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Welcome!

Valerie Nicholas

 

Certified Life-Cycle Celebrant®

End-of-Life Doula

 

“Life should not only be lived,
it should be celebrated.” ~ Osho

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Valerie Nicholas
Certified Life-Cycle Celebrant and End-of-Life Doula

“Life should not only be lived,
it should be celebrated.” ~ Osho

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[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″ el_class=”col-md-6 col-sm-12 md-full-height sm-height-800 xs-height-500″ css=”.vc_custom_1598836640243{padding-right: 30px !important;padding-left: 30px !important;background-color: #dce3f5 !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][wolverine_heading layout_style=”style2″ icon_type=”image” icon_image=”3595″ title=”Valerie Nicholas” sub_title=”this is me” text_align=”text-center”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1599073750229{padding-right: 100px !important;padding-left: 60px !important;}”]I have been a lifelong professional working with older adults as a retirement community event planner and a hospice volunteer. My path has serendipitously lead me to my encore career as a Life-Cycle Celebrant and End-of-Life Doula. When I am in service to others—am truly answering my highest “calling.”

Life-Cycle Celebrants are professional ceremony specialists. I co-create, with my clients, unique, individualized ceremonies for milestone transitions in life.  Life’s journey offers so much to celebrate, acknowledge, and honor from birth to earth!

My experience, training and education have culminated to discover my passion…LIVING memorials/funerals. As a hospice volunteer and end-of-life doula, I have had the honor to listen to meaningful life stories from my patients. It occurred to me that their family and friends should hear these stories as well. LIVING memorials/funerals are for the terminally ill, who are the guest of honor at their very own celebration. A successful celebration is one in which stories are shared and hearts are full of gratitude, love, and laughter. Living funerals are the party of a lifetime.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1441352419401{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}” offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class=”slipscreen” el_id=”education”][vc_column width=”1/2″ el_class=”col-md-6 col-md-push-6 col-sm-12 md-full-height sm-height-800 xs-height-500″ css=”.vc_custom_1598849236875{background-image: url(https://www.giftsoflifeceremonies.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/tree-silhouette_2400.jpg?id=4096) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][vc_column_text]
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  • Colorado End-of-Life Collaborative (CEOLC) First Vice-President & Co-Founder – Director of Strategic Planning and Committees
  • Certified Life-Cycle Celebrant, Memorial Celebrant, Healing & Transitions Celebrant (Celebrant Foundation & Institute)
  • Certified Advanced Care Planning Guide (University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus/ Denver Hospice)
  • Trained End-of-Life Doula (INELDA)
  • Hospice Volunteer (Denver Hospice)
  • Neighbor to Neighbor Volunteer (Senior Resource Center)
  • Certified Second Degree Reiki Practitioner (Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki, S.W. Denver Reiki)
  • Certified Essential Oil Coach (AADP)
  • Spiritual Practitioner Student (Centers for Spiritual Living)
  • Bachelor’s Degree: Exercise Science/ Gerontology (Metropolitan State University in Denver)

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  • I am a dog lover and avid lover of the outdoors! I enjoy running, hiking, biking.
  • I have two teenage daughters that keep me hip and humble.
  • My husband and I have been married for over 20 years strong.
  • I am a life-long learner. I follow my own inner drum when it comes to personal development and spiritual enlightenment!

