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Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart

Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart

By Mandy Capehart
Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/mandy-capehart/subscribe Restorative Grief is a podcast featuring conversations with humans like you navigating loss, grief, and all the in-between. Join us to hear how these experienced grievers and grief professionals create opportunity within loss to soften, surrender, and find healing movement.
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35. Caring for the Caregivers with Bill Cohen

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Generosity Toward the Self
Good Monday morning, you beautiful birding friends (okay, that might just be me). This bonus episode is a little insight from my own morning routine that felt meaningful enough to share with all of you. Enjoy! Links + Resources from this episode: Become a Patron! Check out more work at MandyCapehart.com
11:30
September 26, 2022
49. Becoming Present with Lauren Fonvielle
This week, we're exploring a less traditional method of whole self support while grieving. Lauren Fonvielle an Integrative Energy Practitioner, specializing in EFT/Tapping for stress, anxiety, and trauma. With grief work, we don't know what will help us find integration until we try it. I love this low cost/low impact approach to a new method of returning ourselves to the present in mind, heart, body, and spirit. Connect with Lauren to gain access to her resources and masterclass, all currently available on her website. To health! Links + Resources from this episode: Visit Lauren's website and free masterclass Become a Patron! Emotional Wheel - Find Your Language Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Listen to this episode of Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart on Spotify Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
34:37
September 25, 2022
Overcoming Community Loss with Micah Morgan
Community loss is tough because while we can't quite put our fingers on it, something has changed. Listen to Micah Morgan LPC give us some clarity on where to go next and how to find true connection amid the breaks and new boundaries for healing. Links + Resources for this episode: Micah on Twitter Listen to Micah's podcast, "Let's Talk About It!" Leave a message for Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart Join the Restorative Grief Project Purchase my book, Restorative Grief  Follow & chat with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
49:03
September 18, 2022
48. Engaging In Flow
This week's episode is an excerpt from my book, Restorative Grief: Embracing Our Losses Without Losing Ourselves. If you've not read it yet, you're in for a treat! If your copy is dog-eared, there is something new in here for you, too. Enjoy! Links + Resources for this episode: Kinnship on YouTube Becoming a Patron! Leave a message for Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart Join the Restorative Grief Project Purchase my book, Restorative Grief  Follow & chat with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
10:36
September 18, 2022
Question: Why Am I Grieving Someone I Never Met?
This is a Q+A episode! We are discussing carrying the loss of unavailable connections & relationships - and I guarantee you can relate more than you think. If you want to submit a question for the show, please send us a message on Twitter @MandyCapehart or leave a voice memo on our Anchor homepage. **The Restorative Grief Project is nearing year TWO of existence. This online grief support group has always been a free and meaningful resource of grief support for anyone in need, and your continued support as a premium subscriber will keep it that way. Become a Patron and join in on the conversation - both on the show & on our Discord channel. Thank you for being here! Become a Patron: https://www.patreon.com/mandycapehart
12:06
September 16, 2022
47. Slowing Into Flow States with Sifu Rubia
Slowing down is the only form of movement that allows us to become present; and being present allows us to heal. Sifu Rubia Smolens owns WeiWuTaiChi, an online Qi-Gong & Tai Chi studio with a vision to create accessibility to the very thing that allowed healing and alignment in her own grief story. Links + Resources for this episode: Learn More About Sifu Rubia Listen to this episode on Anchor Become a Patron! Join the Restorative Grief Project Purchase my book, Restorative Grief  Follow & chat with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
33:30
September 11, 2022
46. They're Ready - I'm Not
What do you do with yourself when the other grievers transition from acute to subtle grief before you're ready to follow? This week, we'll talk about the difference between acute and subtle grief, how the spiral of grief can support our healing, and what to do when someone wants to push you faster toward healing than you're ready to go. And HUGE shoutout to my patrons! We launched the support option just a few weeks ago, and it is also the one year anniversary of the show! So my gratitude is deep for all of you listening, sharing, and supporting the healing of others in this little community. Links + Resources for this episode: Grieving Mindfully by Sameet M. Kumar Becoming a Patron! Leave a message for Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart Join the Restorative Grief Project Purchase my book, Restorative Grief  Follow & chat with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
15:51
