Sharing stories about childlessness can be an important step in the healing process, opening the way to an honest exploration of a fulfilled existence without the children once hoped for. In this webinar two authors will share unique perspectives that they have gained through writing about the stories of others living childless lives.
Helen Segal has spent 22 years exploring the world of Art, Creativity and Healing and journalling for 30+ years. In this mini workshop Helen will demonstrate a process called Cosmic Smashbooking and encourage you to join in with the emphasis that “NO CREATIVE EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY”.
In this webinar, Jackie Shannon Hollis author of ‘This Particular Happiness, A Childless Love Story ‘and her husband Bill Hollis will address comments that hurt and how we can work on reducing the pain they inflict.
In this More to Life webinar Shannon Vandermark will be challenging the fairytale narrative. Hear frank views about well meaning, but sometimes painful, comments and questions that those childless not by choice face.
In this webinar, hosted by More to Life (part of Fertility Network UK) Stephanie will be reflecting on some of the events from her life and how they have shaped her into who she is today. She will also be sharing the details for World Childless Week 2019 (16-22nd September) and how you can get involved.
Join us for this More to Life webinar as Jessica Hepburn and Gabby Vautier share how their personal fertility issues have shaped their productive partnership in co-founding the successful Fertility Fest event.
This webinar is hosted by More to Life (part of Fertility Network UK) who focus on supporting the childless not by choice comunity.
Berenice is a creative designer who runs a design agency. She founded the website Walk In Our Shoes whilst studying and practicing design for social change during a Masters degree in Graphic Design and Typography. Berenice speaks about her own story of childlessness at networking and business events and academic workshops. She shares the background to Walk In Our Shoes to wider demographics to enable those within and outside childlessness not by choice to learn about stories from real people.
Deborah is a fertility counsellor, creative writing facilitator and childlessness blogger at www.withoutissue.live.
Sarah Lawrence of After The Storm will be having an open discussion with Stephanie Phillips, founder, World Childless Week about being childless not by choice.
Sofia Gameiro is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Psychology, Cardiff University. She has degrees in Mathematics – Computer Science and Clinical Psychology and a PhD in Health Psychology. Sofia has been conducting research on the psychosocial aspects of infertility for over ten years.
Lesley Pyne has been supporting childless women for many years. She is a passionate supporter of More to Life and a former Trustee for Fertility Network UK. In her recently published book, ‘Finding Joy Beyond Childlessness: Inspiring Stories To Guide You To A Fulfilling Life,’ she drew on her experience as a trained NLP Master Practitioner and coach.
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Jessica Hepburn has become one of the UK’s leading patient voices on fertility and infertility. Having been through eleven rounds of unsuccessful IVF she is the author of two books The Pursuit of Motherhood and 21 Miles: swimming in search of the meaning of motherhood. She is also Director of Fertility Fest, the world’s first arts festival dedicated to fertility, infertility, modern families and the science of making babies.
In this webinar, Jody will talk about how the grief of childlessness is not recognized, understood or supported by our culture and how this can lead to painful problems in our day-to-day lives: at work, in our family of origin, around other people’s children, in our friendships, with our partner (if we have one) and in our internal world.
Ageing without Children campaigns for recognition of the issues affecting people ageing without children and offers advice and support on how to plan for a later life through its online group and local groups.
As we head into Spring Russell will be looking at ways to refind your passion for life. How do you find your mojo for life when you’ve lost it? How do you get clarity on what you want in life when you can’t have the thing to you want?
Join Rosalind to discover her 6 Step Plan for being happy and peaceful after childlessness. And learn more about EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques, commonly known as “tapping”) and TAT (Tapas Acupressure Technique) and how you can use them for yourself, to change the way you feel.