This conversation will address the layers of trauma associated with the death of a loved one as a result of the HIV epidemic and the accompanying community loss and societal stigma that often follows. We will also make space for conversation for widowed people whose loved one’s died of complications related to HIV and are […]
Navigating Trauma in Widowhood
Join us for an intimate conversation about the ongoing nature of love and the lessons taught by grief that ultimately enrich our lives. Soaring Spirits founder and Camp Widow creator, Michele Neff Hernandez will sit down with award-winning interior designer and author, Nate Berkus and discuss Nate’s journey through the loss of his partner Fernando […]
This workshop is intended for those who have suffered trauma in relation to their partner’s death. We 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.
We all have the capacity to be creative. Creativity can mean something different to each person. We often think of creativity as professional painting or singing or writing, but creativity can be found in every aspect of our lives, from sewing to arranging art. Creating art can have measureable physiological results, such as reducing stress, […]
With the death of his partner Clayton to a terminal illness, Presenter/SSI Blog Writer Bryan Martin found himself lost. In his search for stability, his sister introduced him to essential oils. Two years later, Bryan has found new avenues for growth and healing through the use of essential oils while also creating spaces for those […]
In this funny and empowering seminar, Aidan Park (comedian, empowerment coach and widow) speaks about his journey to discovering “The Art of Being Gay”. Aidan endured months of extreme depression after his partner Michael died. He reached a personal breaking point, and thought “ENOUGH! I can’t go on like this. I’ve got to figure out […]