Supportive Relationships During Crisis


Friday, March 27, 2020, 1:00pm to 2:00pm



Research shows that both honesty and compassion are critical elements for cultivating supportive relationships during times of crisis.

Honesty enables us to process our emotions and ensure our own needs are met, while compassion empowers us to support our loved ones, increase our resilience, and even enhance our immune system function. In this session, participants will learn a powerful framework and tangible communication strategies to balance honesty and compassion to create supportive relationships with their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand how to communicate more mindfully and effectively under stress
  • Gain awareness of how you are currently communicating with others and how you want to connect moving forward
  • Learn powerful mindfulness and communication strategies for navigating crisis together
  • Cultivate meaningful connections to navigate this challenge with community support


  • Introduce Paradox Framework and the research behind being Honest and Compassionate
  • Cultivate Individual and Collective Awareness
  • Breakout Group Discussion: Honest and Compassionate Connection
  • Strategies and Tools to De-stress and Foster Connection
  • Integration and Next Steps

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