Participants are expected to act like mature, respectful adults and take full responsibility for their thoughts, words, emotions and actions. This is NOT a medical, therapeutic or clinical setting. If you have special or extreme mental, emotional or physical circumstances, or personal conditions that require professional attention, please responsibly evaluate whether this is an appropriate setting for you.
Our primary guidelines are Kindness and Respect. Some protocols to support these goals are:
These meetings are private and confidential for the safety of its attendees. No information, stories, details about the meetings or its attendees may be discussed outside of the group. Just as you would like your own information to be respected and kept confidential, all attendees agree to safeguard each others’ information. Some information is copywritten, trademarked and proprietary to The Happier Life and to PJ Ferguson. These materials or information may only be shared with written permission by PJ Ferguson. Links to the meetings may never be shared with non-approved participants.
Strong emotions can be triggered at any time by anything. It is the group’s responsibility to be sensitive when others get triggered by something. If you feel triggered, you are expected to take full responsibility for your emotions and maintain the goals of safety, kindness and respect for all. Taking emotions out on others is never acceptable. Feeling triggered is no justification for bad behavior.
What IS allowed:
– Let the moderator or speaker know the topic is sensitive or triggering
– Excuse yourself discreetly to take a break or ‘walk it off’
– Talk with the moderator respectfully after the meeting
What is NOT Allowed:
Disrespect or unkindness of ANY kind, including (but not limited to) outbursts, blaming, tantrums, lashing out, hijacking conversation, confrontation or any behavior that might create a toxic environment for others.
Participation in this group signifies your ability and agreement to adhere to these guidelines and policies at all times. This group has a one-strike policy. A single violation of these guidelines, or any conduct deemed by the moderator as unsafe or inappropriate forfeits your right to attend any future meetings or groups, permanently.