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The Mayan Pyramid Meditation

Alya Alya is presenting a new time based guided meditation based upon the Mayan knowledge of time, spirit  mind and body. Learn about the spiritual and practical applications of this ancient knowledge with Alya.  Alya has studied this lost culture for over 25 years now, and is passionate about sharing this knowledge and these practices. The meditation is an intimate and small gathering of curious, open people who want to meditate and learn about the ancient Mayan calendar and philosophy. Seats are still available, please email the wellness cafe to reserve your seat. wellness.cafe@protonmail.com

Fellowship of the Awake

This is a gathering of awake people who seek fellowship, community and solidarity by joining together on a weekly basis. These are strange times, and the Wellness Cafe is a sanctuary in the midst of darkness and uncertainty.  We come together to encourage each other to be strong, and share with other awake people our struggles and concerns. Join us in solidarity and stand up against tyranny of a new kind. We are the strong minority that choose to rebel against this growing dystopia, because we believe in freedom of speech, assembly and life. I, Chris, act as a facilitator in the group, and with my knowledge in psychology, experience in counseling and awareness of spiritual truths, give personal insights and feedback to what you are feeling, thinking and experiencing. This is a safe space to share your struggles, dreams, triumphs and mistakes.

Monthly workshops building and strengthening your intuition

Come to this workshop to discover your unused talents in the intuitive arts. Let's take a journey into the inner feelings, let's quiet the mind, focus the attention inwards, grounds yourself, choose love over fear, then using this new psychic tool called Kismet Stones, created by Chris, practice being intuitive or talking about your intuition. I will also give exercises that you can take with you, and with discipline, patience and love become more intuitive. I also explain what is blocking your natural intuitive abilities. Finally, we do a number of readings together, and actually explore deep into your self, and try divination. See below for details.

Weekly Men's Support Group

I have teamed up with Canadian Centre for Men and Families, a non-profit organization that supports men in crisis for any number of reason. They are starting a Vancouver branch, and initiating with a men's support group. Justin Trottier called me recently to see if I was still running the non-profit organization I started a couple of years ago that was also for men in crisis. He asked me if I could help them by facilitating a men's group supporting men in crisis, and I eagerly agreed. Over the next few weeks we met via Zoom with the men and women in the organization to discuss how this would look. This is what we came up with. I am excited to present a new support group for men in crisis. Follow the link here for more information and to register.

https://menandfamilies.org/vancouver-support/

Special Covid-19 Services

I have restarted my services to the public. I am also maintaining safety standards by keeping my groups small, practicing physical distancing and not allowing sick people to come in to the Wellness Cafe.

I have expanded my services by including zoom sessions too. Now wherever you are in the English speaking world, you can reach out to me and be heard and cared for. I am also doing face to face again at the Wellness Cafe. All safety protocols are being adhered to for this area, British Columbia.

I am offering people who need to talk with someone my attention through both phone calls and video chats. For any reason at all, please call me to discuss what you are feeling, thinking and more. I will offer you all of my skills in therapy and compassionate listening for the duration of this quarantine. This service is by donation. No appointment needed, so just reach out to me, I am here for you and your family.

Workshops

Know your Faith

I am presenting the next facet in the Mind Map I have created. Now we will explore your faith, and answer questions like what is faith? Do we need to have a faith, How can we shape a personal faith, what about the faiths that were handed down to us through family and culture? Plus more. Inquire with email to learn when this workshop is being presented next.

Strengthen your Intuition? 

Date: Once a month on the third weekend, see below for Registration

Learning intuitive skills with Kismet Stones

The Kismet Stones are a unique, modern, psychic reading tool. With them you can gain deeper understanding of yourself. You can also assist others in this same desire of having deeper self awareness. With practice you can strengthen and hone your own personal intuitive abilities, your mind and heart.

Kismet stones:
• Are a tool for exercising our mind and developing our psychic abilities
• Allow the user to feel real human feelings without attachment to those feelings
• When used regularly, are a practice for exploring and honing your intuition
• Are great in early counselling sessions for opening people up, even if they are reluctant or don’t know where to start

You are invited to attend this fascinating workshop on psyche, intuition, feelings, and communication of these feelings, featuring the Kismet Stones. Chris will show you how to get in touch with your feelings, read other people’s feelings with amazing affirmations, increase the strength of your psyche, find and develop your own intuition and through self awareness become a better person.

Use Your Will (properly)

What is will? Will is the third facet in the mind map, and it comes after duality, where the young being comes to grips with the duality of life through pleasure and pain. Will comes before feelings, and represents our sanity and freedom to choose love over fear. Will is the recognition of personal consciousness and intentional awareness.  This level or stage in human consciousness allows the growing being to wrestle with choice, control, allowing and resistance. There are many challenges to overcome here, and again, sadly, many people do not ever really get past this inner struggle. Mental illness ensues and a label is stamped or received upon the person. Growth is always possible, and these labels can aid the person into perceiving the struggle from a different angle, thus gaining more insights and potential for change, healing and growth. Labels more often, though, hold the person there, and there they remain for the rest of this life. 

In this workshop we will revisit our old comrade will, and reclaim the power found in the proper use of will. In this we will need to look honestly at our own original exposure to will being used by our parents and siblings. We learn to use will from how our parents used it. Then as we grow in maturity and awareness, we can choose to use will as others demonstrate or teach. Change, growth are possible! Awareness of our development is crucial in this process, it is a personal development based upon environment and your self. Then take in a new way to use your will, and heal. grow and change.

Thus, we will together practice using the will differently together. I will offer each of you exercises that you can take home with you, and when used regularly will create real personal change.

Register: email wellness.cafe.iii@gmail.com

Questions, call 778 227 7144

Discover Your Purpose

We will explore the history of purpose, as well as the nature and make up of purpose. We will identify resistance and blocks to knowing your purpose. You will be given tools, exercises and more to help you identify the different choices and judgments you have in purpose. You will explore your beliefs and practices that shape who you are, shaping your personal purpose. After putting all these ideas, concepts and understandings about yourself together, you will then enter into formal and casual conversations about sharing your personal purpose. 

Register: wellness.cafe.iii@gmail.com

Questions: 778 2277 144