Council Curriculum: Week 9
Theme of the Week: Mental Awareness: roles I play, masks I wear with others
Council Prompt of the Week
For use during your circle this week.
"Story of the roles I've played in my life and some I play now . . . "
"A time I felt invisible . . . "
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.
Tim Ferriss, "Why you should define your fears instead of your goals."
Listen to video: blob:https://embed.ted.com/c5157dfe-e44c-4f4f-bdd9-d29e0997766d
Read Transcript: https://www.ted.com/talks/tim_ferriss_why_you_should_define_your_fears_instead_of_your_goals/transcript
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 about Tim Ferris' experience and perspective resonates with your own life?
- What surprised you about what Tim had to say?
- How does his story and wisdom inform your own life journey?
Formal Practice: 3–5 times this week do a 10–minute meditation
The Great Earth Beneath You
As often as possible, become aware of the great earth beneath you. Bring your awareness to sight and touch; looking at the horizon while feeling your feet deeply connect with the earth below, grounding yourself in the weight of gravity and your connectivity with the earth, even if inside a building.