10 episodes

Buckle up on a journey with Susan S. Warner as she works to live her best life. After experiencing catastrophic family loss, she decided to embark on a journey of self-discovery, self-actualization and ultimately working to live her life-her way. Follow her on a road that is sometimes painful, often amusing and frequently inspirational. From learning to appreciate her own company, to dating and relationships, Susan gives us insight and motivation to move forward to enjoy life to its fullest.

Susan is Suddenly Single Susan Warner

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.6 • 5 Ratings

Buckle up on a journey with Susan S. Warner as she works to live her best life. After experiencing catastrophic family loss, she decided to embark on a journey of self-discovery, self-actualization and ultimately working to live her life-her way. Follow her on a road that is sometimes painful, often amusing and frequently inspirational. From learning to appreciate her own company, to dating and relationships, Susan gives us insight and motivation to move forward to enjoy life to its fullest.

    Episode 11 – David

    Episode 11 – David

    This is going to be one of Susan’s most difficult podcasts to produce. It’s about the death by suicide of her son David. It’s one thing to discuss moving forward after experiencing the death of her son and then her husband Michael. It’s totally another to discuss losing a child. 



    August 18th is the FIFTH anniversary of her son’s death. Talking about David is Susan’s way of keeping him close and very much a part of her life.



    He was a good son, smart, charismatic, kind and loving.  David was 4 weeks from his wedding. 



    Susan’s words will probably resonate with all of us on many levels. Life is hard, but Susan’s mission is to make it the best possible one for herself and those in her orbit.

    • 34 min
    Episode 10 – Does BFF Really Mean Forever? 

    Episode 10 – Does BFF Really Mean Forever? 

    If you are like Susan, you take your friendships seriously. Your friends can be  like family to you.  You feel like your life is safe and secure because you can count on  a circle of friends for support. Different friends play different roles in your life.  You do the same for them.



    Then, your world gets turned upside down when you lose a spouse or a child or get divorced or end a relationship. The delicate balance in friendships can also be disrupted. All of a sudden you start to see cracks in some friendships and strong new foundations in others. And in a perfect storm, relatives are also dear friends, and the circle continues. Today she has mixed the old with the new and have found a really wonderful orchestra of relationships. 

    • 29 min
    Episode 9 – Routines and Disciplines

    Episode 9 – Routines and Disciplines

    Our last podcast gave you insight into Susan's very difficult journey. She is quick to affirm that this was a rough road fashioned with an over-arching desire to move forward. But it wasn't easy. Susan firmly believes that people do not have to get caught in a cycle of profound sadness and depression if they discover that there is more out there to live for. 



    Even though there have been many dark days since her son and husband's deaths, Susan decided early on that she was going to try to live her best possible life. She comes from a long line of resiliency and that pointed her to a "Chapter Two."  One of the ways she made that happen was by planning ahead and forming routines and disciplines that kept her safe, secure and fulfilled.

    • 31 min
    Episode 8 – A Necessary Reflection

    Episode 8 – A Necessary Reflection

    In all of our past podcasts, Susan Warner has talked about moving forward, not beyond, when you lose someone you  love.  To many of Susan’s followers, her confidence and desire to live the best possible life, may seem like she possesses an inner strength that they do not.  She stresses that never in this journey has it been entirely easy or uncomplicated.



    It’s time that she talked about her past, and what it was like in the early days after the death of her son and then, soon after, the death of her husband. What was she thinking in those days, how did she feel, where did she go, how did she conduct herself? 



    This information will give her loyal listeners a true understanding of who Susan is, her struggles and triumphs. This podcast will explain the past and give listeners a lens to the journey: the pain, the path to recovery from loss and her transformation.  It can serve as a road map to those that have endured and suddenly find themselves afloat alone.  This information can be an inspirational exploration to find contentment and personal happiness.

    • 37 min
    Episode 7 – Laugh At Yourself – It Is So Much Easier Than Crying

    Episode 7 – Laugh At Yourself – It Is So Much Easier Than Crying

    She says, "There are dark times and sad times, but, in wanting to go on, the revenge is to live my best life." Susan comments, "I made the conscious decision to live and to move forward." She knew there was another chapter, a right turn. Chapter 2.



    Self-image, projection of one's self and caring can promote better mental health. You get what you give and being your best person will promote better responses from the world at large. Smile, give directions, be aware of the person that you are. Take pride in conquering the challenges that make you more self assured, accomplished and comfortable.

    • 44 min
    Episode 6 – Who Zippers Your Dress?

    Episode 6 – Who Zippers Your Dress?

    Silver Lining.  Very few people who are widowed would ever admit that they can experience a new found independence in their solo life. Susan Warner talks about this repressed emotion because everyone needs to understand it’s quite normal to suddenly realize, “You answer to no one and you may be able to enjoy it. There is nothing to feel guilty about. This is all part of the healing process.”



    Susan quickly points out that she would do anything to bring back her husband and live the life she had before, but she knows that’s not going to happen.  So now, she leads a life on her own terms. “I have loved and I have lost. I will do what I want, when I want, with whom I want.”



    This episode is profound for both widowed and divorced people of any age. Susan leads you through a myriad of emotions that have a silver lining for those who want an independent, fuller, and self-reliant next chapter.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

Dr Anteater ,

If you’re over 50 and single, you’ll want to listen to Susan

Susan Warner is suddenly single. And she has a lot to say about it. From dealing with grief to dating to….well, you’ll have to listen to her. Guaranteed, you’ll be entertained and you may shed a tear…and you might just understand yourself a little better after listening to her podcasts…

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