LOVE: Together by Choice

LOVE: Together by Choice –
Introduction to a Compassionate Communication Workshop for Couples

with Karen Barbee, founder of Steadfast Communication, LLC
Tuesday, February 10th
6pm – 8pm
Board Room, Third Street Center,
520 S. Third Street, Carbondale

Barbee heart imageImagine living when arranged marriage was the norm, with someone else making the choice who you would share your life with…the rest of your life?  In some ways it was easier.  You had no choice.

But you DO have choice!  You have the choice of the person you make your number one and how your relationship is working.  As long as you remember you are in choice you remain powerful in your relationship.  Forget and your relationship begins to pay a price.

In this introductory session, to the workshop Love ~ Together By Choice, Karen Barbee, will help you and your mate understand the skills to be together in rewarding, nurturing way.

(Full Day Workshop is Saturday, February 28th. Karen will provide details at this Intro session.)

You will:

  • get a glimpse into how each of you will learn to connect so that you both thrive and the relationship deepens after attending the full day with Karen later this month.
  • begin to understand how difficult times will become an opportunity for growth and understanding
  • see that your choices reflect that which you value and care for.

 “Come learn the powerful way of being together by choice.”

BarbeeKaren Barbee is a NonViolent Communication Trainer, a Certified Mediator, a Collaborative Divorce Neutral, an Empathic Coach, a Restorative Justice and Communication Consultant and Facilitator.  Karen is Co-President for The Board of Directors of Mountain Judicial Mediators, assistant for the NonViolent Communication Leadership Program and the Empathic Livelihood Program, a graduate of the Roaring Fork Leadership Program, and a Critical Friends Coach. As the founder of Steadfast Communication, LLC, Karen helps people harness the power of their words and, thereby, deepen the understanding and the quality of connection they have in their personal and professional relationships.

Suggested Donation: $10.00
Pre-registration required by 3:00 p.m. February 7th.

Contact Karen Barbee to register and for more information at 970-618-9409 or

More information on Karen’s work at

Profound Journaling

Profound Journaling: A 4 week workshop with Claire O’Leary Founder of Clear Hearts Healing Arts.
January 31st through February 21st (4 weeks on Saturday mornings)
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Third Street Center, 520 S. Third Street, Carbondale


Whether you are dealing with loss, grief, anger or trauma, the trapped energy affects your life physically, at home and in business. Experience the Joy of letting go through Profound Journaling.

The NEW EXPANDED Profound Journaling includes:

  • Journals and art supplies
  • A free private Reiki sessionto be scheduled at your convenience. ($85 value)
  • Claire’s 2-disc Guided meditation CD “Still Waters Run Deep”which includes Higher Self, Forgiveness and Visualization Meditations used in Profound Journaling practice ($30 value)
FEE: $297. (less than $75 a class and includes $115 bonus items)
Last Day for Registration Thursday, January 29th. Contact Claire at 303-525-6893 or e-mail

ClaireO'LearyDSC_3810_sm_0Claire O’Leary works with you to ease your pain so you can live life in passion, joy and inspiration through Workshops, Reiki and Essential Oils. Whether you are dealing with physical pain, grief, anger, loss or any other trauma, Claire can guide you through to embrace it and find your strength in it so you can live your life filled with passion, joy and inspiration.

Claire has used her trauma including incest, fire, loss and anger to propel herself to a new level of joy, passion and inspiration. She has been through it and understands what it takes to move past it. Her peer led classes are interactive, fun and really effective.

 “For over 20 years I hid my true self. Once I opened up and shared my authentic self my relationship with my family changed. I’m now able to speak my truth around my family and I’m accepted for who I am.” – Claire O’Leary

More information about Claire at

Healing Touch Intro

Introduction to Healing Touch:
An Energetic Approach to Health & Healing
with Megan Passmore, HTCP

Tuesday, February 3rd
6:30-8:00 PM
Board Room, Third Street Center
520 S. Third Street, Carbondale

healing-touch1Healing Touch promotes deep relaxation and fosters a greater sense of well-being. Learn how this gentle energy therapy can enhance your life. The introduction class will explore the history of Healing Touch and energy medicine in Health Care. You will learn different applications and benefits of Healing Touch. You will also experience Healing Touch techniques to enhance you own well-being and self-care.

Relax... Release… Restore…

Megan PassmoreMegan Passmore is a Healing Touch Certified Practitioner with a private practice in Carbondale. She is passionate about sharing Healing Touch with others and is excited to offer this introductory class.

Admission: By donation

More information about Megan and her practice of Healing Touch at Heart to Soul Healing Touch

 Questions? E-mail Megan at