Wellness Day - How to Nurture Yourself While Grieving | Gilchrist

Wellness Day

How to Nurture Yourself While Grieving

Saturday, October 6, 2018
9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Presented by Gilchrist Counseling & Support and Evans Funeral Chapel

Held at The Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt
6501 N. Charles St., Towson, MD 21204

Registration is required by September 26. Fees include all materials, refreshments and lunch.
Individuals: $20.00 or Families: $30.00

For more information or to register, please contact Christine Broderick at 443.849.8251 or cbroderick@gilchristcares.org.

About Wellness Day

Grieving the death of a loved one is a complex journey. It is a unique process for every individual, with no easy, prescribed path or timetable to follow. How we feel, what the loss means to us, and the way we choose to cope with our grief differs for each of us.

The journey we face after the death of a loved one is very difficult and stressful. This seminar is designed to give attendees an opportunity to learn new coping skills, to better understand their feelings, and come away with a renewed sense of hope for the future.

Program

9:00 – 9:30
Registration/Continental Breakfast

9:30 – 10:00
Welcome

10:00 – 10:15
Break

10:15 – 11:45
Morning Workshops

11:45 – 12:30
Lunch

12:30 – 1:30
Lunch

12:30 – 2:00
Afternoon Workshops

2:00 – 2:30
Closing Activity

Workshops

With your registration, you will select one workshop to attend in the morning and one in the afternoon:

A. Grief Pathways: Beginning the Journey
Discover ways to recognize, accept and cope with the emotions associated with the death of a loved one.

B. Hope for the Holidays When You are Grieving
Learn strategies for bearing special days/holidays and finding meaningful ways to remember your loved one.

C. Chair Yoga
Explore your grief through simple yoga techniques.

D. Writing in Grief: Healing Through Words
Explore your grief through easy writing opportunities. Various writing styles are introduced. No writing experience is necessary.

E. Keeping Memories Alive
Create a personal keepsake as a way to honor and remember a loved one. Participants will leave the workshop with a tangible symbol of love and remembrance. No artistic talent required.