Open to Hope Podcast

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.

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Don’t Ask Me To Get Over Grief with Dr. Gloria and Dr. Heidi Horsley

April 23, 2019

It will be 2 years ago in April when my son died. He drank a lot and that drinking caused his heart to become weak and in the night it just quit. They were not able to revive him. I am struggling with this and like everyone I have guilt that I should have been […]

Carrie Pike: When Do You Clean Out The Closet?

April 18, 2019

Carrie pike is the creator of Carrie Bears, a company passionate about helping others through their grief process by making bears out of a loved ones clothing. For almost 20 years, Carrie has been sewing bears, listening to and sharing stories with people who have had a need. In 2018 she completed an inspired goal […]

Lynda Fishman: Grief and Repairing Your Rainbows

March 21, 2019

Meet Lynda Fishman, author of Repairing Rainbows and survivor of an unspeakable tragedy. When Lynda was 13, her mother and two sisters were killed in a plane crash. Her father fell into a deep depression, and she was essentially left to fend for herself.  Lynda is a clinical social worker and grief therapist, summer camp […]

Lita Lopez and Finding Your Good Balloon

February 28, 2019

Lita Lopez is an Actor, Writer, and Producer. She grew up in Odessa, Texas in a family of 9 children. In 2008 her brother, Noel, was murdered. In honor of him she is producing and acting in the inspirational story The Good Balloon. She does Improvisation in Los Angeles on Saturday nights and teaches Billiards. […]

Giving A Hoot About Death with Will Harryman

February 14, 2019

William’s brother Ryan passed away 3 years ago playing water polo. At the time, he was a famous youtuber with a message called Zero Hoots. Last year, William decided to quit his tech job, jump in a van and travel around the country to meet his fans and film a documentary. https://www.opentohope.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Giving-A-Hoot-About-Death-with-Will-Harryman.mp3Podcast: Play in new […]

Help I am Grieving! Support for young adults ages 18-25 with Fran Solomon

February 7, 2019

Fran Solomon never imagined she’d find herself in the field of death & dying. After triggering events brought episodes of deep grief, Fran refocused her energy into a quest for healing.  She is the President and founder of HealGrief the only national agency addressing the needs specific to young adults ages 18-25 through Actively Moving […]

Chris Shank: Military Loss: The Ultimate Sacrifice

November 22, 2018

Christopher Shank is a surviving sibling of Cpl. Jeremy Shank, who lost his life in Iraq in September 2006. Christopher is a filmmaker and is currently working for Tragedy Assistance Program for Military Survivors (TAPS) as a Survivor Care Advocate, where he helps support other survivors of military loss. https://www.opentohope.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Military-Loss-The-Ultimate-Sacrifice-with-Chris-Shank.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | […]

Zander Sprague: Murder; Finding A Positive Pathway

October 11, 2018

Zander Sprague is the go to speaker and author for Sibling Loss. His mission is to help sibling survivors define their loss and choose a positive pathway. His internationally acclaimed book, Making Lemonade: Choosing A Positive Pathway After Losing Your Sibling has helped people around the world. He also hosts the podcast The Lemonade Stand […]

Gabriel Rao: Guys Losing Brother’s

July 12, 2018

Gabriel Rao was called to a life of service after the unexpected death of his brother, Elijah while being deployed to Afghanistan. Gabriel has facilitated group retreats and wilderness expeditions focusing on grief, loss and legacy with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) and is currently developing their programs for community engagement. https://www.opentohope.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Gabriel-Rao-Guys-Losing-Brother’s.mp3Podcast: Play […]