Grieve with Ease

Grieve with Ease

Death is no stranger to podcast host and author, Martika Whylly. Experiencing her mother's suicide at the tender age of 15, her grandma's death two years later, followed by her uncle dying in a car accident shortly after, her father passing from AIDS and a cousin who hung herself, Martika found her life work being defined not so much by desire but by design. "Suffering a loss can make you feel like your whole world has collapsed, yet even in the deepest despair, there’s always hope," is a motto that drives Martika to share her insights and wisdom with others.

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June 22, 2022 25 min

Anna Marie Adams became an end-of-life doula 20 years ago and is her true passion. She was drawn to this work and felt this is where she belongs. Anna shares her experiences with end-of-life care and talks about her international doula life movement foundation. 

Resources Mentioned

https://www.saviordoulaservices.com www.internationaldoulalifemovement.com https://www.facebook.com/InternationalDoulaLifeMovement https://www.linkedin.co...

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Steve and Karen’s son died at three years old from leukaemia and their son’s death inspired Karen to write the book Comfort for the Day. Karen and Steve became grief counsellors and educators to help others who are experiencing deep loss. We talk about how to grieve well. 

Resources Mentioned

www.comfortfortheday.com

Martika’s Resources

Website: https://grievewithease.com
Email: grievewithease@gmail.com

 

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June 8, 2022 37 min

Scott Huffaker lost his son Dylan at 32 years old from a heart condition that he was born with, which inspired Scott to write his book Lost Arrows. We talk about the time allotted to grieve; are we dealing with a grief crisis? And we touch on the spiritual side to death.   

Resources Mentioned

https://linkr.bio/lost.arrows.book

Martika’s Resources

Website: https://grievewithease.com
Email: grievewithease@gmail.com 

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June 1, 2022 35 min

Ana Lennyr suffered from extreme depression after the death of her mother who was an alcoholic. After twelve years of grief, she realized that if she didn’t get out of depression she would end up like her mother. Now Ana is an anti-depression expert. 

Resources Mentioned

www.analennyr.com
www.betteraskana.com

Martika’s Resources

Website: https://grievewithease.com
Email: grievewithease@gmail.com

 

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May 26, 2022 18 min

Martika Whylly talks about the power of music to heal the grieving soul and plays two of her songs she helped cowrite and coproduce; How can I stop and Hey Juanita! Including a bonus song by Deep Forest.

Martika’s Resources

Website: https://grievewithease.com
Email: grievewithease.com

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May 18, 2022 41 min

Victoria talks about her many losses, her grandmother, father, uncle, and friendship and being molested that caused her grief and trauma. She describes grief as being the loss of hopes, dreams, and expectations and how to rise above the pain of loss. 

Resources Mentioned

https://www.theunleashedheart.com /
https://www.instagram.com/theunleashedheart/ 

Martika’s Resources

 Website: https://grievewithease.com
Email: grievewithease@gmai...

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May 11, 2022 31 min

Michelle lost her husband in 2016 to cancer. Then she lost her friend to a heart attack. Michelle decided to help her friends’ wife through her grief and began helping others with their losses. Which inspired her to write the book, Life Worth Living. 

Resources Mentioned 

TheWidowGuide.com 
TheArtofRelationshipping.com 
Relationshipping101.com

Martika’s Resources 

Website: https://grievewithease.com
Email: grievewithease@gmail.com

 

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May 5, 2022 37 min

Joe lost his mom and best friend and talks about the difference in grieving his mom which he knew all his life, to his friend Joe who he thought that would be there for the rest of his life. 

Resources Mentioned

 www.everyday-excellence.com

 Martika’s Resources

Website: https://grievewithease.com
Email: grievewithease@gmail.com

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April 28, 2022 37 min

Christine Dziedzic talks about starting out in the funeral industry, prearrangement plans for families and her foundation Miss U Much that provides resources for families in grief. 

 Resources Mentioned

Www.missUmuch.com 

Martika’s Resources

 Website: https://grievewithease.com
Email: grievewithease@gmail.com

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April 21, 2022 34 min

David Richman shares 15 unique stories of people with cancer. He talks about trauma, emotional wellbeing and how the cancer has affected their lives. Each story has a positive side. What we learn from their stories, is to help us connect with others at a deeper level.   

