October 12- November 17
Tuesday and Wednesday on Learn it Live
The Mindful Soul Series is the heart creation of Adaeze Adigweme, MD, MPH, and world-renown medium Jamie Butler. This series utilizes principles of mindfulness, self-compassion, physiologic awareness, positive psychology, and executive coaching principles to support you in cultivating a heart-centered way of life, both personally and professionally. By the end of our time together, our goal is to optimize the alignment of your core values, inherent strengths, and soul purpose with our daily lives.
Adaeze Adigweme, MD, MPH (see bio below) and Jamie Butler will each be teaching one class a week for a total of 14 interactive hours of live-streaming material. Adaeze is leading the Whole Self portion of the series while Jamie is leading the Compassionate Communication portion. See below for a weekly description of course material.
If you are interested in applying for Jamie Butler’s Mentorship Program this series is a prerequisite.
Whole Self portion led by Adaeze
on Tuesdays at 2 pm EST
Oct. 19 Week 2: Mindfulness and Mind-Body Reintegration (1 hour)
Oct. 26 Week 3: Gaining Insight Into WHO You Are (1 hour)
Nov. 2 Week 4: Cultivating Awareness of Your WHY (1 hour)
Nov. 9 Week 5: Harvesting Joy, Self-Compassion, and Wellbeing (1 hour)
Nov. 16 Week 6: Intentional Goal Setting with Self Celebration (1.5 hours)
Compassionate Communication led by Jamie Butler
on Wednesdays at 3:30 pm EST.
Oct. 13 Week 1: What is Compassionate Communication? (1.5 hours)
a. Give overall for the class. Discuss class layout plans and agree on the best policies to
be present. Get approvals to create dyads for the 6 weeks.
b. This is a Lifestyle, not a Technique: it is easier to be mean than heartfelt.
c. OFNR to self and to others.
d. List Agenda for next class
Oct. 20 Week 2: Breaking Down the O in OFNR (1 hour)
a. Observation versus Evaluation or Opinion
Lesson: getting neutral and being without triggers as an energy-centric person.
Judgment, diagnosis, critic, and blame are set aside.
b. Receiving Observation from others
c. Energy currents in our body, where is neutral.
d. List Agenda for next class. Give out printable emotion and needs cards for next class
e. Dyad work/homework
Oct. 27 Week 3: Breaking Down the F in OFNR (1 hour)
a. Feelings versus Thoughts or Assumptions
Lesson: Being able to identify your emotional state. Lay out both sets of cards, I feel
___________because I need _____________.
b. Sensing the feelings of others
c. Anger and NVC
d. Dyad work/homework: Self Empathy exercise.
Nov. 3 Week 4: Breaking Down the N in OFNR (1 hour)
a. Needs Identification
Lesson: Broadening and deepening your awareness of motivation. Highlighting where
your indoctrination comes from.
b. Sensing the needs of others
c. Relationships and NVC
d. Dyad work. Homework: downloadable meditation see below
Nov. 10 Week 5: Breaking Down the R in OFNR (1 hour)
a. Request versus a Demand
Lesson: Able to identify yourself in the flow with others. As a sensitive person moving
forward with the community instead of isolating oneself due to hurt or disappointment.
Creating doable, positive requests.
b. Receiving Requests from others
c. Leadership and NVC
d. Dyad work/homework
Nov. 17 Week 6: Working Through Limits (1.5 hours)
a. Translating Stagnant Language into Process Language
b. Accepting our Responsibility
c. Lifework (no more homework, series is complete)
Adaeze Adigweme, MD, MPH is a healer, coach, physician, wellbeing strategist, and healing arts advocate. She received her Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Masters of Public Health (MPH) degrees from Emory University School of Medicine’s Dual Degree Program. She is also a Certified Personal Development and Executive Coach through the CAPP Institute. Dr. Adigweme created Align + Aspire Coaching and Consulting in which she specializes in serving individuals who suffer from burnout, high levels of stress, perfectionism, and imposter syndrome. She combines her medical expertise with research-based positive psychology principles to assist clients in understanding the mental and physical impacts of stress, establishing a mind-body connection, as well as gaining clarity on inherent strengths, purpose, core values, and limiting mindsets. With this information, she partners with her clients to execute an action plan in order to decrease stress, increase resiliency, and strategically accomplish their goals in alignment with their deepest intentions. She also coaches medical students and residents in the same areas of focus.