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Elizabeth Gilbert Weekend Workshop

When

Saturday 1 February 2025 from 10am to 4pm Sunday 2 February 2025 from 10am to 4pm

Cost

Starting from: $507Starting from: $677

Enjoy a weekend of Big Magic with the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and be inspired to live the vibrant, fulfilling life you’ve dreamed of.

Readers of all ages and walks of life have drawn inspiration and empowerment from Elizabeth Gilbert’s books for years. Now this beloved author digs deep into her own generative process to share her wisdom and unique perspective about creativity. With profound empathy and radiant generosity, she offers potent insights into the mysterious nature of inspiration. She asks us to embrace our curiosity and let go of needless suffering. She shows us how to tackle what we most love, and how to face down what we most fear. She discusses the attitudes, approaches, and habits we need in order to live our most creative lives. Balancing between soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism, Gilbert encourages us to uncover the “strange jewels” that are hidden within each of us.

Whether we are looking to write a book, make art, find new ways to address challenges in our work, embark on a dream long deferred, or simply infuse our everyday lives with more mindfulness and passion, this weekend of Big Magic cracks open a world of wonder and joy.

On Day One we will focus on the creative aspects of our lives. Liz will tell inspirational stories from her own life, and will lead the group in a series of written exercises based on the chapters of Big Magic. Through these simple but moving exercises, we will begin to see how the different channels of fear, enchantment, trust, permission, and mysticism guide and direct the creative imagination. It is not necessary that people self identify as “creatives” in order to take this workshop. You don’t have to be a writer, an artist, a musician, etc. You just have to be interested in living a life that is based more upon curiosity than fear. All are welcome!

On Day Two we will talk about strategies of liberation from cultural and familial expectations. This will share her ideas about how radical in revolutionary it is to be a relaxed person in an ever more stressful world, and she will lead the group through a series of meditations and exercises intended to free people from the thought-prisons and toxic obligations that can make life feel like a torment instead of an adventure. Building upon the creative work we did the day before, these experiences will being a new and revolutionary sense of liberation to the participants. Again, all are welcome! The only thing you need to bring to this weekend-long event is a notebook, a pen, and an open mind.

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