A course on considering your needs
and living more on your own terms.
25th April - 20th May 2022
This might be for you if you struggle to put yourself first, and would
love for things to be different...
If, after a long time giving to everyone else, you’re ready to create more space for your own needs and get comfortable with focussing on yourself.
If you'd prefer to listen to more information about the course, I've recorded a short audio chat covering the key details and what to expect.
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You give a lot of yourself to everyone else, so you don't have energy left for you.
You notice yourself feeling resentful and frustrated.
You think about the comfort and happiness of everybody around you – rarely your own.
You feel guilty about doing things for yourself when that might impact other people.
You watch other people who can ask for that they need and wonder what they have that you don't.
You don't always know what your needs are.
If you do know what you want, you tend not to listen and ignore or minimise instead.
You'd like to feel more comfortable with considering yourself and asking for what works for you.
Maybe some of
this feels familiar?
Imagine if taking really good care of yourself became as important as looking after everyone else...
If you knew how to really listen to what you want and what you need?
This course can help you get there.
During this 4-week process, you will:
✓ Reconnect with yourself & your needs.
✓ Learn to pay more attention to your inner voice.
✓ Develop a more loving, caring, kind relationship with yourself.
✓ Begin to look after yourself a lot better and more consistently.
✓ Begin to understand that you’re not responsible for everybody in your life.
✓ Start the process of separating yourself from the needs of others.
✓ Start to feel more comfortable with focussing on yourself and your needs.
With you on your journey...
I'm Elsie, hello!
I'm a UK-accredited therapist, a recovering people-pleaser and I'm here to guide you through this process slowly and gently.
I'll share a mix of what I've learned about why we find it so hard to prioritise ourselves, my personal experience and everything I've picked up from working with lots of people-pleasers in 1:1 therapy, and through previous course cohorts.
This is the fifth time I’ve run this course, but the first time under it's new name. 'Prioritise You' is an updated and improved version of my existing group programme, 'The Boundaries Course'. The essence and purpose are the same, the teachings and format have been updated for increased impact and an overall better experience. I can't wait to begin!
How the course works
Prioritise You is a 4-week group course that combines self-paced learning and group support. There are 4 components:
1 pre-recorded audio teaching to listen to in your own time every week.
Self-reflection exercises to deepen your learning from the teachings.
We'll meet as a group on Zoom in Weeks 1 & Week 4. Both calls will be recorded.
A safe and comfortable space to share, ask questions & connect with the group
Everything is hosted in the members area of my website. Teachings, exercises, Zoom details & the Facebook group will all be accessible in one place.
Course teaching topics:
Week 1: You & Your Needs. You’ll begin to reflect on how you currently relate to your needs & begin to explore your relationship with yourself.
Week 2: Your Inner Voice. You'll learn how to notice the part of you that knows what you want & practise paying more attention.
Week 3: Your Why. You'll explore your reasons for wanting and needing to start prioritise yourself, so you have clarity and confidence moving forward.
Week 4: Focussing on You. We'll explore how to start separating yourself from other people & how to manage feeling guilty when you do.
Zoom call dates:
Week 1 Welcome Call: Monday 25th April @ 19:00 - 20:30 UK time
Week 4 Closing Call: Wednesday 18th May @ 19:00 - 20:30 UK time
Both calls will be recorded.
This is the fifth time I’ve run this course, but 'Prioritise You' is a new name! It's an updated and improved version of my existing group programme, 'The Boundaries Course'.
Below are the experiences of some previous Boundaries Course members.
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"I was starting to feel annoyed with my status at the bottom of the pile and I truly believed that I should put the needs of others before my own and, although I knew I needed to make some changes, I was concerned about being selfish, insensitive or unkind.
I can already feel that I’m pausing before doing ‘people pleasing’ things that I would previously have done on autopilot. I have a growing sense that I will be able to make some positive, long-lasting changes in my life. The course has been life-changing! I feel more confident, connected to my inner-voice in a way I have never felt before and my sense of self-worth has definitely increased."
Alice | Completed The Boundaries Course in November 2021
Ready to join?
Here's what's included:
4 weeks of guided self-study
4 core teaching sessions
10+ therapeutic self-reflection exercises
2 x 90-minute live group sessions with me on Zoom
4 weeks of personalised support in the Facebook group
Dedicated email support where needed
Lifetime access to the course materials
A really lovely welcome gift in the post when you join
A safe and comfortable space to talk about and explore all of this stuff with other people who feel the same
Registration is now closed.
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This course cannot:
Provide an alternative or substitute to working with a therapist.
Support you with creating more complex changes - like within significant relationships.
Offer you a 'one size fits all' or fast-track solution to 'solve' the people-pleasing pattern.
This course can:
Help you to understand why you struggle to prioritise yourself.
Guide you to identify where you'd like to make some changes.
Support you to step into your power & begin to create meaningful changes for yourself.
How much time will I need?
You'll have one teaching and 2-3 exercises to do each week. The idea is for this work to take place alongside your daily life. The teachings are no longer than 20mins each and the exercises will take a minimum of around 30mins each. It's important that you start each week with the teaching, and do the exercises afterwards.
Can I go at my own pace?
You can go slower, not quicker. The 4 week timeframe is purely my suggestion, it's up to you how long you take to listen to the trainings and to do the exercises. But you can't do the course in less than 4 weeks, this needs to be gradual - plenty of time for reflection and processing is really important.
Do I need a course log in?
I'll send you access details for the members area of my website when you sign up. We'll talk through how to log in on the welcome call. I will email you each Monday, letting you know that course content has been made available.
How long will I have access?
You'll have lifetime access to all the trainings and exercises. I want this to be something you can revisit as many times as you need. For example, you could go back to certain parts every time you want to set a new boundary, if that felt helpful.
Will the group group calls be recorded?
Yes, you'll get a link to watch the call recordings. Access to the recordings will expire when the course finishes.
Is the course taught live?
The trainings are all pre-recorded, the group calls at the start and end are run live by me and all support within the Facebook group will be in real time.
Do I have to be in the UK to join?
You can join from anywhere in the world - the Zoom sessions are on Monday 25th April at 19:00 - 20:30 GMT and Wednesday 18th May at 19:00 - 20:30 GMT. If these times don't work in your timezone, you can catch the recordings of the sessions instead.
Can I pay in another currency to GBP?
Yes - when you make payment, my payment processor will convert the amount into your currency, in line with exchange rates at the time of your purchase. Drop me an email below if you have any issues with this!
Feel free to email any other questions and I'll get back to you: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration is now closed.
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