September 04, 2022
45. Know Thyself with DP Knudten
DP Knudten is a marketer by trade and a compassionate listener by nature. In this week's episode, DP shares his experience of loss and hard earned authenticity - both of which fuel the heart behind his professional work and personal growth. Links + Resources from this episode: DP's links My conversation with DP Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Join my Patreon community! Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
35:40
August 28, 2022
44. Dismantling Toxic Grief Support
Identifying when our grief support behaviors become toxic is a beautiful way to self-check our ego and needs at the door. As grief supporters, we want to be authentic and intentional in all we do. This week we are identifying five ways toxicity can manifest in our grief support, and three things to adjust in our actions if toxicity needs to go. Links + Resources from this episode: Interview with Bill Cohen on caring for the caregivers Learn more about Toxic Positivity  Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Find the transcript of this episode at MandyCapehart.com Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
14:15
August 21, 2022
Human Flourishing with Josh Scott
Josh Scott is the pastor at GracePointe Church in Nashville, TN and today, we're diving headfirst into how sometimes our faith practices can completely derail our pathway to healing through grief. His perspective on human flourishing, the eradication of shame, and the truth about minimizing is exactly what many of us need to hear at the intersection of faith and grief. Links + Resources for this episode: Josh's website , Twitter, & Instagram Learn more about GracePointe Church Leave a message for Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart Join the Restorative Grief Project Purchase my book, Restorative Grief  Follow & chat with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
39:13
August 21, 2022
43. Surviving Violent Loss with Dr. Jan Canty
In 1985, Dr. Jan Canty's husband was murdered. As a psychologist of 40 years, Dr. Canty has devoted her life to supporting survivors of homicide through education, speaking engagements, her book, "A Life Divided," and her podcast, "Domino Effect of Murder." Her second book is forthcoming as a guide for families to learn how to advocate for themselves and their rights in the wake of a violent loss.  CW - This conversation includes descriptions of violence and crime scenes. Listener discretion is advised. Links + Resources for this episode: Dr. Canty's website Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Become a premium subscriber to hear our next interview with Josh Scott Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
35:54
August 14, 2022
A Quick Conversation About ACEs
Do you know your ACE score? The topic of ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences) arose in a recent interview and I wanted to expand on the reason why knowing our ACE score can benefit us in our grief work. It goes beyond knowing your childhood had trauma, because seeing a thing that happened is only the first part of the process. Links + Resources from this episode: Learn more about ACEs Connect with Mandy on Twitter @MandyCapehart
05:35
August 11, 2022
42. Five Surprising Sources of Grief
This week, we are talking about five surprising places you may have untended grief, and how ignoring them can disrupt your healing process later in life. Let's talk about how to pursue restorative grief where trauma and loss may be unrecognized. Please consider becoming a Premium Subscriber to our show! Visit Anchor.fm/mandy-capehart/subscribe to join.  Links + Resources from this episode: Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Listen to this episode of Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart on Spotify Become a premium subscriber for all the bonus content here Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
11:53
August 07, 2022
Question: How Do I Process Grief Before The Grief Event?
Welcome, premium subscribers! To listen, become a premium member now at https://anchor.fm/mandy-capehart/subscribe. This is a Q+A episode! We are discussing anticipatory grief, as well as hearing a small moment of my own vulnerability. Asking a question this vulnerable deserves an exchange of trust in return. If you want to submit a question for the show, please send us a message on Twitter @MandyCapehart or leave a voice memo on our Anchor homepage. **The Restorative Grief Project is nearing year TWO of existence. This online grief support group has always been a free and meaningful resource of grief support for anyone in need, and your continued support as a premium subscriber will keep it that way. Thank you for being here!
14:52
August 06, 2022
Welcome, friends!
Welcome, premium subscribers! This is the exclusive first episode of Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart. To listen, become a premium member now at https://anchor.fm/mandy-capehart/subscribe. In this first episode, we're talking about how we are creating space & psychological safety for ourselves and others through this important grief work. In our communities, we have the chance to change the conversation about grief and loss through embracing the value of discomfort. **The Restorative Grief Project is nearing year TWO of existence. This online grief support group has always been a free and meaningful resource of grief support for anyone in need, and your continued support as a premium subscriber will keep it that way. Thank you for being here!
