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Small Business Month Workshop with Jasmine Phillips

Stress Management for Small Business Owners

Are you running your small business or is it running you?

WEDNESDAY, october 12th, 2022

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6pm to 7:30pm

The Business Hive

Cost: $10 per person

Do you feel stressed most of the time, overwhelmed, exhausted? Are you operating more on a day to day basis and no time to step back and focus on the bigger picture of where you want your business to be? And how would you rate your work life balance? Good, average, poor? Or no balance at all.

You are not alone. Running your own business was always going to be stressful, but continually high levels with no time to recover can lead to burn out and an inability to work at all.

What are the physical and mental signs of work-related stress and how much is too much before it begins to affect your bottom line, your productivity and efficiency, your brand and reputation?

If you think your customers (and staff) can’t tell you are always stressed, then think again. They can sense the negative, prickly energy that comes with irritability and anxiety. Will they go somewhere else where the atmosphere is calmer, more positive and welcoming? A rival business where they don’t feel such a burden when they give you work or fearful to ask when a job will be finished.

Don’t wait to find out. Join me for this practical hands on workshop where I show you how to identify and manage your stress levels with simple but effective techniques to use at work including deep breathing exercises, mindfulness and meditation and gentle restorative yoga postures to help you unwind at the end of the long day.  

Want to take back control of your small business and work life balance? The first step starts here. Register for this workshop by emailing julia@eloquence.net.au or send me a messenger via Facebook https://www.facebook.com/eloquencebusinesscoaching

All exercises are for beginners and no prior experience is necessary. Please bring a yoga/ rubber mat or thick blanket to lie on. Cost is $10.

Need help right now or want more information on workplace stress? Click on the links below:

https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/newaccess/newaccess-for-small-business-owners

https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/healthyliving/work-related-stress

https://www.headsup.org.au/healthy-workplaces/for-small-businesses

This workshop is presented by Julia Bianco of Eloquence business coaching.

Small Business Month Workshop with Jasmine Phillips

Japanese ‘Stab’ Book Binding

Workshop with Born in Paper

Learn the beautiful and ancient art of Japanese Stab Book Binding

SATURDAY, October 29th, 2022

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10 am to 1 pm

The Business Hive

Cost: $95 per person - All material and morning tea provided

 

Check out borninpaper.com.au for more information and book your place via the link below.

Join Susan from Byron Bay’s ‘Born In Paper’ to learn the beautiful and ancient art of traditional Japanese book binding.

This workshop is limited to only 8 participants and payment is via the Born In Paper website. Be quick to secure your spot. All materials are provided and a home-made morning tea is also included. 

  • Learn how to make a hardcover, using our Born In Papers to choose to make the hard cover. The internal papers will all be an art paper, easier to stitch. (I will be using quick set glue on covers)
  • How to fold and use a bone folder, and how to use the Awl to make holes in the paper.
  • What a signature is when it comes to books..
  • Threading a bookbinding needle and joining threads along the way.
  • Coptic stitch and running stitch in paper
  • Susan will also throw in a small simple notebook project to stitch while the covers are being pressed. This is a 30 minute project, and it gives participants time to get the feel of using the awl, and stitching the paper
  • Leave with a stunning piece of artwork that makes a beautiful gift or treasured keepsake.

 

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