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 >>

Mindfulness & Grief: From Self-Care to Posttraumatic Growth with Heather Stang

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. ... Read More >>

Ahimsa: The Yogic Path to Self-Care During Grief with Karla Helbert

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 >>