About Lisa

Help me turn Losing Your Parents into a non profit!Donate Now I lost both parents to cancer at 22 & 27. Let's talk about stuff that's hard, ways you can move forward in your life and how we can bridge the gap from grief to peace when the weird stuff comes up. My intention is to connect with as many adult orphans as possible and 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. Subscribe to the Blog | Listen to the Losing Your Parents Podcast on iTunes on Stitcher and on iHeart Radio

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#Repost @waylonlewis with @repostapp. ・・・ “If you touch the fear instead of running from it, you find tenderness, vulnerability, and sometimes a sense of sadness. This tender-heartedness happens naturally when you start to be brave enough to stay present, because instead of armoring yourself, instead of turning to anger, self-denigration, and iron-heartedness, you keep your

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@goichonthego I found your book on the shelf at @powellsbooks here in #Portland! Happened to be in the #grief section. I got back logged in work after my vacation and it is still on my radar to read! Thank you for your advanced copy. I will be reading it! #losingyourparents via Instagram

Podcast Episode #048: Low Energy & Fatigue

Do you have low energy? Do you feel tired? Feeling fatigue? Me too! Totally normal, let's discuss.

Podcast Episode #047: Committing to Change

Talking about how committing to ourselves helps strengthen how far we can go.

[MUST SEE] The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Interview with Vice President Joe Biden Parts 1 & 2

This is a vulnerable 2 part interview between two great men with a tragic history; Vice President Joe Biden and Late Show host, Stephen Colbert. In this interview, Stephen gets Joe to open up around the grief and sorrow he experienced most recently with the loss of his son Beau Biden to brain cancer this year, but of his earlier losses of his first wife Neilia and their 13-month-old daughter Naomi.

Stephen Colbert interview with Oprah about the loss of his dad and 2 brothers

I just learned recently that when Stephen Colbert was 10 years old, his father, James, and two older brothers, 18-year-old Paul and 15-year-old Peter, were killed when Eastern Airlines Flight 212 crashed in North Carolina. Watch this Stephen Colbert interview with Oprah as he tells us how it took him 8 years to start grieving his dad, how this difficult time in his life helped make him the person he is today and what brings him absolute joy in his life now.

Podcast Episode #046: The Importance of Self Care!

What are your ways you practice self care? Let's talk about how to manage stress and to do preventative maintenance on the body, mind and spirit.

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#Repost @brenebrown with @repostapp. ・・・ I love it when @aliedwards makes brilliant thoughts beautiful. #losingyourparents via Instagram