25 episodes

Most people don't learn about death until they have to. Brooke's father was diagnosed with cancer and was in hospice six months later. Through this podcast Brooke is building the resource she couldn't find when she was looking for comfort. The goal of this podcast is to better equip us to talk about grief, death, and loss by exposing people to different stories about loss and providing practical advice that relates to end-of-life.

Note that you don't need to listen to the episodes in order. Start with whatever seems most meaningful to you wherever you are.

The Grief Coach Brooke James

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8, 71 Ratings

Most people don't learn about death until they have to. Brooke's father was diagnosed with cancer and was in hospice six months later. Through this podcast Brooke is building the resource she couldn't find when she was looking for comfort. The goal of this podcast is to better equip us to talk about grief, death, and loss by exposing people to different stories about loss and providing practical advice that relates to end-of-life.

Note that you don't need to listen to the episodes in order. Start with whatever seems most meaningful to you wherever you are.

    25. Self-love and Dating After Loss with Jonathon Aslay, Author, Relationship Coach and Podcaster

    25. Self-love and Dating After Loss with Jonathon Aslay, Author, Relationship Coach and Podcaster

    In this episode, host @BrookeLJames speaks with Relationship Coach @JonathonAslay on what to keep in mind when dating after a loss. How do you know when you're ready, what should you look out for in a partner after sharing a loss, the difference between showing empathy and sympathy, and how important self-love is in getting through a loss. 



    http://www.jonathonaslay.com

    http://www.thegriefcoach.co

    • 35 min
    24. Resilience After Loss with Sashka Rothschild, Founder and CEO of Flowt

    24. Resilience After Loss with Sashka Rothschild, Founder and CEO of Flowt

    In this episode, Sashka Rothschild founder of @letsflowt, joins host @BrookeLJames for a conversation about building resilience after loss. Sashka shares what she learned after experiencing loss, what it's like to build a business and fundraise for a grief-focused business, and what can we do to change the cultural conversation on grief and loss. 

    www.letsflowt.com

    • 36 min
    23. How to Plan a Virtual Funeral with Christina Andreola, Founder of New Narrative Memorials

    23. How to Plan a Virtual Funeral with Christina Andreola, Founder of New Narrative Memorials

    In this episode, host @BrookeLJames speaks with Christina Andreola, founder of @newnarrativememorials about considerations to be made when planning a virtual funeral. Christina shares her expertise on how we should be navigating this unchartered territory as we move for the time being to virtual remembrances. 

    New Narrative: https://www.newnarrative.ca/

    Free Ebooks by New Narrative & LifeWeb 360

    1. Guide For Families on Creating Virtual Ceremony

    2. Guide for Funeral Directors 

    The Grief Coach: https://www.thegriefcoach.co/

    • 38 min
    22. Grieving During A Pandemic with Kiley Zeiler, Founder of The Rest

    22. Grieving During A Pandemic with Kiley Zeiler, Founder of The Rest

    Host Brooke James and Kiley Ziler, founder of @_therest_ discuss what it's like to experience loss during a pandemic when all the grieving rituals we know are upended. Kiley recently lost her grandfather to natural causes and shares her experience in grieving separately from her family, planning a virtual funeral, and how she found comfort in these unprecedented times. 

    Kiley is the founder of The Rest, whose goal is to improve the end-of-life experiences for families. www.the-rest.co

    www.thegriefcoach.co

    • 30 min
    21. Loss of a Pet with Stephanie Rogers, Grief Counselor at Lap of Love

    21. Loss of a Pet with Stephanie Rogers, Grief Counselor at Lap of Love

    In this episode, host @brookeljames and guest Stephanie Rogers, Grief Counselor at Lap of Love. Brooke and Stephanie discuss what it's like to lose a pet, how to talk to those who are grieving, and what grief can teach us. 

    lapoflove.com

    embracingyourgrief.com

    thegriefcoach.co

    • 43 min
    20. Nourishing Yourself: Talking Grief, Appetite, Cooking and Corona with Amber Gentry, Founder of Health and Discovery

    20. Nourishing Yourself: Talking Grief, Appetite, Cooking and Corona with Amber Gentry, Founder of Health and Discovery

    Amber Gentry, Health Coach and Founder of Health and Discovery and podcast host @BrookeLJames discuss the often unmentioned relationship between appetite, eating, and grief. They answer questions like "Why do some of us lose our appetite while some of us are ravenous?",  "What kind of foods will make you feel better when you feel like your world is falling apart?", "Why do so many people bring over a casserole after a death?"

    They talk about what foods to send to someone you love who is grieving a loss, how cooking can be grounding, and how our relationship with food and cooking is changing amidst the coronavirus pandemic. 

    www.thegriefcoach.co

    www.healthanddiscovery.com

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
71 Ratings

71 Ratings

MiggityMacAttack ,

Create the things you wish existed

Such a great new tool for figuring out how to talk about grief. Fascinating array of guests. Truly taking a tough subject and making it accessible.

candbandt13 ,

candbandt13

Every week gets better and better. Brooke is sensitive, empathetic and carefully approaches each episode with such helpful wisdom and advice. Please listen and share.

Margaux M ,

5***** a fresh a real perspective!

I have gone through loss of a family member too and this is very helpful to how to understand what’s best to do to help a friend who is grieving ✌🏼🌈❤️

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