Listen to Allison Gilbert, author of Passed & Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive, share ways to celebrate family & friends and the importance of actively engaging in your grief-work.
Renee Nickell, Author of Always My Hero, shares how equine therapy & evening devotions help her find hope & healing following her brother’s death in Afghanistan.
Mindfulness & Grief Podcast Episode #3 Overview … Yoga for Grief & Loss author Karla Helbert, LPC, shares how the yogic practice of non-violence, called “ahimsa,” can help us be our own best friend during the difficult days, months, and years after a major loss. Drawing from her own experience as a bereaved mother, a … Read More >>
Watch Here or Download for Mobile on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, iHeartRadio and YouTube. Mindfulness & Grief Podcast Episode #2 Overview… Explore how painting rocks and spreading kindness can help you maintain a connection with your departed loved ones while tapping into your inner wisdom during grief. Hear how one woman’s grief experience unexpectedly launched a worldwide movement, and how you … Read More >>
Watch or listen to the inaugural episode of the Mindfulness & Grief Podcast to learn more about how to navigate the intersection of trauma, grief and mindfulness with David A. Treleaven, author of Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness with David A. Treleaven Overview During this in-depth interview, I spoke with David about our preference for the … Read More >>
Guilt and grief form a ubiquitous pair. We can find countless ways to blame ourselves. For that last argument we had. For not insisting they visit the doctor sooner. For sending them on that last errand. For not discovering the right healing supplement. For not being able to cure their addiction or ease the … Read More >>
Additional reading: I offer a brief overview of Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross’s work in a companion article: “5 Stages of Grief: Are They Real?” I hope you will consider reading it as well, as it pays homage to the great pioneer who started the very important conversation about dying people and the importance of compassionate care … Read More >>
It wasn’t that long ago that I asked myself “can meditation help with grief?” It’s a question worth asking, especially when we consider that meditation has been helping people liberate themselves from suffering for thousands of years, thanks to the Buddha and other spiritual teachers. So yes, meditation can help with grief. But how? If … Read More >>
People learn to meditate for many reasons: to calm anxiety, ease stress, be more productive at work, or less agitated at home. It can take some effort to establish a daily meditation practice, but the payoff is priceless. On good days, a regular meditation practice can help you savor all that life has to offer. … Read More >>
“In Asian languages, the word for mind and the word for heart are same. So if you’re not hearing mindfulness in some deep way as heartfulness, you’re not really understanding it. Compassion and kindness towards oneself are intrinsically woven into it. You could think of mindfulness as wise and affectionate attention.” Jon Kabat-Zinn, Time Magazine Mindfulness And Grief: … Read More >>