Navigating the Holidays Workshop
The Holidays can be difficult for those who are grieving the death of a loved one. This online workshop is designed to support you as you navigate the holiday season, especially during our current pandemic environment. Our hope is that the workshop will provide an opportunity for space to share about emotions and feelings and provide strategies, tools, and connections as we enter and navigate the holidays.
7:00pm – Entering the Holidays ~ Five Tips for the Holidays
7:30 – 8:20pm – Breakout Sessions
8:30 – 8:55pm – The Power of Self Care & Closing Ritual Ceremony
BREAKOUT SESSION OPTIONS
Session A: “Reimagining Traditions”
This session will address the challenges holiday traditions can present. It will focus on choices you can make to engage with tradition in a way that is authentic to you while communicating your needs to your family/friends as you hold your deceased loved ones in your heart.
Session B: “Managing the Holidays with Children & Teens”
This session will address family communication and planning in approaching the holidays and focus on the importance of intentionality and ensuring that each family member’s feelings and needs are respected and considered.
Session C: “The Holidays in Isolation- Navigating Our Loneliness and Moving Towards Solitude”
This session will address the challenges of experiencing the holiday season while maintaining social distance. It will address and define loneliness in our current age. It will also provide practices that you can incorporate into your life to navigate your loneliness and move towards solitude.