I wrote this book to reach an aging population who struggles with purpose and meaning while navigating limitations, losses, and the challenges of a very quickly changing world
EDMONTON, Canada. (PRWEB) May 24, 2021
There is a new generation of grandparents leading the way these days – it is one filled with wisdom as well as restlessness in response to the world around them. They have the vantage point of life experience while at the same time still being a student of modern-day technology, social media, and current modes of communication. To help address these newfound challenges while staying grounded and present, wellness counselor, author, and grandmother of seven, Aukje Kapteyn, has released her new book “Grounded Grandmothers.”
“I wrote this book to reach an aging population who struggles with purpose and meaning while navigating limitations, losses, and the challenges of a very quickly changing world,” said Kapteyn. “My book is also for those who want to be relevant and impactful while finding calm within and renewing a sense of fulfillment. Furthermore, this generation seems to have a need to enhance a real connection to both the natural world and the generation that is now growing up in it.”
Kapteyn utilizes meditation, journaling and Bioenergetic exercises and other processing techniques to enhance the reader’s grounding while integrating the spiritual and sensual. Through new perspectives filled with humor and down-to-earth guidance; the book presents stories, anecdotes, and reflections and each chapter has a section on practical exercises to help the reader move forward.
Perfect for grandparents at any stage in their life as well as those who have struggled during the pandemic, “Grounded Grandmothers” will help readers renew their purpose while they navigate limitations and challenges in modern society and encourage them to find self-fulfillment, vitality, and peace within. To learn more, please visit http://www.thejournalcoach.ca.
By Aukje Kapteyn
ISBN: 978-1-9822-6386-7 (sc); 978-1-9822-6385-0 (hc); 978-1-9822-6384-3 (e)
Available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Balboa Press
About the Author
Aukje Kapteyn is a 72-year-old mother of three and a grandmother of seven. She has worked with First Nations communities as a counseling therapist for the past 32 years and owned and operated a retreat center in Northern Alberta. Writing is a significant part of Kapteyn’s self-expression and spiritual awakening, and she has published journal projects, poetry, feature articles, and prize-winning stories. She has also designed self-development courses, facilitated retreats and is keenly aware of the opportunities facing her generation. Kapteyn currently divides her time between living in Alberta and on Vancouver Island and “Grounded Grandmothers” is her first non-fiction book.
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