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Grief to Growth and Heartbreak to Wholeness - 062

Grief to Growth and Heartbreak to Wholeness - 062

Update: 2019-01-2228


Ep 062: Today’s story pulls at my heart strings… and I think it’s because I love my marriage so much.

Today’s guest is Kristine Carlson. For the boomers out there, you might recognize her husband Richard Carlson as the creator of the series Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff. He wrote ~ 30 books and these books have sold over 15 million copies worldwide.

Richard was the face of the brand, even though Kristine co-authored a few of them with him. But for the most part, Kristine was his supporting character. She ran the household while he ran the brand.

And then, one day totally unexpectedly, he died.

And as hard and as tragic as that was, it forced Kristine to step into her own power and take over the legacy.

What I love about this story though is most often I hear of people hitting a rock bottom and that’s what forces them to seek and to develop and be more than they were…

But in her story, it’s really interesting to hear how someone handles their pain when they already have such a solid foundation built in their mindset.

But the story gets pretty crazy and includes a stalker that’s still in jail right now because of the crap he pulled so get ready.

Today we will learn:

- How to surrender to the unexpected
- How to properly hold space for someone’s grief
- How to find identify after loss

Show notes:

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Comments (2)

Emilie Lancour

I relate to this in every aspect. I met my husband in elementary school but we started dating when I was 17 and we dated all the way through college and got married and were together for 25 years when he passed away at the age of 43 very unexpectedly. I'm a year-and-a-half into the street journey and really trying to figure out who I am without him, all while grieving and trying to parent 3 kids who have lost their dad. thank you for letting me know that I'm not alone in this journey and that hopefully in 10 or 11 years I can have found new love discover who I am and kept the hope and found joy.

Jun 7th

Rosane Vieira

this episode made me think about my journey so far. I have even dealing with pain in some ways and sometimes it's hard to find a way to heal it. but this made me realize we gotta love the pain and grief to get over it. thank you so much for this and for the book tips during the episode! keep up the good work!

Jan 23rd








Grief to Growth and Heartbreak to Wholeness - 062

Grief to Growth and Heartbreak to Wholeness - 062

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