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The Resilience Advantage Workshop - The Heart at Kondalilla

Gene ThompsonStress, we've all dealt with it at some point, you're possibly dealing with it now. Consider learning everyday tools to deal with stress through resilience.

Resilience is the capacity to prepare for, recover from and adapt in the face of stress, challenge or adversity.

Notice the lack of ease, tension, anxiety, sadness, pressure to perform, lack of understanding, in the lives of most people and maybe ourselves...

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Male Initiative News - July 2018

Gene ThompsonGreetings! lt's been a while, and I have some great news I'd iike to share with you.

You may recall from a previous newsletter that I purchased Kondalilla Eco Resort in the Hinterland of the Sunshine Coast three years ago with a commitment to bring the property to a high standard. We have had tradesmen...

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January 2017 News

Gene ThompsonWow, 2016 was quite a year. For me it was a year of sadness, grief, growth, and celebration. You may have heard from Janet’s emails of the changes ...

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May Newsletter

Gene ThompsonLast Saturday we finished presenting the six days of the Making Love Retreat, with eleven couples attending. Janet and I were left resting in a state of deep appreciation for the willingness of each couple to fully participate in the process of deepening the love in their relationship. It is such a privilege to...

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January News

As many of you know I purchased the Treehouses of Montville Resort one year ago. As of the 21st of December the name was changed to Kondalilla Eco Resort. In the August newsletter I mentioned our intention for the resort to be used as a prime location for Conferences, Retreats, Weddings and Concerts. We had our second Concert with Terry Oldfield and Soraya during December and there is a workshop booked for every weekend in March. So our dream is coming true.

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August News

I recently presented a two hour talk called The Way Home to two groups of men on the Sunshine Coast. It was well received. I will offer it at Treehouses soon and let you know when it is coming up. If you are interested in getting a group of men together I would be happy to present it in your area.  Below is a brief excerpt of the flyer used by the Maleny Men’s Forum where it was run last Friday.

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