14:26
August 05, 2022
41. What's Coming Next for Restorative Grief (& A Two Minute Grief Relief Trick)
Changes are coming to Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart! We are going to expand our content offerings and have a few other ideas up our sleeve, so listen in and send us your ideas. What do YOU want more of on this show? Links + Resources from this episode: Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Read a transcript of this episode at MandyCapehart.com/Next Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
13:12
July 31, 2022
40. Intentionally Fabulous with Kelli Calabrese
Kelli Calabrese is an author and certified Divorce Coach on a mission of integration & wholeness (my favorite). When her initial approach to healing from her own divorce and more left her just as brokenhearted as before, Kelli's path of heartache diverged into wellness, bringing a new sense of spiritual, physical, and mental alignment to her life and her heart. Links + Resources from this episode: Connect with Kelli Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Listen to this episode of Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart on Spotify Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
30:15
July 24, 2022
39. Four Reflections to Find Solid Ground
This week, I wanted to give you a few solid tools for when your footing feels unstable. Moving through grief, we tend to hurry and often find ourselves slipping into old ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving that reinforce the hurt when we want to move into the healing. So this week we are going to discuss how to move into lament and why it's so valuable as we heal. Links + Resources from this episode: Abby Norman's book "You Can Talk to God Like That." Human Systems Emotion Wheel Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Read a transcript at MandyCapehart.com Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
10:42
July 17, 2022
38. The Family That Gossips Together...
Healing is always vulnerable but we can do something about the vulnerability being exploited in our families and friends when we share our process! Today let's talk about how to undermine the toxicity of gossip - you'll also learn my strategy for enforcing my boundaries around gossip without completely breaking the relationship. Worth a listen! Links + Resources from this episode: Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
10:48
July 10, 2022
37. The Art of Grieving with Preston Zeller
Preston is an artist with accomplishments across multiple mediums, including film, photography, music, and fine art. Following the death of his brother in 2019, Preston set out to paint for a year straight to process his own grief and share the experience along the way to stir conversation about how we deal with grief in society. Links + Resources from this episode: All of the links for Preston's work can be found here: Connect with Preston! Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
38:12
July 03, 2022
36. A Few Thoughts on FOMO
FOMO is one of those sneaky emotional responses that carries so much more than we realize. This week, we're diving in unscripted to talk through the grief associated with FOMO, how we can dismantle those emotions before they become weapons, and learning to invite impermanence into each precious moment in our lives to feel fully alive. Links + Resources from this episode: The Book of Ichigo Ichie Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
19:27
June 19, 2022
35. Caring for the Caregivers with Bill Cohen
This week's episode is all about the caregivers - both for those of us who hold a formal, professional caregiving role, and those of us who are caring for family members. Bill Cohen is a Certified Senior Advisor living out his encore career, as he puts it, in the world of caregiver support. Unpaid family members are often the first line of defense when a loved one is diagnosed with illness, and this is a burden too great to bear alone. Bill's work is intended to connect those family members with resources, compassion, and encouragement to care for themselves while caring for others. Links + Resources from this episode: All of the links for Bill's work can be found here: Bill Cohen Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
27:19
June 12, 2022
34. Widening Our Window of Tolerance
Widening our window of tolerance means acknowledging that all of our responses internally are just our nervous systems at work, and from there, knowing how to work with those systems instead of against them. Links + Resources from this episode: Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Listen to this episode of Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart on Spotify Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
13:11
June 05, 2022
33. Finding Comfort Without Comfort Foods
Focus with me on the relationships we hold with food, and how our understanding of any and everything in life can change when grief is involved - even what we eat. Links + Resources from this episode: Learn more about Reductionist Theory Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Listen to this episode of Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart on Spotify Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
10:15
May 29, 2022
32. Mark Your Love with Jennifer Alemany
