Grief Dreams Podcast
E210 - Update with Joshua and Jade

E210 - Update with Joshua and Jade

September 13, 2022

In this episode we talk about our rebrand, changes to the team, Joshua moving to British Columbia, and our excitement to begin interviewing guests again. 

 

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E209 - 2021 Grief Dream Recaps - Part 2

E209 - 2021 Grief Dream Recaps - Part 2

January 22, 2022

In this episode (Part 2), we recap some of the dream conversations we had with guests in 2021.

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You can find more about Grief Dreams here:

 

Our website – www.griefdreams.ca - where you can find links to the podcast. 

 

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E208 - 2021 Grief Dream Recaps - Part 1

E208 - 2021 Grief Dream Recaps - Part 1

January 15, 2022

In this episode (Part 1), we recap some of the dream conversations we had with guests in 2021.

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You can find more about Grief Dreams here:

 

Our website – www.griefdreams.ca - where you can find links to the podcast. 

 

Instagram and Twitter - @Griefdreams

 

Clubhouse - @Griefdreams (Note: we have 2 clubs you can join - Grief Dreams and Grief Café)

 

Facebook – Grief Dreams Podcast Page and Grief Dreams Group

 

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E207 - Jenn K. Lee - Grieving in Dreams

E207 - Jenn K. Lee - Grieving in Dreams

December 18, 2021

Jenn K. Lee is a writer and mixed media artist who lives in Hawaii with her husband and two children. Her book, Grieving in Dreams: Finding Peace After Losing My Sister, explores how her first year of dreaming about her late sister, who passed away in 2019, helped her process her grief and guided her toward a path that ultimately led to peace.

 

In this episode we talk about her relationship with her sister, her sister’s journey with cancer, the many grief dreams of her sister, and writing her new book.

 

You can find more about Jenn on Instagram @grievingindreams

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You can find more about Grief Dreams here:

 

Our website – www.griefdreams.ca - where you can find links to the podcast. 

 

Instagram and Twitter - @Griefdreams

 

Clubhouse - @Griefdreams (Note: we have 2 clubs you can join - Grief Dreams and Grief Café)

 

Facebook – Grief Dreams Podcast Page and Grief Dreams Group

 

To support the podcast on Pateron visit https://www.patreon.com/griefdreamspodcast

 

 

E206 - Dr. Karen Wyatt - These Roads Can Be Tricky Sometimes

E206 - Dr. Karen Wyatt - These Roads Can Be Tricky Sometimes

December 12, 2021

Dr. Karen Wyatt is the bestselling author of the book 7 Lessons for Living from the Dying, which contains stories of patients she cared for as a hospice doctor and the spiritual lessons she learned from them at the end of their lives. Dr. Wyatt also hosts End-of-Life University Podcast, which features conversations with experts who work in all aspects of end-of-life care. She is widely regarded as a thought-leader in the effort to transform the way we care for our dying in the U.S. In addition, she is valued for her application of spiritual principles to illness and healthcare.

 

In this episode we talk about her podcast, working as a hospice doctor, the death of her father by suicide, difficulties processing the death, and grief dreams of her father.

 

You can find more about Karen at www.eoluniversity.com and on Instagram @kwyattmd

 

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You can find more about Grief Dreams here:

 

Our website – www.griefdreams.ca - where you can find links to the podcast. 

 

Instagram and Twitter - @Griefdreams

 

Clubhouse - @Griefdreams (Note: we have 2 clubs you can join - Grief Dreams and Grief Café)

 

Facebook – Grief Dreams Podcast Page and Grief Dreams Group

 

To support the podcast on Pateron visit https://www.patreon.com/griefdreamspodcast

E205 - Zachary Steele - The Weight of Ashes

E205 - Zachary Steele - The Weight of Ashes

October 17, 2021

Zachary Steele is the Broadleaf Writers Association Founder & Executive Director, and has been featured by NPR, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Publishers Weekly, Baby Got BooksShelf AwarenessWriter Magazine and was nominated for the Sidewise Award for Alternate Fiction. His recent novel, The Weight of Ashes is his third novel. 

