Episode 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. While we sometimes need a break after advocating for a…

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Episode 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.co/3BwEwCe Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/GoodGriefNetwork Buy GGN A Cup Of Coffee: www.ko-fi.com/goodgriefnetwork Follow Us On Social Media: Twitter: @GoodGriefNetwk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/goodgriefnetwork/…

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Episode 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 psychosocial resilience. They chat about entering the flow state,…

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Episode 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.patreon.com/GoodGriefNetwork Buy GGN A Cup Of Coffee: www.ko-fi.com/goodgriefnetwork Follow Us On Social Media:…

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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.org/blog/upstairs-and-downstairs-brain Daniel Kahneman. Thinking Fast and Slow. https://www.amazon.com/Thinking-Fast-Slow-Daniel-Kahneman/dp/0374533555 Per Espen Stoknes. What We Think About When…

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Episode 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 Environmental Humanities Graduate program at the University of Utah and after Aimee moved to…

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Episode 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. If you like what you’re hearing and want to support our work, please consider becoming…

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Episode 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 activism, and what they’ve learned about the importance of tending…

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Episode 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.  Additionally, we explore Brené Brown’s newest episode on On…

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