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Grief 2 Growth

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"Transform your grief into growth with Brian Smith, an empathetic life coach, certified grief educator, public speaker, and author who has walked the treacherous path of profound loss. Grief 2 Growth unravels the intricacies of life, death, and the spaces in between, offering listeners a new perspective on what it means to be 'Planted. Not Buried.' Join Brian and his compelling guests—bereaved parents, life coaches, mediums, healers, near death experiencers, and experts in various fields—as they discuss topics like survival guilt, synchronicities, and the scientific evidence supporting the existence of the afterlife. You'll come away with actionable advice, renewed hope, and the comforting knowledge that love and life are eternal. One of the most powerful ways we know what awaits us and where we came from is Near Death Experiences. Much of Brian's knowledge is derived from extensive study of this phenomenon, along with interviewing dozens of near death experience experiencers. Brian knows the soul-crushing weight of loss; his journey began with the sudden passing of his fifteen-year-old daughter, Shayna. It's not an odyssey he would have chosen, but it has been an odyssey that has chosen him to guide others. Grief 2 Growth is a sanctuary for those grieving, those curious about the beyond, and anyone eager to explore the fuller dimensions of life and death. Each episode delves into topics that matter most—how to cope, grow, and connect with loved ones in the afterlife. If you ask: “Where did I come from? Why am I here? Where am I going?” this podcast is for you. This isn't about forgetting your loss or simply 'moving on'; it's about growing in a new direction that honors your loved ones and your spirit. It’s about finding joy and purpose again. Grief 2 Growth is more than a podcast; it's a community of souls committed to supporting one another through the darkest valleys and highest peaks of human existence. Listen today and start planting seeds for a brighter, more spiritually connected tomorrow."

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"Transform your grief into growth with Brian Smith, an empathetic life coach, certified grief educator, public speaker, and author who has walked the treacherous path of profound loss. Grief 2 Growth unravels the intricacies of life, death, and the spaces in between, offering listeners a new perspective on what it means to be 'Planted. Not Buried.' Join Brian and his compelling guests—bereaved parents, life coaches, mediums, healers, near death experiencers, and experts in various fields—as they discuss topics like survival guilt, synchronicities, and the scientific evidence supporting the existence of the afterlife. You'll come away with actionable advice, renewed hope, and the comforting knowledge that love and life are eternal. One of the most powerful ways we know what awaits us and where we came from is Near Death Experiences. Much of Brian's knowledge is derived from extensive study of this phenomenon, along with interviewing dozens of near death experience experiencers. Brian knows the soul-crushing weight of loss; his journey began with the sudden passing of his fifteen-year-old daughter, Shayna. It's not an odyssey he would have chosen, but it has been an odyssey that has chosen him to guide others. Grief 2 Growth is a sanctuary for those grieving, those curious about the beyond, and anyone eager to explore the fuller dimensions of life and death. Each episode delves into topics that matter most—how to cope, grow, and connect with loved ones in the afterlife. If you ask: “Where did I come from? Why am I here? Where am I going?” this podcast is for you. This isn't about forgetting your loss or simply 'moving on'; it's about growing in a new direction that honors your loved ones and your spirit. It’s about finding joy and purpose again. Grief 2 Growth is more than a podcast; it's a community of souls committed to supporting one another through the darkest valleys and highest peaks of human existence. Listen today and start planting seeds for a brighter, more spiritually connected tomorrow."

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English

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513.858.9000


Episodes
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Exploring Spiritual Dimensions- An Autistic Savant's Life Lessons For All Of Us

7/16/2024
Send me a Text Message Host: Brian Smith Guest: Jes Kerzen, co-author of A Mind Beyond Words Summary: In this episode, Brian Smith sits down with Jes Kerzen, a retired teacher whose life took a transformative turn after meeting Asher, an autistic boy with extraordinary spiritual insights. Jes and Asher's journey, detailed in their book A Mind Beyond Words, explores pre-life agreements, spiritual realms, and the lessons we can learn from the most unexpected sources. Key Points: Introduction to Jes and Asher's StorySpiritual Lessons and TelepathyNavigating Personal ChallengesThe Importance of the JourneyAsher's Insights on the Education System and Medical ScienceDiscover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:00:58:28

