get authentic and go deep quickly with others. Our discussions and practice sessions will create changes in the thoughts, beliefs and behaviors which are no longer serving your goals. As you step into your larger YOU, you'll also discover a greater ability to understand and influence others around you.

“I believe that we learn by practice. Whether it means to learn to dance by practicing dancing or to learn to live by practicing living, the principles are the same. …Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.”

―Martha Graham

Your Hosts

Tony and Xavier are consultants, transformational trainers, and workshop leaders who are passionate about professional and personal growth. They have teamed up to practice and test best-in-class personal development tools and modalities. They are smart, compassionate, experienced and fun. Find out more about professional training and workshops they host at:www.ReVitalizeCA.com (http://www.revitalizeca.com/)

Tony Thayer is a certified Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Master Practitioner and Communications Coach. He holds additional certifications in Mediation, Non-Violent Communication, Language and Behavior (LAB) & Hypnosis. In his coaching practice, he specializes in guiding his clients through periods of personal growth and transition. Tony graduated from UC Berkeley and specializes in coaching individuals to grab more life and fulfillment in their marriages, families, careers and self-image. His business website is at www.tonythayer.INFO (http://www.tonythayer.info/)

Xavier Lee is certified in NLP (as Master Trainer), Limbic Coaching™, Language and Behavior (LAB), Integral Coaching, Hypnosis, and EFT. He has an MBA from Cornell University and has worked in senior executive positions at Fortune 100 companies. He currently works in US and internationally, training organizations and individuals on transformational leadership.

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We're launching a cool new way for 50+ adults to meet new friends!

A new project needs your help! Our group is aiming to create a community that will help its members make new friends for fun and useful activities. Want a walking buddy? Is there a new film you want to see, but prefer to go with a pal? Or even have a chat over a cup of coffee. Our target audience is 50+ adults. Facebook “friends” may be distant strangers. Meetup groups can take too much time to organize and are usually overly specific. This community will start out local, centered in Berkeley (and later grow in scope and geography.) It will use technology to do some of the organizing and planning work. This is an invitation for you to get in on the ground floor to help design how it will work. You will participate in testing the technology to make sure it is simple to use, and that it asks the right questions. We won’t be paying you, but we won’t ask you to contribute financially either. We are looking for 15 - 25 creative thinkers to start with. An information and planning meeting will be held in a private home in the flats of NW Berkeley. Accessible by public transportation. Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019 Doors open at 10 am. Presentation begins at 10:30 am. Wrap up at 11:30 am. Light refreshments will be served. Coordination: Brigette Iarrusso (www.embracechange.us) Because it is in a home, space is limited, so please sign up soon. More information and address: Deborah Malbec ([masked])

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