30 episodes

The Embracing Widowhood Podcast is a bi-monthly show where we invite the widowed community, specialists, and healers to share resources and discuss topics to help navigate widowhood.

The Embracing Widowhood Podcast Mari Marquez

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The Embracing Widowhood Podcast is a bi-monthly show where we invite the widowed community, specialists, and healers to share resources and discuss topics to help navigate widowhood.

    Four Lessons Learned in Four Years of Widowhood

    Four Lessons Learned in Four Years of Widowhood

    In this episode, Mari shares four significant lessons she has learned throughout her four years of widowhood. For the first time ever, Mari also shares the name of her new upcoming bilingual children's book. 
    Mari is an author, widow, podcaster, and the founder of embracingwidowhood.com & The Embracing Widowhood Podcast. 
    In this episode, you will hear:
    - Lessons learned from a young widow in her four years of widowhood
    - Research-based information on the brain while in grief
    - Information on Grief Spurts
    - & Boundaries

    • 21 min
    Grief, Widowhood & Surviving Cancer

    Grief, Widowhood & Surviving Cancer

    In this episode, Mari interviews Janice from @anotherstrongwidow, a former geologist and mother of three young children who had to face her own cancer diagnosis shortly after burying her husband, who also died from another form of cancer.
    In this episode, you will hear:
    * A young women's early journey in widowhood
    * Having to face a scary health diagnosis as a mom
    * Talking to young children about death
    * Resources for the Holidays &
    * Research on Grief and Love.
    Resources Include:
    https://grief.com/
    https://modernwidowsclub.org/
    https://nacg.org/
    https://www.dougy.org/
    https://www.ericshouse.org/events/

    • 36 min
    Research On Widowhood, Solo-Parenting & Helping Ourselves After Loss

    Research On Widowhood, Solo-Parenting & Helping Ourselves After Loss

    Mari Marquez, a Ph.D. Student and children's book author shares research on how widowhood can impact our children. Mari shares points from various studies as to why navigating solo-parenting, widowhood, and rebuilding our identity is challenging. 
    In this episode, you will learn:
    Research on young widows with dependent-age children.  How widowhood can impact our children. Ways to help ourselves after a loss.  Embracingwidowhood.com
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    • 18 min
    Interview With Fellow Widow Kay Moodley

    Interview With Fellow Widow Kay Moodley

    Kay Moodley is the mother of two young children whose husband died from stage 4 terminal gastric cancer in 2018.  In this episode, Mari Marquez interviews Kay Moodley as she shares her story of loss and needing to grieve through a pandemic. Kay shares some of the resources that were helpful to her as a widow. And she also talks about helping her children as a mom cope with their own grief.
    Kay also shares some exciting news about a project she and her son have developed to help other grieving children. 

    • 42 min
    Interview with Carolyn Moor, Founder of Modern Widows Club

    Interview with Carolyn Moor, Founder of Modern Widows Club

    Carolyn Moor is one of the most influential widow advocates leading the healthy widow revolutionary concept for modern women worldwide.  In this episode, Mari Marquez interviews Carolyn Moor, the Founder and President of Modern Widows Club. Carolyn shares her personal story of losing her husband on Valentine's Day, 22 years ago. She discusses raising two young daughters as an only parent and shares a wealth of knowledge from starting MWC and mentoring a plethora of widowed women. 
    Resource: https://modernwidowsclub.org/ https://www.carolynmoor.com/
     

    • 32 min
    Loving Ourselves Before Loving Again

    Loving Ourselves Before Loving Again

    Do all young widows automatically date right away after losing their spouse?
    A popular question that society seems to have a plethora of opinions on.
    In this episode, Mari Marquez talks about finding love after loss as a young widow, but not in the traditional way that people would expect. She provides essential questions to ask ourselves when we are looking for love.
    Resource: https://embracingwidowhood.com/

    • 18 min

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