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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.

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.
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Tempe, AZ

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Big Love

10/11/2017
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How does someone find his way from the murder, at age 14, of both his parents to a life guided by big love?

Duration: 00:54:19


Prison Terminal

10/4/2017
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As the United States increases its levels of incarceration and the length of sentences, more and more inmates are aging and dying in prison.

Duration: 00:55:10


Survivor Cafe

9/27/2017
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What is the legacy of trauma to future generations? Recent epigenetics research reveals that even the DNA of children, grandchildren and beyond are affected by severe trauma in generations before them.

Duration: 00:53:57


Living With Dying

9/20/2017
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Jahnna Beecham and Katie Ortlip were friends and neighbors who sometimes had interesting conversations about Katie's work in hospice.

Duration: 00:55:14


Expect the Unexpected

9/13/2017
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When Bill Philipps was fourteen, he watched his mother die after a life without peace. A few days later, he experienced the first manifestations of his unusual gift when she came to him to tell him what it was like now that she had died and crossed over.

Duration: 00:54:27


Caring for Red

9/6/2017
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Mindy Fried resolved to take the best possible care of her father as he neared the end of his life. That commitment was complicated by distance, a lifetime of relationship and the usual difficulties of care management, both his and hers.

Duration: 00:55:11


Time to Fly

8/30/2017
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When Laura Lewis children were three and six, the love of her life, the father of her children, killed himself without warning.

Duration: 00:54:34


Dying to Make a Difference

8/23/2017
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After years of work in end of life care, Mary Matthiesen was blindsided by the death of her mother. She was also filled with inspiration resulting from the conversations they had and the choices her mother made about completing her life on her own terms.

Duration: 00:55:46


You're Alive!

8/16/2017
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After the death of his mother, Ned Buskirk wondered why we don't talk about death more. As a producer and artist, he found a way to invite the conversation when he hosted a small event in his home, called You're Going to Die: Poetry, Prose and Anything Goes.

Duration: 00:54:52


Unbroken

8/9/2017
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As a young and innocent 13 year old, Madeleine Black experienced an unimaginable and brutal rape which changed the course of her life.

Duration: 00:54:06


Caravan of No Despair

8/2/2017
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Mirabai Starr was decades into a deep spiritual practice. Then on the day her first book, a translation of Dark Night of the Soul by St. John of the Cross, came out, her daughter was killed in a car crash.

Duration: 00:55:31


Choosing to Die

7/26/2017
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Phyllis Shacter's husband made a series of radical choices about how his life would end. When he received two life limiting diagnoses within six weeks of each other, Alzheimers and cancer, he refused cancer treatment and employed natural methods instead.

Duration: 00:53:36


Recovery

7/19/2017
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People experiencing serious mental illness are likely to suffer numerous losses; of family, jobs, stability and security.

Duration: 00:54:37


Living the Fullest to the Very End

7/12/2017
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Until recently, very little attention was paid to the quality of our lives at the very end of our lives. But that is changing, fueled by patient demand but also by a group of medical practitioners who are passionate about making sure everything possible is done to empower people at the end of life.

Duration: 00:55:32


Encore: Insomniac City

7/5/2017
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Bill Hayes left his life in San Francisco for New York City, hoping to heal from the loss of his partner and find comfort in the sharp rhythms and landscape of the New York skyline.

Duration: 00:55:07


What Abi Taught

6/28/2017
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Lucy Hone was already an expert on resilience when she faced the worst nightmare of her life; her daughter, best friend, and best friend's daughter were killed together in an auto accident.

Duration: 00:54:33


A Letter to My Wife

6/21/2017
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As a person who had a long time meditation practice, Joe DiNardo had carried himself through hard times with presence and grace.

Duration: 00:53:29


Messages

6/14/2017
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From the time Fleur was 4 years old, she communicated with the souls of people who were no longer alive.

Duration: 00:55:48


I Remember

6/7/2017
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Filmmaker Matt Wolf is compelled by the people who nurture the legacy of artists who died of AIDS.

Duration: 00:55:13


Great Day To Be Alive

5/31/2017
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How does a cancer diagnosis change a life? When Patricia Bahia was diagnosed with ovarian cancer, it resulted in a commitment to "live her bucket list."

Duration: 00:53:32

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