EPISODE 66: Coming Back from the Edge with Nick Mueller

Nick Mueller is no stranger to loss. In this episode, he shares his story and relationship with grief, starting when his mother passed away at an early age. Through the years, Nick experienced the loss of his grandparents, uncle, his father’s grim diagnosis, and losing his pets – which ultimately, as he said, sent him … Continue reading EPISODE 66: Coming Back from the Edge with Nick Mueller

EPISODE 65: Rediscovering Your Heart After Loss with John Roedel

In this episode, Jim Padilla shares his story about rebuilding his life after foster care and prison. In this episode, John Roedel joins me for a conversation about rediscovering the connection between his brain and heart, after the loss of his parents and his son’s diagnosis. John Roedel is a comic who unexpectedly gained notability … Continue reading EPISODE 65: Rediscovering Your Heart After Loss with John Roedel

EPISODE 64: Rebuilding My Life After Foster Care and Prison with Jim Padilla

In this episode, Jim Padilla shares his story about rebuilding his life after foster care and prison. Jim’s story is a winding road of struggle and pain, yet offers a dose of hope, encouragement, and perseverance.  He shares about how he turned his unimaginable challenges into the life he has today, and how he’s helping … Continue reading EPISODE 64: Rebuilding My Life After Foster Care and Prison with Jim Padilla

EPISODE 63: Leaning Into Healing with Nancy Owen Nelson

In this episode, Nancy Owen Nelson joins me for a conversation about healing through the loss of soulmate love. Nancy Owen Nelson was born into a military family. After her father's retirement, the family settled in Alabama, where Nelson attended high school and earned her master's and PhD degrees in English.  Nelson has published two … Continue reading EPISODE 63: Leaning Into Healing with Nancy Owen Nelson

EPISODE 62: The Impact of Unresolved Grief with Judy Lipson

What is the impact of unresolved grief? What happens when we fill our days with busy tasks to ignore the grief we feel inside? Eventually the pain will overflow and become present in other areas of our lives. So why do we bury our grief? What is the emotion we’re trying to push down and … Continue reading EPISODE 62: The Impact of Unresolved Grief with Judy Lipson

EPISODE 61: Transformational Grief Resources and Support with Adam Rabinovitch, Executive Director of COPE

Have you found on your grief journey that the resources were few and far between? Maybe that they all said something similar without being overly profound or helpful? I’m proud to share this week’s conversation with you, as it centers around grief resources and support that are truly transformational, and come from COPE, which is … Continue reading EPISODE 61: Transformational Grief Resources and Support with Adam Rabinovitch, Executive Director of COPE

EPISODE 60: Grief After a Miscarriage with Kristen Vicidomino

The grief experienced after a miscarriage is indescribable, and is something that isn’t often talked about. In this episode, I sit down with Kristen Vicidomino, who shares her grief story after her miscarriage.  Kristen is a mom of a 5-year-old and a 2-year-old. She’s a wife, daughter, and sister. She has spent her career in … Continue reading EPISODE 60: Grief After a Miscarriage with Kristen Vicidomino

EPISODE 59: The Impact of Becoming an Accidental Caretaker with Kristen Ryan

In this episode, I sit down with Kristen Ryan, who shares about two deep losses in her life: her friend Larry, and her friend Vanessa. She talks about what it was like becoming Vanessa’s caretaker accidentally, and the mental toll it took on her. She goes into the trauma and self harm she experienced unexpectedly.  … Continue reading EPISODE 59: The Impact of Becoming an Accidental Caretaker with Kristen Ryan

EPISODE 58: How to Cope with Sudden Grief and Loss with Ambyr Rose

In this episode, I sit down with Ambyr Rose, who has a powerful story of tragedy, love and healing to share with you. She lost her partner to a drug overdose, her brother by the police, and in 2021, she lost her six-month-old nephew due to negligence at daycare. Ambyr is a singer, Airbnb host, … Continue reading EPISODE 58: How to Cope with Sudden Grief and Loss with Ambyr Rose

EPISODE 57: Processing the Guilt Associated with My Father’s Cancer Diagnosis with Muriel Toubass

In this episode, I sit down with Muriel Toubassy, a passionate teacher of 10 years and a mom who survived her first year of motherhood, all while navigating the many layers of grief. This story is a bit different than past episodes, as we explore how Muriel navigates the grief associated with her father’s cancer … Continue reading EPISODE 57: Processing the Guilt Associated with My Father’s Cancer Diagnosis with Muriel Toubass