 

In this episode we talk about getting started being a writer, grief in fictional stories, his new novel “The Weight of Ashes”, how writing facilitated processing his own grief, the death of his best friend as a child, working through the anger over his friend's suicide, and the death and grief dreams of his cat.

 

You can find more about Zachary at http://zacharysteele.com/

 

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You can find more about Grief Dreams here:

 

Our website – www.griefdreams.ca - where you can find links to the podcast. 

 

Instagram and Twitter - @Griefdreams

 

Clubhouse - @Griefdreams (Note: we have 2 clubs you can join - Grief Dreams and Grief Café)

 

Facebook – Grief Dreams Podcast Page and Grief Dreams Group

 

To support the podcast on Pateron visit https://www.patreon.com/griefdreamspodcast

 

E204 - Autumn Toelle-Jackson - Boldly into the Darkness

E204 - Autumn Toelle-Jackson - Boldly into the Darkness

October 2, 2021

Autumn Toelle-Jackson is a wife, widow, mother, and survivor. The loss of a husband, a beloved cousin and mentor, her daughter, and miscarriages have left scars on her soul and memorial tattoos on her body, but Autumn learned to grow through it all. She wrote Boldly into the Darkness: Living with Loss, Growing with Grief & Holding onto Happiness to share her story and let others who are grieving know they aren't alone, and even with loss there is hope. Autumn and her family created Growing with Grief to provide those who are grieving with a place to find community, resources, and help.

 

In this episode we talk about her miscarriages, the death of her daughter and husband, memorial tattoos, learning to feel her grief, her book, and grief dreams of her husband.

 

You can find more about Autumn at www.growingwithgrief.com and on Instagram @growingwithgrief

 

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You can find more about Grief Dreams here:

 

Our website – www.griefdreams.ca - where you can find links to the podcast. 

 

Instagram and Twitter - @Griefdreams

 

Clubhouse - @Griefdreams (Note: we have 2 clubs you can join - Grief Dreams and Grief Café)

 

Facebook – Grief Dreams Podcast Page and Grief Dreams Group

 

To support the podcast on Pateron visit https://www.patreon.com/griefdreamspodcast

E203 - Heike Mertins - Grief is…

E203 - Heike Mertins - Grief is…

September 18, 2021

Heike Mertins is an author, blogger and speaker. She is the author of “Grief is...Thoughts on loss, struggle and new beginnings” (2017), which chronicles her journey through the bizarre, frustrating and at times humorous world of incomprehensible loss. Following the death of her brother and husband, Heike began to document the process of loss, emotion and healing that accompanies a momentous life change.

 

In this episode we talk about the death of her brother, husband, and mother, the little things in grief that are not talked about, her book about grief, sleep changes and triggers after loss, humorous aspects in grief, and grief dreams of her husband.

 

You can find more about Heike at https://heikemertins.com/

 

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You can find more about Grief Dreams here:

 

Our website – www.griefdreams.ca - where you can find links to the podcast. 

 

Instagram and Twitter - @Griefdreams

 

Clubhouse - @Griefdreams (Note: we have 2 clubs you can join - Grief Dreams and Grief Café)

 

Facebook – Grief Dreams Podcast Page and Grief Dreams Group

 

To support the podcast on Pateron visit https://www.patreon.com/griefdreamspodcast

 

E202 - Callsuma Ali - Bereavement Room

E202 - Callsuma Ali - Bereavement Room

August 28, 2021

Callsuma Ali is a British Bangladeshi podcaster. She is the host of Bereavement Room, a British born podcast about life, death, grief and Identity from the perspective of black and brown voices across the diaspora. The podcast was launched in November 2019 following poor experiences Callsuma went through when accessing bereavement support and therapy.

 

In this episode we talk about her relationship with her mother and brother, being a caregiver for her brother who had autism, the death of her mother and then brother, having difficulties finding suitable grief support, starting her own podcast ‘Bereavement Room’, and grief dreams of her mother.