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Dying With Dignity- When You Can't Cure- Heal- Dr. Brad Stuart

7/12/2024
Send me a Text Message Join host Brian Smith in this enlightening episode of Grief 2 Growth as he interviews Dr. Brad Stuart, a distinguished physician with nearly 50 years of experience. Dr. Stuart has worked in the intense environments of the ER, ICU, and as a hospice Medical Director. They discuss the significant distinction between healing and curing, exploring how spiritual journeys and understanding our true selves play crucial roles in this process. Dr. Stuart also shares his personal experiences and insights into meditation, psychedelics, near-death experiences, and their impact on consciousness. **Key Topics Covered:** 1. **Introduction:** - Brian Smith introduces the topic of healing vs. curing. - Introduction to Dr. Brad Stuart and his extensive medical background. 2. **Healing vs. Curing:** - Dr. Stuart explains the difference between healing and curing. - Real-life stories from Dr. Stuart’s medical career that highlight these concepts. 3. **Spirituality and Medicine:** - The role of spirituality in the healing process. - How Dr. Stuart’s personal experiences shaped his understanding. 4. **Meditation and Psychedelics:** - Insights into how meditation and psychedelics impact consciousness. - Discussion on scientific research supporting these practices. 5. **Near-Death Experiences:** - Exploration of near-death experiences and their implications for understanding the brain and consciousness. - Dr. Stuart’s perspective on the intersection of science and spirituality. 6. **Practical Advice for Healing:** - Tips for incorporating healing practices into daily life. - How to find wholeness and peace in the face of terminal illness or profound grief. **Interactive Elements:** - **Guest Website:** For more about Dr. Brad Stuart and his work, visit [BradStuartMD.com](http://bradstuartmd.com). Join the conversation at our community: grief2growth.com/community Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:01:02:35

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5 Elements Of Life- How Ancient Wisdom Can Transform Modern Living- with Nicole Goott

7/9/2024
Send me a Text Message Welcome back to another enlightening episode of Grief 2 Growth. Today, we have the honor of hosting Nicole Goott, a distinguished author, spiritual facilitator, and consultant whose life's work is dedicated to helping individuals achieve deeper understanding and personal growth. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Nicole's journey took a significant turn when she moved to the US, leading her to explore theosophy, Indian philosophy, and various healing arts. In This Episode, You Will Learn: Nicole's Transformative Journey:The Five Elements and Subtle Bodies:Practical Spiritual Wisdom:Tools for Inner Growth:The Role of Ego and Monkey Mind:Guest Links: Nicole Goott's Website:nicolegoott.comBook:Amazonbookshop.orgSocial Media:Join the Conversation:grief2growth.com/communityDiscover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:01:09:10

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The MIRACULOUS Healing Power of Mediumship: Carol Obley’s Revelations!

7/2/2024
Send me a Text Message In this illuminating episode of Grief 2 Growth, Brian Smith interviews Carol J. Obley, an esteemed spiritual medium and author. Carol shares her journey from addiction recovery to becoming a highly regarded medium, emphasizing the rigorous dedication and humility required for the craft. They delve into profound topics such as the nature of the soul, karma, forgiveness, and the healing power of mediumship. Key Takeaways: 1. Journey to Mediumship: - Carol's path to mediumship began through overcoming addiction and delving deeply into spirituality. - Her commitment to spiritual growth led her to develop her skills through extensive practice and training. 2. Understanding the Soul and Personality: - The personality serves the soul's purpose during our earthly life but dissolves after death, returning us to our pure essence. - The consciousness we hold at the moment of death determines our experience in the spirit world. 3. Healing Through Mediumship: - Mediumship provides comfort and validation, helping people understand the continuity of life and their eternal nature. - It's a tool for healing grief, reducing fear of death, and providing guidance from the spirit world. 4. Concepts of Karma and Forgiveness: - Karma is the principle of cause and effect, emphasizing that our thoughts and actions create our reality. - Forgiveness, especially self-forgiveness, is crucial for spiritual growth and maintaining emotional and physical health. 5. Navigating Spiritual Challenges: - Carol emphasizes the importance of inner work, meditation, and maintaining a compassionate, service-oriented mindset. - She discusses the impact of the pandemic on people's spiritual journeys and the rise of anxiety and depression. Continue The Conversation Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:01:07:20

