Navigating grief is a journey we all must face, but it doesn't always have to be a solemn path. Amie Enriquez joins us and in this deep conversation, we explore how we can turn our utmost vulnerabilities into a source of strength, laughter, and connection. Starting with a heartfelt introspection of our own emotional, mental, and physical states, we reveal our personal interactions with grief and the powerful role comedy has played in our healing.
Comedy is not just about drawing a curtain over our grief; it's about embracing it, living with it, and channeling it into a tangible form of catharsis. What if we could laugh at difficult situations instead of pushing them away? Join us as we examine the ever-changing form of grief and the unique ways we can approach it, even with a child. Through Amie's inspiring story, we further illustrate how comedy and laughter can become a lifeline in the darkest of times, even when dealing with anorexia, addiction, and loss.
In our shared journey, the Groundlings comedy school was a pivotal point in allowing us to transform our traumas into powerful narratives. Here, we learned the power of saying 'yes and', of embracing every situation, and how it can make life more enjoyable. Yet, it's not just about learning to laugh at our experiences. It's also about understanding the importance of gratitude and finding joy amidst our losses. So, let's embark on this heartfelt journey of grief, comedy, and healing together, one step, one laugh at a time.
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Hosted By: Addison Brasil
Author of First Year Of Grief Club: A Gift From A Friend Who Gets It
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