WHY?!? A Good Grief Network Podcast
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Aimee Lewis-Reau and Laura Schmidt explore big questions concerning the world's big systemic issues: meaning-making, climate weirding, violence, and racism. Tune in. Updated weekly.
||CleanEpisode 11: An Activist Journey||Aimee and Laura interview Adair Kovac, the Good Grief Network’s Utah organizer. Tune in for a heartfelt conversation about their path to activism, their journey, how each of us can get involved in our community, and the importance of self-care.||11/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Boo! Leveraging Fear with Courage||Aimee and Laura talk about what scares them, they share insights and tools for how to combat fear, shine light on our inner-shadows, and the importance of civil discourse. Support Us Good Grief Network Wishlist: http://a.||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants||Aimee and Laura chat about their second week on the road where they presented at the Uplift Climate Conference in Albuquerque, NM. They were joined by a reporter, Avi Scher from NYC, where they presented practices and tactics for build community and ps||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: The Hard Stuff||Laura and Aimee discuss Aimee’s recent vision fast and how we must train ourselves to do difficult things to make ourselves better people and our world a better place. SUPPORT US Good Grief Network Wishlist: http://a.co/3BwEwCe Patreon: https://www.||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Conflict as an Invitation to Go Deeper Episode 7: Conflict as an Invitation to Go Deeper||Aimee and Laura dive into what it means to fall short of our individual ideals and how to use mistakes as an opportunity for deeper connection rather than sources of shame and isolation. RESOURCES Upstairs/Downstairs Brain: http://momentousinstitute.||7/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Ten Steps to Resilience in a Chaotic Climate||LaUra and Aimee explain their 10 step program that leads to psychosocial resilience from systemic existential threats. They acknowledge the importance of looking inwardly to engage outwardly. This program was originally created by LaUra during her Envi.||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Why Grieve?||In episode 5, Aimee and LaUra dive into their definition of grief and reflect on its importance for establishing individual resilience. This episode is inspired by a question from Chelsie, a listener in New York.||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: How Personal Grief Shapes Activism||In this episode, Aimee and LaUra share some tools they use to re-engage in activism when the despair seems suffocating. The question was prompted from a listener, Brooke. They explore what activism means, a correlation between mental health issues and .||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: WHY Good Grief?||LaUra and Aimee explain the origins of the Good Grief Network. From friends as undergraduates at Central Michigan University to creating the network in Salt Lake City, they chat about the need to talk about and move through grief.||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Showing Up & The Shame Game||In Episode 2 of the “WHY?!? A Good Grief Network Podcast,” LaUra and Aimee discuss what it means to “show up” in our lives, as activists, and for others. Aimee reflects on Step 9: “Show Up” from our Psychosocial Resilience Program. Additio||4/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|