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Feeling discouraged? Relax and tune into "Grief Relief" radio and hear Dr. Gloria Horsley and Dr. Heidi Horsley interview guests with inspiring stories about recovery from loss.


Nancy Gershman Topic: Healing Through Art

March 23, 2017

Memory artist Nancy Gershman creates a picture of a memory you have — or wish you had — of your loved one. Her digitally-created photographs are prescriptive: either factitious, embellished or totally made up, depending on your preferred story. Learn more at Art For Your Sake (dot) com. http://opentohope.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/28064228/Nancy-Gersham.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Heather Stang Topic: Calming Your Mind And Restoring Your Spirit Time

March 16, 2017

Heather Stang is the author of Mindfulness & Grief, and a contributor to Techniques of Grief Therapy: Assessment & Interventions. Her inspiration for helping others stems from her uncle’s death by suicide and her stepfather’s sudden death following a surgical procedure. She offers free guided meditations at MindfulnessAndGrief.com. http://opentohope.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/28063840/Heather-Stang.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Charles Sidoti Topic: Simple Contemplative Spirituality

March 9, 2017

Charles W. Sidoti, BCC, is a clinically trained, board certified, Chaplain (NACC), and Coordinator of Spiritual Care at South Pointe Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Health System. He is the author of two books, Living at God’s Speed, Healing in God’s Time, published in 2011, and Simple Contemplative Spirituality, published in 2016. http://opentohope.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/13175144/Charles-Sidoti.mp3Podcast: Play in new window […]

Jeanne Weaver: Death of A son in Military

February 23, 2017

After her son, Todd, was killed, Jeanne turned to her God-given talent to help her learn how to navigate through her new state of being. Art was her vocation. She would now use it therapeutically. Jeanne created 21 oil paintings and later a book Losing Todd. A Mother’s Journey. http://opentohope.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/15064713/Jeanne-Weaver.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | […]

Melanie Warner: Topic-Defining Moments: Coping With The Loss of a Child

February 20, 2017

Melanie Warner is an author and speaker for over 25 years. She is the founder of the new Defining Moments book series that offer positive stories of hope and inspiration from people who have overcome extreme challenges in life. In 2005, Warner lost her son, which inspired her to write this book as a resource for […]

Tambre Leighn MA, CPC, PCC, Eli-Mp: From Grief To Growth

February 16, 2017

Tambre Leighn, MA, PCC, ELI-MP, is a certified professional coach specializing in grief recovery and founder of WellBeyondOrdinary.com. After navigating the impacts of various kinds of losses in her own life, Tambre made it her mission to help others. Her approach to grief focuses on how to “grow through it, not just go through it” […]

Harriet Hodgson: Raising Grandchildren

February 9, 2017

Harriet Hodgson has been a freelancer for 37 years and is the author of 35 books. In 2007 four family members, including her daughter (mother of her twin grandchildren, and the twin’s father) died. John and Harriet became the twin’s legal guardians and cared for the twins for seven years. http://opentohope.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/06112911/Harriet-Hodgson.mp3Podcast: Play in new window […]

Allison Gilbert: Ways to Remember

February 2, 2017

Allison Gilbert is the author of Passed and Present, Parentless Parents and Always Too Soon. She is also coeditor of Covering Catastrophe, the definitive historical record of how broadcast journalists covered 9/11. Allison’s work has been featured in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Huffington Post, and on NPR, CNN, FOX, MSNBC, CBS, and […]

Amy Sky: Healing Of Music

January 26, 2017

Looking for music to heal? If so join singer songwriter Amy Sky as she and Dr. Heidi Horsley and Alan Pedersen, Executive Director of The Compassionate Friends, discuss with Amy “LIV ON,” a collaborative album with Olivia Newton-John, and Beth Nielsen Chapman.  Listen in and be inspired by the power of music to heal. http://opentohope.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/17132811/Amy-Sky.mp3Podcast: […]