Jennifer Alemany is an author and wellness specialist based out of New York. A few years ago, the love of her life died and her entire world shifted. Join us for a conversation about what rose from the depths and hopefully, find a piece that can uncover something new for you, too. Find Jennifer on Instagram at @jennifer.m.alemany. Links + Resources from this episode: Visit Jennifer's website: https://jennifermalemany.com/ Buy Jennifer's book, Mark Your Love Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Listen to this episode of Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart on Spotify Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
19:37
May 22, 2022
31. Less Harming, More Helping
CW: This week's episode includes talk of spiritual abuse. If you are a survivor of spiritual abuse, please proceed with caution. It's time for the global church to embrace grief literacy and learn how to compassionately support grievers in a way that serves the needs of the grieving first instead of the mission of the church. Links + Resources from this episode: Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Listen to this episode of Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart on Spotify Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
13:40
May 15, 2022
30. Values In Action with Lovingkindness
Lovingkindness just might be the practice that unlocks all that grief work you've been doing so diligently! This week's episode is a "part 2" from episode 28 on values. It can stand alone, but if you need a little extra context, be sure to listen to episode 28 first. Links + Resources from this episode: More about lovingkindness outside of grief work Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Listen to this episode of Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart on Spotify Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
11:33
May 08, 2022
29. The Honest Approach with Darcy Luoma
Darcy Luoma is an executive and leadership coach, speaking all over the world, helping teams create the high performing atmosphere they want in business. But today, she and I are having a conversation about an unforeseen grief event that shattered her entire framework. And her book, Thoughtfully Fit, is nearly 1 year old! Check it out today! Links + Resources from this episode: Visit DarcyLuoma.com & ThoughtfullyFit.com Grab Darcy’s book on Amazon: Thoughtfully Fit Connect with Darcy on Twitter @DarcyLuoma Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Listen to this episode of Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart on Spotify Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
34:24
May 01, 2022
28. How Your Values Affect Your Healing
Our values will influence how we treat ourselves and others in the wake of loss. Which means that by knowing our values and giving them space to breathe, we can shift how we respond to grief and in turn, take ownership of our healing. Links + Resources for this episode: Join the Restorative Grief Project - we have an entire guide about value alignment & healing Purchase my book, Restorative Grief  Leave a message for Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart Follow & chat with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
09:27
April 24, 2022
27. Holidays! Those Are Fun, Right?
This week we're mixing up the format a tiny bit to unpack the grief we experience around holidays like Easter. Please give yourself a break to listen in a quiet place, where you can be honest with anything this episode may stir up. I have BIG love for you out there today! Links + Resources for this episode: Leave a message for Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart Join the Restorative Grief Project Purchase my book, Restorative Grief  Follow & chat with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
12:31
April 17, 2022
26. Preparing for Grief with Rhys Keller
Anticipatory grief is just as painful as the grief event itself - but that doesn't mean we must wait until the event comes to pass before we learn how to heal. My guest Rhys Keller shares is story today about preparing for loss, and it just might be the encouragement you've been waiting for. Links + Resources from this episode: Connect with Rhys on Twitter Meet Your Life Yoda, Rhys Keller Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Listen to this episode of Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart on Spotify Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
43:51
April 12, 2022
25. Gatekeepers of Grief Work
You keep saying gatekeeping, but I do not think it means what you think it means. Let's unpack the nuance and see if we can't open the door on helpful nature of this concept, too. Spoiler alert: I'm not going to say it's okay for you to tell others how to grieve. So. 🤷🏻‍♀️ #RIPTaylorHawkins Links + Resources for this episode: Another great article about grief & gatekeeping Leave a message for Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart Join the Restorative Grief Project Purchase my book, Restorative Grief  Follow & chat with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
12:27
April 03, 2022
24. Pathologizing Grief
