Pre-Retreat

7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

For anyone arriving into the area on Friday, we would love to meet you. We will set a time and location for us to meet-up and start to get to know each other. Drs. Patricia Grabarek and Katina Sawyer would love to get to know you before the ‘real work’ starts!

Day 1

9:00 am – 6:00 pm

The retreat will start by introducing the goals of the retreat, setting ground rules and expectations, explaining the structure of the retreat, and building a safe environment. During the first part of the retreat, Drs. Patricia Grabarek and Katina Sawyer will cover the science and research behind the activities and goal setting that will be completed throughout our time together. The rest of the retreat will center around a research-based practice to develop Psychological Capital. Topics covered will include:

  • Setting positive and ideal goals
  • Addressing fears and personal setbacks
  • Determining external obstacles and challenges
  • Learning how to overcome setbacks

The first day will end with a happy hour as a networking opportunity among our like-minded participants.


Featured Power Hours

Day 1 will feature 2 amazing power hours! In addition to the retreat content, we will be featuring some unique learning opportunities from our invited speakers. 

Tiffany will lead our lunch power hour! She is the CEO and visionary leader behind T3 Diversity Solutions. She is an award-winning, serial entrepreneur who is passionate about business & economic development through equipping women owned & managed enterprises. To learn more about Tiffany, click here

Karen will be leading our happy power hour! She is the founder of the Finding Your Momtra Blog and Podcast. Karen supports moms in their pursuit of mindfulness and showing up as their authentic selves at each stage of the parenting game. To learn more, click here

Day 2

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The final half day of the retreat will solidify everything learned on Day 1 and culminate in an important action planning activity. You will walk away with concrete next steps to implement all that you’ve learned to help you achieve your career goals, be a more productive employee, and lead your teams to a healthier and more effective work life. Day 2 will include:

  • Confirming goals
  • Create concrete action plans for goals, including alternate approaches
  • Debrief and discussion

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Join us for a mindful stretching class after the retreat with Remix Fitness! Take some time to stretch and unwind after a weekend of great work! Here’s the class description for the Remixed Flex Class:

Find balance, flexibility, and recover in Remixed Flex, a stretch-based class that’ll have you feeling relaxed and more than ready to tackle the rest of your day. Remixed Flex is the perfect way to soothe sore muscles, prevent injury, and improve your posture. Develop body awareness while practicing the oh-so-difficult skill to master – mindfulness. Leave class feeling rested and at peace. 

It’ll be the perfect way to end a perfect weekend!