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Join me your host J. Nicole Jones, as I fight to help us heal from one of life's most challenging experiences; grief. I intend to bring solid content each week that will shed light and love on your life. We will grow together in our grief, mental health and overall personal wellness. It's time to heal- I personally invite you to our table. Lets fight grief together. Go ahead, push play, you deserve it.

Join me your host J. Nicole Jones, as I fight to help us heal from one of life's most challenging experiences; grief. I intend to bring solid content each week that will shed light and love on your life. We will grow together in our grief, mental health and overall personal wellness. It's time to heal- I personally invite you to our table. Lets fight grief together. Go ahead, push play, you deserve it.
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Join me your host J. Nicole Jones, as I fight to help us heal from one of life's most challenging experiences; grief. I intend to bring solid content each week that will shed light and love on your life. We will grow together in our grief, mental health and overall personal wellness. It's time to heal- I personally invite you to our table. Lets fight grief together. Go ahead, push play, you deserve it.

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856-520-7277


Episodes

Grieving = Losing?

12/2/2019
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On this episode, the host, J. Nicole is in the studio with returning guest co-host, Tonya. The two dive into a discussion about grieving and losing. The conversation stems from an episode of Uncensored on TV One with Lamar Odom. Key Takeaways: - Empathy vs. Sympathy? - Does society make it easier or harder to grieve? Inspirational Boost of The Week: Grit your teeth and let it hurt. Don’t deny it. Don’t be overwhelmed by it. It will not last forever. – Harold Kushner In Loving Memory...

Duration:00:23:58

Ugh, not the Holidazeeeee

11/25/2019
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On this episode, the host, J. Nicole is in the studio for a solo round. She dives into the very common and familiar challenges of the holidays and grief. Join her as she leaves the audience with some tips and strategies on how to overcome this season. Key Takeaways: - Boundaries are important to growth. - Speak your mind to protect your heart. - It's important to take care of yourself first. Inspirational Boost of The Week: "I won't let pain turn my heart into something ugly. I will...

Duration:00:22:44

I wish I could remember the JOY of your life without the Pain of your death.

11/18/2019
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On this episode, the host, J. Nicole is in the studio with Tonya, the owner of Adena Jay Designs the company that sponsors our inspirational boost. The two dive into an impactful and at times emotional discussion around the catch 22 of grief. Key Takeaways: - Self-Care Love Language - Defining what feel better will me an to you - Holidays are coming up can be tough Inspirational Boost of The Week: "All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us." - JRR...

Duration:00:37:53

How desperate you feel when you go through something like death.

11/11/2019
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On this episode, the host, J. Nicole dives into an intimate conversation with her guest Rachel on the topic of how desperate you might feel when dealing with loss. The two touch on the integration of the losses into your life and how they can help ease the pain of the journey. Key Takeaways: -Desperation in grief is a real thing. -The waiting period of the bad news can cause panic. -It's better to lean in to the emotions than to run. Inspirational Boost of The Week: The reality is you...

Duration:00:23:52

Your sadness is a symptom of your wounds.

11/4/2019
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On this episode, the host, J. Nicole is in the studio solo for a short yet impactful conversation with her audience. She dives into the importance of paying attention to the emotional red flags your mind and body are telling you. Key Takeaways: - You have permission to take care of yourself. - It's not enough to just listen to the show. Inspirational Boost of The Week: "Stay strong, things will get better. It might be stormy now, but it can't rain forever. In Loving Memory...

Duration:00:21:40

What does the end of the world feel like? w/ Garnett Briscoe

10/28/2019
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On this episode, the host, J. Nicole has an intimate conversation with special guest, Garnett Briscoe. The host explores Garnett's unfortunate story of tragic loss and his journey to healing. To date this is one of the most impactful stories of resilience the show has encountered. Key Takeaways: -How to overcome when you've seen the bottom. -Forgiveness is a huge component to healing. -Everyone needs a healthy coping mechanisms. Inspirational Boost of The Week: “We fall. We break. We...

Duration:00:40:04

Was it a burden or a blessing? Or both?

10/21/2019
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On this episode, the host, J. Nicole has an intimate conversation with special guest, Surera Ward. The host explores Surera's unfortunate story of tragedy and loss. If you are facing or have faced a time in your life that you didn't know if you will ever bounce back from you'll want to tune in. Key Takeaways: - The burden could be a blessing. - Grieving the same person twice? - Power of a relationship with God. Inspirational Boost of The Week: "Keep your face always towards the...

