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September 2019

Purposeful Memoir as a Path to a Thriving Future

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bascom Lodge Adams, Massachusetts + Google Map
$35

This workshop will open up new pathways into your past while encouraging you to think more deeply about your present, and envision the thriving future you want to live into and co-create with others. Following my elemental journey framework, we'll use the four elements--Earth, Water, Fire and Air—as potent metaphors for different stages and aspects of our life experiences. As we align our personal histories with the larger narratives of our time and place, we intentionally awaken and deepen our capacity…

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Purposeful Memoir as a Path to a Thriving Future

September 29 @ 9:15 am - 10:45 pm
Franciscan Renewal Center, Scottsdale, Arizona, 5802 E. Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85253 United States
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This transformational workshop in purposeful memoir is aimed at anyone who seeks to awaken or deepen their practice of spiritually grounded activism and conscious leadership. Following the framework Jennifer developed in her award-winning writer’s guide, The Elemental Journey of Purposeful Memoir, this workshop uses the four elements—Earth, Water, Fire and Air—as potent metaphors for different stages and aspects of our life experiences. As we align our personal histories with the larger narratives of our time and place, we are able…

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October 2019

Bioneers 2019: Aligning the Personal, Political and Planetary: Purposeful Memoir as a Path to a Thriving Future

October 18 @ 2:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Marin Center, 10 Ave of the Flags
San Rafael, CA United States
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“A word after a word after a word is power,” said Margaret Atwood. In these unsettling times, when our political structures and our climate are going through dramatic shifts, we can harness the power of purposeful memoir to be a force for positive change in ourselves, our communities and the larger world. Purposeful memoir is inner work undertaken with the intention of being of benefit to others--although it doesn't have to be in the conventional form of a published memoir.…

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The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking confidence

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Church on the Hill Annex, 55 Main Street
Lenox, MA United States
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$35

In this two-hour session, we'll consider the impact of self-doubt in our lives with a series of open-ended, exploratory writing prompts. When did the inner critic first show up for you? How did you respond over time? What experiences in our lives have given us self-confidence, and how we can move towards a freer, more buoyant presence in the world? Register here.   The “Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir” series will continue with monthly writing workshops through May, in the Berkshires…

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November 2019

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking Health

November 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Church on the Hill Annex, 55 Main Street
Lenox, MA United States
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$35

Our personal health is linked to the health of our communities and our world. Spend an afternoon in good company, writing about your relationship to health, in response to thought-provoking prompts. Register here.   The “Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir” series will continue with monthly writing workshops through May, in the Berkshires and online. Whether you are already embarked on a memoir project, or just want to spend some productive time writing about your life in good company, this transformative series…

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December 2019

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking community

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Church on the Hill Annex, 55 Main Street
Lenox, MA United States
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$35

Spend a peaceful Sunday afternoon writing and sharing in good company, on a theme perfect for the challenges of the holiday season. We'll explore how loneliness has shown up in your life, as well as where and how you have found community with kindred spirits. How can you take what life has taught you about loneliness and transmute it into a healthy balance of solitude and society? Register here.   The “Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir” series will continue with monthly…

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January 2020

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking Courage

January 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Church on the Hill Annex, 55 Main Street
Lenox, MA United States
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$35

The techniques of purposeful memoir can help transmute fear and anxiety into courage and fortitude. What gives you courage in these trying times? Explore life's challenges in good company, with the help of thought-provoking writing prompts. Register here.   The “Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir” series will continue with monthly writing workshops through May, in the Berkshires and online. Whether you are already embarked on a memoir project, or just want to spend some productive time writing about your life in…

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February 2020

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking clarity

February 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Church on the Hill Annex, 55 Main Street
Lenox, MA United States
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$35

In our hyper-busy, distracted time, it can be hard to find clarity on what matters to us most. Spend a peaceful afternoon writing and sharing about moments in your past when you were able to move beyond the overwhelm to find an island of clarity. We'll use the techniques of purposeful memoir to envision creating more such moments of clarity in your present...and your future. Register here.   The “Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir” series will continue with monthly writing workshops…

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March 2020

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking Guidance

March 29, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Church on the Hill Annex, 55 Main Street
Lenox, MA United States
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$35

When you are in need of guidance, where do you turn? Explore the sources of your personal approach to wisdom through thought-provoking prompts. Register here.   The “Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir” series will continue with monthly writing workshops through May, in the Berkshires and online. Whether you are already embarked on a memoir project, or just want to spend some productive time writing about your life in good company, this transformative series of workshop sessions will give you new insights…

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April 2020

The Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir: Seeking strength

April 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Church on the Hill Annex, 55 Main Street
Lenox, MA United States
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$35

The techniques of purposeful memoir can help us to transmute the shocks of everyday life into strength and wisdom. Writing about the past, we find we have so much to learn from our moments of greatest  vulnerability. "The wound is the place where the light comes in" --Leonard Cohen Register here.   The “Alchemy of Purposeful Memoir” series will continue with monthly writing workshops through May, in the Berkshires and online. Whether you are already embarked on a memoir project,…

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