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Are you ready to start your relational skills journey? Let’s begin with the 5 skills that are the easiest to implement to begin to see transformation. We call them The Foundational 5.

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Join the Foundational 5 Summer Group!

Our course facilitator will be taking an online group through our Foundational 5 Introductory Course over 5 weeks.
 
The group will help you on your journey toward real life transformation. Every week you will review one of the foundational skills you can develop to grow your capacity.

Go Through The Foundational 5 Introductory Course on Your Own

Whether you are newer to the relational skills or are looking for a refresher, this new resource provides simple, yet effective ways to gain momentum in your relational skills journey, so you can increase your capacity and stay relational on the good days and the hard days.
 
This course focuses on the 5 core skills to help you grow your capacity and build muscle mass relationally, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.

Choose a Skill to Explore and Develop

The first step to working on the 19 relational skills is switching on your relational circuits… Skill 0. We start from the beginning and then work on other skills that are foundational for relational transformation – Skill 1, 2, 4, and 13. Together these 5 skills make up The Foundational 5.

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We’ve provided a simple pathway for each skill that will lay the ground work for your relational brain to grow. With these capacity-building skills in place, you will find it easier to have healthy and joyful connection with others, yourself and God. 

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Watch the intro video.

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Watch the free webinar.

Build Understanding

Learn the theory and what it looks like to develop the skill in your life with an online theory course.

Be Transformed

Grow the skill with an online practice course and begin to see transformation.

sKILL 0 - The relational circuits

Learning how to activate your brain’s relational circuits is a foundational practice for using the 19 skills. When your relational circuit goes off, you are severely limited in your ability to stay relationally connected. With practice, we can learn to live relationally and remain anchored in good and bad times.

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Skill 1 - Share joy

Our brains are wired to be glad to be together. Sharing joy is relational and is something we need to feel fulfilled as a human. When our joy levels fade, our pain becomes loud and problems become more important than relationships. Sharing joy must be intentional to train our brains to increase our windows for joy. 

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Skill 2 - Simple Quiet

Simple quiet is a purposeful pause. When we seek a moment to catch our breath within a relational dynamic. Quieting is when we can look away to recover from the energetic stimulation we experienced in relationship. 

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Skill 4 - Create appreciation

This is what we love to call packaged joy. When we think about the good things our brain responds like we are experiencing it again.  Healthy minds are full of appreciation – appreciation, creates belonging, because we can share the good stuff with other people.

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Skill 13 - see what God sees

Seeing people and events from God’s perspective yields a life filled with hope and direction.

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Our introductory course that focuses on the 5 core skills to help you grow your capacity and build muscle mass relationally, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually.

View the short videos in our mini series to learn more about the different ways relational skills can impact your life.

Get an overview of each of the 19 relational skills + resources that cover each specific skill.