14 episodes

What happens to our bodies when we die? Is there any proof that our loved ones can visit us after they pass? Do you ever really 'get over' the loss of a loved one?

These are just a few of the questions that are answered in this iHeartPodcast Network series.

Follow Kyle McMahon as he works through the loss of his mother from pancreatic cancer, traveling across the country talking with subject matter experts covering grieving, loss, spiritualism, the afterlife, death rituals and other aspects of death, grief, and mourning, bringing you insight and advice to help manage the unimaginable.

It’s coming for all of us whether we acknowledge it or not, so you’re cordially invited to join Kyle as he explores death, grief and other sh*t we don’t discuss.

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Get resources & handouts at www.DeathAndGrief.Show

Death, Grief & Other Sh*t We Don't Discuss iHeartPodcasts

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 35 Ratings

What happens to our bodies when we die? Is there any proof that our loved ones can visit us after they pass? Do you ever really 'get over' the loss of a loved one?

These are just a few of the questions that are answered in this iHeartPodcast Network series.

Follow Kyle McMahon as he works through the loss of his mother from pancreatic cancer, traveling across the country talking with subject matter experts covering grieving, loss, spiritualism, the afterlife, death rituals and other aspects of death, grief, and mourning, bringing you insight and advice to help manage the unimaginable.

It’s coming for all of us whether we acknowledge it or not, so you’re cordially invited to join Kyle as he explores death, grief and other sh*t we don’t discuss.

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Get resources & handouts at www.DeathAndGrief.Show

    1: The Diagnosis (aka WTF?!??!!)

    1: The Diagnosis (aka WTF?!??!!)

    Kyle McMahon tells the story of receiving his mother Joanne's pancreatic cancer diagnosis, how he and his family handled it and how it changed their lives forever. Then, Kyle talks with Dr. Nicole Duffy, a health psychologist at ChristianaCare's Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute, about healthy ways to deal with a life-threatening diagnosis.

    • 1 hr 17 min
    2: It's Terminal

    2: It's Terminal

    Kyle McMahon tells the story of his family receiving the news that his Mom's pancreatic cancer had become terminal, what that meant for their family and how they handled it. Then, Kyle talks with oncologist Dr Gregory Masters, about what an oncologist does, how he is able to do it every day, advice on what to do when given a terminal diagnosis and more.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    3: The Nearing Death Experience

    3: The Nearing Death Experience

    Kyle discusses when he realized the end was nearing, what happened in his Mom's final days and how he almost didn't make it through. Then, he talks with Dr. Jan Holden, President of the International Association for Near-Death Studies about what near-death experiences are, what are the most common things seen, what the science proves and more.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    4: The Death of Her

    4: The Death of Her

    Kyle McMahon discusses the final days through the final moments with his Mom before pancreatic cancer took her life. Then, he talks with Dr. John Goodill about what Palliative and Hospice care are. Finally, he talks with Death Doula and holistic death care professional Karen Karnatz.

    • 1 hr 38 min
    5: The Immediate Aftermath

    5: The Immediate Aftermath

    Kyle McMahon discusses the immediate hours and days after his Mom passed.  Then, he talks with Dr. Kenneth J. Doka,  Senior Vice-President for Grief Programs for the Hospice Foundation of America and best selling author of books such as Grief Is a Journey: Finding your Pathway through Loss.

    • 53 min
    5A: Thank You

    5A: Thank You

    In this bonus episode, hear Kyle McMahon's 'Wayfaring Stranger (Joanne)', and find out about the resources to dive deeper

    • 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

RonaldoBBY4Eva ,

Frank, Raw Talks About Death & Grief

Wow! Frank, real, raw talks about death and grief that i’ve never seen or heard anywhere else.

This is really the only show in its class as it mixes kyle’s personal story losing his Mom with interviews with the best specialists in their fields relating to death, grief, loss, attachments and everything else relating to it.

The first couple episodes are really, well, sad, but like life, they’re necessary and it does get “lighter” in ways as the episodes continue on. if you may be triggered, do yourself a favor and stick with it through those first two tough episodes because the content is invaluable.

absolutely incredible job and looking forward to more from this series and from kyle.

Sampsd1 ,

This podcast is soooo spiritual

I lost my father 20 years ago to cancer. Listening to how he processed his mother dying of cancer. Brought me right back to 20 years ago going through the same emotions I faced when I lost my daddy. This brought me to TEARS of sadness and heartbreak for the host and my own experience. But it also enlightened me and made me feel like I wasn’t alone. I wish this podcast was around 20 years ago because my 19 year old self NEEDED TO HEAR IT. Then to talk to the doctors and professionals on the other side of the process. MIND BLOWING. I will recommend this podcast to EVERYONE. Just revolutionary I hope you don’t stop after one season there is so much to unpack of this universal experience. Well done, well done!!!

TheReamReam ,

Incredibly powerful

This is an incredibly powerful series that is an intimate look at the loss of a parent. Heartbreaking & totally raw mixing his grief journey with expert interviews that offer actionable advice.

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