The conversations around the new conclusion on grief with a timeline are wild. But let's look at the gray space here. After all, grief is a gray space all its own. It deserves a little nuance. Links + Resources for this episode: The NYT Article in Question Additional Online Grief Support Resources (besides mine) Leave a message for Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart Join the Restorative Grief Project Purchase my book, Restorative Grief  Follow & chat with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart Transcript available at MandyCapehart.com
15:22
March 27, 2022
23. Fear, Vulnerability, & Inviting Peace with Elisabeth Bojang
CW: This week's episode discusses resuscitation, DNR orders (do not resuscitate orders), and dying alone. Please use discretion. Elisabeth Bojang is a licensed nurse in Oklahoma exploring a mindset shift about "life at all costs" after working in the ICU at 21 years old. We unpack the complication of a black and white perspective, as well as the beauty of a life lived through a theory of hope. Links + Resources from this episode: Connect with Elisabeth on Twitter or Instagram The Hope Research Center at University of Oklahoma - Tulsa Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart Episode transcript available at MandyCapehart.com/ElisabethBojang
28:37
March 20, 2022
22. Healing Through Realignment
We need to recognize where we are misaligned before we can ever start the healing process. Let's get intentional! Links + Resources for this episode: Learn more about Cognitive Distortions Leave a message for Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart Join the Restorative Grief Project Purchase my book, Restorative Grief  Follow & chat with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
10:40
March 13, 2022
21. Those Harmful Hot Takes
Hot takes are not an invitation to conversation, so let's create one around how we can change the narrative to healing instead of harm. Links + Resources for this episode: Read How Can I Heal When I'm Surrounded By Hot Takes Leave a message for Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart Join the Restorative Grief Project Purchase my book, Restorative Grief  Follow & chat with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart Episode transcript at MandyCapehart.com/HotTakes
11:52
March 06, 2022
20. On Hope & Paradox with Duane Toops
Duane Toops is an artist, poet, and all around creative guy with a heart to pursue the unknown. Our conversation around the beauty of liminal spaces, grief literacy, and uncovering mystery is full of beauty and depth. Get yourself a cuppa tea and a warm blanket, because this conversation is going to make you ask a few questions and might make you just a little bit uncomfortable. But we're here for it, right? Links + Resources from this episode: Connect with Duane at DuaneToops.com and on Twitter The Unusual Buddha Podcast Check out the books Duane recommended - Tiny Beautiful Things by Cheryl Strayed or The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Greene Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Listen to this episode of Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart on Spotify Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
34:09
February 27, 2022
19. How Wordle Can Help You Heal
Sometimes our healing in grief comes from unexpected tools, so let's talk about why Wordle might be exactly what you're looking for. Links + Resources for this episode: Play Wordle online here Play Nerdle online (number sentences) here Join the Restorative Grief Project Purchase my book, Restorative Grief Transcript for this episode available at MandyCapehart.com/wordle
07:23
February 20, 2022
18. Professional Grief Brain
Grief brain happens to all of us, even the professionals. May this weeks quick episode be cathartic for you in ways that you never expected. Transcript for this and other episodes are available at MandyCapehart.com. Also, the irony of the mistakes in this episode are just delightful, considering the topic. I will be leaving them in the recording, because honey badger just don't care. Links + Resources for this episode: One of my favorite tools. Take a break and rest.
06:18
February 13, 2022
17. That Wabi-Sabi Life
This week we are going to Japan! Wabi-sabi is an elegant and complex philosophy that invites the beauty of the ephemeral life. I'm no expert, but I'd like to share how I think the principles within can impact our grief journeys in a gentle and powerful way. Links + Resources from this episode: Itsuo Tsuda, author and teacher: Find his works here Beth Kempton's book, Wabi-Sabi, a Japanese Wisdom for a Perfect Imperfect Life. Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Listen to this episode of Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart on Spotify Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
13:29
February 06, 2022
16. Where's My Damn Rulebook? with Debbie O'Dea
We are starting 2022 with a very tender subject; one close to my heart as well. This is a very vulnerable conversation about infertility and baby loss, so if you're not in a place to hear it, please feel free to skip the episode. Debbie O'Dea is a mother of one who never made it earth side, and today we are talking about the difficulty of navigating such a loss in a world that has no rules or definitions for how to do so. Links + Resources from this episode: I Was Supposed to Have a Baby - Instagram community Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart Remember to leave a review and share with your community!
