Loss is a universal and yet very unique experience. Together we will look at how to take the lessons of loss and use them to propel yourself from a life in which you merely survive to a life in which you thrive and create new purpose, peace and meaning.
Seasoned Widowed: Community Building for those Widowed 5 years and more
Your partner just died, and you are returning to work. Your coworkers or boss don’t know what to say or how to treat you. Maybe you just started a new “post-death” job without knowing your loss history. How do you navigate your “new normal” at work? What do you say to well-meaning but hurtful coworkers […]
Have you wondered why some people are able to handle everything thrown at them throughout their lives while others struggle day to day? We know that each person’s grief journey is unique. So are our resiliency quotients. In this presentation you will hear a story of love, loss, and resilience and the research that helps […]
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.
According to Pew, nearly one quarter of Americans claim “none” as their religious affiliation, with nearly a third reporting that they seldom or never attend church. Historically, religious communities and faith traditions helped the grieving with structure and ritual that provided comfort, community, compassion, and a way to seek meaning in what might otherwise seem […]
Anita will be moderating a discussion about the challenging (and sometimes heartwarming) experience of parenting grieving children. She will be joined by a diverse group of widowed panel members who will share their personal parenting experiences addressing a variety of topics and answer questions related to parenting after being widowed.