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End-of-Life Services & More” sub_title=”this is what I do” text_align=”text-center”][vc_tta_tour style=”modern” shape=”square” color=”white” spacing=”5″ gap=”10″ active_section=”1″ pagination_style=”flat-square” pagination_color=”white” el_id=”services”][vc_tta_section title=”ceremonies for end-of-life & bereavement” tab_id=”eol-ceremonies”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_toggle title=”living funerals” el_id=”living-funerals”]The Party of a Lifetime, Living Celebration of Life with the Honoree, Fare-Thee-Well Celebration, Goodbye Celebration, Living Wake – These ceremonies are for the terminally ill or advanced in age who wish to celebrate their life with their friends and family, which can provide the opportunity to share stories of love, laughter, and life lessons.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”eulogy and obituary writing”]A speech that praises someone who has recently died (or retired). Obituary is an announcement of death, typically posted in a newspaper.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”funeral service”]A formal ceremony that recognizes the cultural and religious beliefs of the deceased. This ceremony is for celebrating the life of a person who has died. This service usually takes place within a few days of the death. The ceremony may take place at the home of the deceased, in a funeral home or church.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”memorial service”]A ceremony for remembering or celebrating the life of a person who has died. It takes place after the body has been buried or cremated, and the cremated remains may be present during the ceremony. Unlike a funeral service, the body of the deceased is not present at a memorial service. Because the body does not need to be present at a memorial service, it can be held any time after death, from days, weeks, months to a year. This type of service is often used for more informal and non-religious, celebrations of life. Memorial services can be held virtually anywhere: a park, beach, restaurant, home, church or funeral home.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”committal service”]A funeral and memorial service might include a committal service (also referred to as a graveside service); some people may choose to only have the committal. This service is often a brief prayer ritual.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”scattering of ashes”]Just as it sounds, this is a ceremony to release the ashes of the deceased over water or into/on the ground. Like the committal service, some may choose to only have this type of memorial experience. This ceremony signifies the freedom your loved one has in the place that he/she would have liked to remain forever. It can also symbolize letting go of your loved one.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”pet memorials”]Many people might believe that pet memorials are a modern custom, but people have memorialized their pets since ancient times. Having a pet funeral or memorial might not be for everyone, but many grief experts believe that holding some type of ceremony or ritual can help us cope with the loss of a beloved family member.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”ceremonies for healing & transition” tab_id=”healing-transition”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_toggle title=”recovery from an illness”]This ceremony, which usually takes place after healing and recovery, is a beautiful way to reflect on challenges and fears that may have been endured through an illness. It also provides a wonderful platform to recognize the wisdom and gifts that were brought forth from the illness to you and your loved ones. A ceremony for healing and recovery also offers the opportunity to formally thank your family, friends, and healthcare providers for their support, guidance, and love.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”miscarriage/pregnancy loss”]Just as birth is honored, so too is death. Millions of women experience pregnancy loss, and this type of death can invoke a sense of grief that can linger, creating doubts and fears around her own body and her capacity to be a mother. Ceremonies to honor this loss can be very profound.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”community ceremonies for healing”]After 9/11, and on every anniversary since, communities have gathered to support families, friends, co-workers, and first-responders who honor and remember the 3,000 victims who perished that day. “These expressions of connection and empathy give us a sense of hope, even in the face of shared grief.” ~ Alice M. Greenwald, President and CEO of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum[/vc_toggle][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”ceremonies for families & children” tab_id=”families-children”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_toggle title=”house blessing”]This ceremony is a way to honor one’s home and offer gratitude for the shelter and security it provides, as well as acknowledge the memories created there with family and friends.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”adoption, mother, baby & parent ceremonies”]Ceremonies to bless and welcome what is new make these significant occasions even more special. Naming and welcoming blessings are only a few of these sacred ceremonies that can consecrate new life and the new roles that come along with it.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”renaming & gender transitions”]The rituals we enact when committing to a new name can come in many forms, but it’s the meaning we make of them that matters. Whether it’s taking the name of another in dedication to their union, or remaking one’s identity, or commemorating a gender transition with a new name, sealing these promises through ceremony can be a beautiful way to mark these moments in our lives.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”coming of age”]Coming-of-age ceremonies are an opportunity for both the child and parent(s) to create a memorable and educational, rite of passage. Read more about coming of age ceremonies in my blog.[/vc_toggle][vc_toggle title=”achievements & transitions”]Achievements, awards, and other forms of recognition have special meaning and deserve the respect of ceremony. Often occupying a significant part of one’s identity, our careers and jobs bring many opportunities to celebrate and pay tribute to employment transitions, such as promotions, layoffs, retirement, or starting a new business. Milestone birthdays and anniversaries call for special celebrations that can be the perfect occasion for ceremony.[/vc_toggle][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_tour][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1441352486285{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}” offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class=”slipscreen” el_id=”details”][vc_column width=”1/2″ el_class=”col-md-6 col-sm-12 md-full-height sm-height-800 xs-height-500″ css=”.vc_custom_1598836614087{padding-right: 30px !important;padding-left: 30px !important;background-color: #dce3f5 !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][wolverine_heading layout_style=”style2″ icon_type=”image” icon_image=”3614″ title=”What to Expect” sub_title=”details & logistics” text_align=”text-center”][vc_tta_tour style=”modern” shape=”square” color=”white” spacing=”5″ gap=”10″ active_section=”1″ pagination_style=”flat-square” pagination_color=”violet” el_id=”what-to-expect”][vc_tta_section title=”all-inclusive ceremonies” tab_id=”all-inclusive”][vc_column_text]

