Experience a profound journey of healing and self-discovery at our The Tears of Grief and Loss gathering, a serene and compassionate space where individuals can come together to share their pain, find solace, and practice mindfulness. This retreat is designed to provide a supportive and empathetic environment for those who are navigating the challenging terrain of grief. Held in a tranquil natural setting, the day begins with a warm welcome and an opportunity for participants to introduce themselves, and share their stories and their loved ones’ memories. As the day unfolds, participants have the chance to express their emotions, cry together, and receive the comfort and understanding of those who share similar experiences.
The Grief Journey
Throughout the retreat, mindfulness and meditation practices are interwoven into the program, helping participants find moments of inner calm and reflection amidst their grief journey. Experienced facilitator(s) guide group discussions and group activities (optional) to foster emotional expression and personal insight. With a focus on self-compassion, participants can explore the depths of their grief, acknowledge their pain, and learn to carry it with grace. The day concludes with a closing circle where participants can express their gratitude for the shared experience and newfound connections, leaving with a sense of renewal and a heart more open to the possibilities of healing.
Who is this event for?
This monthly event is for anyone who is ready to experience grief not only through the lens of loss but as a journey with great meaning and purpose.
Everyone is welcome to join, including beginners. The mindfulness, meditation, and group grief activities (optional) on this retreat will be suitable for all levels.
Where is this retreat located?
This event will take place in person at the Benedict Canyon Retreat House. Find directions and information on what to bring: more on this link.
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-Elizabeth Nails, Co-Chair, LA Suicide Prevention Network Youth Advisory Board