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You can't go through life without experiencing loss and trauma the question is how do we deal and live with the grief and pain? Join Nathalie Himmelrich, grief expert and author, talking to people who have experienced grief and trauma first-hand. If you want to be inspired by others who traveled through their grief and trauma, found that healing is possible, and came out the other end knowing they can survive and thrive in life after loss. For more info: www.nathaliehimmelrich.com

You can't go through life without experiencing loss and trauma the question is how do we deal and live with the grief and pain? Join Nathalie Himmelrich, grief expert and author, talking to people who have experienced grief and trauma first-hand. If you want to be inspired by others who traveled through their grief and trauma, found that healing is possible, and came out the other end knowing they can survive and thrive in life after loss. For more info: www.nathaliehimmelrich.com

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Switzerland

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You can't go through life without experiencing loss and trauma the question is how do we deal and live with the grief and pain? Join Nathalie Himmelrich, grief expert and author, talking to people who have experienced grief and trauma first-hand. If you want to be inspired by others who traveled through their grief and trauma, found that healing is possible, and came out the other end knowing they can survive and thrive in life after loss. For more info: www.nathaliehimmelrich.com

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English

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Episodes

Nathalie with Amie Lands on Child Loss, Cancer and Life’s Trauma | Episode 15

10/17/2022
Today I speak with Amie where she shares how her life started with the loss of connection to her father due to mental illness and the challenging relationship with her alcoholic mother. Amie then became pregnant for the first time, but her daughter Ruthie died after 33 days. At 36 years, Amie was diagnosed with neck cancer which was successfully treated. She then shares how they moved across the States and their truck caught fire with many of their belongings including Ruthie’s memories...

Duration:00:39:41

Nathalie with Simone Surgeoner on Loss of Significant Men | Episode 14

10/10/2022
Today Simone and I talk about losing the most significant men in her life. She dealt with the loss of her life partner through cancer, the sudden death of her father, and the dissolution of two marriages. After all these losses she investigated into the masculine, and she found an appreciation for the male aspect in her life and in herself. She describes the experience of grief’s intensity in the following way: ‘The pain and intensity of it has not lessened in those moments. Yes, there are...

Duration:00:44:50

Nathalie with Sharon Ehlers on Dealing With Suicide | Episode 13

10/3/2022
Today Sharon Ehlers and I dive into the topic of loss by suicide. We both share how we dealt with losing close people who took their own lives. Sharon has lost multiple people in her life, two of which died by suicide. She shares so generously about all the tools and resources she found along her way that helped her deal with the losses after she realized that she wasn’t coping at all with the first loss of her best friend Joy. Attending to her grief and learning about death opened things...

Duration:00:50:08

SPECIAL: Nathalie with Chris on Grief Eleven Years Later | Episode 12

9/12/2022
Today I speak with my ex-husband and the father of our children. We reflect on eleven years since the death of our younger twin daughter A’Mya. In doing this we are spending time speaking about her, honoring her place in our lives, and, as I’d like to see it: spending time parenting her. Our conversation was moving and opened my eyes to parts of Chris’ grief that I wasn’t aware of. Chris says the following about his personal experience of grief: ‘It is a constant thing; it never goes...

Duration:00:53:42

Nathalie with Callie Hawkins on Creating a Legacy | Episode 11

9/5/2022
Today I speak with Callie about the loss of her first son Coley and how she created a legacy by creating an exhibition at Present Lincoln’s Cottage in Washington, DC. Listen to Callie describing how she learned to intentionally grieve. One thing to definitely look out for in this episode is how she experiences grief loving her back. Callie says: ‘One thing I wish I had known was that it is still possible to have a relationship with your loved one who has died. It's certainly not a...

Duration:00:41:10

Nathalie with Kelsey Chittick on Looking at Death Differently | Episode 10

8/29/2022
Today I speak with Kelsey about the loss of Nate, her husband, and the journey Kelsey took as part of dealing with his loss. She believes that: ‘The bigger the grief, the luckier you were.’ Kelsey shares so many different nuggets of wisdom that I found it hard to choose one to share with you below. Her way of looking at death and loss is different too many and honestly is refreshing. It will invite you to open your thinking and feeling about grief and trauma in a way you might never have...

Duration:00:51:37

Nathalie with Pinky on the Loss of Her Son and Creating a Legacy | Episode 9

8/22/2022
Today I speak with Pinky who lost her son due to inflammation that affected his heart when he was just a few months old. The birth and the loss of Leonardo both happened during the Covid pandemic and both Pinky and her husband understandably felt extremely isolated in their grief. Pinky dealt with her grief by joining a grief support group and seeing a therapist. Someone she had met through a group on Facebook gave her the book Surviving My First Year of Child Loss as a support...

