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Sharing our Stories - Grief Insights From Mark Nepo

Ep. 230

"... will there be joy again? Well, maybe, but it won't look the same as before because everything has a tint of grief. Yes, there's still sunshine. But it looks different, and so does everything. So, how do we incorporate grief and move on?" - Mark Nepo.


In today's special episode, I'm joined by one of my favorite people in the world, Mark Nepo. Mark is a best selling and award winning author who has moved and inspired readers and seekers all over the world. He has sold over one million copies of his #1 New York Times best seller, The Book of Awakening, and has also been recognized as a consummate storyteller and one of the finest spiritual guides of our time.


Throughout this episode, you'll experience a sample of Mark's delicate, comforting, and kind wisdom as we discuss coping with grief and loss. Mark shares his thoughts on the importance of self-discovery, social support strategies, and establishing a conversation with grief to cope with bereavement.


Mark shares practical tips on finding happiness in grief, incorporating pain into life, and healing by sharing experiences. Mark also analyzes the role stories have in our lives and shares dozens of golden nuggets on how to talk to and help people dealing with loss and grief.


Tune in to episode 230 and don't miss Mark's unique perspective on navigating the complexities of grief and finding happiness in it.


In This Episode, You Will Learn:

What Mark considers his role as a writer to be (1:50)

Kindness is a quiet medicine (5:20)

Mark talks about what moved him to write about grief (9:20)

Repeating our stories is crucial as there is still so much to learn from them (17:00)

"What is it like to be you right now?" (23:00)

Mark's advice for those dealing with grief (27:40)


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