The Study of Grief and Loss

Anita Hermsmeier shares about the courses she teaches on Grief and Loss at William Jessup University (WJU) in Rocklin, California. She will talk about some of the key tools she provides to students as they learn how to help others with processing grief issues and different types of losses.  Anita has a Master of Arts […]

Letting Go of Your Guilt and Regrets

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In 2001, Alan Pedersen‘s world changed forever when his 18 year old daughter, Ashley, was killed in an automobile accident. Since that time, Alan has embraced his journey of grief and has helped and encouraged many bereaved parents through his music.  He is also a skilled and entertaining speaker on topics related to grief. Many […]

Can We Control Death and Grief?

Death of a loved one and Grief are universal experiences. They’re the most difficult aspects of life that many of us will endure. Shane Vincent and Debbie Tannenbaum, on staff with Bristol Hospice, talk about how difficult it is to accept that we have no control over the death of a loved one.  Further, at […]

Friends for Survivors of Suicide

Marilyn Koenig is the Founder of Friends for Survival, a support system for individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide. She shares her personal story of the loss of her son, as well as her experience in starting Friends for Survival. When we can develop a passion that turns our loss into a […]

Understanding Men and Their Grief

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Dr. Bob Baugher, Ph.D., joins us again to discuss the common grieving style of men and the differences between the way men and women grieve.  His discussion of this topic provides much insight into understanding men and their grief.  Join us! Dr. Bob is a Professor of Psychology and author of several books on the […]

Hope for the Journey

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Chaplain Mindy Russell is the Senior Chaplain and Executive Officer with Law Enforcement Chaplaincy-Sacramento. She shares helpful information with those who are dealing with a recent loss about how to find hope again. She also shares advice on how to bring encouragement to families who have lost a family member. Chaplain Mindy also shares about […]

Proactive Grieving

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In the midst of our grief, we may feel as if we are lost in the Hundred Acre Wood.  Listen as Mitch helps us find our way in our quest to Turn Loss Into Legacy through Proactive Grieving. This program will help those who are grieving the loss of a loved one, as well as […]

The Grief Toolbox

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Glen and Tanya Lord share about their journey as bereaved parents since the death of their 4 year old son, Noah, in 1999.  They talk about the pain of new grief and their experience with attending their first grief support group. They also share about their efforts to find grief resources on the Internet which […]

Dealing with the Emotional Impact of Abortion

Tanya Flores understands the confusion and pain that often comes after having an abortion. After 16 years of unresolved grief, she attended an after abortion care Bible study, Living Hope , at Centerpoint Community Church in Roseville, CA. Finally, feeling forgiven, free and living with a restored hope in life, Tanya is passionate about helping other […]

A Gold Star Mom Remembers

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Patty Schumacher’s son, LCpl Victor Dew was killed in action while serving in Afghanistan (10/13/2010).  Patty shares  about the impact of Victor’s death on her family, and what she is doing today to honor his life. Victor was the first graduate from Granite Bay High School to die in combat. In April 2013, the post […]