Welcome to the 2017 Event Page for Kristin Meekhof

Kristin Meekhof is a resilience and gratitude expert. She is licensed master’s level social worker, author, and free- lance writer. She is available to speak on a variety of topics including: reslience, gratitude, adoption, care giving, grief, hospice, health / wellness. She has spoken about the plight of widows as well as the healthy ways to cope with any loss.  In Virginia, Kristin presented 10 Ways to Create Abundance at a business conference. At the 2016 Fitbloggin‘ Conference Kristin presented 10 Ways to Overcome Any Setback. At the United Nations CSW 60 Conference, Kristin introduced Lord Loomba. In November 2016, at the Global Fund For Widow’s Annual Fundraising Event, Kristin was the Guest of Honor and invited to speak here as well.

September 26, 2017 Tweet Chat 1 PM, ET:
Tweet Chat with Deepak Chopra- Positive Health Effects of Practicing Gratitude

September 26, 2017: 7 PM: Speaker at the Tecumseh District Library : 215 N. Ottawa Street – Tecumseh, MI 49286

September 30, 2017: Ransom District Library: 180 S. Sherwood- Plainwell, MI 49080 269

March 7, 2017, at the Rochester Hills Public Library, in Rochester, MI 7 PM: Kristin Meekhof will be speaking about Healthy Ways to Cope with Grief.

March 19, 2017 at the Ypsilanti District Library in Ypsilanti, Michigan- 2 PM: Kristin Meekhof will be speaking about Healthy Ways to Cope With Grief.


March 30, 2017

Harvard Medical School

Writing, Publishing, and Social Media for Healthcare Professionals

Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel • March 30 – April 1, 2017

Panelist on March 30, 2017

Registration is required via this link

A Widow's Guide to Healing

May 15, 2017

Macomb County Community College – SOAR program

Registration is required. Follow this link.

Topic: “Healthy Ways to Cope With Grief”


June 3, 2017

Bloomfield Township Senior Center, located at 4315 Andover Road, Bloomfield Township MI. Contact Jean Campbell at 248-723-35oo to register.


photo property of Kristin Meekhof

photo property of Kristin Meekhof

June 10, 2017

Tamarack District Library

832 S. Lincoln, Lakeview, MI – 11AM



September 19, 2017

Tecumseh Library- evening program

more details to come

September 30, 2017

Plainwell Library, Plainwell, Michigan

Healthy Ways to Cope With Grief & Loss. A free workshop and book talk.

Kristin Meekhof

Kristin Meekhof

November 9, 2017

Kristin Meekhof will be attending the Global Fund For Widows Annual Event

New York, New York







Kristin Meekhof is available to speak on a variety of topics which include: ILLUMINATE: 10 Pillars to Abundance, 10 Ways to Overcome Any Setback, How to Cope With Any Loss (job, divorce, death), Healthy Ways to Deal with Grief, The Healing Power of Gratitude, Helping Children Cope With Grief, Care Giving, Palliative Care, Hospice, and Adoption.

You are all invited to the Global Widows Fund Annual Event- November 10

You are all invited to the Global Widows Fund Annual Event

November 10, 2016

A Very Special Event – Global Fund for Widows

New York, New York

Purchase Tickets here

My blog post about this event

Deepak Chopra MD with me in New York City - June 8, 2016

Kristin Meekhof with Deepak Chopra, MD, F.A.C.P.- New York, June 2016


October 11, 2016; 6:30 PM

“Widow’s Guide to Healing” book talk

Hamburg Public Library, register here


September 21, 2016

“Widow’s Guide to Healing” book talk

Brandon Public Library

Brandon, MI – Free event


A Widow's Guide to Healing

September 14, 2016

“Widow’s Guide to Healing” book talk- article here

Troy Library

Troy, MI

free event

September 6, 2016

“Widow’s Guide to Healing” book talk

Brandon Library

Brandon, MI

free event


August 6, 2016

Live the Life You Want Conference

Registration Link

Kristin Meekhof- Keynote Speaker “Illuminate: 10 Pillars of Abundance”.

Portsmouth, VA



Boston Museum of Fine Arts- photo property of Kristin Meekhof


July 23, 2016

Fitbloggin’ Annual Conference

Indianapolis, IN

Here is the registration link

Kristin Meekhof- Speaker : Illuminate: 10 Pillars To Overcome Any Setback


photo property of Kristin Meekhof

photo property of Kristin Meekhof


June 22, 2016

Dexter Public Library

7 PM- “Widow’s Guide to Healing”.

Dexter, MI


May 20, 2016

University of Michigan Hospital

“Grief & Gratitude” panel

closed event – for hospital staff

Ann Arbor, Michigan

April 18, 2016

Howell Rotary Club

Noon; members only: book talk and book signing.

Howell, MI

Kristin Meekholf with Elizabeth Gilbert

Kristin Meekhof and best- selling author Elizabeth Gilbert


April 14, 2016

Chesaning Library: “Widow’s Guide to Healing”.

6:30 PM, free event

Chesaning, MI


Kristin Meekhof

Kristin Meekhof

March 28, 2016

Livonia Library, Livonia, MI

7 PM, free event: book talk and book signing

Livonia Civic Center Library

32777 5 Mile Road, Livonia, MI

March 26, 2016

Ann Arbor Library, Ann Arbor, MI

3PM, free event: book talk and book signing.

343 S. 5th Street, Ann Arbor MI


Photo taken at the United Nations Headquarters Building, New York City- photo owned by Kristin Meekhof

March 17, 2016

United Nations, New York City- Kristin Meekhof, introduced Lord Loomba, CBE


January 26, 2016

Grief Loss Support Group- private event; guest speaker, Michigan.

At Schuler Books & Music

photo belongs to Kristin Meekhof

January 24, 2016

Schuler Books & Music- Guest Speaker

Ticketed event, includes lunch

Grand Rapids, Michigan



Kristin Meekhof speaking at the 2016 Fitbloggin’ annual conference


January 14, 2016

Kristin Meekhof-Guest Speaker; members only
Novi Rotary Club, 12pm
Novi, MI
Kristin Meekhof and James Windell-Guest Speakers
Livonia/Northville  Barnes and Noble, 7pm
17111 Haggerty Rd.
Northvile, MI

December 7, 2015

Guest Speaker
London, United Kingdom

November 17, 2015

Brief talk by Kristin and a book signing will follow
Crazy Wisdom Bookstore, 7 PM
114 South Main Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 (between Washington & Huron)

November 14, 2015

More Details to Come
Lunch and Brief Talk by Kristin
This is a ticketed event- all are welcome but you must purchase a ticket at Schuler’s
2660 28th St Se, Grand Rapids, MI 49512
(616) 942-2561

November 8, 2015

Book Signing
Barnes and Noble, 2 PM
3120 Fairlane Dr, Allen Park, MI 48101
(313) 271-0688

November 7, 2015

Book Signing and Party
Barnes and Noble, 2 PM
396 John R Rd, Troy, MI 48083
(248) 577-5056

November 5, 2015 7 PM- Eastern Time Zone

Live Tweet Chat with EmpowHER
Please use this Hash Tag #EmpowHER

October 24, 2015

Guest Speaker
University of Michigan, Master in Social Work Program
Ann Arbor, Michigan

October 17, 2015

Parliament of World Religions