Grief Day by Day: Simple Practices & Daily Guidance for Living with Loss with Jan Warner

Jan Warner, author of Grief Day by Day: Simple Practices and Daily Guidance for Living With Loss, shares how her deep love for her husband Artie lives on, how to deal with people who just don’t understand, and how Grief Day by Day can help you become your own “grief whisperer.” What I love about this interview with Jan is her honest and unfiltered view of life after loss that balances the reality of the pain of loss with the love and levity that helps you continue to live on. ... Read More >>

Songs That Heal: Music Therapy Tools & Techniques for Grief with Molly G. Hicks, MMT, MT-BC

Molly Hicks, music therapist & bereavement counselor shares the principles of music therapy, and how music can help you cope with grief and express how you really feel. She shares an original song, “Call in the Light,” which is “about darkness and light, which is very common in a lot of music and a lot of songs….the person who is grieving can call in a source of light from themselves and also from the memories that they share with their loved one and the bonds that they still have with that loved one.” ... Read More >>

A Father’s Grief Journey: Embracing Love & Loss, Shadow & Light with Dave Roberts

In the twelfth episode of the Mindfulness & Grief Podcast, I interview Dave Roberts, LMSW, author, and founder of Bootsy & Angel Books, LLC, and most importantly, the father of Jeannine, who died of a rare form of cancer when she was 18. Dave supports other grieving parents through his work with The Compassionate Friends, in his private practice, and through writing, speaking, and teaching in the psychology department at Utica College. ... Read More >>

Walking With Our Loved Ones: Mindful Ways to Remember and Stay Connected After Loss With Laurie Cameron

In the eleventh episode of the Mindfulness & Grief Podcast, I interview Laurie Cameron, author of The Mindful Day, founder of Purpose Blue, and certified meditation teacher. She shares mindful ways we can navigate the emotions that accompany grief, reconnect with ourselves, and continue to relate to the people in our lives that we mourn. ... Read More >>

7 Tips to Support Grieving Children During the Holidays

Grief during the holidays serves up a perfect storm where joyous memories crash against reality and expectations, something that is especially tough when it’s a child who’s grieving. I know this firsthand. On October 18, 1977, my uncle Doug died by suicide. I was 7 years old. While I don’t remember the specifics of the ... Read More >>