compassionate guidance through writing, nature, & life's difficult landscapes

compassionate guidance through writing, nature, & life's difficult landscapes

Event Calendar

Contact Jennifer here for details.
To read about past events, click here.

Online Courses

The following three courses are "on-demand" (register and take the class at your own pace).

Growing Words of Compassion: Nature and Writing Practices to Love By $65. More info here.
Deepen your innate capacity and expression of tender compassion. 

Writing on the Landscape: The Book Experienced $50.  More info here
Let the author guide you through her book, Writing on the Landscape: Essays and Practices to Write, Roam, Renew. 

Instructors' Guide to Writing on the Landscape $25. More info here
This instructional aid is for professors/facilitators using Writing on the Landscape in their curriculum/group work. 

2021 Offerings

Dec 1st (Wed.) Making Writing Easier via Zoom
8:30 – 9:30 AM and 3:00 – 4:00 PM
These are my second author visits this semester to two college classrooms in California that are using my book, Writing on the Landscape, as the course text.

Dec. 2nd (Thurs.) Making Writing Easier via Zoom
8:30 – 9:30 AM
This is my second author visit this semester to another college classroom in California that is using my book, Writing on the Landscape, as the course text.

Dec. 4th, 2021 - Jan. 9th, 2022 Writing Sabbatical/TEALarbor stories Offline
I will be offline and immersed in work on my current book project. Client services will resume on January 10th, 2022. 

2022 Offerings

Register here for events requiring payment.
Registration for most paid events closes one week prior to start date.
All times listed are in the Pacific Time Zone/United States.
 

Jan. 19th, 26th & Feb 2nd, 9th  (Wed.) Gratitude Course via Zoom $80.
8:30 – 9:30 AM
Learn, practice, and celebrate how gratefulness can become an extraordinary part of your everyday life. This class has a special focus on integrating daily, weekly, and monthly practices into a culminating year-end/new year ritual. 

Feb. 1st, 2nd, 3rd World Interfaith Harmony Week Events Free - A United Nations Official Observance 
10:00 – 11:00 AM
This interactive event will offer participants simple ways to incorporate nature-based and creative aspects into everyday spiritual practice. It is designed to guide participants through the various simple activities with opportunities for question/answer, sharing, and discussion. Each day we will focus on a different topic including: contemplative writing, nature mandalas, and gratitude. This is not a sectarian offering; it is intended to support people of all faiths in finding and deepening their own relationship to self, nature, and others through peaceable, interdisciplinary practices that they create consistent with their specific beliefs. Participants may join once, twice or all three days that this event occurs. We will gather each day (Tuesday Feb 1st – Thursday Feb 3rd) on Zoom from 10:00 – 11:00 AM Pacific Time/United States. Participants are kindly asked to bring any of the following that they have available: paper, writing pens, colored pens or paints, photos of nature, objects from nature (leaves, cones, flowers, shells, rocks, soil, water, etc.). Everyone is welcome. Limited to 100 participants. Register in advance for this meeting.

Feb. 8th (Tues.) Second Tuesdays Lunchtime Webinar Free (register to get access)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Listen to a thirty-minute informal talk interweaving such topics as creativity, beauty, nature, gratitude, and kindness. For those who can stay for the full hour, the second thirty minutes will be Q/A and discussion. 

Feb. 15th, 22nd & Mar. 1st, 8th (Tues.) 30-Day Creative Challenge via Zoom $80. 
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Get a boost on your creative project! Join on your lunch hour to receive guidance, tips, and encouragement as you challenge yourself to do thirty days in a row of creative work. If you're not sure you can do it, or you lack focus on a particular project, this is the place for you. 

Mar. 19th (Sat.) Spring Equinox Half-Day Retreat $60.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Join me to contemplate the season of spring through poetry, meditation, writing, and visual art. 

Apr. 12th (Tues.) Second Tuesdays Lunchtime Webinar Free (register to get access)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Listen to a thirty-minute informal talk interweaving such topics as creativity, beauty, nature, gratitude, and kindness. For those who can stay for the full hour, the second thirty minutes will be Q/A and discussion. 

Apr. 19th (Tues.) Working Despite Creative Blocks via Zoom $40.
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Troubleshoot your creative stuck places through simple activities, compassionate guidance, and individualized support. 

May 13th & 20th (Fri.) Nature Journaling $80.
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Learn how to capture your nature experiences on the page via evocative images, words, creativity. This is especially for people who lack confidence in their artistic skills (though everyone is welcome). Leave with beautifully completed pages in your nature journal. 

Jun. 14th (Tues.) Second Tuesdays Lunchtime Webinar Free (register to get access)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Listen to a thirty-minute informal talk interweaving such topics as creativity, beauty, nature, gratitude, and kindness. For those who can stay for the full hour, the second thirty minutes will be Q/A and discussion. 

Jun. 18th (Sat.) Summer Solstice Half-Day Retreat $60.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Join me to contemplate the season of summer through poetry, meditation, writing, and visual art. 

Jul. 8th & 15th (Fri.) Nature Journaling $80.
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Learn how to capture your nature experiences on the page via evocative images, words, creativity. This is especially for people who lack confidence in their artistic skills (though everyone is welcome). Leave with beautifully completed pages in your nature journal. 

Aug. 1st - 5th TEALarbor stories Annual Retreat

Aug. 9th (Tues.) Second Tuesdays Lunchtime Webinar Free (register to get access)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Listen to a thirty-minute informal talk interweaving such topics as creativity, beauty, nature, gratitude, and kindness. For those who can stay for the full hour, the second thirty minutes will be Q/A and discussion. 

Sep. 5th (Tues.) Compassionate Spiritual Ecology Course $TBD
This four-week online course, developed and taught by Jennifer J. Wilhoit, Ph.D., is hosted by the Charter for Compassion's Compassion Education Institute. (More info coming.)

Sep. 17th (Sat.) Fall Equinox Half-Day Retreat $60.
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM 
Join me to contemplate the season of autumn through poetry, meditation, writing, and visual art. 

Oct. 11th (Tues.) Second Tuesdays Lunchtime Webinar Free (register to get access)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Listen to a thirty-minute informal talk interweaving such topics as creativity, beauty, nature, gratitude, and kindness. For those who can stay for the full hour, the second thirty minutes will be Q/A and discussion. 

Oct. 18th (Tues.) Working Despite Creative Blocks via Zoom $40.
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Troubleshoot your creative stuck places through simple activities, compassionate guidance, and individualized support. 

Nov. 9th & 16th  (Wed.) Gratitude Course via Zoom $40.
9:00 – 10:00 AM
Learn, practice, and celebrate how gratefulness can become an extraordinary part of your everyday life. 



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