Calgary Board of Education - Chinook Learning Services

Managing Workplace Emotions
You can't change conflict and opposing points of view in the workplace. You can, however, change the way you react. Become more emotionally aware, harness your emotions and express them positively with control, confidence and composure.
Thursday April 23 2020 12.30pm -3.30pm

Conflict Resolution for the Workplace
Successful conflict resolvers are not born; they are trained. Build your skills as an effective conflict resolver and mediator. Learn to recognize conflict patterns and what triggers and escalates conflict in others, master strategies that reduce conflict escalation, assert yourself confidently and give constructive feedback. These skills will help you work more productively and harmoniously with clients, colleagues and superiors. See Course Outline.
Instructor: Wilma Rubens - see Instructor Profile

Fridays 1st 8th May 2020 9.00 - 4.00pm

My story straw to gold
We live our life forwards, yet read it backwards. Discover the unique story that your life makes as you reflect on where your desires, struggles, and insights have taken you. Learn to use free-fall writing, guided meditation, and discussion to put your conflicts into a bigger picture and see yourself as the hero/heroine in your own wandering journey even as it is happening. No previous writing experience is necessary.
Read Course Reviews. Instructor: Wilma Rubens - see Instructor Profile

Entangled Enchantments

Entangled Enchantments
My very first collection of poetry. These poems celebrate my journey on the uncharted waters of the feminine. For your very own copy purchase at Cafe Books, Canmore, or Pages in Kensington, Calgary or contact

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Back Country skiing at Eldorado

 A couple of weeks have passed since we returned from Eldorado, a fabulous area just a bit north of Whistler and Braelorn. 7 of us  Jeanette, Chuck, Tony, Marg, Bruce, Clive and I helied in on a spectacular blue bird day, stayed for 7 nights, had tonnes of fresh snow, and skied out the following friday. It was a new area to all of us. We spent time exploring the fantastic slopes and had some memorable ski runs. My first ever face shots. I love them.

Our first wind-blasted summit on day one.

Looking East - we can see forever

Tony enjoying the alpine ambiance

Nature's sculpture

Up tracks - a big feature of the trip

The hut from high on a ridge

Skins on or off a big feature of the trip

Jeanette teeth cleaning and melting water

Rock knob summit

Jeanette collecting snow to melt

My narrow bunk

Drying rack

Some of us even had time for beauty treatments.

Clive and Bruce checking out his fantastic photos

Our grand group of intrepid adventurers.

Exploring the route back to civilisation

Unexpected visitors. The next group arrive just as we have cleaned up
to leave.

A woman's work is never done .

Skiing out and we had to find a road somewhere in all these trees.

The track we made the day before was a great help with our big

1 comment:

Resilient Dyane said...

Fantastic pictures! ohhh, how envious I am! Looks like a great time was had by all. xDyane