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  • Episode 212: Embracing Hope Anew After Multiple Losses

    Posted on January 22, 2024 - by admin

      Discover hope amidst multiple losses with insights from Dr. Gloria Horsley, Dr. Heidi Horsley, Jennifer O’Brien, and Dr. Barbara Hopkinson. Explore their personal journeys of overcoming the initial belief […]

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  • Episode 210: Developing Passion and Purpose After Loss

    Posted on December 21, 2023 - by admin

    Does it feel impossible to develop passion and purpose after loss? Join Dr. Gloria Horsley and her daughter Dr. Heidi Horsley, along with their guests Elizabeth Coplan, Ken Ross, and […]

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  • Episode 209: Finding Hope After an Anticipated Loss

    Posted on December 20, 2023 - by admin

    What is unique about anticipated loss and how does one find hope again? Join Dr. Gloria Horsley and her daughter Dr. Heidi Horsley, along with their guests Ken Ross, Elizabeth […]

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  • Episode 207: From Grief to Peace

    Posted on November 13, 2023 - by admin

    Does moving from grief to peace after a loss feel impossible?  Join Dr. Heidi Horsley, and her guests’ Heather Stang, Dr. Wendy Lichtenthal, and Gina Moffa, as they discuss how […]

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  • Episode 206: Making Meaning After Loss

    Posted on November 13, 2023 - by admin

    Have you ever wondered how to make meaning after a loss?  Join Dr. Heidi Horsley, and her guests’ Dr. Wendy Lichtenthal, Gina Moffa, and Heather Stang as they discuss meaning […]

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  • Episode 205: Moving on Doesn’t Mean Letting Go

    Posted on November 13, 2023 - by admin

    Are people telling you that in order to move on after a loss, you have to let go? Join Dr. Heidi Horsley, and her guests’ Gina Moffa, Heather Stang, and […]

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  • Episode 202: Coping with Parent Loss

    Posted on October 28, 2023 - by admin

    Are you feeling overwhelmed and trying to figure out how to cope with the loss of a parent? Join Dr. Heidi Horsley and her guest’s Adam Rabinovitch, Claire Sharkey, and […]

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Articles

  • The Last Christmas Stocking

    Posted on December 24, 2023 - by Lisa Irish

    The First Christmas Stocking The first Christmas stocking I ever made was in 1960. I was 10 years old and living in Walnut Creek, California with my parents, Ted and […]

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  • Funeral Provides Children with Full Picture of Dad

    Posted on November 20, 2023 - by Ken Lefkowitz

    Funeral Provides Children with Full Picture of Dad During the day of my father Leo’s funeral, his sons were treated to much praise and tributes from members of the Factory […]

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  • Memory Boxes Help Daughter Let Go

    Posted on October 16, 2023 - by Sara Striefel

    On Labor Day, I spent the afternoon going through memory boxes in my father’s basement. Six white cardboard containers with my name written in Sharpie. As I opened each one, […]

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  • Reconnecting with Mom Through Plant Medicine

    Posted on September 18, 2023 - by Ken Breniman

    Losing Mom as a Teen I was only 18 when my mother succumbed to pancreatic cancer. However, in the following two decades, I persistently avoided the profound pain of being […]

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  • Wishing Doesn’t Change Things

    Posted on August 3, 2023 - by Anne Peterson

    I’m sixteen, tired from my shift at the snack shop with Dad. All I want to do is go to bed. I’m not even going to church tomorrow, I decide. […]

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