COMMUNITY Of Practice
A Space of Relatedness & Shared Learning
Shared learning in community is part of a healthy way of living. Our relations are an essential part of who we are – I am because you are. The Pocket Project is committed to offering opportunities for us to relate and practice our tools and the ‘superpowers’ to meet life more fully together. Our presence, relatedness and compassion are needed to activate the healthy response mechanisms of our global immune system.
Our world is rapidly changing, and we are called to remember and practice skills that help us to navigate complexity with resilience and joy. In these calls, we practice mindfulness, meditation, presence, resourcing, self-care, self-regulation, relating, co-regulation, co-creativity and how to cultivate coherent we-spaces – amongst other important medicines for our time. These calls are a gift from Pocket Project facilitators, welcoming everyone – and also, over time, building a shared we-space of increased synchronisation and resonance.
In 2023, we are bringing to you a continuous journey of Community Calls – together they constitute a ‘Training in basic skills for Presence and Relatedness’.
Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals. Only when we know our darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognise our shared humanity.
– Pema Chödrön
Resources for Trauma-Informed Living - our next calls will take place on:
The Art of Transparent Communication – Developing our Relational Competence
In this call you will be introduced to the art of presence, deep listening, and the art of attunement. Together, these skills allow for deeper insight and intimacy with self, others and life. With practice, old limiting patterns can dissolve and a freer more loving way of relating with self and others emerges.
Transforming Obstacles into Insights – Meeting Adversity with Curiosity
When we meet what seem to be challenges and obstacles on our path, we are faced with choices. Do we walk around them, push them aside, blast them out of the way or … meet them with curiosity, transforming them from problems into answers? In this call we will explore our orientation to what appears difficult and share an exercise to harvest insight into a current challenge. Please bring a pencil and paper.
is a founder of Spirited Leadership and a founder of Unity House. She has her own individual and group coaching and development practice which brings together many years of practice in facilitation, meditation, mindfulness, nature based programmes, yoga, qi gong, transpersonal psychology and shadow work. Louise works both globally and locally and is the director of the Leadership New Zealand programme and a catalyst and advisor for the Centre for Social Impact.
is an extremely skilled trauma-informed coach, community leader, organizational founder and deeply loving soul. Her consummate skills, clear vision and commitment to trauma-informed communities and healing including racial equity, generational wounding and community healing from a heart of love.
Tobias Konermann is a Clinical Psychologist and Psychotherapist
practicing in Berlin, Germany. He teaches at several institutes for
psychotherapy training (DGVT, HAP) and is specialized working with
developmental trauma. Tobias has developed maps for principles of
process-oriented change and offers trainings for psychotherapists and
coaches. Tobias has worked extensively for 10 years with Thomas Hübl, he
is a leading member of the Assistancegroup in the Academy of Inner
Science and a teaching assistant in NARM trainings across Europe.