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Good Grief with Cheryl Jones

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On Good Grief we explore the losses that define our lives. Each week, we talk with people who have transformed themselves through the profound act of grieving. Why settle for surviving? Say yes to the many experiences that embody loss! Grief can teach you where your strengths are, and ignite your courage. It can heighten your awareness of what is important to you and help you let go of what is not.brbr On Good Grief, we are inspired by people who have made something miraculous out of their deepest heartaches! We listen as they share how they have walked through their own exquisite pain and what they have gained as a result. We come away ready to follow our own dreams to a deeper, more meaningful time on this beautiful earth! Listen for Good Grief, broadcast live every Wednesday at 2 PM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

On Good Grief we explore the losses that define our lives. Each week, we talk with people who have transformed themselves through the profound act of grieving. Why settle for surviving? Say yes to the many experiences that embody loss! Grief can teach you where your strengths are, and ignite your courage. It can heighten your awareness of what is important to you and help you let go of what is not.brbr On Good Grief, we are inspired by people who have made something miraculous out of their deepest heartaches! We listen as they share how they have walked through their own exquisite pain and what they have gained as a result. We come away ready to follow our own dreams to a deeper, more meaningful time on this beautiful earth! Listen for Good Grief, broadcast live every Wednesday at 2 PM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

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United States

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On Good Grief we explore the losses that define our lives. Each week, we talk with people who have transformed themselves through the profound act of grieving. Why settle for surviving? Say yes to the many experiences that embody loss! Grief can teach you where your strengths are, and ignite your courage. It can heighten your awareness of what is important to you and help you let go of what is not.brbr On Good Grief, we are inspired by people who have made something miraculous out of their deepest heartaches! We listen as they share how they have walked through their own exquisite pain and what they have gained as a result. We come away ready to follow our own dreams to a deeper, more meaningful time on this beautiful earth! Listen for Good Grief, broadcast live every Wednesday at 2 PM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

Language:

English


Episodes

How to Survive Death and Other Inconveniences

3/25/2020
Running from death was a big part of Sue William Silverman's response to early adulthood.

Duration:00:54:44

Cargill Falls

3/18/2020
Throughout human existence, creative expression has helped people process difficult experiences, including loss.

Duration:00:45:03

Encore That Good Night

3/11/2020
Raised with a keen awareness that everything is impermanent, that all life ends, Sunita Puri was challenged to find a way to come to terms with medicine's inability to accept these truths.

Duration:00:54:29

I Am With You

3/4/2020
What happens when a successful, capable business woman experiences unimaginable loss? For Adriana Monique Alvarez, the still birth of her daughter plunged her into a kind of grief and isolation she had never experienced before.

Duration:00:54:20

Soulful Power

2/26/2020
What are the paths to connect with our soul, especially in hard times? Christian de la Huerta believes the breath is such a path.

Duration:00:56:15

Don't Forget Me

2/19/2020
Steve Grant could never have imagined that both of his sons would die of accidental drug overdoses. Despite the differences in each of their lives, losing both of them to the opioid epidemic demanded that Steve struggle with his own choices in trying to help them. Taking an honest look at what he tried, what he did, and what experts say about how families respond led to a book, Don't Forget Me, offering hope to all who struggle with a family member's addiction.

Duration:00:56:14

Loving Life After Loss

2/12/2020
It was a day like any other. Rob Alessi was on a business trip and he and his wife Marie and kids were talking twice a day. Then suddenly, he wasn't calling. The worst had happened- he had died of a brain aneurism and would never return to their happy and satisfying life. Marie, a life coach by profession, had a decision to make. Would she now live a limited and diminished life or would she continue to live the happy and fulfilled life they'd planned?

Duration:00:56:09

Life in Twenty Lessons

2/5/2020
When Chris Meyer bought a funeral home, looking for a business opportunity to support his family, he never expected to learn so much about life from caring for families after the loss of a loved one. Coming into people’s lives at this most poignant time, he paid attention to what mattered to is clients, what they most appreciated about the person they’d lost and what they wanted to carry with them going forward. He’d found a new way to live!

Duration:00:55:48

Wisdom of the World

1/29/2020
What is music's power to support us through the passages of life? Gary Malkin has spent his career seeking answers to that question. His attention to sound and music and how they affect us led to work with patients and families at the beginning and end of their lives. He is a fierce advocate for music's role in healing and support.

Duration:00:55:21

Chaos to Clarity

1/22/2020
We're all familiar with the truth that the only constant is change. Yet we often resist change as an unwelcome guest, especially when it comes from acute loss. How can we learn to embrace change as an invitation for growth, and honor what comes of it?

Duration:00:54:59

Encore A Widower's Notebook

1/15/2020
On a day like any other, Jonathan Santlofer was suddenly dropped into the chaos of intense grief when his wife of 40 years suddenly died. His losses before this did not prepare him for his upended life.

Duration:00:53:20

Death in a Different Light

1/8/2020
What if painful grieving was not inevitable? What if the person you loved most in the world died, and you did not descend into the pain everyone expected? For Jen Mathews, grief came not as a sadness but as a revelation. When her beloved died, she felt more connected to life, more passionate about her spiritual values and more alive.

Duration:00:55:47

Supportal

12/18/2019
Facing challenges in our lives, the need for support becomes clear. But what we receive may or may not truly do its job. Through her own life challenges, including the death of her mother, Marisa Lee learned first-hand that her community of support often got it wrong. Since none of us get training, her platform, Supportal, helps us support!

Duration:00:55:50

Love Loss Light

12/11/2019
When Karen Trench's beloved husband died by suicide, her life as she knew it ended. But somewhere deep within her a new life began to form. By surrendering to her grief and longing she began to follow her instincts towards healing and creation of a life worth living. Out of her anguish, blessing began to emerge.

Duration:00:55:58

The Widow Guide

12/4/2019
When Michelle Hoffmann's husband died, she joined a club no one wants to be a member of; the widows club. But over time, she noticed that her community was directing new widows to her for help - they had observed her finding her way forward. A new calling was born, defining a way through widow grief and supporting other grievers.

Duration:00:55:45

Loss to Legacy

11/27/2019
When loss comes to our lives, it often feels as if we'll never recover, let alone find meaning and purpose in the loss. But out of her own loss, Lily Myers Kaplan found over time that she had been given a legacy, passed on for her to continue. She began to share how she had found meaning in her losses- and what tools had helped her along the way.

Duration:00:55:03

In Search of My Soul

11/20/2019
When Charles Fontenot's son died of cance, it sent Charles on a quest to discover who he is. Grief showed him that he didn't really know himself. His greatest tool for discovering the real Charles was poetry, written to express his loss but also to express himself. How could the most terrible thing ever to happen to him also be the key that unlocked his inner truth?

Duration:00:54:47

Healing Justice

11/13/2019
The so-called justice system in our country has led to an unjust prison pipeline, undermining families and communities.

Duration:00:55:35

A Life Continued

11/6/2019
Imagine your beloved husband never comes home from a brief drive to the lake. And this leads to weeks of uncertainty and questioning about what has happened.

Duration:00:51:51

Tea With Elisabeth

10/30/2019
Ken Ross grew up immersed in the work of his mother, Elisabeth Kubler-Ross. Unlike most people in the West, he was immersed in a world where death, dying and grief wer openly talked about and explored.

Duration:00:55:01