When Our Elders Die: A Confucian Perspective on Grief & A Language Lost

When we lose our elders, our worlds are silenced. Tis’ the ineffable weight of loss and sadness and a language lost. This thoughtful & beautifully written article by Amy Olberding, Professor of Philosophy at University of Oklahoma, explores grief & loss through the eyes of Confucian philosophy.

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Dancing with Death: The Vital Relationship Between Mortality & Love

Losing loved ones can be one of the hardest challenges a person must face. How do we navigate our loss, pain & grief? And what does death have to do with love? In this article, Sharon Krishek — lecturer in philosophy at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem — talks about the vital relationship between mortality and love as seen through the eyes of existentialist philosopher Søren Kierkegaard.

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Grief, Loss & Heartbreak Workshop – **CANCELLED DUE TO INSUFFICIENT ENROLLMENT**

****WE REGRET TO INFORM YOU THAT DUE TO INSUFFICIENT ENROLLMENT, WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO HOST OUR GRIEF WORKSHOP AS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED.  DUE TO THE STRUCTURE OF OUR WORKSHOP, IN ORDER FOR THE EXPERIENCE TO BE EFFECTIVE & BENEFICIAL FOR WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS A MINIMUM OF 7 PEOPLE IS NEEDED…

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***POSTPONED – Grief, Loss & Heartbreak Workshop (March 2017)***

***WE DEEPLY APOLOGIZE BUT DUE TO SOME SERIOUS UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THIS WORKSHOP HAD TO BE POSTPONED.  WE WILL ANNOUNCE THE NEW DATE AS SOON AS IT IS FINALIZED.*** Grief can manifest for a number of reasons — the death of a loved one, loss of a job, a change in…

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2016 Grief, Loss & Heartbreak Workshop

Our Grief, Loss & Heartbreak Workshop took place on Saturday, December 10th at the Reeder’s Alley Interpretive & Convention Center.  A unique 1-day gathering that incorporated elements of philosophy, psychology, yoga/stretching, mindfulness meditation, readings & poetry, the workshop served as an opportunity for individuals to navigate the grieving process in…

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Grief, Loss & Heartbreak Workshop

Grief can manifest for a number of reasons — the he death of a loved one, loss of a job, a change in status, issues related to personal health and the environment, and more. It can also include numerous emotional components — sadness, loss, angst, frustration, anger, and despair. How…

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Our Final Moments & Things That Matter When Dying

A poignant, moving, and beyond insightful presentation, Executive Director at Zen Hospice Project & palliative care physician, BJ Miller, offers a clear-eyed view of mortality & things that matter to us all when dying:  grace, dignity, respect, existential peace, wonder, comfort, feeling unburdened (and unburdening), enlightenment and love…those spaces in…

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Staying Afloat Amidst Heartbreak & The Loss of a Child

Losing a child is one of the most heartbreaking experiences a parent can face.  How we navigate the pain, sadness, anger & despair of grief is critical.  It can also be excruciating.  Comedian, storyteller, actor, and philanthropist, Anthony Griffith, shares his story about the loss of his daughter and his…

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