Happy Friday REVOLUTIONARIES! We hope you take a second to take a breath and heed these wise words from the incomparable Kurt Vonnegut. If finding a breath of happiness seems like a daunting task at the moment we wish you the best in your search and journey towards it. Hopefully, you might find some inspiration or community reflection here that will help. Here is our event round-up and announcements for upcoming fun community loving!!!
Get out, take care of yourself and heal in community!
- SATURDAY 2.21.15 Greet the Day Yoga, Deep Dog, Yorba Linda*
- MONDAY 2.16.15 Acoustic Flow Yoga, Deep Dog, Yorba Linda*
- WEDNESDAY 2.18.15 Midweek Mindfulness Practice, Deep Dog, Yorba Linda* Janet Riley will be subbing.
- FRIDAY + SATURDAY 2.27.15-2.28.15 Trans* Asterisk Conference! We're so excited!!! Come say "Hi!"
Don't forget there's lots of upcoming ways to get involved!
- Worts and Cunning's upcoming Changeling Zine has extended it's submission deadline to the end of February. Share your story!
- A friend of COM|PASSionate REVOLT, Maryam Rasouli, is offering counseling services for anyone that needs extra support during this difficult time that Muslims are going through via phone/in person/Skype. You can contact Maryam at 657-201-7508 or email her at email@example.com. Read more about Maryam on our Mental Health Resources page here and read her full bio in the post notes at the bottom of the page.
- Lewis and Clark's Gender Symposium is coming up 3/11-3/15 and we'll be dreaming of Portland. The theme of this 34th annual conference is, Material Conditions: Gender, Sexuality and Capitalism. All lectures, sessions and art shows are FREE and open to the public! Get your deconstruction on REVOLUTIONARIES!**
Feeling like some quiet time at home is what you need?
- LOOK TO THE CARDS: Need some down time to process? Have you been swooning over Kaeti's Tarot Tuesday posts and want to start to explore for yourself?! Here's a free online tarot pull generator from Tarotlore and a post on starting to utilize tarot as a healing journey tool. Feel like you already have a grasp on the basics and looking to deepen your practice? Maybe you want to pop over to Little Red Tarot and try out their 8-week online Alternative Tarot Course!
*Events are put on by the CR Community/CR Community members. Other events are by friends of the CR Community or of interest to the CR Community. Feeling a little nervous about getting out and involved? Email us and if we can we'll make some introductions so you have a friendly face to say "Hi" to when you get there!
**Most of these events will be local to Southern CA (unless we notice an event that sets us off into road trip dreamland.) If you want to do a COM|PASSionate event round-up for your local area let us know!
***Are you an individual, meet-up or community group that has some COM|PASSionate events of your own? Email us for details on how to submit your event to our calendar!
****More about Maryam****
Maryam is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT#84366.) She received her master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University, Maryam has worked in various organizations dealing with issues such as trauma, abuse, domestic violence, depression, anxiety, premarital and marital matters in Orange County for the past six years. She has also provided school counseling services for the past three years. Maryam has provided counseling and case management services to diverse communities including immigrants and newly arrived refugees. She has provided counseling services for youth, adults, couples, families, and groups. Maryam also speaks on various topics dealing with psychology and counseling at colleges, high schools, elementary schools, and community events. Maryam is fluent in Farsi and Dari and is conversational in Urdu. Orange County. She received her bachelor's in Sociology with a minor in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine. Additionally, Maryam is a certified Prepare and Enrich Facilitator for premarital counseling, and a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. You can reach Maryam at 657-201-7508 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
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