Give Grief A Chance Podcast
A podcast about bringing grief awareness out into the open. A project to help people connect, and share their experiences with grief and loss
Anxiety that follows a loss is very real and often overlooked, I remember going through bouts of anxiety after my dad, brother, and mum all died within eight months of each other, but for the longest time I didn't connect it to my grief because it hit me some time after they had died.In this episode I offer some suggestions of what you can do to help manage your anxiety because, there are many ways to calm, inform, and change the way you think and feel.
Sheena is a lifelong student of well-being and a certified yoga teacher. After the death of her parents, sister, and best friend, Sheena was led to integrate her yoga practice with her grief. She has created a beautiful offering called 'yoga for living with loss' which uses a variety of breathing practices and gentle yoga movements to help you to navigate through loss... without getting lost.
February brings with it love, and those signs are everywhere, in the local supermarkets, card stores, jewelry stores, and flower shops. Most of them are all filled with beautiful red and pink hearts, and pictures of Cupid trying to spread love and chocolates to each and everyone of us. When your loved one has died, unfortunately all of this Valentine's fuss, only reinforces who and what you are missing.
February 1st-7th will mark the fourth annual National Gun Violence Survivors Week, which focuses on sharing the stories of gun survivors who live with the trauma of gun violence every day. Calandrian Kemp is a gun violence survivor who has joined me on this episode to talk about her grief, her work, and her life.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.