Exercising Will

How’s your strength of will? Without a healthy will, challenges may be impossible to overcome, getting the motivation to start anything new is difficult, and momentum never seems to build.

Will is a developmental resource, and like all such resources, in some of is, it’s underdeveloped, while in others of us, it’s overused. Too little will can lead to hopelessness, despair, and passivity. Too much causes burn-out, and an incessant goal-orientation that makes life less enjoyable.

If you want to develop your will, it needs exercise! Taking on deliberate challenges gives you an opportunity to exercise your will. Just the practice of getting to the other side of challenging activities helps you believe you can do it. And there are some tricks to help you get stronger along the way . . .

Come join us on Monday evening, August 20th, in San Francisco, for a free evening introduction to Interchange, our year-long counseling and coaching training. Intro evenings are a chance to meet Steve, meet other prospective students and graduates, get a massive download of information about we cover over the course of our year together, and an experiential taste of how it all works!

About the Author
Steve Bearman, Ph.D., earned his doctorate in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He founded Interchange Counseling Institute in 2002 and is the lead teacher of Interchange's San Francisco-based year-long counseling and coaching training. When he's not counseling people, leading workshops, and advocating for social justice, Steve climbs mountains, adventures in the urban wilderness, explores the edges and limits of what's possible, deconstructs everything, and finds new ways to put it all back together.

An Evening Introduction to the Year-Long Training

If you are interested in our Year-long Training program, our FINAL free Info Session is Tuesday evening, Sept 23rd (details below). You can see the details here. If you can't attend the Info Session but would like to learn more, please call Margo in Admissions at 800-305-6090.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
6:00-9:00 pm
Sunnyside Conservatory, San Francisco

There are two big secrets most people don't know about counseling:

  • Learning to counsel other people accelerates your personal growth more than almost anything else you can do.
  • In order to be an amazing counselor, you have to get serious about the work you do on yourself.

That’s exactly why we created our Year-long Counseling Training Program

We begin with a group of students like you, then spend the year learning by doing, finding out how to facilitate deep and enduring change, learning about how human beings work, and dedicating ourselves to one another’s healing, development, and liberation.

If you want to make this year the biggest growth year of your life, please join us at our FINAL free informational session - Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

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