Hey, I’m Lisa. I’ve lost both my parents to cancer when I was 22 and 27. I work through grief using positive energy, resources, and life experiments.
I have a radio show / podcast I do on Wednesdays at 12:30 PDT. Tune in here or listen to it on iTunes. Listen quietly or talk to me. I’m open either way. <3
Recent Blog Posts
How to feel feelings: What do feelings feel like inside? How do you work through a feeling to get all the way through to completion?
Fig talks about father's abusive past, the role it played at the end of her mother's life 4 years ago, and how she worked through her post traumatic stress.
I'd love to get your feedback, ideas, suggestions and learn what your biggest challenges are. If you could please take a min, it would help me to help you.
She lost her mother at 16 to cancer. Listen as Lisa A. Snyder and Maddie Taterka discuss her loss + her Autostraddle blog post, "This is a Dead Mom Essay."
Episode 24: THE GETTING ORGANIZED SERIES Part 5: eBay & Your Parents Estate-Is eBay the right tool for you?
About this episode: THE GETTING ORGANIZED SERIES Part 5: Ever wondered how what to do with your parents stuff after they are gone? Learn if eBay is the right tool for working on your parents estate.
Tune in Today @ 12:30pm PDT – Interview with Autostraddle Writer, Madeline Taterka as we talk about her blog post “This is a Dead Mom Essay”
Maddie Taterka lost her mom at 16 to cancer. Listen as we discuss her February blog post on Autostraddle, "This is a Dead Mom Essay".
Episode 23: THE GETTING ORGANIZED SERIES Part 4: Craigslist & Your Parents Estate-How to Use Craiglist for Selling Stuff
About this episode: THE GETTING ORGANIZED SERIES Part 4: Ever wondered how to sell your parents stuff? I've sold a ton of my parents things (as well as my own) on craiglist and I have direct tools to make this work for you that have worked for me. We'll also talk about the "David's Thoughts", a blog written by a guy named David, giving a male perspective on grief.
Episode 22: THE GETTING ORGANIZED SERIES Part 3: How to decide to keep, donate, recycle, sell or throw away items from your parents estate
About this episode: PART 3: Your Parents Estate: How to decide what to keep, donate, recycle
About this episode: PART 2: We'll continue the conversation on how to face the task of getting organized with your parents belongings that they've left behind.
About this episode: PART 1: We'll start the conversation on how to face the task of getting organized with your parents belongings that they've left behind.
About this episode: Have you found film, audio, or pictures from boxes of your parents? Your own stuff? We'll talk pinterest, vimeo, youtube, and Blue Moon Camera, a business that will help you find out what's on that stuff!
This is my pinterest board of idea’s I’m collecting for what to do with your parents stuff.
Follow Lisa’s board LosingYourParents.org on Pinterest.
In this episode: Today we're talking about living life and about bucket lists. What's on your bucket list? What kinds of things do you want to do before you die?
I'm a fan of Byron Katie. She has a process about thoughts called "The Work", have you heard of it? It's an amazing process of moving forward beyond stories and thoughts we believe. Here's a little bit about Byron Katie and her process.
In this episode: Today we're talk about Byron Katie's "The Work", her "Judge Your Neighbor" worksheet, and ways you can dive into working on forgiving yourself around any event, but most especially, a parent who is no longer present.
About this episode: We'll discuss things you may think about after a parent dies such as "I'll never look into his eyes again", and ways to help yourself deal with these thoughts.
In this episode: I talk about my Uncle Gene who passed away on 1/6/15, discuss what kinds of people remind you of your parents and how to stay connected.