Maria Mora, a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian, shares how we can help our body help itself by giving it the proper nutrition, and how we can use self-compassion to work with an eating disorder or disordered eating during grief. If you are dealing with an eating disorder or disordered eating, it can be critical that you give your body the food and self-compassion you need to create a solid foundation for healing.
In the 9th episode of the Mindfulness & Grief Podcast, Jana DeCristofaro of The Dougy Center, shares her wisdom on Children & Grief.
Hope Zvara has turned her suffering into a mission: Help Others Purposefully Excel by using the three Bs: Breathe, Body, and Belief. After struggling with an eating disorder, and hearing no news a parent should ever hear, Hope turned to yoga and mindfulness to help her through. Learn how she now helps other live their best life.
Meditation for grief can help you cope with the pain and overwhelming emotions of loss, provide much needed self-care, as well as find new footing in your very changed world. It may even lead to posttraumatic growth. Author Heather Stang discusses the second edition of her book, Mindfulness & Grief, with guest host Karla Helbert.
Claudia Coenen of The Karuna Project explains how creativity and the principle of karuna – or compassion – can help us “pick up the pieces to become whole again.”
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.
I write to think about questions that are preoccupying me. In my novel Landslide, I consider how resilience arises out of catastrophic loss. When I started the novel, my mother and three close friends had died. My husband had battled cancer. I had gone through unexplained, early menopause which also felt like sorrow and loss. … Read More >>
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.
Like any trauma survivor, I spent the first few days that I was home alternating between trying as hard as I could to sleep to shut the world out, and flashing back. Flashing back to the mess of a girl that I was . . . on the surgical recovery floor, not the maternity floor. … Read More >>
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 >>