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CONNECTING with Loves Ones In Spirit- Tips from Psychic Medium Colby Rebel

6/25/2024
Send me a Text Message In this remarkable episode, I sit down with Colby Rebel, an award-winning international celebrity psychic medium, best-selling author, and the dynamic host of The Colby Rebel Show podcast. Colby shares her journey from discovering her psychic abilities at a young age to becoming one of Los Angeles' most celebrated mediums. This episode is packed with mind-blowing tips on accelerating your healing process, connecting with loved ones in spirit, and understanding the concept of "There is no goodbye." Topics Covered: - Colby's journey and early experiences with spirit - The healing power of mediumship - How to sense the presence of loved ones who have passed - The concept of "There is no goodbye" and what happens after we transition - Practical tips to accelerate your healing process Guest Information: - Name: Colby Rebel - Website: https://colbyrebel.com Subscribe If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe, rate, and review the podcast on your favorite platform. Your support helps us reach more people and share the message of hope and healing. Join the Conversation: https://grief2growth.circle.so/c/podcast-chat/connecting-with-loved-ones-in-spirit-colby-rebel Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:00:58:15

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What To Do When You Find Yourself Dead- with Afterlife Explorer Mike Marable

6/21/2024
Send me a Text Message In this episode of Grief 2 Growth, host Brian Smith talks with Mike Marable, a writer with over 30 years of experience in healthcare technology and out-of-body experiences. Mike shares his profound journey that began in 1987, discussing soul retrieval, realms beyond the physical world, reincarnation, and more. This conversation offers comforting insights about the afterlife and encourages a broader understanding of our eternal nature. Mike's latest book, How to Have a Good Life After You're Dead, is the modern-day equivalent of the Tibetan Book Of The Dead—a handbook for what to do when you find yourself on the other side of the veil. Key Points 1. **Introduction** (00:00) - Brian's preamble about his connection with Mike Marable and the episode's focus. - Importance of presenting the truth about the afterlife and different perspectives. 2. **Mike Marable's Background** (06:06) 3. **Understanding Out-of-Body Experiences** (14:34) 4. **Exploring the Afterlife Realms** (22:14) 5. **The Reality of Death and Boredom** (33:00) 6. **Personal Growth and Future Work** (54:46) Quotes: - "This life is a dream... we're the dream of whatever created us." - Mike Marable - "Always go to the light." - Mike Marable - "Only the most advanced and courageous beings come to play this game on Earth." - Mike Marable Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:01:23:35

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How AI Reveals Our Divinity- Special Guest- Alex Tsakiris

6/18/2024
Send me a Text Message In this episode of Grief 2 Growth, we delve into the profound intersection of artificial intelligence and spirituality with our special guest, Alex Tsakiris. Alex, the host of the acclaimed podcast Skeptiko, has spent over 15 years exploring the mysteries of consciousness, near-death experiences, and the spiritual implications of AI. His latest book, "Why AI: Its Smartest, Its Dangerous, Its Divine," serves as a cornerstone for our discussion today. - Introduction to Alex Tsakiris : Skeptiko Podcast https://skeptiko.com/ - Overview of Alex’s journey into podcasting and his scientific approach to spiritual topics. - Insights from his latest book. - AI and Spirituality: - The potential of AI to help us understand our true, infinite nature. - The ethical and philosophical implications of AI in human development. - Grief and Personal Growth: - How grief can be a catalyst for spiritual awakening and personal growth. - Comparing human experiences of consciousness with AI capabilities. - Science and Consciousness: - The importance of a scientific approach to studying consciousness and spiritual phenomena. - Alex’s experiences and insights from interviewing leading experts in the field. - Future of AI: - Predictions and hopes for the future integration of AI in spiritual practices. - How AI can serve as a tool for enhancing human experience and understanding. Quotes and Key Takeaways: 1. "AI can help provide insights into our divine nature. It’s not about AI being sentient; it’s about how we use it to explore our humanity." – Alex Tsakiris 2. "Understanding our moreness and lessness through AI can be a humbling experience, showing us our potential and limitations." – Brian Smith Join the Conversation: https://grief2growth.circle.so/c/podcast-chat/how-ai-reveals-our-divinity Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:01:08:25

