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2018 Fire Hero Family Wellness Conference

April 8 - April 10

National Fallen Firefighters FoundationThe 2018 Fire Hero Family Wellness conference is open to spouses, life partners, parents, adult children and siblings of fallen firefighters honored at the National Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland. This conference will focus on finding peace and hope after loss through kindness and connections as well as provide insight into physical and mental self-care and self-compassion. Heather Stang will be leading two workshops:

MEDITATION FOR GRIEF, Tuesday, April 10 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

 Meditation can be one of your greatest allies when you are grieving, and learning how is easier than you think! During this workshop you will sample a variety of meditation techniques designed to relax your body, calm your mind, and cope with difficult emotions. You will also learn how to weave moments of mindfulness into your busy schedule, and cultivate a daily practice that will have life-long health and wellness benefits. Tuesday, April 10 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

SELF-COMPASSION AS SELF-CARE FOR GRIEF, Monday, April 9 from 10:15 am – 12:15 pm

Tending to our own suffering with kindness is often placed on the back burner. Some of us can’t even imagine what it would be like to have the time, energy, and wherewithal to take care of ourselves – especially when we are faced with grief. During this workshop we will explore the three principles of self-compassion, and discover how to apply them to your daily life so you can  become your own best friend.

There is space for 100 attendees, on a first-come, first-served basis or until March 16, 2018. For more information about this event, please contact Beverly Donlon at (301) 447-1603.


April 8
April 10


Embassy Suites by Hilton Cincinnatie
4554 Lake Forest Drive
Blue Ash, Ohio 45242 United States


National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
(301) 447-1603