Graceful Solutions - Past Workshops

By: Graceful Solutions  09-12-2011
Keywords: Weight Loss, stress, Bariatric Surgery

Past Workshops


  • Is procrastination getting in your way of moving forward?
  • Does your 'to do' list get longer not shorter?
  • Are you a perfectionist who tends to put off doing certain things?
  • Does clutter mean wasted valuable time searching for what's lost?

Take back control with this 3 hour workshop and learn:

  • Five reasons for procrastination;
  • Key energy drains to tackle first;
  • Tips and strategies to get moving;
  • Go home with an action plan you are excited about!

tips for relaxed family events!

  • Are you planning to spend a bunch of time with family or friends this summer?
  • Have you been invited to a family wedding, reunion, trip, or vacation?
  • Are you nervous that time with family, in-laws, old friends, adult children, exes will bring up the inevitable personality conflicts, history, rivalries etc?

Get prepared for your special event with strategies to communicate with confidence, spread positive vibes, know when to challenge and when to let things go and enjoy more good times with your family!

parental self care strategies to stay balanced

Kids love being off in the summer—more free time, less structure, more treats, outings and maybe a summer vacation! But as a parent, you may be tired and feeling depleted with kids around all summer:

  • Are you longing for September to arrive when school starts again?
  • Do you feel guilty that you are not enjoying your kids more?
  • Is your parental self care going out the window?

This workshop will help you:

  • Fill-up your emotional cup;
  • Re-focus on your own needs and improve your parental self care; and
  • Learn some simple stress reduction techniques to stay calm and collected!


  • Do you want to lose weight but struggle to stay on a diet?
  • When you "fall off the wagon" do you find it hard to "get back in the saddle again"?
  • Do you get discouraged and find it hard to stay motivated for ëthe long haulî?

You are not alone! These are natural feelings; you need some tips. This workshop will help you:

  • Assess your readiness for change;
  • Learn tips to keep your motivation strong and avoid self sabotage; and
  • Tap into your personal strengths to stay on track to success!

For pre and post-surgery patients

  • Are you prepared for emotional food cravings after surgery?
  • Worried self sabotage might spoil your weight loss plans?
  • Have you had your surgery but fear regaining your weight?
  • Want to understand more about stress, food and weight?
  • Interested in alternative strategies to cope with daily stress?

Get inspired and motivated so you can take charge of your weight!

  • Gain insight into your eating patterns, habits, triggers and cues
  • Learn tips and tools to cope with hunger, stress and cravings
  • Appreciate how far you've come and share tips with others
  • Take home a personal plan that supports your success!


  • Are you disappointed you haven't lost more weight since your surgery?
  • Maybe you've lost the weight but fear 'the blues" might cause you to regain it if you not careful?
  • Do you want to understand the link between emotional stress and weight?
  • Would you like to have more strategies to deal with everyday stresses?

You can get a grip on emotional eating. This workshop will help you get inspired and motivate you to take charge of your health and weight, as well as:

  • Gain insight into your eating patterns, habits, triggers and cues;
  • Learn tools and tips to deal with feelings and reduce stress;
  • Appreciate how far you've come and that you are not alone;
  • Take home a personal plan that supports your success!

Note: This course is restricted to those who have had any kind of bariatric surgery.

Keywords: Bariatric Surgery, stress, Weight Loss

Other products and services from Graceful Solutions


Graceful Solutions - Groups

Ongoing monthly Lapband Weight Loss Support Group (Currently closed to new members. Want to work in a small safe group of lapbanders to achieve your goals. Excited and hopeful to learn about Geneen Rothís eating guidelines. Want ongoing help to keep moving on your goals and stay motivated.


Graceful Solutions - Team Building

Graceful Solutions offers high performance team building, team retreats and skill building packages tailored to the needs of your group. BC Public Guardianship and Trustee team Victoria, BC, Canada. Mental Health and Addictions team, Letterkenny, Ireland. Health Promotion team, Borough of Greenwich, London, UK. Tsartlip Reserve, Victoria, BC, Canada.


Graceful Solutions - Counselling (PayPal

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Graceful Solutions - Current Workshops (PayPal

Workshop material is based on insights from Grace's five day retreat with bestselling author Geneen Roth in California this October.†Take advantage of Grace's insights without ever leaving Victoria. Do you wonder how Geneen Roth's advice about giving up diets could make any sense. Feel hopeless you can ever trust your body and still lose weight. FOOD AND GOD" - WEIGHT LOSS WITHOUT DIETS.