CASA GRANDE — “Take Back the Reins of Your Life” is the theme of a workshop series hosted by Linda Kavelin-Popov beginning Saturday and offered through the Desert Rose Baha’i Institute.

Through a series of sessions, Kavelin-Popov will discuss various strategies from the Virtues Project Guide to help people get their lives under control.

The sessions are from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission to each session is $55. Dates and topics of the sessions are:

  • Saturday, Oct. 16 — Five Strategies of the Virtues Project to guide attendees on what to do when stress is triggered. How do you find your path? The workshop goes through five steps for navigating through troubled times.
  • Saturday, Oct. 23, Communicating Through Conflict. “Conflict, especially in polarizing times, is an essential part of human communication, and yet few of us know how to move through it in a way that promotes mutual understanding and healthy outcomes,” a press release about the event said. Attendees will learn how to navigate conflict with caring, self-awareness and grace.

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