If you have been blaming yourself for the death of your loved one, or feeling guilty that you didn’t do something you “should” have done, you are not alone. Whether your special person died by suicide, an overdose, long-term illness or suddenly, self-blame often appears. Guilt and shame are heavy burdens to bear, and add more suffering on top of our broken heart. Learn how to manage these difficult emotions in episode 31.
Dreams and sleep are understandably impacted as we all try to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Those of us who are already grieving carry an extra load of anxiety in addition to an already aching heart. In this episode, returning guest Dr. Joshua Black shares helpful insights that will empower us to take care of our emotional
Shelby Forsythia, author of Permission to Grieve shares her experience and wisdom gained from being a young adult navigating the death of her mother from breast cancer.
Bereaved mother and author of Victorious Heart: Finding Hope & Healing After A Devastating Loss shares how she survived the traumatic death of her daughter Nicole in episode 28.
Grief expert and author explores compassionate ways to cope with overdose grief, remove the stigma and remember the love in Podcast Episode 27.
Sibling survivor & grief professional Dr. Heidi Horsley shares tips and insights fro coping with sibling loss in Podcast Episode 26.
Widows, widowers, and anyone who has lost a partner knows just how hard it is to cope with grief on Valentine’s Day. Claudia Coenen, widow and creative grief counselor, shares creative ways to cope with grief and heartache on Valentine’s Day, as well as activities and practices to honor and celebrate you love that undeniably very much present.
MINDFULNESS & GRIEF PODCAST EPISODE 24Warriors of Life Conquering Grief & Battling Your Way Back To Happinesswith Richie Pryor SHOW NOTES Richie Pryor’s son and namesake, Richard, sadly died in his sleep a few weeks after a family vacation to Hawaii. Naturally, Richie felt great heartache after the loss of his son, but has found
MINDFULNESS & GRIEF PODCAST EPISODE 23Coping With Grief During The HolidaysMindful Tips & Toolswith Heather Stang SHOW NOTES Let’s face it, the winter holidays can be particularly tough on us when we are grieving. What is supposed to be the happiest time of the year is anything but, as we are constantly reminded that someone
MINDFULNESS & GRIEF PODCAST EPISODE 22Healthy Lifestyles After LossEat, Sleep, Move, SmellWith Jason Wendroff-Rawnicki SHOW NOTES Grief is a natural and healthy reaction, but if you are like most people, healthy is not a word you would use to describe how you eat or sleep when in the throes of loss. The stress of grief disrupts our