Tea With Tara: Spouse Loss
Wednesday, November 16, 2002, at 6:00 PM UK Time or 10:00 AM PST
So many feel the immense pain of spouse loss. You are invited to join together in community on this
free Conscious Grief Community video call to share and explore your grief. Tea with Tara is a place of non-judgment and a safe space to delve into our inner and outer realities. Tara Nash believes we teach one another,
which is why she commits to holding space to commune and share together. Don’t forget to make your tea!
Tara will ask you to share what you are drinking and where you are from to break the ice. Join Tara and
the Conscious Grief Community on Wednesday, 16th November, at 6pm UK time or 10am PT time.
Sign up at: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtf-isrDIiGdeo5a4OLAXuBIJPbtg3lcZI?fbclid=IwAR26yXw7Fzm627X9NqUxHnoQZGr6IuK-aor7JqTK-Vdzc0QukZpyS244-q0
Happier Holidays for Widowed Moms
October 24 to 26, 2022
Join Krista St-Germain, life coach for widowed moms, for her free program, "Happier Holidays for
Widowed Moms," from October 24 to 26, 2022. Over 3 Days, Krista will share 3 Ways to make the
holidays easier. Krista's goal is to help widows create an easier experience of their holiday season…
one that is less stressful, less overwhelming, and that isn’t consumed by grief. So in this free event,
Krista will be teaching you 3 powerful tools you can use to make your holidays easier this year,
no matter what’s going on in your life or how long it’s been since you lost your spouse. You’ll
walk away feeling lighter and so much more confident, knowing you have the tools to handle
the challenges of being a widowed mom during the holiday season.
To register visit https://www.coachingwithkrista.com/happier-holidays-for-widowed-moms-free-event
Discover Life Again After Loss
7-Week Online Wellness Class
Starts on October 4, 2022
Discover Life Again After Loss is an intimate small group experience for widows. While it is not a grief
support group or grief counseling, it is a place for discovering TOOLS to navigate your new journey. It is a professionally facilitated health and wellness education class taught by Marni Henderson B.S., credentialed
Health Educator, Wellness Coach, and HeartMath Practitioner who walks with others on the shared journey of
love, loss, life, and death (widowed in 2013). You will attend to your grief, love, and memories while bringing
them forward into your life AND discovering new ways of living. You will discover and practice TOOLS to
navigate this chapter in life and beyond. By tending to overall health and well-being, you can begin to integrate new life while also honoring deep grief and loss. It is a small group community filled with witnessing each
other's pain, excitement, courage, vulnerabilities, and strengths. In addition to stress management practices designed to calm, heal, and restore our nervous system, you will learn how to discover your unique pathway
for creating well-being in mind, body, and spirit through tools to support your next steps. You will learn to
take the next step towards healing, nurturing, and replenishing your whole self.
The class starts this Tuesday, Tuesday, October 4th, 2022:
- 7-week live 75″ webinar delivered in the ZOOM format within a private online community
- Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m. MT OR 5:30 MT (pick one, they will be the same content)
- Connect in a private online community during the class (not on Facebook)
- Private sessions are available with Marni to enhance your personal experience
- Practical tools that blend current science with heart-based living
- Support to practice "real world" applications with the help of the community
- $149 investment (MGC is not an affiliate)
Learn more or register at: https://www.coalescediscovery.com/health-and-wellness-classes/widow-wellness-class/
From Mourning to Light 2 Online Summit
Starting on September 27, 2022
From Mourning to Light 2, a FREE online event, starts on September 27, 2022! Every day for 12 consecutive
days, you will have access to watch video interviews with 21 speakers, authors, and experts who share
their unique experiences, tools, and wisdom to help you navigate your grief journey. Each speaker brings
unique insight to the event, and some even come bearing practical gifts to help you navigate your grief.
My friend Sadie Beyl has put together this extraordinary online event where 20+ expert colleagues in the
field of grief and loss will share their grief journeys with you. Still, more importantly, they will share
how we were able to transform our darkness into light again. In this series of interviews, you will discover
various tools and ways of being to help you bear it all. You will see how others have not just carried
their grief but have gone on to create happy and meaningful lives, and the great news is that you can too!
They will all share advice, tips, and unique tools to help support you in your grief. These tools help you find
more peace and meaning and to guide you to invite joy back into your life again. The best part is that your
ticket to attend is FREE. From Mourning to Light 2 is the second online event for people who are grieving by
host Sadie Beyl. It comes after the phenomenal success of the first event that aired in April 2022, which
provided many people with the resources they needed to navigate this alien landscape called grief.
