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      COMMITMENT TO LOVE: 2-Day Workshop on Heart-Soul-Centered Communication Skills in Topanga

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      January 18, 2020 - January 19, 2020


      1135 North Topanga Canyon Boulevard
      Topanga, California 90290

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      COMMITMENT TO LOVE: 2-Day Workshop on Heart-Soul-Centered Communication Skills

      If your New Year’s Resolution includes reducing stress, supporting immune function, creating or renewing romance, or maintaining successful personal and professional relationships, then Commitment To Love Workshop is the answer.

      “Miscommunication in relationships can be the source of much mental-emotional stress that impairs cognitive processing, weakens immune function, makes the body more susceptible to illness and disease and destroys relationships,” explains holistic stress reduction expert and spiritual therapist Dianne Porchia, a 16 year resident of Topanga Canyon and principle of Porchia’s WISH Inc.. Whole Integrated Self Health, Path To Healing, Loving and Living Consciously.

      “I work with many people going through big life challenges such as divorce, death of a loved one, auto-immune disorders and cancer diagnosis. I have found that the ways in which people speak to themselves and others plays a big part in how much mental and emotional stress they hold inside their body,” Porchia explains. “Heart-soul-centered communication skills is foundational to my unique holistic approach to health and wellness.”

      HEAL Documentary, features notable names Deepak Chopra, Joe Dispenza, Bruce Lipton, Gregg Braden, Anita Moorjani, and other experts in science, medicine and spirituality, and illuminates how the body wants to heal, yet it’s the mind that gets in the way. Porchia is featured in HEAL Documentary for her successful work with advance stage cancer client who remains cancer free over five years after diagnosis of stage IV colorectal cancer.

      Porchia utilizes the principles and practice of mind-body-heart-soul energy medicine to help her clients reduce stress and support immune function through stress provoking life challenges and says communication skills is foundational to her work. She describes how one client, who we shall call Jill, suffered with an auto-immune disorder since childhood and cleared 30 years of past misunderstandings with her parents in only three sessions. Porchia invited Jill’s parents to attend a family session in which all parties had a chance to share from the heart in the sacred space Porchia creates. What was discovered is that Jill’s perception of her father’s actions when she was a small child helping him in the kitchen was all wrong. “I can’t believe how much I was always loved and didn’t know it,” Jill told Porchia after the session. As a side effect of clearing out the hurt, disappointment and unworthiness from misperceptions of the past Jill’s health has also improved.

      Sometimes clients will fly to Los Angeles for a private 3-5 day Life In Balance Wellness Retreat in Topanga with Porchia during which she has her clients take yoga classes at Yoga Desa, book massage, cranio-sacral, sound healing, floatation tank sessions and often takes her clients on hikes in the canyon as part of their retreat program.

      One such high powered executive flew in for a week-long wellness retreat with Porchia after an emergency room doctor explained he wasn’t having a heart attack or losing his mind, but rater was suffering from panic attacks and corporate burn-out. He was fatigued all the time, his brain no longer functioned like it used to, he was quick to anger with his colleagues and family, his blood pressure was high. His wife contacted Porchia and forced him to take time off work for a stress reducing wellness retreat. Daily hiking sessions, meditation, diaphragmatic breathing, heart-centered communication skills and a holistic Take-Home-Action Plan was the treatment. At the end of the executive’s retreat he had re-evaluated his priorities and made some major life and career adjustment decisions which still allowed him financial security and better work-family life balance.

      Porchia works equally successful with her clients by phone or Skype, regardless of whether the imbalance has manifested into physical illness or not. An entrepreneur who was ready to call it quits with his 5-year long business partner at a critical time in their partnership worked with Porchia’s 7-Steps For Clarity and Heart-Connected Conflict Resolution process and discovered that much of the conflicts he and his partner were having was because he himself was not a clear communicator. His personal emotions would get triggered and his first response was anger and annoyance to the point that his mind was a jumble of thoughts and emotions that interfered with his clear, succinct communication. Learning the 7-Steps alone saved the partnership and continues to assist him with other potential business partners and deals. Continued page 2

      Commitment To Love 2-Day Workshop focused on hart-soul-centered communication skills is essential training for therapists, wellness professionals, parents, entrepreneurs, singles and couples.

      “Parents who learn how to be a clear, complete, honest and heart-centered communicator with their spouse and partners can then model and teach these new communication skills to their children which reduces the child’s mental-emotional stress, frustration and anxiety because they know how to better communicate their feelings, needs and desires in a manner that can be heard by others,” Porchia explains.

      The list of skills people learn in this 2-day intensive workshop are:

      ♥ How to avoid the 9 Traps of Unconscious Loving that undermine your loving intentions in relationships

      ♥ Learn 7 Steps for Clarity and Heart-Connected Conflict Resolution

      ♥ Practice clear, complete and honest communication that creates and maintains loving intimacy.

      ♥ Learn new heart-soul-centered communication skills that are never taught in school or in traditional therapy because it’s not in their curriculum.

      ♥ Stop disempowering behavior patterns that are passed down unconsciously from one generation to the next

      ♥ Take home effective tools that reduce mental-emotional stress and support immune function for holistic health and wellness

      Porchia’s WISH offers many seminars, workshops, retreats and on-line courses annually, in which Nature plays a big part of the healing process. Her selection of venue connected to Nature is critical to her unique holistic approach. In Topanga, she has selected Rosewood Retreat Center for its old world European charm, creek side location and accessibility to LA County city dwellers and other who fly in to experience Topanga’s healing vortex.

      “Nature has always been my spiritual connection to the Divine,” says Porchia who uses the healing energy of Nature in Topanga to facilitate her work with clients and retreat goers. Topanga has a long history of healers reaching back to the Tonga and Chumash Native Americans who inhabited these mountains. It is no coincidence that Topanga Canyon is home to so many people in the healing and creative arts.

      As a long standing member and past president of Topanga’s Chamber of Commerce, Porchia supports the local business community by encouraging her clients and retreat attendees to explore Topanga’s restaurants, boutiques and gift shops and to take home something special from Topanga that speaks to them of their healing experience in the beauty of the Topanga Mountains. Porchia’s WISH also supports local charities including Topanga Women’s Circle in partnership with Westwood Transitional Village and Venice Community Housing to provide fresh linens, kitchen ware, lamps, toiletries, non-perishable food items, infant and toddler clothing, age appropriate toy and books and little necessities that create an environment of comfort, warmth and dignity to women and families transitioning from homelessness.

      “I feel so blessed to live and work in Topanga Canyon amongst all of nature’s healing beauty and with so many fabulous people who make up the Topanga community. Being featured in HEAL Documentary, now on Netflix, has catapulted by business. I am blessed to work with clients from all over the world and want to share my unique holistic approach with others in the healing arts. Commitment To Love 2-day workshops in Topanga are a more affordable way to offer a piece of my multi-faceted work to this population in addition to my clients.”

      Cost: Payment required - 750 per person 1550 per couple Reserve at 310-455-2851

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