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January 12, 2021 16 min

New Year, Same Grief - Herdyne Mercier

Episode Introduction

This new year, let us all take that step forward to redefining grief. You know that healing requires you to take action and make informed decisions. The pain may have been around for so long that we really do not know what to do with it. Though it might feel normal, know that it should not.?

Today, I want you to explore this thing I call Actively Healing to Live. Listen to the episode today as I address our 5 grief anchors once again to help you live the best lives ever.

A few tips to help you in your grief journey-

  • See healing on your calendar- journal writings, church podcasts, and faith sermons could help. Learn to sit in silence and deal with your inner thoughts.?
  • Identify your healing community- supportive, accountable individuals who don’t judge you. These are the people who create that safe space for you. Make sure you are not bottling up emotions that make you emotionally stagnant. Experience all of it and live a purposeful life.
  • Educate yourself- Know that healing requires you to be uncomfortable. There will be good days and bad days. Though it would be a roller-coaster ride of emotions, stay committed to yourself. You’ll then reach restoration.?
  • Your emotional health requires you to share your tears and embrace those emotions that come with them.? Always remember that although your heart is broken, you are not broken.?

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    Episode Quotes

  • “My model this year is really exploring this thing called actively healing to live.”- Herdyne [5:28]
  • “Your healing, your grief; is just like your DNA, it is unique to you.”- Herdyne [10:47]
  • “Healing requires you to be uncomfortable” - Herdyne [12:03]
  • “Get to that place where you feel emotionally healthy enough to share the tears and embrace the emotions that come with it.” – Herdyne [12:40]
  • “Your heart might be broken, but you are not broken.“-Herdyne [13:18]
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    Episode Time-Stamps

  • [3:19] – The five anchors of grief
  • [5:23] – Active healing
  • [7:48] – Tips for active healing
  • [12:28] – Place of restoration
  • This episode is brought to you by our supportive, informative, and complimentary Grief Crusader Community. Join here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/GriefCrusader

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    Recommended Resources

  • To learn more about Redefining Grief: http://herdynemercier.com?
  • To advertise on the podcast: herdyne@mercierwellness.com?
  • For questions about booking or sponsoring the podcast: info@mercierwellness.com?
  • To schedule a consultation: https://calendly.com/mercier-wellness/consultation or http://herdynemercier.com/contact-me/???
  • To check out all our past episodes: http://herdynemercier.com/#podcast?
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