Join this event to find more peace and meaning, and be guided to invite joy back into your life again.
Grab your FREE ticket at www.frommourningtolight.com/share
The Art of Soul Care: 5-Night/4-Day Retreat For Widows
October 27 - 31, 2022 (Check-Out November 1, 2022)
PICTOU, Nova Scotia, Canada
Registration Deadline: September 30, 2022
Register early as spaces are limited to 5 participants per retreat.
For more information or to register, contact Dr. Vivianne LaRiviere at
1-902-616-5595 or email@example.com
GriefShare: Loss of a Spouse Seminar
Sunday, August 28, 2022 at 6:00 PM MST
Tree City Church, 3852 N Eagle Road, Boise, ID
Tree City Church in Boise, Idaho is hosting a special 2-hour GriefShare seminar on the Loss of a Spouse
on Sunday, August 28, 2022 at 6:00 PM MST. (3852 N Eagle Road, Boise, ID).
To get more details and register, please call Laurie at 206-890-8930.
Sunrise Retreats Holiday Light Display Stroll
December 8, 2021, at 6:00 PM MST.
Local Boise Areas Widows, join Sunrise Retreats as they gather for a casual but "bright" stroll through the
Scentsy Commons Holiday Light display in Meridian, Idaho, on December 8, 2021,
at 6:00 PM MST. Please remember to wear warm clothes and comfortable walking shoes.
Meet them at the event entrance, and look for the Sunrise Retreats banner/flag.
Register at: https://sunriseretreat.org/december-scentsy-lights
Find out more at: www.sunriseretreat.org
International Widows Day is Wednesday, June 23, 2021
International Widows Day is an annual day to bring global awareness to the violation of human
rights and dignity that widows suffer in many countries after the death of their spouses.
The loss of a spouse is devastating under the best of circumstances but the COVID-19 pandemic
has made the situation worse over the last several months, leaving many thousands of women
newly widowed and cut off from financial and familial support. There are an estimated
350 million widows around the world, and close to 1 in 10 live in extreme poverty.
The United Nations observes this day to draw attention to the voices & experiences of widows across the globe and to galvanize the unique support that they need. It is an opportunity for action towards achieving full rights and recognition for widows. Widows' rights are women's rights are human rights.
"For many women, becoming a widow does not just mean the heartache of losing a husband, but
often losing everything else as well." – Cherie Blair, wife of former Prime Minister, Tony Blair.
Discovering Life Again: After the Death of a Spouse
REDISCOVER | REPLENISH | RENEWAL
8 week live webinar delivered in the ZOOM format
Starting Tuesdays, January 12, 2021 at 6 pm MT/5P
$67 registration fee. This winter 2021 class is sponsored by Sunrise Retreats who have covered the full prices of this class! One 30 minute private one on one session is included in this class. Additional private sessions are available at a discounted rate paid directly through Marni.
*This is not a grief support group. This is an educational wellness class taught by
Marni Henderson B.S., credentialed Health Educator,
HeartMath Practitioner, and walks her personal journey of widowhood.
While this is not a grief support group or grief counseling, it is a place for discovering TOOLS to navigate
your overall health and wellbeing while creating a new life while also experiencing deep grief. It is an
experience filled with witnessing each other’s pain, courage, vulnerabilities, and strengths. We find
inspiration, hope, and encouragement while supporting each other in our healing journeys. In addition to
stress management practices designed to calm, heal, and restore our nervous system, we will also
discover our unique visions for creating new life.
Register at: https://www.coalescediscovery.com/health-and-wellness-classes/widow-wellness-a-wellness-class-for-widows-with-healing-tools-and-practices-for-rediscovering-life-after-the-death-of-a-spouse/
Future Widow by Jenny Lisk - Book Buy-One-Get-One Until January 10, 2021
When her forty-three-year-old husband was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer, Jenny Lisk was
thrust into the role of caregiver. In her new book, "Future Widow," she goes behind the scenes of her
tumultuous and heartbreaking journey, and asks: "Do I have what it takes to help my young family
survive my husband’s terminal illness?"
Everyone who buys the new book or ebook through January 10th can request a free ebook download to
give a friend. It's Jenny's way of giving back, and getting the book into as many hands as possible.
To purchase your copy and get a FREE ebook for a friend, visit: http://jennylisk.com/bogo
Don't forget to follow @liskjenny on Instagram, subscribe to The Widowed Parent Podcast
and visit https://futurewidowbook.com/
Visit the "Recommendations" tab to find other reading suggestions and to purchase books with the
My Grief Connection affiliate link which helps support this page.