39:46
January 30, 2022
15. New Year's Grief!
Why is it that we who grieve struggle to embrace the celebration of the new year? How can a new year make this grief seem even heavier? Forget resolutions. This year, let's chase alignment together. Ask a Grief Coach: Why Does the New Year Hurt So Much? Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Listen to this episode of Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart on Spotify Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
10:34
January 23, 2022
14. When Grief Goes Public
Grief is always difficult to navigate, but when your story is made public, it gets even messier. This week, we are jumping back into season one with a conversation about how to show up in a meaningful way on behalf of grievers - especially when the grief event has a ripple effect. Links + Resources from this episode Petition to the Downtown Medford Association to prevent the statue installation Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Listen to this episode of Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart on Spotify Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart
12:03
January 16, 2022
13. Three Lessons From Prolonged Grief
Ongoing grief is a totally normal experience. You’re not broken, but you might feel broken hearted. This week’s episode is exploring three key lessons from prolonged or ongoing grief, and how to navigate the intensity of loss over the long haul for yourself or on behalf of another. Links + Resources from this episode: NY Times article about prolonged grief Article from the Mayo Clinic: Coping with death reminders after a loss Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community
11:20
December 12, 2021
12. Hospice & Grief Hospitality with Ryan Mulkowsky
On this week's episode, our guest Ryan Mulkowsky shares his experience in the world of hospice care and grief work. After years working as a hospice chaplain and bereavement coordinator in Atlanta, Georgia, Ryan has developed his own approachable methodology for grievers to explore their losses and find resolution on their own terms. Content warning: With the conversation around death and dying, we discuss anticipatory grief with illness, as well as various outcomes to medical treatments that may be disturbing or upsetting to some. Please listen with caution. Links + Resources from this episode: RyanMulkowsky.com for more information about Ryan's work with the bereaved  Find Ryan on Twitter and Instagram - @RyanMulkowsky Subscribe to Some Random Thoughts, Ryan's podcast Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram - @MandyCapehart Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Register for The Intersection of Grief & The Enneagram
40:45
November 21, 2021
11. Life Without Margin
Without margin, we get pushed around our own life and sometimes, right off the cliff's edge. Let's talk about the value of margin for our grief, too. Links + Resources from this episode: Dr. Sasha Shillcut's Brave Enough for anyone needing a lesson in margin Ferris Bueller's Day Off - a movie prescription to remember the beauty of friendship and slacking off Listen to this episode of Restorative Grief with Mandy Capehart on Spotify Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community
10:43
November 14, 2021
10. The Privilege of Tears
Grief is the great equalizer, and yet we do not experience equal access to mourn as needed. Consider your own story and the privilege to grieve with this week's episode of Restorative Grief. Links + Resources from this episode: Further reading about the Intersection of Grief & Privilege: Grief is a Thing of Privilege, Accessibility and Privilege in Grief Support, & Grieving Shouldn’t Be a Privilege Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Episode transcript available at MandyCapehart.com/privilege
11:41
November 07, 2021
9. Like Water For Mercy
This week, I'm inviting you into a practice of lament through a simple act of mercy toward yourself. I'm also sharing a little bit about The Restorative Grief Project, which is free, private, and open to anyone who wants to join. Links + Resources from this episode: Motherless Daughters and other books by Hope Edleman Snag a copy of my book Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community
07:40
October 31, 2021
8. Disenfranchised Grief with Meghan Crozier
Reckoning with our grief in a way that brings permission to the process is necessary, but it is very easy to dismiss our right and need to grieve. In my conversation with author and educator Meghan Crozier of The Pursuing Life, Meghan shares her story of disenfranchised grief and what it meant to her story when she realized just how heavy a weight she carried. Links + Resources from the episode: Connect with Meghan Crozier on Twitter, Instagram, or through ThePursuingLife.com. Read more by Pauline Boss Snag a copy of my book, Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Request an episode transcript through MandyCapehart.com
37:14
October 24, 2021
7. Finding the Edges of Our Circle