Duration:00:35:12

Nathalie with Ian Weedon on the Loss of Half of the Family | Episode 8

8/15/2022
Today I speak with Ian Weedon who has lost half of his family in the past few years. Listen to Ian telling us how he deals with loss and trauma in his later stage of life. Together, we also explore how the loved one’s presence can be felt in very different ways, not always the way we want or expect it. Ian’s life story shows the reality of living a life after loss. Ian says: ‘Of course, my life is very different. I only have the responsibility to my daughter now I don't have the...

Duration:00:42:27

Nathalie with Amy Watson on Stillbirth, Miscarriage, and Pregnancy After Loss | Episode 7

8/8/2022
Today I speak with Amy Watson who has experienced stillbirth & miscarriage. She talks about pregnancy after loss, how she struggled but also how she supported herself through the different losses. The interesting part of her story is how differently she experienced her two losses and how she managed those differences. Amy says: ‘I call it Radical Self-Compassion, which means you love every part of you, including the grief, including the trauma, including the mess that it at all is, because...

Duration:00:40:35

Nathalie with Kellie Sipos on Drug Abuse and Multiple Losses | Episode 6

8/1/2022
Today I speak with Kellie Sipos who I met as part of being a guest on her podcast, My Child Left Home for Heaven. Kellie has experienced multiple losses within her own family which started with her father’s suicide, followed by the sudden unexpected loss of her sister. In 2018 she lost her daughter Emilie through an accidental drug overdose after which Kellie candidly shares how she herself abused drugs to manage her own grief. Just a few months ago, her mother, who she cared for the last...

Duration:00:40:21

Nathalie with Domenique Rice on Unapologetically Grieving Out Loud | Episode 5

7/25/2022
Today I speak with Domenique Rice who I have come to know as part of the Instagram community of bereaved parents supporting one another in the Grieving Parents Support Network. People come and go in this community, but Domenique has stayed actively involved and developed a voice to be noticed creating stillbirth awareness in honour of her son TJ. She says: ‘I need to parent my son and honour where I'm at. So that's the evolution, once again of the ‘stillbirth-Mama-fighting-for light’ and...

Duration:00:34:47

Nathalie with Turiya Hanover on the Loss of Significant Partners in Life | Episode 4

7/18/2022
Today I speak with Turiya, who – among other losses and traumas - shares the turning point in her life when she lost her then 33-year-old husband Welf von Hannover in 1981. Her relationship with death, the impermanence of physical life significantly changed another time with the loss of her beloved partner Maja 6 months ago, where she experienced something, she never had before: ‘Then one night the message came, and it was: Love Is All. And there was such a strong feeling. Love is the bond...

Duration:00:52:23

Nathalie with Melo Garcia on Compound Grief and Finding Someone Who Speaks Grief | Episode 3

7/11/2022
‘When you decide that it is yours, you'll understand that along with that grief comes an amazing life of living after loss because you have something that no one else can ever, ever have. And that is the love, that is the love - that's the love that remains.’ Melo has experienced three multiple significant losses in a short time frame. In this interview, she explains how through grief it felt as if she lost her mind and found it again in her journey with grief and trauma. About this week’s...

Duration:00:41:30

Nathalie with Katja Faber on Homicide Loss – Effect on the Victim’s Family | Episode 2 Part 1

7/4/2022
‘I wish to be ok with it if for no other reason than I owed it to myself and to my still-living children and those that care about me. Because they have a right to have a full and beautiful life, and having a mother that's traumatised and overwhelmed by something that she has no control over is not doing anybody any favours.’ Katja’s story is extraordinary and has made waves in the media worldwide. Since the recording of this episode a few weeks ago the court case has taken place at the...

Duration:00:45:23

Nathalie with Rachel Tenpenny on Why and How Healing Is Possible | Episode 1

6/26/2022
Episode introduction ‘Whether healing is possible or not, is irrelevant. It has to be possible for me because this is the life that I want, and I am not willing to give up.’ Rachel Tenpenny gave birth to twin girls Aubrey and Ellie on June 24th, 2008. They both died a few days after their birth. Rachel talks to us about her grieving and healing story and how she came to strongly believe that healing is possible About this week’s guest Rachel Tenpenny is a grief expert, emotional...

Duration:00:55:11

TRAILER: How To Deal With Grief & Trauma

6/21/2022
Welcome to HOW TO DEAL WITH GRIEF AND TRAUMA, a podcast where on each episode we will hear from people - like you – who have lived through heart-breaking losses and traumas. In this episode, you will hear about Sign up here to receive notification of upcoming episodes being released: HOW TO DEAL WITH GRIEF AND TRAUMA Updates Links --> For more information, please visit Nathalie’s website. --> Subscribe to the newsletter to receive updates on future episodes here. --> Join the podcast’s...

Duration:00:03:37