Sunrise Retreats - Holiday Lights Stroll at Scentsy Commons - 15 Dec 2020
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 from 6:30 - 7:20 PM MST
Scentsy Commons at the Main Entrance, located at 2901 E. Pine Meridian Idaho, 83642
Join Sunrise Retreats for their December Widow Connect event on Tuesday, December 15th for a Holiday Lights Stroll at Scentsy Commons. Bring your favorite warm beverage and get into the festive spirit by walking through hundreds of lights bundled up in your favorite sweater! Enjoy a casual stroll through the bright lights that
cover more than 450 trees and stretch over 43 miles.
Find out the details here: https://buff.ly/2K1Eg7N
Paint in the Park Summer Pop-Up Retreat for the Widowed
Masks & Proper Social Distancing Will Be Required.
Sunrise Retreats has had to postponed their 2020 widows retreats due to
safety reasons, but know that it these intimate weekends are a source of
hope and nourishment for so many.
So, they came up with some ideas of how the Sunrise Retreats can still connect safely with their community. They have planned a series of Pop Up Retreats this summer for widows and widowers in the Boise, Idaho area.
While these events are not "support groups" they ARE opportunities to visit, connect and support each other while participating in some type of
outdoor activity. This allows participants to keep a 6 foot distance and
practice safe guidelines from health officials.
If you had lost a spouse, and live in the Boise area, they would love to have
you join them on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 to Paint in the Park
at Kristin Armstrong Park in Boise, Idaho, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm.
If you had lost a spouse, and live in the Boise area,
they would love to have you join them.
PLEASE RSVP so they can have lunch ready.
More info can be found at: https://sunriseretreat.org/summer-pop-up-retreats
Sunrise Retreats - Summer Pop Up Retreats - Walk the Labyrinth
Sunrise Retreats has had to postponed their 2020 widows retreats due to safety reasons,
but know that it these intimate weekends are a source of hope and nourishment for so many.
So, they came up with some ideas of how the Sunrise Retreats can still connect safely with
their community. They have planned a series of Pop Up Retreats this summer for widows
and widowers in the Boise, Idaho area.
While these events are not "support groups" they ARE opportunities to visit, connect and
support each other while participating in some type of outdoor activity.
This allows participants to keep a 6 foot distance & practice safe guidelines from health officials.
If you had lost a spouse, and live in the Boise area, they would love to have you join them on
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 to Walk the Labyrinth at Julius Kleiner Park at in
Meridian, Idaho 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Lunch will be provided following the walk.
Please RSVP! More info can be found at: https://sunriseretreat.org/summer-pop-up-retreats
Sunrise Retreats Summer Pop Up Retreats and Virtual Classes
Sunrise Retreats has had to postponed their 2020 retreats due to safety reasons, but know that it these
intimate weekends are a source of hope and nourishment for so many. So, they came up with some ideas of
who the Sunrise Retreats can still connect safely with their community. They have planned a series of
Pop Up Retreats this summer for widows and widowers Please RSVP!
More info can be found here https://sunriseretreat.org/summer-pop-up-retreats
Morning Stroll and Lunch to Honor International Widows Day
Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 10 AM – 12 PM at Kathryn Albertson Park
Healing Wellness In Life After Loss Class
Starting Tuesday, July 7th ( 10-11:30 am or 6-7:30 pm)
6 week live online webinar delivered in the Zoom format
Classes will be recorded if you are not able to attend class
$29 registration fee (HSA and Flex Accounts may be billed)
*This is not a grief support group. This is an educational wellness class taught by
Marni Henderson B.S., credentialed Health Educator, and HeartMath Practitioner.
Register at: https://www.coalescediscovery.com/classes/discover-life-again/
Walk the Labryrinth at Julies Kleiner Park and Lunch
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 10 AM – 12 PM
Paddle the Pond Summer Pop Up Retreat for the Widowed
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 time TBD
Paint in the Park Summer Pop Up Retreat for the Widowed
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM at Kristin Armstrong Park
How to write a good condolence card for a death in 2020 WITH JENNY LISK
In this video from widowed mom, and host of "The Widowed Parent Podcast,"
Jenny Lisk, gives us practical tips for that dreaded task of writing a condolence card.
Check out The Widowed Parent Podcast at https://www.jennylisk.com/
The Widowed Parent Podcast: Ep. 67, Pandemic Special Episode
Buffy Peters of Hamilton's Academy of Grief and Loss, at Hamilton's Funeral Home in Des Moines, Iowa,
and host Jenny Lisk speak about "What You Can Do, When You Can't Have a Funeral During a Pandemic?"
Sara J. Cobb
Founder, My Grief Connection
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