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Her Mind-Blowing Encounter With Her Starseed Son

6/11/2024
Send me a Text Message In this episode of Grief to Growth, host Brian Smith welcomes Teena Christel, a mother, artist, and spiritual guide. Teena shares her transformative journey of healing and spiritual awakening after the devastating loss of her son, Chase. Discover how Teena navigated through grief, found her purpose, and now empowers others through her work and insights. Key Topics Discussed: - Introduction to Teena Christel and her background - The loss of her son Chase and the beginning of her healing journey - Understanding Starseed children and their sensitivity - The role of heart-focused breathing in managing grief - Exploring the Akashic Records and their significance - The power of art as a therapeutic tool - Embracing a heart-based approach to life and healing Join the conversation: https://grief2growth.circle.so/c/podcast-chat/ Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:01:03:56

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Discover The Amazing Power Of The Spiritual Pause

6/4/2024
Send me a Text Message In this episode of Grief to Growth, Brian D. Smith sits down with Rob Wykes, a chaplain, charity chief executive, and author whose journey from building structures to building spiritual resilience is nothing short of transformative. Rob shares his profound insights on spirituality, exploring what it means to take a spiritual pause and how this practice can deepen our understanding of existence. Key Topics Discussed: - Rob's Journey: From traveling across Europe and Asia to his work as a chaplain. - Spiritual Pause: Understanding the concept and its transformative power. - Universal Spirituality: Insights into a spirituality that transcends religious boundaries. - Personal Growth: Practical ways to incorporate the spiritual pause into daily life. Notable Quotes: - "In a world that seldom stops to breathe, discovering the spiritual pause can bring transformation and clarity." - "We are more than our thoughts and feelings; our spirit exists in a realm beyond." Links and Resources: - Rob Wykes' Book: Pause: A Spiritual Power on Amazon https://www.robwykes.com - Join the Conversation: Visit The Group Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:01:12:15

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🔒 What You Need To Do To Break Free From Religious Trauma

5/31/2024
Subscriber-only episode Send me a Text Message One of the things I love to teach is how to break free from religious fear. Are you curious about the intersection of spirituality and traditional beliefs? 🤔 In this eye-opening episode, I discuss a viral meme that's causing a stir on social media. The meme warns against practices like meditation, yoga, and even manifesting. But what does this mean for modern spiritual seekers? 🌟 Join me as I unpack these concepts: - The fear behind non-traditional spiritual practices 🙅‍♂️ - Personal stories from my evangelical background ⛪ - The surprising similarities between prayer and what some call "witchcraft" 🔥 - The healing power of yoga and contemplative prayer 🧘‍♀️🙏 - Addressing misconceptions about mediumship and connecting with spirits 💬🌌 ✨ Why Watch? Discover how to navigate your spiritual journey without fear, embrace practices that bring you peace, and trust in your higher self. Whether you're new to these concepts or looking to deepen your understanding, this episode offers valuable insights and compassionate guidance. 💖 👉 Subscribe for more empowering discussions and visit our website for additional resources: Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:00:10:29

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You Believe In The Afterlife-Don't You? - Annette Marinaccio

5/21/2024
Send me a Text Message In this heartfelt episode of Grief 2 Growth, host Brian D. Smith is joined by Annette Marinaccio, a certified public accountant and now a passionate spiritualist. Annette shares her profound journey of coping with grief and loss, blending practical advice with spiritual wisdom. Whether you're personally experiencing loss or supporting someone who is, this episode offers compassionate guidance and support. About Our Guest Annette Marinaccio is a certified public accountant and spiritualist by passion. After experiencing a profound personal loss, she embarked on a journey of discovery that led her to explore the spiritual aspects of life and death. Annette is now an author and speaker dedicated to helping others understand the afterlife and find comfort in their grief. Her unique perspective makes her insights both relatable and transformative. One of the pivotal moments in Annette's journey was her experience with her mother-in-law through mediums. This profound encounter opened her eyes to the spiritual dimensions of life and death, offering her solace and a deeper understanding of the afterlife. 🌐 Learn more about Annette: https://www.annettemarinaccio.com ☎️ Join the conversation: Talk About The Episode Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:01:14:46

