EP.20 Season 2 Premiere: Demystifying the "Anatomy of Grief" a Series
Season 2 is a deliberate exploration of the "Anatomy of Grief," aiming to demystify the misunderstood aspects of grief and offer a platform for diverse voices to share their unique stories, resources, experience, education and more. We're not just talking about grief; we're redefining what it means to be grief-informed. By challenging societal norms and advocating for a grief-informed world, this season aims to provide ... READ MORE
EP. 21 Grace on Ice: Skating through Sibling Grief 30 Years Delayed
Guest: Judy Lipson, Founder, Celebration of Sisters
Author & Philanthropist | IG: @celebofsisters
Is it possible to begin grieving a loss after 30 years?
Join us as we delve into the profound impact of grief on our lives and the importance of opening up the conversation surrounding it. Judy Lipson is the author of Celebration of Sisters: It Is Never Too Late To Grieve, winner of Literary Titan’s 2021 Silver Award. The sole survivor of three sisters, Judy founded Celebration of Sisters, an annual ice-skating fundraiser benefiting Massachusetts General Hospital, and as a way to commemorate the lives and memories of her beloved sisters Margie and Jane. Judy was the keynote ... READ MORE
EP. 22 Anatomy of Grief Series:
What's your grief bias?
What is your grief bias? (Hint: You have one. We all do.) Our beliefs about grief, or grief biases, define how we show up for ourselves and each other. They become particularly evident when we experience a loss or life-altering circumstances. Inspired by the profound insights gained from Megan Devine's Grief Care Professional Certificate Program, this episode peels back the layers of treating grief as a disease or personal failing, the societal pressures and expectations that shape our collective experience, and what role our grief-phobic culture ... READ MORE
EP. 23 Sacred Encounters:
Carlos Duran's journey
"from gangster to healer"
Growing up, Carlos faced the challenges of a violent and abusive household that left him feeling separate, disconnected, and profoundly alone.
His journey took an unexpected turn when he found himself in the serene landscapes of Costa Rica. There, fate led him to a Shaman who introduced him to ... READ MORE
EP. 24 | Cat's Cosmic Compass: Navigating Loss, Faith, Forgiveness, and Freedom
Guest: Catherine Baars, Astrologer @cats_astrology
For as long as she can remember, Cat's relationship with her father was strained due to his substance use disorder, which eventually led to their estrangement and a final reconciliation before he passed. She bravely shares insights into the delicate interplay between death and spirituality, shedding light on her own healing journey from religious trauma ... READ MORE
EP. 25 | From Heartache to Hope:
Kathy Wagner's memoir
HERE WITH YOU
Guest: Kathy Wagner, Author, HERE WITH YOU | @kwagnerwrites
Kathy Wagner is a grief-focused writer and author, and a mother of three grown children who understands the profound pain of loss. Her journey includes the devastating experience of losing her son Tristan to fentanyl poisoning in 2017. In this episode, we discuss her beautiful memoir, "Here With You: A Memoir of Love, Family, and Addiction," where she candidly shares the highs, lows, and the resilience that emerged from her family's journey through addiction, recovery, and .... READ MORE
EP. 26 | Anatomy of Grief Series: Grief Time is Not Linear
"Everybody else rushed me past the agony, but grief is the one and only voice that told me, 'take as long as you need'." J.S. Park – As Long As You Need
Life-altering loss and grief can alter our perception of time, an effect experienced by many grievers that I like to call "grief time".
Grief time is non-linear, both a blink and an eternity. Grief also demands your time and ... READ MORE
EP. 27 | Grieving with Grace: Dr. Mekel Harris' Grief-Informed Approach to Relaxing into the Pain
Guest: Mekel Harris, Ph.D., Psychologist, Author, TEDx Speaker | @drmekel
How does grief impact our mental health, and what strategies can we employ to nurture our well-being through times of loss and transition? Join us as we explore the intersection of grief and mental health with the amazing Dr. Mekel Harris, Memphis-based licensed psychologist [...] She shares insights into her own grief experience and the ripple effect it had on her career after the loss of her beloved mother to pancreatic cancer. ... READ MORE
EP. 28 | Quantum Healing:
Bridging Science and Spirituality with Casey Stevens
Guest: Casey Stevens, Spiritual Psychotherapist, Conciousness Coach & Founder of @shrinkbigger
Casey shares her deeply personal journey of transformation, from navigating the loss of her husband and ensuing grief to embracing her true calling as an embodied healer. Through candid reflections and profound insights, Casey delves into the fusion of clinical expertise with mystical guidance, offering listeners a glimpse into her unique approach to healing and ... READ MORE