Grounded Grandmothers

by Aukje Kapteyn

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/12/2021

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

About the Book

Embrace the Fullness of Life's Grandest Stage

This transformative guide for today's grandparents and those seeking to understand aging parents celebrates the joys of getting older while offering practical wisdom and heartfelt insights. Through a blend of reflection, journaling, and processing techniques, Kapteyn guides readers on a journey towards self-discovery and self-acceptance.

By embracing their role as calming and engaged grandparents, readers learn to navigate the complexities of this profound stage of life. With poignant and humorous storytelling, Kapteyn shares inspiring personal examples that illustrate profound truths. These stories, coupled with simple yet powerful exercises, help embody and ground the principles discussed.

Grounded Grandmothers helps you navigate a world that can often feel chaotic and cultivate a deeper sense of presence and gratitude.

You will discover:
• Practical techniques for becoming a calming and engaged grandparent
• Enhanced communication skills with family members and aging parents
• Reflection, journaling, and processing techniques for self-discovery
• A sense of grounding and presence in a chaotic world
•Practical exercises in each chapter to facilitate personal growth and progress

Recognizing the unique context of today's grandparents, who grew up with a strong work ethic and a belief in the separation of body and spirit, Kapteyn addresses the common tendency to neglect self-care and self-fulfillment. Grounded Grandmothers offers a path towards rediscovering serenity, calm, and joy.

Grounded Grandmothers is an uplifting and accessible read for any parent or grandparent seeking inspiration, joy, and love in life. It is a guide to embracing the beauty of aging, cultivating deeper connections, and finding fulfillment in this grand stage of life. Kapteyn's wisdom and guidance will undoubtedly resonate, offering you the tools they need to navigate the journey with grace and wisdom.

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.