what to expect…

  • A no-charge, no obligation interview to discuss services prior to commitment.
  • An in-depth family interview (One to two hours). In-person or via Zoom.
  • Ceremony Creation. A personalized ceremony that reflects the honoree’s unique personality, wishes, values, philosophical and spiritual beliefs, and cultural background.
  • Includes: research, design, draft and final. During this phase, I offer unlimited consultation to ensure attention to every detail.
  • A contract between Celebrant and client noting all specifications with noted charges and fees.
  • When necessary, a rehearsal ceremony with family/ friends and honoree.
  • Ceremony presentation officiated by me. I ensure everyone involved knows what is happening.
  • A beautiful keepsake copy of the ceremony for the client to treasure.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”fees” tab_id=”fees”][vc_column_text]My fees are based upon the complexity of the ceremony, travel, family meeting and interview, writing a personalized creative ceremony, keepsake of ceremony, officiating the ceremony (and rehearsal if needed). Ceremonies are as unique as snowflakes—there are no two alike! As such, my pricing will vary.

Generally, my prices range from $450 – $1200 for my end-of-life, all-inclusive ceremonies in Colorado.

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I am confidant you will love your ceremony!

So much so, I provide a money back guarantee.

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  • I offer gift certificates as an option for those who wish to gift a ceremony to a loved one.
  • I am also available to hire on an hourly basis, as a ceremony consultant.
  • I offer ceremony writing services. Clients will choose this option if they would like a family member or friend officiate the ceremony.
  • For those who wish to pre-plan their own memorial service, I can help you create your ceremony exactly as you wish.
  • I am willing and able to travel out of state. Fees for travel expenses will be added to final contract.

Please inquire about fees for these services during your consultation.

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some of the “gifts” I bring to my end-of-life doula work are:

