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What I Learned at Camp Widow

For those of you who know me, it probably won’t come as a surprise that I identify as being an ambivert. In case you’ve never heard the term before, for me it essentially means that I’m shy until I’m not. 2,802 more words


Soaring Spirits Resilience Center Opens

If you’ve followed this blog for a while you may remember that I’ve spoken at a couple of Camp Widow® programs. They are amazing gatherings of widowed people who want to focus on moving forward in their lives while honoring their spouses who have passed. 297 more words



When we are in grade school many of us visited camps during the summer to keep us out of our parents hair. Our parents could enjoy a short time to get caught up with chores or projects that could just be done faster with all the kidos away for a week. 932 more words


Resilience and Relationships

“When asked to list an emergency contact number, how many of you have to stop and think about whose name and number to write down?” 560 more words


Hope, Resilience and Research

Two widows walk into a hotel…

Sounds like the start of a joke, right? No joke here.

When Michele Neff Hernandez was widowed as a young woman she started Camp Widow™ and Soaring Spirits International so other widows, of any age, would have a place to focus on rebuilding their lives. 324 more words