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Reimagine: Life, Loss, & Love
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Write to the Grieving Heart

Write to the Grieving Heart
BYOG: Bring Your Own Grief to this two hour workshop. Through structured exercises, we will begin to loosen the knots we all carry in our heart. We may even learn that we are not alone.

Our unexpressed grief can add stress to our lives as we try to hold our life together. There is considerable research suggesting that journaling 3-4 times a week for up to six weeks about things that bother us can actually improve our immune system and reduce our stress. (Pennebaker, 2004) Bring your journal and your favorite pen and join us in learning a variety of ways to jumpstart your writing and begin to open your heart to the grief you carry. . Writing helps each of us access our unencumbered voice and authentic self, which are not subjected to cultural assumptions about what is appropriate.

We will build a trusting and supportive community together. You may even walk away feeling less alone, and a bit lighter, clearer and happier. You will be given resources for continuing the work on your own.

October 1, Opening to Grief: Finding Your Way From Loss to Peace my book on grief will be published. For more information, go to Amazon: Please scroll down to the bottom of the page to “From the Publisher” to see a description of the book.