Grounded Grandmothers

by Aukje Kapteyn

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/12/2021

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 108
ISBN : 9781982263867
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 108
ISBN : 9781982263850
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 108
ISBN : 9781982263843

About the Book

This book is written for today’s grandmothers (and grandfathers). This generation grew up with a strong work ethic, a religious or secular belief that body and spirit are separate, and who, in raising children, often ignored self-care and self-fulfillment.

The author uses meditation, journalling and Bioenergetic exercises and other processing techniques to enhance our grounding in this world, while integrating the spiritual and sensual. The book relies on stories, anecdotes and reflections. Each chapter has a section on practical exercises that help to move us forward.

Being well-grounded in both body and spirit, enhances our presence in a tumultuous world while radiating and finding our own serenity and calm. This book offers new perspectives with humour and down to earth guidance.

About the Author

Aukje Kapteyn is a 72-year-old woman, a mother of three and grandmother of seven children. She has worked with First Nations communities as a counselling therapist for the past 32 years and owned and operated a retreat centre in Northern Alberta. She divides her time between living in Alberta and on Vancouver Island.

Writing is a significant part of her self-expression and spiritual awakening. She has published journal projects, poetry, feature articles, and prize-winning stories. She has designed courses for self-development, facilitated retreats and is keenly aware of the opportunities facing her generation.

This is her first non-fiction.