Create the Space You Deserve
Simplify your space, let your imagination roam and support your inner healing with a refreshed living space. Winston Churchill quote “We shape our dwellings and afterward our dwellings shape us. Create balance and peace, learn the power of a blessing ceremony and how to lighten your stress using high and low stress accessories.
Carolyn Moor founded the nonprofit Modern Widows Club in 2011 from her home with two widows. A powerhouse speaker with an emerging voice in education, awareness and advocacy for women's health movement. She's spearheading and inspiring a new generation of widows to become mentors, leaders and advocates to make a positive impact on communities globally. Author of Connect, Inspire, Lead: Empowering Your Widow Mentoring & Leadership Gifts, she is passionate about changing the culture of health for widows.
A TEDxOaklandStudio speaker, she's been featured in the WSJ, PBS, NPR, HuffPost LIVE, The Oprah Winfrey Show, OWN, TLC, Growing Bolder Media, Pecha Kucha and the WOW Factor Leadership Podcast. Find more at carolynmoor.com
Currently, she's the curriculum creator at Widow Empowerment School of Thought (WESOT) e-courses, produces the Modern Widows Club Annual Widow Empowerment Event, hosts the podcast HEALTHY WIDOW HEALTHY WOMAN, and writes for Widow Life on Substack with her own opinion column titled Moor Thoughts. She is writing two books ‘Legendary Widows: Stories of Legacy' and ‘Revolutionizing Widowhood: Our Last Social Crisis of Significance’ and pioneering the future vision for the healthy modern widow pathway forward worldwide.
Her interests include humanitarian work, SUP, travel, vintage cars, interior design and architecture. Her passion is serving others in finding their own unique purpose by embracing both faith and action.
Studied at Pace University, Communication Studies, Stanford University Studies in International Women's Health and Human Rights, and STLCC Meramec, Interior Design. She's the proud mom of two daughters.
Leslie Gray Streeter
Keeping Your Sense of Humor Behind The Black Veil
While the prevailing widowhood wisdom seems to hold that grief is not a laughing matter, we believe that humor can not only relieve some of the pain, but is inevitable. (Did you see what Aunt Doris wore to Grandma's wake? How can we not laugh at that?) Author Leslie Gray Streeter discusses how an organic awareness of humor can help with healing.
Who Am I Now?
Christina will bring a bold and edgy conversation about her well known three selves personas we occupy pre, during and post loss. You will leave the talk wanting to spend time with the parts of you that have been silenced. Wanting to revolutionize your inner world. Bring your notebook with you. You will want to capture your Thriver Self coming back.
Christina Rasmussen is an acclaimed grief educator, the author of Second Firsts and Where Did You Go?. She is also the host of The Dear Life Podcast. She is the founder of The Life Reentry Institute and has helped countless people break out of what she coined the “waiting room” of grief to rebuild their lives through her Life Reentry Model. She introduces a new model of grief based on the science of neuroplasticity. Her mission is to change the way we grieve, the way we live, and how we define our potential in this life, and the hereafter.