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Navigating Grief During the Holidays

Navigating Grief During the Holidays

Saturday, December 2, 2023
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Auditorium
Main Library
  Adult     Emerging Adult: 18-24 Year Olds     Intergenerational     Senior Citizen  
  Community Engagement     Health & Fitness  
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Join us for the 2nd Annual Navigating Grief During the Holidays, a transformative event crafted to inspire, educate, and empower attendees on their grief journeys. This year, our event features a remarkable lineup of speakers, each offering a wealth of knowledge, compassion, and resources.

Karla J. Noland: Award-Winning Author and Inspirational Speaker

Join us for a fireside chat with Karla J. Noland, the award-winning author of "The Day My Heart Turned Blue," recipient of the prestigious 2022 Eric Hoffer Spiritual Book Award. Karla will share her profound insights into overcoming grief and trauma after the loss of her mother. Prepare for an intimate conversation that offers solace and understanding during challenging times.

Moderator Antoinetta Mosley: Encouragement for Your Grief Journey

Meet Antoinetta Mosley, a courage curator, keynote speaker, and author dedicated to helping individuals and organizations consistently cultivate courage to reach their highest potential. She is the Chief Encouragement Officer at Courage Candy Co. and recognized as one of the Top 100 HR Influencers. Antoinetta will guide the event from a place of kindness and care, aiming to create a space of psychological safety for all participants.

Rebecca Feinglos: Finding Strength in Vulnerability

Rebecca Feinglos, certified grief support specialist and the founder of Grieve Leave, will share her personal journey of navigating multiple losses and reclaiming her mental health. Learn how she transformed her grief into a supportive community, inspiring thousands to embrace their authentic grief journeys. Featured in the LA Times, Fortune, TIME, HuffPost, Slate, and ELLE, Rebecca's story will empower you, reminding you that grief is a universal experience deserving of acknowledgment and support, offering tools on how to process your grief.

Consuela Chapman: Navigating Grief Through Integrated Mental Health

Licensed clinician and owner of Choices In Wellness, Consuela Chapman, will offer invaluable insights into trauma-focused interventions and mental health support. With her extensive experience working with diverse populations, including veterans, children, and older adults, the 2022 winner of the Best Mental Health Services, Consuela will guide you on how to navigate grief and mental health challenges. Discover practical tools and seek professional support, empowering you to journey through grief with resilience and strength.

Event Takeaways:

  • Gain profound insights into personal grief journeys, learning to navigate loss with resilience.
  • Discover practical tools and resources to support your mental and emotional well-being during the holiday season.
  • Explore innovative approaches to grief support and mental health interventions.
  • Cultivate courage and find strength in vulnerability, empowering you to face challenges with resilience.
  • Connect with a supportive community of individuals who understand and validate your experiences.

Join us at the 2nd Annual Navigating Grief During the Holidays event for a time of inspiration, learning, and healing. Please bring a friend and any questions you may have about navigating grief during the holidays. Together, we will honor our grief, find strength in vulnerability, and cultivate courage to embrace life's challenges.

Event Organizer

Natalie Killion