Liberate Your Grief: Choosing Love & Life After An Overdose Loss with Claire Hoffman

At the age of 38, Claire Hoffman became a widow when her husband experienced a drug overdose. A mother of one, Claire describes this event as having a butterfly effect over her entire world. In an effort to cope with the loss and gain wisdom and insight, Claire has gathered together grief experts from around the world for the Liberate Your Grief Spotcast, a 5 day event offering hope and healing to anyone who has experienced a major loss. ... Read More >>

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 >>

Feeding Our Grief: Eating Disorders & Disordered Eating After Loss with Maria Mora, MS, RD, CEDRD, C-IAYT

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. ... Read More >>

The HOPE Process: Breath, Body, Belief for Addiction & Grief with Hope Zvara

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. ... Read More >>