 

You can find more about Callsuma on Instagram and Twitter @bereavementroom

 

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You can find more about Grief Dreams here:

 

Our website – www.griefdreams.ca - where you can find links to the podcast. 

 

Instagram and Twitter - @Griefdreams

 

Clubhouse - @Griefdreams (Note: we have 2 clubs you can join - Grief Dreams and Grief Café)

 

Facebook – Grief Dreams Podcast Page and Grief Dreams Group

 

To support the podcast on Pateron visit https://www.patreon.com/griefdreamspodcast

 

E201 - Guest Update - Heather Stang

E201 - Guest Update - Heather Stang

August 13, 2021

In this guest update episode, we talk with Heather Stang from Episode 119. Heather is the author of Mindfulness & Grief and the now released guided journal, From Grief To Peace. She is the founder of the Mindfulness & Grief Institute, where she facilitates Awaken, a mindfulness-based online group, offers individual sessions, and hosts the Mindfulness & Grief Podcast. Heather holds a master’s degree in Thanatology from Hood College and is a Certified Yoga Therapist.

 

In this episode we talk about the death of her dog (Monster) and estranged grandmother, the power of animals in our lives, continuing bonds and finding new meaning after pet loss, adopting her new dog, her grief dream of Monster, and her new guided journal.

 

You can find more about Heather at mindfulnessandgrief.com

 

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You can find more about Grief Dreams here:

 

Our website – www.griefdreams.ca - where you can find links to the podcast. 

 

Instagram and Twitter - @Griefdreams

 

Clubhouse - @Griefdreams (Note: we have 2 clubs you can join - Grief Dreams and Grief Café)

 

Facebook – Grief Dreams Podcast Page and Grief Dreams Group

 

To support the podcast on Pateron visit https://www.patreon.com/griefdreamspodcast

Rerelease: E119 - Heather Stang - Mindfulness & Grief

Rerelease: E119 - Heather Stang - Mindfulness & Grief

August 13, 2021

We rereleased this episode (E119) as our next episode features an update on the guest.

 

Heather Stang, MA, C-IAYT is the author of Mindfulness & Grief, now in its second edition, and the host of the Mindfulness & Grief Podcast. She has a Master’s Degree in Thanatology and is a certified yoga therapist and meditation instructor. Heather is on the Advisory Board for the highly regarded military family survivor organization Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), and is the founder of the Mindfulness & Grief Training Institute.

 

In this episode we talk about how she got into yoga and meditation, benefits of it during grief, grief related insomnia, loss of her uncle as a child and other losses, and her grief dream of her grandmother.

 

You can find more about Heather here https://mindfulnessandgrief.com/

E200 - Dr. Roger Ivar Lohmann - Cultural Dream Theories

E200 - Dr. Roger Ivar Lohmann - Cultural Dream Theories

July 9, 2021

Dr. Roger Ivar Lohmann is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Trent University. He has published extensively about the relationship between dreaming and culture, including Dream Travelers: Sleep Experiences and Culture in the Western Pacific. An ethnographer of the Asabano people of Papua New Guinea, he has served as editor-in-chief of the journal Reviews in Anthropology, chair of the Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania, and president of the Green Party of Ontario.

 

In this episode we talk about Anthropology, his interest in dreams, the importance of dreams in culture, different cultural dream theories, dreams during the grief process, studying the Asabano people, the death of his sister, and grief dreams of his sister.

 

 

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You can find more about Grief Dreams here:

 

Our website – www.griefdreams.ca - where you can find links to the podcast. 

 

Instagram and Twitter - @Griefdreams

 

Clubhouse - @Griefdreams (Note: we have 2 clubs you can join - Grief Dreams and Grief Café)

 

Facebook – Grief Dreams Podcast Page and Grief Dreams Group

 

To support the podcast on Pateron visit https://www.patreon.com/griefdreamspodcast

E199 - Caitlin Garvey - The Mourning Report

E199 - Caitlin Garvey - The Mourning Report

June 18, 2021

Caitlin Garvey is a writer and English professor in Chicago. She has an MFA in creative writing from Northwestern University and an MA in English Literature from DePaul University. Her work has been published in Post Road Magazine, Little Fiction: Big Truths, The Baltimore Review, The Tishman Review, and others. Her debut memoir, The Mourning Report, is about losing her mother to cancer and collecting the stories of the people who played a role in her mother's care.