One of the greatest gifts you can receive when you are grieving is the gift of space. So this week, we are having a brief conversation about the value of boundaries in the grief process and where to begin if you need to redefine your circle. Links + Resources from the episode: Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No by Cloud & Townsend Infographic for Quick Boundary Hints Snag a copy of my book Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Episode transcript is available at MandyCapehart.com
14:07
October 18, 2021
6. Strength Is Not a Virtue
If you're anything like me, you grow weary of hearing accolades of your strength. Join me this week for a quick hit of permission to let your guard down in the pursuit of a soft place to land. Links + Resources from the episode: A more honest history of Keep Calm & Carry On Follow Outsider Coffee on Instagram for hilarious coffee based encouragement Snag a copy of my book Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Transcript for episode 6
11:26
October 10, 2021
5. Grief Like Fear
It can be nightmarish to decide where to begin processing our grief stories. This week, we take notes from author C.S. Lewis to unpack his concept of grief like fear and to ask questions about where we can make progress in our journey toward healing. Links + Resources from the episode: A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis Episode 2: Opening a Window Snag a copy of my book Restorative Grief Connect with me on Twitter or Instagram @MandyCapehart Join The Restorative Grief Project, a private online grief coaching community Read the transcript of this episode at MandyCapehart.com
13:08
October 03, 2021
4. Knowing & Owning Our Stories
Knowing & Owning Our Stories This week, we are touching on the concept of opening up to our stories in a new way. In grief, we deserve insight into how best we can process our losses, find healing, and learn about ourselves with compassion through the lens of the enneagram. If this is your first episode, it's a great place to jump in.  Resources: Enneagram coaching with Melissa Kircher Hannah Paasch - #Millenneagram Don Richard Riso - The Wisdom of the Enneagram Restorative Grief Project: https://www.facebook.com/groups/rests Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mandycapehart Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mandycapehart Buy the Book, “Restorative Grief: Embracing our losses without losing ourselves: https://amzn.to/38nBnXJ Transcript: https://www.mandycapehart.com/knowing 
09:30
September 26, 2021
3. Exploring Grief Literacy with Ryan Pfeil
Exploring Grief Literacy with Ryan Pfeil In this week’s conversation, we welcome Ryan Pfeil to the show. Ryan is the editor of my book,  Restorative Grief, as well as a long time friend and a writer as well. He has come face to face with grief in the last five years through some very unexpected circumstances, and is going to share the importance of learning about grief both as one to feel it and in order to support others well. Get in touch with Ryan via Twitter - @RyanPfeil - he would love to hear from you! Resources: Grief Literacy Infographic - https://www.mandycapehart.com/literacy Restorative Grief Project: https://www.facebook.com/groups/rests Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mandycapehart Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mandycapehart Buy the Book, “Restorative Grief: Embracing our losses without losing ourselves: https://amzn.to/38nBnXJ To request a transcript of this episode, please visit MandyCapehart.com.
22:18
September 19, 2021
2. Opening a Window
Opening a Window In this week’s conversation, we will explore our capacity to engage our grief and what it means to recognize our own window of tolerance. Resources: NICABM Window of Tolerance Infographic: https://tinyurl.com/NICABM Restorative Grief Project: https://www.facebook.com/groups/rests Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mandycapehart Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mandycapehart Buy the Book, “Restorative Grief: Embracing our losses without losing ourselves: https://amzn.to/38nBnXJ Episode Transcript: https://www.mandycapehart.com/window
10:02
September 12, 2021
1. Why Feel The Rain?
Why Feel The Rain? Today's episode is a conversation about rain, tears, and what it can mean for your grief to feel your feelings.  Links + Resources for this episode: Resources: 9 Benefits of Crying: https://www.healthline.com/health/benefits-of-crying Restorative Grief Project: https://www.facebook.com/groups/rests Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/mandycapehart Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mandycapehart Buy the Book, “Restorative Grief: Embracing our losses without losing ourselves: https://amzn.to/38nBnXJ Episode Transcript: https://www.mandycapehart.com/whyfeel
08:39
September 05, 2021
Introduction to The Restorative Grief Podcast
A little blip about The Restorative Grief Podcast and what you can expect!  Transcript available by request. Restorative Grief Project: www.facebook.com/groups/rests Twitter: www.twitter.com/mandycapehart Instagram: www.instagram.com/mandycapehart Buy the Book, “Restorative Grief: Embracing our losses without losing ourselves: https://amzn.to/38nBnXJ
02:59
August 29, 2021