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
Our lives are made up of many different relationships but, one of the most important ones you can have is with yourself. Having a relationship with yourself is like any other relationship it's full of ups and downs and you have to tend to it to get the most out of it. How do you find yourself again after you've experienced a loss? Listen to this week's episode where I offer a few suggestions to help rekindle your relationship with you!
The death of the queen has stirred up grief all over the world, and it's perfectly normal to grieve the death of someone you didn't personally know but, they inspired you and felt important to you. The queens death can be difficult for people on many levels as it can bring up emotions from previous losses and be a reminder that at this moment in time, those we loved so deeply are no longer with us. Whether you knew the queen personally or, you knew of her, your feelings are valid. So come and listen to this week's episode where I go deeper into queen Elizabeth's death and how it can affect us.
If you or anyone you know have been diagnosed with ME (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) I encourage you to come and listen to my guest on this week's episode. Rhona Barton lived with ME for almost 10 years, she was bed bound and wheelchair bound before finding her feet again and coming through the otherside. Rhona is a coach, author, and podcaster, who helps women with ME, she offers 1:1 coaching as well as group sessions plus, has a plethora of tips to the listeners of her podcast. Today we have a fun and informative, blether together.
This week I had a wonderful chat with Deanna Aliano who at the age of 47 did her first painting for a close friend and since that day Deanna realized how much she loves to paint. After the death of her the death of her father she turned to her craft to help express her grief. Deanna is the caregiver for her mum and her art continues to help her bring any repressed or difficult feelings out into the open instead of holding onto her grief.
When grief is taking its toll on your emotions it can also be affecting your relationships or marriage. On this week's episode I talk about ways to help each other during these challenging times because there are many health issues that can arise from not grieving. Therefore, it's important to find ways to cope, take care of ourselves, and support each other, because your spouse or partner may grieve very differently than you.
On this week's episode I'm talking about something called expat grief. Even if your moving to a new country for positive reasons, like a better job or a better life, it's not always easy and there are challenges to face plus moving in itself, is a major grief event. I believe that a lot of expats suffer from this type of grief as it's not only centered around death, it's many losses, so it's important to recognize that these thoughts and feelings that come up from time to time are normal and natural.
When you suffer a broken heart there is no set formula for getting back on your feet and jumping into life again, that's because everyone's grief is unique to them. Whether it's the loss of a job or a loved one lost to death, it's important to know that you can get on the road to being happy. On this week's podcast episode I offer a few suggestions to help you start moving forward, so that you can let go of emotional pain and get back into life again.
I don't think anyone wants to see another person suffering we only want them to feel better, and when it comes to helping people who are grieving most of us try to offer some comforting advice. However, in the moment when we are trying to be helpful we might say things that negatively affects the griever. On this week's episode we take a look at a few of those comments and explain why they can be so painful to the griever.
Come and listen to this week's episode where I get to chat with entrepreneur, life coach, and author, Cindy Baumann. In 2007 Cindy's fast track life came to a screeching halt when she had to deal with the unthinkable. Cindy received the news that her twenty six year old son Shaun had suddenly died. In Cindys book Grief Warrior you will find authentic accounts of gut wrenching grief, and after years of struggling Cindy was lead on a journey of self-discovery and enlightenment.
On this week's episode I'm offering a few ways to help you find motivation after a loss. Grief can make you lose the will to do the simplest of things that used to make you feel happy, and finding motivation can be the last thing on someones mind after experiencing a significant loss. However, it is possible to heal from your pain and suffering and learn to live a full and happy life again.
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.