Resources Mentioned

www.cycleoflives.org
www.facebook.com/cycleoflives
www.instagram.com/davidrichman_cycleoflives

Martika’s Resources

Website: https://grievewithease.co...

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April 14, 2022 25 min

Carin Mikos is a registered nurse and death doula. She assists people with transitioning, grief support and legal guidance. Carin shares her experiences with helping families while their loved ones are transitioning.  

 Resources Mentioned

www.TheQuietushouse.com 

Martika’s Resources

 Website: https://grievewithease.com
Email: grievewithease@gmail.com 

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April 6, 2022 31 min

Jason Clawson lost his wife to colon cancer, leaving him to raise their boys on his own. He talks about being a single parent, being vulnerable, feeling sad and wanting to feel happy again. Reaching out and connecting with people is how Jason and his boys started to thrive with baskets of sunshine. 

Resources Mentioned

 https://givingsunshine.org/
https://www.instagram.com/givingsunshinedaily/
https://www.facebook.com/GivingSunshineDai...

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March 30, 2022 24 min

When James Perdue was nineteen years old, he was injured on the football field that resulted in losing his ability to walk. He is very grateful to have a loving family that cared for him and not having to live in a nursing home as suggested by his doctor. 

Resources Mentioned

 http://professorofperseverance.com/

Martika’s Resources

Website: https://grievewithease.com
Email: grievewithease@gmail.com

 

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March 24, 2022 37 min

Janelle Bridge talks about becoming a medium, the signs our loved ones leave behind and talking with them directly. That anyone (if they trust) can communicate with our loved ones that have passed on. 

Resources Mentioned

http://www.janellebridge.com.au 
https://www.instagram.com/janellebridgespiritmedium/

Martika’s Resources

Website: https://grievewithease.com
Email: grievewithease@gmail.com

 

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March 14, 2022 40 min

When Lyn lost her husband and sister, their passing inspired her to look at grief more closely. She explains that degriefing is the intention to use our grief as fuel for transformation. Lyn talks about the energy around grief and how it can become our greatest teacher and helps us develop life skills. 

Resources Mentioned

 www.degriefing.com 

Martika’s Resources

 Website: https://grievewithease.com
Email: grievewithease@gmail.com

 

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March 8, 2022 32 min

Julie lost her daughter to a drug overdose, leaving behind four grandchildren. She not only lost her daughter but the custody of her grandchildren. Her belief in God and prayer helped Julie through her darkest days. 

Resources Mentioned

 @juliekettles Julie Kettles on You Tube. @juliekministries

Martika’s Resources

 Website: https://grievewithease.com
 Email: grievewithease@gmail.com

 

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February 28, 2022 37 min

Pam talks about how to connect with our loved ones on the other side, raising the energy level to connect, lighting up by having fun, forgiveness and what our loved ones want us to know about the other side.  

 Resources Mentioned

http://www.pambarosh.com
https://www.instagram.com/pambarosh/
YouTube: Shine from Your Soul channel 
FB Group: Shine from Your Soul Spiritual Empowerment 

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Website: https://grievewithease.com
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February 21, 2022 27 min

Lisa lost her son Chandler in a biking accident and talks about how to move forward each day when grief is at its heaviest. Her book First Brush your Teeth is about making the basic steps every day.  

Resources Mentioned

www.lisaespinoza.com
lisa.espinoza (IG)
https://www.facebook.com/lisachandlersmom/ 

Martika’s Resources

Website: https://grievewithease.com
Email: grievewithease@gmail.com

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February 14, 2022 35 min

Scott lost his husband Brian of 31 years and talks about what to say or not say when one is in grief. Scott shares how his dog has been the best grief counsellor, finding the right counsellor and having gratitude around grief.   

Resources Mentioned

Author of Come as You Are: Meditation & Grief

https://gscottgraham.com

Martika’s Resources

Website: https://grievewithease.com
Email: grievewithease@gmail.com

 

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Martika Whylly introduces the 5 steps to grief relief, a go at your own pace online course designed to help guide you through the grieving process. 

Martika’s Resources

Website: https://grievewithease.com
Email: grievewithease@gmail.com 

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