48 min

Leaning In When Someone You Love is Grieving with Heidi Dunstan Lighten Up and unstuck your what the f**k

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How do you help a friend when they are grieving? Grief and loss are parts of life that we don’t really like to talk about, and we all experience it at some point in our lives. Loss of a relationship, job, health, pet, or just about anything meaningful to a person can mean a need for love and support – leaning in. Heidi Dunstan, a widow, and Certified Grief Educator, shares her insights into how to help others grieve and ways to be a support in the darkness of grief. She shares the story of losing her beloved partner, Mike, at a time when he was preparing a special birthday celebration for her 40th birthday. In a candid conversation, Heidi shares what inspired her to teach others how to be present for the grieving in small and meaningful ways.

About the Guest:
International Best-Selling Author and Certified Grief Educator, Heidi Dunstan has a passion to help others learn about grief and legacy. Her experience came firsthand after losing her husband unexpectedly in 2018. Dealing with loved ones saying the wrong thing or completely disappearing, showed her that many people have never learned how to grieve. Heidi believes that grief is love, and it should never be done alone. She teaches people what to say and not say to grievers, giving them the tools to Lean into Grief, so we can all grieve with grace.
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How do you help a friend when they are grieving? Grief and loss are parts of life that we don’t really like to talk about, and we all experience it at some point in our lives. Loss of a relationship, job, health, pet, or just about anything meaningful to a person can mean a need for love and support – leaning in. Heidi Dunstan, a widow, and Certified Grief Educator, shares her insights into how to help others grieve and ways to be a support in the darkness of grief. She shares the story of losing her beloved partner, Mike, at a time when he was preparing a special birthday celebration for her 40th birthday. In a candid conversation, Heidi shares what inspired her to teach others how to be present for the grieving in small and meaningful ways.

About the Guest:
International Best-Selling Author and Certified Grief Educator, Heidi Dunstan has a passion to help others learn about grief and legacy. Her experience came firsthand after losing her husband unexpectedly in 2018. Dealing with loved ones saying the wrong thing or completely disappearing, showed her that many people have never learned how to grieve. Heidi believes that grief is love, and it should never be done alone. She teaches people what to say and not say to grievers, giving them the tools to Lean into Grief, so we can all grieve with grace.
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