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Live an Authentic Life

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“The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” - C. Jung

Do your daily activities, goals and priorities enable you to do what you enjoy and express who you truly are? If not, join instructor Barb Buckley on a reflective journey aimed at living a more authentic life.

As you reconnect with your “real” self, you can look forward to guided exploration of your own thoughts, feelings, values, strengths and life experiences. In a relaxing and non-intrusive setting, you’ll use the children’s classic, “The Velveteen Rabbit” as a springboard for discussion.

To help you develop a clearer personal path, there will be a series of carefully designed introspective activities. You’ll also experiment with a weekly collage-type journal as a way of nurturing your talents and unlocking insights, hopes, dreams, and possibilities.

No materials required.

Course details

Dates: TBD
Time: 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: UNB Fredericton campus (campus map)
10 MacKay Drive, Marshall d'Avary Hall, Room 120
Course fee: $155 (+ HST)
Instructor: Barb Buckley

"Barb was just Awesome!! She is very gifted and a very special person that is so inspirational. What a gift this course has been to me and for me." -Cheryl Spring

About the instructor

Barb Buckley has spent the greater part of her career as an educator, specializing in the area of enrichment. As an Enrichment Coordinator/Supervisor for the former School District 18, she created and implemented over 20 enrichment programs for classroom teachers and gifted and talented learners. Several programs focused on writing, the arts and developing and enhancing creativity.

Teaching elementary students to write and produce original Shakespearean plays, earned her The Hilroy Fellowship Award for Innovative Teaching. Her work received recognition provincially as a recipient of the Premier's Award for Excellence in Teaching and creating a Passion for Learning. Currently, Barb continues to work with both students and adults interested in creative writing and teaching an enrichment model to teachers and administrators working toward their Master's degree.

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