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Understanding Metaphysics In Modern Life- With David Gaggin

5/14/2024
Send me a Text Message 🌌 Join us on a profound journey beyond the physical realm with David Gaggin, an accomplished electrical engineer and author of "Our Eternal Existence." Dive deep into the mysteries of metaphysics, consciousness, and the essence of our very existence. 📚 In this enlightening episode of Grief to Growth, host Brian Smith and guest David Gaggin challenge conventional boundaries between science and spirituality. Discover how metaphysics integrates philosophy, religion, and phenomena like ESP to offer a comprehensive understanding of the world around us. 🌟 Episode Highlights: - What is metaphysics, and why does it matter? - The connection between energy, consciousness, and our eternal nature. - Insights into how our thoughts shape reality and the role of beliefs in daily life. - A fascinating discussion on the potential of human consciousness and the metaphysical view of existence. Join the conversation: https://grief2growth.circle.so/c/podcast-chat/how-understanding-metaphysics-changes-everything Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:01:13:54

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Whitney Allen's Inspiring Journey: From Grief To Finding Purpose After Loss Of Spouse

5/11/2024
Send me a Text Message In this episode, Brian Smith welcomes Whitney Lynn Allen to "Grief to Growth" for a powerful discussion about transforming grief into growth. Whitney shares her journey from experiencing the tragic loss of her husband, Ryan, to becoming a beacon of hope as a certified grief educator and best-selling author. Key Topics Discussed: - Whitney's personal story of loss and how it reshaped her life and career. - The challenges and transformations of becoming a grief educator. - The impact of grief on personal identity and future aspirations. - Insights from Whitney's book, "Running in Trauma Stilettos." Featured Guest: Whitney Lynn Allen, Certified Grief Educator and Author - Learn more about Whitney and her work at [Whitney's Website](http://www.whitneylynnallen.com) - Follow Whitney on Instagram: [@WhitneyLynnAllen](http://instagram.com/whitneylynnallen) Join The Conversation: https://grief2growth.circle.so/c/podcast-chat/bouncing-back-after-losing-a-spouse Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:01:05:49

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Diane Calderon- Shining Light Mother Of Matthew

5/7/2024
Send me a Text Message In this heartfelt episode of "Grief 2 Growth," host Brian Smith sits down with Diane Calderon to discuss her poignant journey through the twin challenges of losing her son and supporting her husband through his battle with dementia. Diane shares how these experiences led her to discover mediumship and ultimately find a way to maintain a connection with her son beyond the physical. Listen as Diane opens up about her personal and spiritual growth, her new book, and how she uses her story to inspire and assist others in similar situations. What You'll Learn: - Diane's background in community organizing and government service. - The profound impact of her son's passing and her husband's illness on her life. - Insights into how Diane turned to mediumship as a source of comfort and connection. - The role of writing and sharing her story in her healing process. - Diane's advice for others navigating the complexities of grief and loss. Diane Calderon’s Book: Living & Loving Life All Day Every Day - [Any other books, websites, or resources mentioned] Connect with Diane Calderon: - https://www.dianecalderon.com Join The Conversation Visit https://grief2growth.circle.so/c/podcast-chat/she-is-one-bad-mama to join our discussion forum and connect with others sharing their growth journeys. Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:01:12:32

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Face To Face With God And He Sent Her Back With A Mission- Elissa Hope's NDE

