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On this episode of Build a Life After Loss, I welcome a very special guest, Shelby Forsythia. Shelby is the very talented host of Coming Back: Conversations on Life After Loss.
Coming Back is one of the first grief podcasts that I listened to a couple of years ago when I first became interested in podcasts and the value of the conversations in this space.
Grief’s first impressions on Shelby’s life occurred when she was a college student. When it did, grief piled on hard, and culminated in her most impactful loss, the death of her mother.
In this insightful conversation, we talk about Shelby’s loss story, how grief impacted her, the sting of secondary losses, the search for self, and the things that helped Shelby to start reengaging and rebuilding her life. among other things.
Here’s more about Shelby including links where you can find her.
Shelby Forsythia is the author of Permission to Grieve and podcast host of Coming Back: Conversations on Life After Loss. After the unexpected death of her mother in 2013, she became a “student of grief” and set out on a lifetime mission to explore the oft-misunderstood human experience of loss. Through her book, weekly podcasts, and one-on-one grief guidance, she helps grieving people find direction, get support, and cultivate radical self-compassion after devastating loss.
Shelby is a Certified Grief Recovery Specialist®, Reiki Level II Practitioner, and Intuitive Grief Guide. Her work has been featured on Huffington Post, Bustle, and Optimal Living Daily. She currently lives in Chicago.
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