It’s been said that ‘lonely’ is not a powerful enough word to describe widowhood. Loneliness, isolation, social isolation…for many widowed people these are parts of the reality of widowed life. The powerful feeling of emptiness that follows the death of our spouse or partner can be one of the most painful experiences of our widowed […]
Newly Widowed: Help for the First Year of Widowhood
For those widows and widowers with children, parenting must continue after loss. This workshop will guide participants in identifying their personal strengths and struggles with parenting in the aftermath of their loss. Together we’ll look at some common scenarios of conflict that can arise in families post-loss and examine unique solutions and methods for coping […]
Hurt people hurt people, but helped people help people. On the path to healing we can help others help us. This workshop will focus on using vulnerability as a key ingredient of resilience. As we let others know what we need they are better equipped to meet our needs. As we use guarded vulnerable with […]
Leslie Streeter is an author, a journalist, a mom, and a widow. Her unique perspective on grief, love and healing will be shared from the Camp Widow keynote stage with honesty and humor.
Have you ever wished you could just forget about being widowed, even for an hour or two? Ever want to do something silly and lighthearted, something that is not connected or centered around your grief? This is the workshop for you!
This workshop will explore grief and the effects of loss both , emotional and physical, on those experiencing grief. Practical applications for positive self care during grieving will be presented.