How Our Family Found Joy Amid Grief Why people believe they can’t 2 days ago   18:37

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Erin Shakespear studied art at Southern Utah University and married her high school sweetheart. While having and raising six children, she learned about the craft of writing books for children, became a published poet and coordinator for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She now writes middle grade fantasy novels When Erin’s husband of 19 years tragically passed away, she gained deep and profound insights into grief, helping herself and her children heal, becoming the ruler of a "Momarchy", moving forward, and finding joy amid sorrow. She reentered the dating world as a single mother, met a handsome English professor in a bookstore, married him, gained two bonus children (Yes, that means eight kids to hug and love!), and is now navigating the tricky waters of blending families. In addition, Erin is also studying art once more at Southern Utah University and working towards a BFA degree in art education, with a minor in creative writing. Here is what she and her family did in the wake of a tragedy. Erin Shakespear studied art at Southern Utah University and married her high school sweetheart. While
having and raising six children, she learned about the craft of writing books for children, became a published poet and
coordinator for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She now writes middle grade fantasy novels
When Erin’s husband of 19 years tragically passed away, she gained deep and profound insights into grief, helping herself and her children heal, becoming the ruler of a "Momarchy", moving forward, and finding joy amid sorrow. She reentered the dating world as a single mother, met a handsome English professor in a bookstore, married him, gained two bonus children (Yes, that means eight kids to hug and love!), and is now navigating the tricky waters of blending families.
In addition, Erin is also studying art once more at Southern Utah University and working towards
a BFA degree in art education, with a minor in creative writing. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
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Why people believe they can’t How Our Family Found Joy Amid Grief 2 days ago   15:04

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Why is it that so many people think they can’t draw? Where did we learn to believe that? Graham Shaw will shatter this illusion – quite literally - in a very practical way. He’ll demonstrate how the simple act of drawing has the power to make a positive difference in the world.

Graham specialises in the art of communication and has helped thousands of people to make important presentations. He is perhaps best known for his use of fast cartoon drawings to communicate ideas and is the author of ‘The Art of Business Communication’.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

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