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Simple Care of a Hopeful Heart: Enhancing Resilience, Compassion and Personal Well-Being

“The difference between "active" and "busy" is that the former includes reflection and is directed, whereas the busy life feels out of control and does not seem purposeful or meaningful. ”

- Robert Wicks

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One of the greatest gifts we can share with others is a sense of our own peace.  However, we can’t share what we don’t have.

By discussing psychological and classic spiritual approaches to maintaining perspective and inner strength in challenging times, Bob Wicks will offer insights into how we can live in peace and, in turn, extend our warmth to others without losing our own inner fire in the process. 

Topics will include: maintaining a healthy sense of perspective, avoiding dangers that lead to unnecessary stress, developing your own self-care program, knowing the four “voices” we need in our circle of friends to have balance and courage in life, improving self-awareness, and facing inner darkness.  Practical, illustrative, and lively, this rich weekend will provide essential information on resilience, compassion, personal wellbeing, and prayerfulness.

Friday, March 29, to Saturday, March 30, 2019
The retreat begins at 7:00pm on Friday and ends with the noon meal on Saturday.
Cost of $215 includes $50 non-refundable deposit, overnight accommodations, and meals.
A commuter rate is available; please contact 262-898-2590.




Dr. Robert Wicks is a psychologist specializing in secondary stress and has a passion for integrating sound psychology with basic spiritual principles to facilitate personal transformation. Robert travels the world teaching and offering workshops onmindfulness, self-care, and a score of other topics. He has authored over 50 books; including Bounce: Living the Resilient Life, Riding the Dragon: 10 Lessons for Inner Strength in Challenging Times; Everyday Simplicity, and Perspective: The Calm Within the Storm.  His latest book is Night Call: Embracing Compassion and Hope in a Troubled World, a beautiful book for those in healthcare as well as clergy, family caregivers and anyone who serves others.

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Simple Care of a Hopeful Heart

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