Duration:00:32:07

What if I told you the " If Onlys" will kill you?

10/14/2019
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On this episode, the host, J. dives into a deep conversation on the need to let go of the things we wish we could change in terms of losing our loved ones. She opens up about how the "If Onlys" have complicated her grief journey. This is a raw, personal and unfiltered conversation of healing. Key Takeaways: - The Serenity Prayer - Letting go of the things we can't control. - Forgiving ourselves. - Give yourself permission to let go. Inspirational Boost of The Week: I was within and...

Duration:00:24:28

Where do broken hearts go?

10/7/2019
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On this episode, the host, J. Nicole has a very real conversation with a long time friend, Keita Evans about her grief journey. They share some lows but also some highs with the audience. Key Takeaways: - Anger is a real component of grief. - The pain of life can take you to a dark place. - Therapy and counseling can save your life. Inspirational Boost of The Week: "Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannon change their minds cannot change anything." - George Bernard...

Duration:00:37:04

Why do we need healthy coping mechanisms? Because Grief will meet you where you are.

9/30/2019
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On this episode, the host, J. Nicole has an intimate conversation with her audience where she opens up about exposure to domestic violence. She will draw connections to childhood trauma and how we handle our grief. Join her as she sets out to show the listeners how important it is to heal from our life experiences. It is her belief from doing work with her therapist that "once you can do loss you can do life." Key Takeaways: - Healthy Coping Mechanisms -Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms -...

Duration:00:31:02

What happens when being strong is all you have left?

9/23/2019
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On this episode, the host, J. Nicole has an intimate conversation with special guest, Kera Young. The host explores Kera's unfortunate story of tragedy and loss. If you are facing or have faced a time in your life that you didn't know if you will ever bounce back from you'll want to tune in. Key Takeaways: - You can overcome tragedy by finding your purpose. - There can be an ugly reality after drug use. - Grief Therapy can be a life saver with the right openness. Highlights: Kera shares...

Duration:00:39:24

How families can learn to grieve and grow together.

9/16/2019
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On this episode, the host, J. Nicole has an intimate conversation with special guest, Shirley Johnson around the topic of grief from a different vantage point. The host and the guest discuss how to progress forward when you are angry at God, how grieving looks in an older generation and the importance of family to get through tough times. Key Takeaways: - Self-care will be essential during the grieving process. - Everyone grieves differently. - Yes, you might get angry with God, just...

Duration:00:31:16

What happens when grief becomes the 3rd wheel?

9/9/2019
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On this episode, the host, J. Nicole has an intimate conversation with special guest, Adena Jay around the topic of grief in a marriage/relationship. The host and the guest open up candidly about their personal journey of handling grief when it becomes the third person in the relationship. Key Takeaways: - How to show support to the "overlooked griever". - Learning how to balance a marriage/relationship in the face of tragedy. - It's ok to tell someone holding their grief is a lot for...

Duration:00:40:19

How the relationship can still exist.

9/2/2019
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Often times we find ourselves wishing our loved ones were here in the physical so we could talk to them. On this episode, the host, J. Nicole introduces a new perspective on the possibilities of the relationship still existing. She shares her personal growth on the subject from doing the work with her grief therapist. Key Takeaways: - Learning to breathe life into the intangible relationship. - Steps on how to integrate the loss into our daily lives. - Opening your heart and mind can...

Duration:00:22:57

Where does heartache go if not let out?

8/26/2019
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Why it is crucial to your healing to let your heartache outside of your mind and body are discussed in depth. J. Nicole goes into detail by first explaining the differences between grief and mourning. She pinpoints the value of understanding the need for both on your healing journey. Key Takeaways: - Just because you're "going" does not mean you are "growing". - In order to "move through" you must "mourn through". - There is great power in your tears. - Society doesn't necessarily...

Duration:00:27:48

How we can begin the process of healing from grief. ( Episode 1)

8/17/2019
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J. Nicole introduces the concept of what a grief bully is. She invites the listeners to consider why they might not have been able to start the healing process. The discussion covers the expectations of the structure of the show and the segments. Topics such as the importance of mental health counseling and how it pertains to your grief journey are visited. The host makes a point to highlight the issue that many of us have of not being able to talk about grief and loss. She explains how we...

Duration:00:23:01