Men's Circle: Rest

  • Wed 27th Oct 2021, 7pm – 9:30pm UK time (UTC +01:00)
  • Online
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Hosted by The Psychedelic Society
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Resting seems like it should be such a simple thing to do and yet so many of us struggle to allow ourselves to rest. Many of us are not even sure we know what rest is!

We are living in a time when work, busyness and getting things done have become so feistized, that there is something quietly radical about stopping to rest. Particularly for men, since the popular narrative of manhood for so long has been focused on action as a defining characteristic of masculinity and because of this narrative it can be very easy for us to fall into believing that our worth as men is based on how much we do rather than how we are.

We move from a busy work calendar to a busy social calendar feeling rushed, tired and stressed. This state of perpetual tiredness and stress then limits our ability to show up as we really want to in the world.

Come join this circle as we explore our relationship to rest. Our aim, as always, is to broaden the scope of masculinity to bring in all of who we are as men, including our need to rest and be restored.

★★★★★ - "Conor has created a group that's doing such important work for men now and the boys who will be given new freedoms to become better men in the future as a result” - Luke


Practices in the course draw on 

  • Traditional Men's Circles
  • Inquiry
  • Rituals and Initiations 
  • Archetypes and Myths
  • Jungian Psychology
  • Developmental Theory
  • Emotional Catharsis
  • Movement
  • Connection and Intimacy Coaching


Conor is a psychologist trained as a counsellor and coach. He has been leading Men's Groups and Retreats for the past 5 years. He uses a person-centric approach combined with somatic experiencing to support individuals to come to a deeper awareness of behaviour patterns that no longer serve them. Conor's facilitation style supports individuals in their inquiry by holding a light presence without agenda, listening for questions that want to be asked and supporting people to come to greater ease and flow. Conor's background is in psychology with a B.A. in psychology and an MSc in behaviour change, he has also trained as a holistic counsellor. 

Influences on his work include Rafia Morgan, Carl Jung, David Deida, Ken Wilber, Hanzi Freinacht, Joseph Cambell, Brene Brown, Carl Rogers, Almass, Robert Bly, Sam Harris Bessell Van Der Kolk, Patrick Cregg and more...

★★★★★ - A very powerful, emotional and enriching experience thanks to the authenticity and openness of the participants as well as Conor's skillful and gracious moderation!” - Luca D.



Zoom room opens at 6:50pm and close at 7.10pm. To ensure the quality of the container we are co-creating, late comers may not be admitted.

The event ends at 9.30pm



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