Robin Edgar teaches life writing workshops based on her book, In My Mother’s Kitchen: An Introduction to the Healing Power of Reminiscence, in a variety of venues around the country. These include the John C. Campbell FolkSchool and Wildacres Retreat in North Carolina as well as for organizations such as the Story Circle Network and genealogy and scrapbook enthusiasts.

The Akula Foundation, a New Orleans-based non-profit dedicated to providing resources to the greater community, has engaged Ms. Edgar to conduct her reminiscence workshops, free of charge, for eldercare professionals as well as to conduct group reminiscence therapy sessions for family caregivers and residents.

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The Healing Power of Reminiscence

Robin Edgar teaches how to use sense memory to recall significant individuals and events and demonstrates how this creative process can be an effective tool for long term care planning as well as coping with loss or change due to illness or the death of a loved one. Her seminars benefit social workers, chaplains, nurses, and counselors as well as volunteers and family caregivers for organizations such as Hospice, Parkinson, and Alzheimer’s Associations.

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Annual Life Writing Retreat at Wildacres

Robin A. Edgar teaches an annual life writing retreat at Wildacres atop a Pompey's Knob mountain in Little Switzerland, North Carolina. Undisturbed by through traffic or noises of the city, the 1,600 acres are adjacent to the Blue Ridge Parkway and thousands of acres of the Pisgah National Forest. An intimate retreat where you can really talk & listen to each other's stories, the registration is limited to 10 participants. These spaces fill very quickly, so please register as soon as you can! NOTE: There will not be a writing retreat in 2016.

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Campaign for Love & Forgiveness

Robin Edgar served as a facilitator for the four-year Fetzer Institute Campaign for Love & Forgiveness. Launched in 2006, the Campaign uses PBS documentaries, community activities, online resources, and networking opportunities to encourage reflection and conversation about how love and forgiveness can effect meaningful change in individuals and society.

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