Let's talk about relationships
Self care series
Wednesday 31st January 2018
6.30pm – 8.30pm
Black Cultural Archives, Brixton
Join us for a relationship and self care discussion in conjunction with Ace of Jacks Radio, we are unedited and Motherhood Reconstructed.
“Healthy relationships enable us to be who we are,” says Mary Jo Kreitzer, Ph.D., R.N., Director of the Center for Spirituality & Healing. “They nurture us and they help us grow. They help us become better people.”
As you reflect on your plans for 2018, come along to our new year discussion focused on relationships and wellbeing. Join us in an open and friendly environment to talk about your experiences and empower yourself.
- Modern day dating experiences
- The ingredients of a successful marriage and relationship
- Happiness and healthy communication
Bernard P. Achampong - Radio Producer & Digital Content Editor
Our Co-host, Bernard P Achampong, is a corporate chameleon. He worked for six years as a problem solving engineer in Biotech and Aerospace companies. He joined the BBC in 2002 and was part of the team that launched BBC Radio 1Xtra. Since then, he has journeyed through contrasting cultures within the same organisation: from the street savvy youth brands of Radio 1 and BBC Introducing, to the more Oxbridge-friendly Today Programme on Radio 4 and BBC Proms. In 2016, he joined Coventry University's Entrepreneurship faculty where the established culture of academia challenged everything he knew about organisations. Bernard also runs Ideas Genius Ltd.
Tamu Thomas - Co-Founder of Mother Constructed
Adrian Chambers - Civil Engineer and Co-Founder of Ace of Jacks Radio
Entrepreneur, DJ, host, composer, corporate professional and father, Adrian Chambers is the founder and Co-owner of Ace Of Jacks Entertainments (a media company incorporating music, radio, tv, fashion and promotion). The organization has provided services for artists such as Horace Brown, Melanie Fiona and Eric Benet. Adrian is also a renowned professional DJ and composer whom has created over 500 tracks and worked with artists featured on the both The Voice and X-Factor. With his corporate hat on he holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering Design. He currently works for Ardent Consulting Engineers in which, over a period of two years, was promoted from Senior Engineer to Company Associate.
Victor Granville - Relationship Coach
Victor Granville Author and Speaker is The Real Love Strategist. He recognised that many women and men struggle to break free from painful relationship patterns that cause heartbreak and toxicity.
He works with his clients to discover what’s stopping them from attracting the love they deserve. To easily identify if someone is available for a committed relationship, and to stop wasting time with unavailable partners.
So they can finally be in the healthy, loving, and committed relationship they’ve always dreamed of.
Victor firmly believes that attracting real love that lasts is not about trying to win love with gimmicks and tricks. But believes it is the natural outcome of creating deep internal shifts that nurture a healthy and loving relationship with oneself.
Working with Victor his clients learn how to heal the pain of the past, learn how to open their heart to love and deep trust, first with themselves and then others. Lovingly communicate their needs in ways that increase the chances of them being met. And to date with confidence knowing who they are, what they want, and how to get it.
Nii Odartei Evans - Actor and Continuity Announcer for the BBC
He has been married for five years, but has been with his wife for 17 years, they have two sons together and live in East London. You can follow the family via their new Instagram page @forevanssake_
Relationships can reduce stress and have been linked to overall improved health. Researchers have even shown that people with healthy social relationships have a 50 percent greater likelihood of survival.
But relationships are challenging – sometimes exhausting at best. People with poor relationships are more likely to suffer from depression, and loneliness is powerful enough to weaken our immune system.
Info: 07772 527 813 / 07545 156 111