Sat, Jul 09|
Lecture and Class Series - How to Use Compassion to Manage Challenging Relationships
Join us for an online lecture and class series that will help you recognize conflicts arising in relationships and teach tools to manage those conflicts.
Time & Location
Jul 09, 2022, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
About the Event
This series of classes, led by Sunil Nethisinghe and Nilushka Melnick, begins with a 90 minute stand-alone lecture. It will be followed by 5 weeks of hourly sessions on Saturday mornings between June 11 and July 9th. Over all, the series will introduce concepts that help you recognize conflicts arising in relationships and teach you about the tools and practices necessary to manage those conflicts. Self-centered behavior on the part of relatives and romantic partners is a common source of relationship strain. The practice of compassion diminishes the self-centered view and promotes lasting happiness, Participants will learn how to make relationships more harmonious and avoid the pitfalls of self-centered behavior. Participants in the course will be encouraged to identify a strained relationship in their life to practice applying the tools and techniques they learn and monitor progress.
Sponsored by Cupertino Library Foundation