[/vc_column_text][vc_tta_tour style=”modern” shape=”square” color=”white” spacing=”5″ gap=”10″ active_section=”1″ pagination_style=”flat-square” pagination_color=”white” el_id=”eol-doula”][vc_tta_section title=”ethical wills” tab_id=”ethical-wills”][vc_column_text]These wills tend to be spiritual in nature. They are documents or letters written to communicate values, wisdom, history, stories and love from one generation to another. These letters to your loved ones preserve who you are in written word and all that matters to you. Ethical wills can be a priceless gift one leaves to their beloveds.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”advance care planning” tab_id=”advance-care-planning”][vc_column_text el_id=”advance-care-planning”]According to a 2017 survey conducted by the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Center on Aging, 83% of Coloradoans have no ACP. Advance Care Planning is the process about making decisions about the health care you wish to receive if you are facing a medical crisis. These are your decisions to make based on personal values and beliefs, preferences, and discussions with your loved ones. ACP is a gift to give our families. To learn more about Advance Care Planning and what documents are legal in each state go to: caringinfo.org[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”vigil planning” tab_id=”vigil-planning”][vc_column_text]This plan is based entirely on the dying person’s wishes (and choices) for the final weeks, days, and hours prior to death.  If they can no longer communicate their wishes, they will have this plan in place for family and their medical team. Similar to the ACP, this states the not- so -obvious. Do they wish to have visitors? Which ones? Do they want their pets near? How do they want their room to look? Would they like anyone to read to them and what? Would they like a foot massage? Windows open or closed?[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”guided meditation & imagery” tab_id=”guided-meditation-imagery”][vc_column_text el_id=”guided-meditation-imagery”]Guided Meditation and Imagery is a mind-body technique that consists of positive words and images, set to soothing music, to achieve specific healing.  This technique can be a conduit for easing stress, grief and of course, peaceful dying. There are so many benefits of guided imagery for palliative care patients and hospice patients. For one, imagery mitigates agitation, fear, anxiety and provides peace and comfort. Guided meditation requires no work or effort on the listener’s part. To learn more about the benefits of guided imagery for the dying, see this article at healthjourneys: Ten Reasons Guided Meditation Is a Best Practice for Hospice & Palliative Care[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”life review & legacy projects” tab_id=”life-review-legacy-projects”][vc_column_text el_id=”life-review-legacy-projects”]To review a lifetime of memories requires not only the right questions but the right listening. One cannot possibly do one without the other. Legacy projects are what make each person a unique being on this earth. How will people remember you? What are your beliefs and values? What memories do you wish to share? What advice do you have for your children? An example of life review and legacy projects are living funerals. Other examples may involve doing something creative. For example, I have a Memorial Christmas tree I set up every year. I decorate my tree with pictures of loved ones who have passed on. Some of my ornaments might have been passed down to me or remind me of them in some way.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”reiki energy work & essential oils” tab_id=”reiki-energy-work-essential-oils”][vc_column_text]Sometimes there are no conversations at the end of life. Sometimes just being present is all that is asked. During this sacred time more focus can be spent on ambiance. For example, soft lighting, quiet and soothing music, essential oil diffusers with lavender. These can be special contemplative times for family and the dying. Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation and can alleviate anxiety and pain.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_tour][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1441352511525{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}” offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class=”slipscreen” el_id=”blog”][vc_column width=”1/2″ el_class=”col-md-6 col-md-push-6 col-sm-12 md-full-height sm-height-800 xs-height-500″ css=”.vc_custom_1598417243575{background-image: url(https://www.giftsoflifeceremonies.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/stratton-center_2400.jpg?id=3847) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][vc_column_text]
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As we prepared to sell our house, Valerie’s home blessing was powerful and touching. She had clearly taken a lot of time and effort to personalize our small ceremony, which was so meaningful to us. It was wonderful to have a guided ceremony to reflect on this chapter of our lives.” ~ Suzanne McMillian[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”property cleansing” tab_id=”cleansing-blessing”][vc_column_text]This is an amazing business owned by an amazing woman! Being in the Real Estate business, we deal with all types of challenges when listing, renting, buying a home. Valerie has been critical in a few of my transactions. When she performed a personalized, detailed, and thorough blessing and cleansing for my rental property, it rented within 6 hours! She also performed a blessing for my business partner’s listed house, and it went under contract within a few days. She is professional, caring, and personalizes her services to her client’s needs. Any event or property would benefit from her services! ` Freddy Figallo[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”healing ceremony” tab_id=”healing-ceremony”][vc_column_text]Valerie performed a house blessing (and healing ceremony) for me a short time ago – it was beautiful and profound! Her preparation and attention to detail made the ceremony very specific to my needs. She met with me prior to the ceremony to find out what I needed/wanted. On the day of the ceremony she came prepared with all her “tools” as well as a personalized packet for me to keep which included the entire ceremony, intentions, prayers, and an affirmative prayer she wrote just for me! During the ceremony I felt a huge release of negative energy in my home and my body. We ushered in love, laughter, prosperity, and peace to fill my home and my heart – it was beautiful!! ~ Chrissie Thompson[/vc_column_text][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_tabs][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row video_link=””][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1441352537584{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}” offset=”vc_hidden-lg vc_hidden-md”][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class=”slipscreen” el_id=”contact”][vc_column width=”1/2″ el_class=”col-md-6 col-sm-12 md-full-height sm-height-800 xs-height-500″ css=”.vc_custom_1598850934396{background-color: #dce3f5 !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}”][wolverine_heading layout_style=”style2″ icon_type=”image” icon_image=”3630″ title=”Contact Me” sub_title=”let’s chat” text_align=”text-center”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/6″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]

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