TAPS for military families

The story of Bonnie Carroll, the military widow who turned her pain into purpose by founding TAPS, a tragedy assistance program serving survivors of military loved one.

Finding hope after loss: One widow's story

Soaring Spirits International and Camp Widow founder Michele Neff Hernandez shares her story of finding hope after losing her husband in a cycling accident in 2005.

Why do men outnumber women in suicide?

An inside look at why working men ages 25-54 account for the largest number of suicide deaths in the U.S., featuring guest Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, award-winning suicide prevention advocate and White House speaker on mens health.

Traumatic sibling loss

An inside look at traumatic sibling loss with guest expert Dr. Heidi Horsley, professor of Traumatic Loss During Childhood at Columbia University, 35 years after she lost her 17-year-old brother Scott in a car crash.

Who killed Carrie Singer?

An inside look at how Discovery Channel's coverage of Carrie Singer's murder has impacted Carrie's family.

Trisomny 18: One mother's journey

What would you do if your unborn baby was diagnosed with a fatal syndrome? Meet Dianna Vagianos Armentrout, author of Walking the Labyrinth of My Heart, who shares her poignant journey of carrying a baby with trisomy 18 to term.

The benefits of creative spiritual journaling

When life feels chaotic and you're seeking quiet in the storm, learn how to process feelings and thoughts in a spiritual journal using a creative collage technique. IGI instructor Harriet Riley shares what students learn in her class Creative Spiritual Journaling. 

Can reiki energy really help ease grief?

Reiki Master teacher and certified grief recovery specialist Sharon Ehlers shares how Reiki can be used as a healing modality for grief.

Why is male grief so mysterious?

Men tend to keep their sorrow to themselves. But why? Lynda Cheldelin Fell talks with guest expert Herb Knoll, founder of Widowers Support Network, about the mysteries of male grief.

Grief & Meditation

IGI instructor Annah Elizabeth shares about her class Introduction to Meditation, and how self care techniques and meditation can help you help yourself when you need it most.

Grief & The Dinner Party

The Dinner Party is a nonstructured potluck dinner for grievers who've experienced significant loss and want to talk about it. Now with tables all over the nation, Lynda Cheldelin Fell talks with Emily Barnhardt, a suicide prevention advocate, award-winning writer, and host of the Charlotte Dinner Party, to learn more.

Can affirmation writing help with grief?

Bereaved mother Harriet Hodgson, author of 35 books and a national speaker on grief, talks about the class she is teaching on how to use affirmation writing as a healing modality. Learn more at www.internationalgriefinstitute.com.

Do you believe in angels?

Following the loss of first her mother and then her daughter, one mother was determined to connect with both through journaling letters . . . and was amazed when both answered back.

Why is suicide in the workplace on the rise?

Suicide isn't limited to mental illness or teen angst. Statistics show that 20% of suicides are linked to work, and the number of suicides that occur while on the job are rising at an alarming rate. Award-winning psychologist and White House speaker Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas tells why.

Choosing to heal through expressive photography

A year after Barbara Hopkinson and her husband lost their 21 year-old son, her husband ended their 30-year marriage. Feeling helpless and hopeless, Barbara found herself in a dark place. Sitting in her car with the engine running in the garage, Barbara wanted to end her life. Watch her remarkable story.