Losing Your Parents International Radio Show Episode 8: Love, Rejection & Thanksgiving

In this episode: This week we talk about love, rejection and the upcoming holiday, thanksgiving. We'll discuss the idea of releasing expectations and we'll hear from Naz, a caller, follower and new friend from India!

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Last year this time, we were driving to Nashville.

This time last year we had driven to Nashville for the first time. Before we arrived, we had made a pit-stop in a Walmart parking lot so Catherine could have a work meeting and I, an interview that was scheduled with OPEN TO HOPE, an organization that supports grief workers. I saw in the back of my Kia Soul, which was on the tow dolly behind the RV while I was being interviewed about our journey and my blog, losingyourparents.org. (You can listen to that interview,...

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Losing Your Parents Episode 7: What do I do on Thanksgiving?

About this episode: This week we hear from an anonymous caller who's got questions about how to deal with thanksgiving after losing his mom.

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What do parent illness, coming out of the closet & death have in common? Watch my Candid Conversation with Stephanie Fleitas from CreatingWithin.com

Watch my Candid Conversation with Stephanie Fleitas from CreatingWithin.com as we explore growth and awareness surrounding parent illness, the loss of my parents, coming out of the closet, and death.

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Losing Your Parents International Radio Show Episode 6: How to Cope with Birthday Triggers

In this episode: I talk about my interview with Stephanie Fleitas from CreatingWithin.com and continue the conversation about birthdays: birthday triggers, why birthdays can be incredibly challenging without your parents and how they can be easier and more enjoyable as time goes on.

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Losing Your Parents International Radio Show Episode 5: Birthdays

About this episode: It's my 33rd birthday! I'm talking about birthdays and ways I work with and through them without my parents. I'll also be discussing the connection to the day my dad died.

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Losing Your Parents International Radio Show Episode 4: What is Chosen Family?

About this episode: We'll start the conversation around chosen family: mother figures, father figures, "siblings" and other important people in our lives. I'll also be talking about Cheryl Strayed's book, Wild.

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Losing Your Parents International Radio Show Episode 3: What the Hell, Feelings?

In this episode: We all have em, but a lot of us ignore them. I'm gonna talk about FEELINGS and strategies for just noticing the fact that you have them, a LOT of them. We'll start there.

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Losing Your Parents International Radio Show Episode 2: Tips for Feeling Alive, Liberated & Free After The Death of a Parent

Subscribe to my international radio show & podcast, here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/losingyourparents In this episode: What rejuvenates you? What makes you feel alive, liberated and free? In this episode, I take myself out on a date, discuss what I call “the vacuum effect” after a parent dies and experiment with what kind of space can be made from the inside. About this show: I lost both parents to cancer at 22 and 27. Let’s talk about stuff that’s hard, ways you can move forward in your life and how to get back to a happier place. My intention is to connect those of us who have lost our mothers, our fathers or both parents, at any age, through the arts, life experiments, looking inward and turning pain into something positive. Want advice...

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Losing Your Parents Show Episode 1: Becoming Present & Parenting Yourself

My first international radio show! In this episode, I'll be talking about what it means to become present and parent yourself. Subscribe to my radio show, here: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/losingyourparents

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The Sedona Method Continues to Help Me With My Healing

The Sedona Method changed my life. It gives you the tools to move through difficult emotions quickly simply by inviting them in and then releasing them. There are questions you can ask yourself (outloud or in your head).

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Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work. Her Funeral Plans, Her Comedy Career, and Her Documentary.

Joan Rivers had incredible humor and used it to work through her own life, including imagining what her funeral would be like!

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