Made For More Women's Expo 2020

Made For More Women's Expo 2020

Made For More Women\'s Expo 2020 will be a gathering of grieving mothers who want to explore growth and wellness together.

About this Event

Made For More Women\'s Expo is a 1-day personal growth conference for bereaved mothers developed by Listening Hearts. Special thanks to our event Sponsors: Walgreens and Rothchild Catering Center

About this Event

Made For More Women\'s Expo 2020 is happening at Rothchild\'s Catering Center on March 28. 2020. Made For More Women\'s Expo is a 1-day personal growth conference for bereaved mothers developed by Listening Hearts. Made For More Women\'s Expo is a daylong event where bereaved mothers from every walk of life can come together to be inspired, supported and enveloped in a community for growth thru grief. You will be led through your day by 2 local grief experts.

Expect to be energized and motivated. Expect to cry and make new friends. Expect to reconnect with those dreams and goals you’ve been carrying around for years, without any idea of what to do with them. Expect to be pampered while you learn. Expect to be inspired to be MADE FOR MORE!

*Sponsored event tickets available for mothers in need. Email: listeningheartsmoms@gmail.com to inquire.

Schedule for the day:

9:00 am - 9:30 am Welcome

9:30 am -11:00 am Breakout sessions

  • • Nutrition and Healthy Choices with Linda L. Quimby, MS, RD, LDN, Clinical Dietitian with the University of Tennessee Medical Center When you’re grieving you might experience decision fatigue. This happens in response to the number of decisions you’ve been forced to make over a very short period of time, deteriorating the quality of those decisions. As you can imagine, what you eat – the result of small decisions we make throughout each day – is a common victim of decision fatigue. Suddenly, making “good” choices about what you eat seems strenuous and even debilitating. So you opt out of the decision altogether and forgo eating, or make the easiest and most comforting decision and gulp down an unhealthy meal of French fries and donut holes. Linda will share expert advice on proper nutrition and health choices.
  • Life Legacy and Life Care Planning with Gabrielle Blake, LCSW Do you ever wonder if you\'ve planned for the unexpected things of life or set about an intention for how you want to live your life? Life Legacy and life care planning is about so much more than what you\'ll someday leave behind. Gabe, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Elder Care Coordinator with Franklin and Kyle Elder Law will offer insight into Life Care Planning and creating a legacy for yourself and your family in remembrance of your child.

11:00 am - 12:00 pm Lunch

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Breakout Sessions

  • Yoga and Movement with Alex Fox, Certified Yoga instructor Yoga helps us loosen the emotional and physical tightness in our bodies caused by grief. It is also a way to find peace and stability during a time when this is missing from our lives. Yoga offers self-reflection, the practice of kindness, self-compassion, and continued growth and self-awareness. Alex, a Certified Yoga instructor and owner of Fox Den Yoga and Fitness of Morgantown, West Virginia, will bring energy and joy while teaching the importance of movement through Yoga. No experience necessary, for all fitness levels.
  • Writing your Grief: Journaling with Kimberly Becker, MDiv Ever wanted to journal as part of your healing process, but you\'re not sure where to start? Then this breakout session is for you. Published author and chaplain Kim Becker will introduce you to the art of journaling and suggest ways that writing can be part of your healing process. No writing experience necessary. This is a safe space with both guided exercises and time for free expression. (Journal materials provided).

1:30 am - 2:00 pm Break

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Grief and Growth Motivational Presentation with Wraquel Brown and Jennifer Fox

*There will also be chair massages and makeup tutorials for sign up throughout the day. Vendors will also be present throughout the day to share about their services.

Join us for a day of inspiration, learning, and pampering with our excellent vendors who will can visit throughout the day!

MENU

Beverages: (vending machine will be available)Freshly brewed coffee, Hot water and assorted teas in tea chest , Lemon ice water, Southern sweet tea

AM Snack: Yogurt parfaits with side bowl of granola, nuts and berries , Assorted muffins

Lunch: Kale, sunflower seed, edamame, blue berries, cashew salad w/ blueberry pomegranate dressing served with ½ of grill chicken wrap sandwich and sweet potato chips.

PM Snack: Platter of Heart shaped cookies

 

Tips for the day:

- Wear comfortable clothing that has layers to allow for movement and different temperatures inside the building.

- Wear comfortable walking shoes. There will be lots of seating available, but we hope you can enjoy some movement throughout the day including time walking around to all of our vendors.

- Bring a heart ready for change and growth! Don\'t hesitate to reach out with any additional questions. We look forward to seeing you there!

Are you looking for ways to help a friend or a stranger in grief?

Listening Hearts is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that is a self-help gathering of bereaved mothers from all walks of life. Not every mother can afford additional supports, but Listening Hearts is here to help. Listening Hearts operates with a volunteer staff of officers and board members, therefore, all donations go toward the mission of the organization.

Through your donation to \"Sponsor a Mother\" you can send a mother to this conference or provide other grief support opportunities as part of the Listening Hearts Mission.

Date And Time

Sat, March 28, 2020

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT

Location

Rothchild Catering & Conference Center

8807 Kingston Pike

Knoxville, TN 37923

United States

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

Eventbrite\'s fee is nonrefundable.

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