5/2/2024
Send me a Text Message In this deeply inspiring episode of *Grief to Growth*, host Brian Smith talks with Elissa Hope, author of the bestselling book *Hope from Heaven*. Together, they explore Elissa's profound near-death experience at the age of 14, her face-to-face encounter with God, and the insights on how every second of our lives is predestined yet intertwined with our personal choices. Find Elissa at https://elissahope.com Her YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/@elissahope4524 Key Points Discussed: 1. Elissa’s Near-Death Experience: - Elissa shares the details of her life-changing encounter during a medical emergency. - Insights into her journey through a tunnel to a divine encounter where she met God. 2. Predestined Life and Free Will: - Elissa discusses the revelation that our lives are known before we incarnate, providing a unique perspective on destiny and divine planning. 3. Twin Flames and Eternal Love: - The concept of twin flames and their significant impact on our spiritual paths. - Elissa recounts her poignant relationship with her twin flame, Todd, and how it has shaped her spiritual mission. 4. Turning Grief into Purpose: - How Elissa channeled her profound grief into her life’s purpose, promoting spiritual growth and healing for others. 5. Psychic Abilities and Afterlife Communication: - Discussion on Elissa’s enhanced psychic abilities post-experience and her ongoing communications with spiritual entities. 6. Final Takeaways: - Elissa’s message that true love never dies and our loved ones continue to guide and support us from the spiritual realm. Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:01:07:01

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🔒 🌟 "Releasing Anger After Loss" | Transforming Grief into Growth 🌟

5/1/2024
Subscriber-only episode Send me a Text Message Losing a loved one triggers a whirlwind of emotions, from sadness to fear, and notably, anger. In this powerful episode, we explore the natural yet challenging feeling of anger after loss and why it's essential to release it for our well-being. 🌱 "Why hold onto something that harms you?" We dissect the toxicity of retained anger and provide practical tips for letting go. Whether it's through mindfulness, physical activity, or channeling energy into positive actions, learn how to transform your pain into purpose. 💔➡️💪 🔗 Dive deeper into healing and join a community that understands at grief2growth.com. ✨ Don't go through this alone. Watch now and discover how to turn grief into growth. Your journey to healing starts here. Share your thoughts and experiences in the comments, or reach out for community support. 🤝 Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:00:06:13

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Life, Death, and Personal Transformation with Nick Shaw

4/30/2024
Send me a Text Message In this inspiring episode, host Brian Smith talks with Nick Shaw, an accomplished executive coach, author, and speaker known for his deep insights into personal transformation, self-discovery, and authentic leadership. Nick shares his emotional and spiritual journey through the pages of his book, "My Teacher, My Son," which details the profound impact of his son William's life and untimely passing. What You'll Learn: The Power of PerspectiveCoping with LossTransformative LeadershipWriting as HealingFeatured Guest: Nick Shaw https://meetnickshaw.comJoin the Conversation: We invite you to join the Grief to Growth community to discuss this episode and share your thoughts and experiences. Connect with us at grief2growth.com/community and help us build a supportive network of growth and healing. Subscribe and Share: Don’t forget to subscribe to our podcast on your favorite platform and share this episode with someone who might find it helpful. Your support helps us reach more people and provide more impactful content. Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:00:58:43

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Transforming Grief Through Deep Knowing Of Your Self- with Ani Lodro Palmo

4/25/2024
Send me a Text Message Join host Brian Smith for a profound exploration into the spiritual dimensions of grief and personal growth with Ani Lodro Palmo, a Tibetan Buddhist nun and director of Vidya Monastery in Colorado. This episode dives deep into the intersections of life, death, and spiritual awakening. What You'll Learn: - How early spiritual sensitivities can shape our understanding of life and its challenges. - Insights into Ani Lodro Palmo’s journey from a career in technology to a life dedicated to spiritual teachings and monastic commitments. - The role of clairvoyance and spiritual communication in understanding our existence beyond the physical realm. - How different spiritual practices, including elements from Catholicism and Buddhism, contribute to a deeper understanding of grief and personal evolution. - Practical advice for those seeking to connect with their own spiritual insights and the importance of trusting personal experiences. **Key Moments in the Episode:** - **[00:00]** Introduction to the concepts of grief as growth. - **[02:17]** Ani Lodro Palmo’s background and spiritual journey. - **[08:19]** Decision to embrace monastic life and its implications. - **[14:02]** Experiences with mediumship and the responsibilities it entails. - **[17:37]** Integration of religious beliefs and personal spirituality. - **[26:16]** Discussion on how personal tragedies can lead to broader societal contributions through spiritual growth. - **[31:59]** Deep dive into the concept of ego and its transformation through spiritual practice. - **[41:10]** Guidance on initiating or deepening your spiritual path. **Resources Mentioned:** - [Vidya Monastery Website](http://www.vidyamonastery.org) - Learn more about Ani Lodro Palmo's work and the monastery’s teachings. - [Grief 2 Growth Community](http://www.grief2growth.com/community) - Join the community for further discussion and support. **Connect with Ani Lodro Palmo:** - [Official Website](http://www.anilodropalmo.org) - [LinkedIn](#) - Connect with Ani for spiritual guidance and teachings. **Have Feedback or Questions?** - We love heari Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:01:14:00

