Council Curriculum: Week 7
Theme of the Week: Mental Awareness: inner critic, the story I tell about myself
Council Prompt of the Week
For use during your circle this week.
"The current chapter of my autobiography . . . "
"Where in my life I'm a hero and where I'm a villain. . . "
Suggested Study and Practice
With this week's topic in mind, below you will find material that we invite you to explore and practice on your own
or with a small group. If possible, try to do so prior to your weekly Council circle.
Dan Harris: "Hack Your Brain's Default Mode with Meditation
Listen to video: https://youtu.be/FAcTIrA2Qhk?t=1
Read Transcript: n/a
Below are suggestions for writing topics in your own personal "Gratitude Journal."
Daily Gratitude Practice: Write down something for which you are grateful.
This Week's Reflection
Write a short reflection on the assignment this week:
- What can you learn by paying attention to your own inner critic?
- Can you notice habits of self-criticism?
- Is your inner voice a friend or foe, or both?
Formal Practice: 3–5 times this week do a 10–minute meditation
Informal Practice: n/a