Living Lovingly: A Creative Path to Love & Compassion

January 18, 2022


The Living Lovingly creative approach uses a variety of verbal & written techniques, including poetic writing and storytelling (creative expression), as a tool to encourage self-reflection, creative expression and sharing of one’s narrative with others in a safe space. The ultimate goal of the Living Lovingly workshops is to facilitate personal growth by fostering self-compassion and self-love through which love and compassion for other individuals and communities may also grow and flourish.

Facilitator Bio

Ali Esteghlalian is an adjunct professor at Portland Community College. His teaching interests include history and culture of Persia, the interplay of personal development and creativity as well as personal and organizational leadership topics. Prior to his current engagement as a coach and educator, he worked as a biotechnology scientist and international business leader for 20 years. He received his PhD from Oregon State University and an MBA from the University of California, San Diego. He currently resides in Beaverton, Oregon.

Event Details

January 18, 2022
6:00 pm