I Don’t Like To Gossip, BUT…


Date(s) - 04/27/2017
9:00 am - 11:00 am


Chesterfield Business Lodge

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Reduce and Eliminate Gossip

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Gossip is a highly toxic behavior for the givers and receivers involved and so common it’s epidemic. Most people tolerate gossip as a fact of life and don’t consider the core reasons we gossip, what to do instead and commit to stop engaging in it. Throughout this workshop, participants consider the reasons, results, and their role and responsibilities in addressing this destructive behavior.

Program Description

This workshop introduces in a compassionate and straightforward manner, the understandable reasons people gossip, and common beliefs that must be examined and laid aside in order to transform gossip into meaningful exchanges that build rather than break down relationships. Specific tools and strategies are introduced, including steps, intentions and implementation processes for drastic reduction or elimination of gossip.

Major Topics

  • Understandable Reasons We Gossip
  • The Mind Trust
  • Healthy vs. Unhealthy Venting
  • Choosing Encouragement, Support and Resolution


2 hours


This workshop is appropriate for anyone who recognizes the harmful effects of gossip and is determined to understand and change this toxic behavior in order to advance teamwork and promote safe, trustworthy and caring relationships.


This workshop provides participants with a powerful means to address gossip head on and come away with greater understanding for how to support self and others in releasing negative feelings in a constructive and restorative manner. Each will understand the intention for venting and transforming reactivity and upset, so that rather than destructive consequences, positive resolutions occur and stronger relationships develop.