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 […]

Grief In The Hundred Acre Wood

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Grief According to Winnie the Pooh Mitch Carmody’s interview on Intentional Grief includes this 5 minute excerpt about personalities in grieving.  As he thought about the characters who lived in the Hundred Acre Wood with Winnie the Pooh, he realized that each one has a personality that was revealed when Eyore lost his tail.  Everyone […]

My Warrior’s Place

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Kelly Kowall’s son, SPC Corey Kowall, died while on a combat mission in Afghanistan in 2009. In the ensuing months, Kelly was touched by the battle that many veterans continued to fight after they returned from the war zone. Theirs was an emotional battle against grief, post traumatic stress and depression. Through the purchase of […]