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Posted: 21 July,2021

2021 Annual Charity Golf Day

The Compassionate Friends QLD (TCFQ) is once again holding its Charity Golf Day.  We would like to invite all of our sponsors, supporters, friends and members to join us on this day of sporting fun for a good cause. In addition to supporting us with your registration, TCFQ  will run raffles on the day with some

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Posted: 11 June,2021

Nov 2021 Workshop – Pictures in My Frame

This workshop will help you to find ways to assist you when you are on your own and looks at some insights, strategies and reflections that Trish has found to be effective in navigating her grief after losing her seven-year-old son Thomas. 

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Posted: 9 June,2021

Sep 2021 Workshop – Nurturing the Tree – Strengthening Families After Loss

We all have our unique ways of coping with our loss. How do we learn to love ourselves and to let go, how do we learn to rest in the space of suffering and discomfort, how do we find ourselves and reconnect with our heart? This experiential workshop will introduce you to a Mindfulness Awareness Sitting practice through which you can learn to begin to allow yourself to rest in all that unfolds.

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Posted: 8 June,2021

Aug 2021 Workshop – Grief and Growth

How do we connect, rebuild and acknowledge growth after loss? As adults, we may resist processing our grief because it is often associated with pain. It makes sense to want to escape, resist feeling our emotions, and just allow our subconscious to deal with grief.

But what happens when our inner-being rebels and demands our support and attention?

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Posted: 7 June,2021

Jul 2021 Workshop – Consolations of Sorrow

In this presentation, I share not only my experiences of the witnessing power of the written and spoken languages of grief, but also my arts-based responses to my enduring sorrow. In doing so, I put forward the hope that such enduring sorrow can be a consolatory companion of love.

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