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Where's The Grief?

Death is an inevitable part of life, and yet it can be difficult and uncomfortable to talk about the process of grief amongst one's peers. This podcast helps shine some light into the darkest parts of our own existence and encourage a more open discussion about the effects of grief, and offers coping mechanisms to those suffering.
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Now displaying: October, 2018

Where's the Grief?

A podcast focused on grief and loss hosted by Jordon Ferber

On the whole, many cultures do not teach us how to effectively deal with the feelings that come up when a loved one dies. 

The goal of this podcast is to acknowledge the reality of intense grief , which can be a very isolating experience, and normalize the conversation about it that is very often difficult to have with friends and even family.

 

Jordon Ferber, a bereaved sibling himself, gives people who have experienced intense loss permission to talk about it and exemplify the possibility of  making it through the darkest periods of grief to a life full of hope and happiness.

 

Oct 24, 2018

In this long awaited episode, I finally got a chance to interview Comedian and AUTHOR Laurie Kilmartin!

Laurie's father had terminal cancer, and she dealt with part of it by live-tweeting her father’s time in hospice and her grieving process after his passing. She ultimately turned those tweets into a special entitled "45 Jokes About My Dead Dad." She then subsequently wrote a book about the same experience, called "Dead People Suck," which is equally as amazing as her special, and perhaps the first ever Comedy-Grief book on the market.

Get her book, "Dead People Suck" Right now!

Subscribe to Laurie's own podcast here!

Oct 9, 2018

In this episode, I sat down with Author Daniel Kenner to talk about his new book, "Room for Grace," an oral history that deals with the life of his mother as she battled stage 4 cancer for her and a debilitating disease for her husband: life crashed down in an instant. Maureen Kenner found resilience, however, in the lessons she learned from her Special Ed students in Providence, RI. Her students lived with their hearts opened despite struggles of the highest magnitude. Through these students, Maureen gains courage, humor, and the strength of spirit to face her devastating realities, head on. Maureen’s oral history was captured by her son Daniel who tenderly wrought this book out of their recorded conversations. Through anecdotes and hard-earned lessons, Maureen tackles challenge after challenge and reframes daily struggles with a positive outlook allowing her to transcend and conquer mortal fears with dignity and room for grace.

Check out RoomForGrace.org to learn more about the book!

Also make sure to follow CaringBridge.org to find further support in the face of adversity.

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