Podcasts

Don’t Tell Me I’m Strong

This is not a compliment for a griever.  When a griever loses a loved one they are in survival mode.  They were not given the choice to prevent their loss from occurring, yet they still have to perform the activities of daily living.  In general,...

When Families Fight

It is not uncommon for families to fight during a grieving experience.  Grief is unique and individual to the griever and every griever is struggling with the individual relationship they had with the loved one that has passed away.  Everyone should be given...

Reviewing the Relationship

Every griever has the experience when they lose a loved one or even a less than loved one that their brain automatically starts reviewing the relationship.  We spend time looking at everything we wish we would've done different, better or more.  The griever...

We Don’t Compare Losses

The Sisters discuss how inappropriate it is for people to compare their losses to another person's loss.  When grievers have unresolved grief they will put their pain on a new griever by saying "I know exactly how you feel."  This is one of the most...

I Don’t Have an Emergency Contact

This is an extremely sensitive topic for some grievers when they find themselves in the situation of not having someone to list as their emergency contact.  The void of not having someone who will show up for you increases the grieving experience tenfold....

Grief Funk

The sisters define and discuss what a grief funk really is and how it affects grievers. There are times when we make a certain amount of progress and then something like an anniversary or holiday drags us back down into a grief funk. When this happens it can make the...

Give it Voice

The Sisters discuss how important it is to give voice to the negative emotions you are carrying in your heart.  Grief carries such negative emotions but because we as a society are not trained how to properly talk about grief we try to push it all down and avoid...