E95: You Can't Break Up with Grief! with Emily Washcovick

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Her first manic episode and hospitalization in October 2018 absolutely changed the way Emily Washcovick saw herself. Today, she's launching Bipolar Brought Balance to slay the stigma surrounding mental health and add her voice to the growing community of mental health advocates. This week, we're talking about regaining trust in yourself after things fall apart, how it's never the JOB of grieving people to educate the non-grieving, and why it's so, so important to set boundaries that honor your mental health. Also this week, I'm talking about how identity changes in the aftermath of loss and reading an excerpt from my new book, Permission to Grieve.

Emily Washcovick’s work:
https://www.bipolarbroughtbalance.com/

Purchase a copy of my latest book, Permission to Grieve!
http://www.shelbyforsythia.com/permission-to-grieve

Support Coming Back on Patreon and receive weekly grief journaling prompts, LIVE grief guidance calls with me, and fun podcast swag:
https://www.patreon.com/shelbyforsythia

Set sail on the 2020 Bereavement Cruise:
http://comingbackcruise.com

Apply for private grief guidance with me:
http://www.shelbyforsythia.com/grief-guidance


To ask a question or leave a comment for a future show, leave a voicemail or text 312.725.3043 or email shelby@shelbyforsythia.com. Join my private Facebook group, The Grief Growers' Garden to continue the conversation on life after loss.

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