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"Creating Space: Opening Up and Navigating During a Time of Loss"
Learning Goals:

With the shift this Fall to more time in offices and school in-person, this session will center on how to create space in order to acknowledge grief and loss, with a focus on aspects of life affected by the pandemic.

Discussion of ways in which we can meaningfully support each other.

Attendees will participate Six-Word Memoir exercise to process their experiences

Bio: Rebecca Soffer is cofounder of Modern Loss, which offers creative, meaningful and encouraging content and community addressing the long arc of grief. She is also coauthor of the book "Modern Loss: Candid Conversation About Grief. Beginners Welcome" (Harper Wave, 2018), which The Strategist named a best book on loss for a younger generation, and the author of the forthcoming "The Modern Loss Handbook," an interactive guide through loss and resilience (Running Press, 2021). Rebecca also runs the Modern Loss Substack newsletter, a longform monthly deep dive into various themes stemming from grief. She has been featured across media, including on CBS Sunday Morning, NPR, NY1, MSNBC, Fox, and CTV; led retreats at Kripalu; and spoken nationally on loss and resilience at Chicago Ideas Week, HBO, Capital One, and Amazon. Her writing has appeared in outlets such as The New York Times, Marie Claire, Glamour and NBC. Rebecca is a former producer for The Colbert Report and a Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism alumna.

Learn more about Good Grief: www.good-grief.org

Sep 29, 2021 04:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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