 

In this episode we talk about her relationship with her mother, navigating through university while grieving, attempting suicide, finding purpose and direction, her new book ‘The Mourning Report’, interviewing others about her mother, and grief dreams of her mother.

 

You can find more about Caitlin at https://www.caitlinhogangarvey.com/

 

 

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You can find more about Grief Dreams here:

 

Our website – www.griefdreams.ca - where you can find links to the podcast. 

 

Instagram and Twitter - @Griefdreams

 

Clubhouse - @Griefdreams (Note: we have 2 clubs you can join - Grief Dreams and Grief Café)

 

Facebook – Grief Dreams Podcast Page and Grief Dreams Group

 

To support the podcast on Pateron visit https://www.patreon.com/griefdreamspodcast

 

 

E198 - Saje Dyer - The Knowing

E198 - Saje Dyer - The Knowing

June 4, 2021

Saje Dyer is a 31 year-old woman from New York City. Saje grew up in Boca Raton, FL and moved to New York where she graduated from NYU with a master's degree in psychology. She is the co-author of the new book, The Knowing, which explores how she was able to return to the teachings of her father, Dr. Wayne Dyer after he passed away. She has published a children’s book titled “Goodbye Bumps!” that tells the true story of how she was able to heal herself as a child through the power of the mind. Saje often traveled with her Dad, to speak to his audiences and she recently appeared on his PBS special. Saje is a mother to her little boy Julian and she enjoys traveling, learning, and spending time with loved ones. Being the youngest of 8 children, family is and always has been an important part of her life.

 

In this episode we talk about being the youngest of 8 children, going with the flow of life, using love to heal her bumps as a child, the death of her father, feeling empowered in her grief journey, co-authoring her new book 'The Knowing' with her sister, and grief dreams of her father.

 

You can find more about Saje at Sajedyer.com and on Instragram @sajedyer

 

 

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You can find more about Grief Dreams here:

 

Our website – www.griefdreams.ca - where you can find links to the podcast. 

 

Instagram and Twitter - @Griefdreams

 

Clubhouse - @Griefdreams (Note: we have 2 clubs you can join - Grief Dreams and Grief Café)

 

Facebook – Grief Dreams Podcast Page and Grief Dreams Group

 

To support the podcast on Pateron visit https://www.patreon.com/griefdreamspodcast

E197 - Jessica Clontz - A Grandmother’s Love

E197 - Jessica Clontz - A Grandmother’s Love

May 25, 2021

Jessica Clontz is an Assistant Teaching Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Penn State University, DuBois campus, where she teaches courses on the helping professions, gerontology, addictions counseling, and grief and loss. Jess is a trained end of life doula through the International End of Life Doula Association and works to promote conversations surrounding death and dying in her local community. When she's not teaching, you can find her hiking with her family in the Pennsylvania Wilds, reading a good book, tending to her plants, or traveling to new places. She lives in beautiful Pennsylvania with her husband and German Shepherd. 

 

In this episode we talk about teaching a course on grief and loss, student reactions to the course, her relationship with her grandmother, her death during the pandemic and maintaining a bond, the grief dream of her grandmother, and the power of sharing dreams with others.

 

You can find more about Jessica on Instagram @jessclontz104

 

 

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You can find more about Grief Dreams here:

 

Our website – www.griefdreams.ca - where you can find links to the podcast. 

 

Instagram and Twitter - @Griefdreams

 

Clubhouse - @Griefdreams (Note: we have 2 clubs you can join - Grief Dreams and Grief Café)

 

Facebook – Grief Dreams Podcast Page and Grief Dreams Group

 

To support the podcast on Pateron visit https://www.patreon.com/griefdreamspodcast

 

 

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