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On Grief: A Podcast about Death is an exploration of what the people closest to the dead and dying know about death that the average lay person is too scared to ask.

On Grief: A Podcast about Death Karen Geier

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On Grief: A Podcast about Death is an exploration of what the people closest to the dead and dying know about death that the average lay person is too scared to ask.

    Episode 117: Widows

    Episode 117: Widows

    In this episode, we discuss:



    How young widows are treated differently than older widows
    What strange things people say to you when you're a widow
    How people often try to burnish a dead spouse instead of being realistic about their lives
    What taboos there are around dating again
    How being a young widow changes how you parent
    And more.


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    • 17 min
    Episode 116: Complex Grief with Lindsay Joy Taylor

    Episode 116: Complex Grief with Lindsay Joy Taylor

    In this episode, we discuss:



    Traumatic loss as an infant
    What people say to children when they lose parents
    The perils of being high functioning while grieving
    When she knew she needed therapy
    How to navigate therapy when your memories are scant
    How she turned her pain into a new career
    And more...

    • 16 min
    Episode 115: Equine Learning

    Episode 115: Equine Learning

    In this episode, we discuss:



    The neuroscience of why we bond with horses
    Why Gail decided to change her life to work with horses
    What the primary benefits of Equine Learning are
    Who is an ideal candidate for Equine Learning
    What types of activities comprise Equine Learning
    What horses can teach us about grief
    And more...

    • 18 min
    Episode 114: Laurie Kilmartin

    Episode 114: Laurie Kilmartin

    Laurie Kilmartin joins me to discuss her experiences with hospice and the death of her father.


    In this episode, we discuss:



    Why she decided to write jokes about her dead dad
    How her family reacted to her making jokes about the aburdity of death
    What you should make sure you do with your relatives while they're still alive
    What to do when you're drowning in a dead person's stuff
    What it's like watching the Oscars with your dead dad
    And more...

    • 16 min
    Episode 113: Suicide

    Episode 113: Suicide

    In this episode we discuss:



    Does everyone have suicidal ideation?
    How do you know whether you're having a fleeting thought of suicide or it's something more
    How to be a supportive family member, friend, partner to a person who is suffering suicidal ideation
    What can you do if you're a family member, friend, partner and you're concerned for a person suffering from suicidal ideation
    When is hospitalization recommended?
    Should you try to place an involuntary hold on a person who is suffering?
    And more...

    • 18 min
    Episode 112: Death Doula

    Episode 112: Death Doula

    In this episode, we discuss:



    What does a Death Doula Do?
    What kinds of things can you ask a Death Doula for?
    How Death Doulas can help facilitate better communication around death
    What Death Doulas DON'T DO
    When you should engage a Death Doula
    How can you become a Death Doula
    And much more....

    • 17 min

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