With grief, “the only way out is through”, and for me, the only way through is with humor.
Navigating Trauma in Widowhood
Widowed people have something in common with goldfish…there are always folks staring into the fishbowl! No matter how far along the road of widowhood you may have traveled, there is no doubt you’ve experienced the potholes created by other people’s opinions. In the early stages of grief, we tend to expand our boundaries and allow […]
Humans are complicated creatures. We have such wide-ranging emotional hunger and so many needs and these are often incompatible with each other especially following a traumatic loss. One desire or impulse to do something conflicts with a desire or need to do something else. When I first became widowed I found myself surviving. Acting largely […]
Many widowed people suffer from fatigue, anxiety, depression and sleeplessness following the loss of their loved one. Complementary medicine offers many options for you to take care of yourself, improve your energy, and support your mood as you move through your grief journey. We will discuss various options such as treatments with complementary practitioners, supplements […]
This workshop is intended for those who have suffered trauma in relation to their partner’s death. This workshop will look at the effects of trauma on the brain and body and look at practical, everyday ways in which the intrusive thoughts, memories , changing moods and anxiety of Post traumatic stress can be eased. Together […]
This workshop is focused on the needs of our widowers, and offered just for the men at camp. We will explore a variety of topics relating to being male and widowed.