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Unleashing the Transformative Power of Emotion Code Healing

4/23/2024
Send me a Text Message Welcome to another episode of Grief 2 Growth with your host, Brian Smith. Today, we explore the transformative power of self-healing and emotional release with Emotion Code practitioner, Jay Chanthlangsy. Discover how personal challenges can lead to profound insights and healing. Timestamps & Topics Covered - Introduction to the transformative perspective of life's challenges. - Meet Jay Chanthlangsy: A journey from tech to emotional healing. - Critical life events that shaped Jay's path in healing practices. - What is the Emotion Code? Understanding its role in emotional and physical healing. - Real-life impacts: Stories of transformation through Emotion Code. - Spiritual insights and the power of acceptance and open-mindedness. - Discussing the necessity of emotional expression and growth in men. Guest Bio: Jay Chanthlangsy is an Emotion Code practitioner whose personal experience with his daughter’s health challenges led him to discover the healing power of emotional release. His story is not just one of personal triumph but serves as a roadmap for those navigating their own trials. Learn More About Our Guest: Visit Jay’s website to dive deeper into Emotion Code healing and discover resources to start your healing journey: [Jay's Website](http://www.jaychanthalangsy.com) After listening to Jay’s insights on healing, what are your thoughts on Emotion Code? Have you experienced any form of energy healing? Please share your stories with us by leaving a comment below or visiting our community page. Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:01:10:51

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From A Life Of Privilege To A Life Of Service

4/17/2024
Send me a Text Message Welcome to this transformative episode of **Grief 2 Growth**, where we delve into the profound mysteries of life, death, and what it means to truly live. Join host Brian Smith in conversation with Serge Beddington-Behrens, a man whose journey from privilege to spiritual enlightenment offers rich insights into the essence of personal growth and transformation. In This Episode, You’ll Learn About: - Serge’s Aristocratic Beginnings: How his early life in a world of wealth set the stage for his spiritual awakening. - Journey of Transformation: Serge's path from luxury to meaningful, spirit-centered living. - Spiritual Insights and Practices: Explore Serge’s integration of various spiritual teachings and how they shaped his life philosophy. - Future Predictions: Serge’s thoughts on the next 60 years for humanity and the importance of spiritual and societal shifts. - Storytelling and Spiritual Growth: The role of personal stories in understanding and navigating life’s challenges. - Keys to Contentment: Serge shares practical advice on living a fulfilling life beyond material success. Continue the Conversation Discover a unique online space dedicated to individuals navigating the complexities of grief. Our community offers a peaceful, supportive environment free from the distractions and negativity often found on places like Facebook. Connect with others who understand your journey and find solace in shared experiences. https://grief2growth.com/community You can send me a text by clicking the link at the top of the show notes. Use fanmail to: 1.) Ask questions. 2.) Suggest future guests/topics. 3.) Provide feedback Can't wait to hear from you! I've been studying Near Death Experiences for many years now. I am 100% convinced they are real. In this short, free ebook, I not only explain why I believe NDEs are real, I share some of the universal secrets brought back by people who have had them. https://www.grief2growth.com/ndelessons Support the Show. 🧑🏿‍🤝‍🧑🏻 Join Facebook Group- Get Support and Education 👛 Subscribe to Grief 2 Growth Premium (bonus episodes) 📰 Get A Free Gift 📅 Book A Complimentary Discovery Call 📈 Leave A Review Thanks so much for your support

Duration:01:15:40