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E32: Death Dialogue with Morgan Brown

Morgan Brown of Death Dialogue teaches others how to talk about death with the living... and how to talk about life with the dying. Plus, permission to miss someone no matter how long they've been gone, how long your relationship lasted, or the type of relationship you had.

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E14: Mourning Myself with Eve Chalom

After being struck by a car at age four, Eve Chalom lost her sense of hearing. While she regained some of her ability within six months, the emotional and energetic consequences of the accident stuck around for a lifetime. Also on the show, I answer a listener question about disclosing your grief story to others (especially nosy coworkers!). And I talk about the popular phrase, "One day at a time."

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E13: Finding Purpose Within the Pain with Christina Lerchen

Christina Lerchen of The Best Unexpected left her longtime career as beauty blogger after her best friend was diagnosed with terminal breast cancer in 2011. She gave birth to her stillborn daughter just one month later. We chat about "what not to say," the power of storytelling, and two of Christina's favorite authors, Cheryl Strayed and Brené Brown. Also on the show, I answer a listener question about not getting to say goodbye before a death. And we talk about the importance of holding space for other people's stories of grief, loss, and trauma.

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E8: Walls Where There Used to Be Doors with Stephenie Zamora

Author and personal development coach Stephenie Zamora grappled with anxiety, depression, and PTSD after the sudden death of her ex-boyfriend. A listener asks how they can love and grieve their abusive father simultaneously. And, "Be careful little mouth what you say!" I revisit one of my first YouTube videos about pet loss, attachment, and sheltering our children from the experience of grief.

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E4: Grief Is Wild with Iris Rankin

Grief is WILD! A series of major moves and the breakup of a seven year relationship were trail markers on Iris Rankin's path to personal transformation. We dive deep into the "losses we consciously create"—like moving, breaking up, and choosing to leave our comfortable lives. Also on the show, I'll answer a listener question about turning racing, self-defeating thoughts into self-love and I'll talk about the importance of ritual through the lens of the one year anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shooting.

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