Using photographs, video, music, books and poetry,
my workshops engage the senses to help people create their own "Life Story" and work of art.

Crafts of the trade I use in my workshops

Crafts of the trade I use in my workshops

New Hampshire Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
August 24, 2017: 5th Annual Hospice Volunteer Education Day

THEME:  Life's Journey: Forgiveness and Healing
MY PRESENTATION: Creative Ways to Offer Forgiveness

AUDIENCE: Over 70 people from New Hampshire that work in hospice.


"Love, Love, Love Cynthia Tokos - so creative, personal and heartfelt - and generous!!"

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Avila Institute of Gerontology
April 2017:  For Healthcare Professionals and Spiritual Caregivers
The Art of Forgiveness - A Spiritual and Scientific Approach to Healing

MY PRESENTATION:  Art as Inspiration for Forgiveness

AUDIENCE:  Over 60 healthcare professionals and spiritual caregivers from the United States.


"The jewel in the crown!! Great material and insight to deepen and improve our spiritual care for persons in memory care or at home with dementia."

"I liked the broad use of pictures, poems, books and stories"

The importance of letting go ...

The importance of letting go ...

Beacon Hospice / an Amedisys Company
April 2017:  Hospice Volunteer Celebration Event

MY PRESENTATION:  Celebrating the Beauty of Ordinary People

AUDIENCE:  About 18 hospice volunteers.


"Cynthia's presentation was a gift"

"I was impressed with the manner in which she presented her information using visual and auditory means to capture our attention and to show us her ideas. It made for a very rich experience."

"Very thought provoking"




"Live Until You Die"

With the support of Water Street Bookstore in Exeter, New Hampshire, I created the first "Live Until You Die" community series in which we used books - and speakers - to talk about death and end of life issues.

More of this to come in the future.