Learn how stories heal grief in this special episode for Mother’s Day.
My guest Elizabeth Coplan is a playwright, educator and speaker who created the non-profit Grief Dialogues where she uses theatre as the artistic expression to open new conversations about dying, death, and grief. Today, on Mother’s Day, we will talk about the grief experience of motherless daughters and she will share some stories from Grief Dialogues: The Book. Stories of Love and Loss. Learn more at her website:
This episode includes:
- How Elizabeth used writing to work through her own grief issues
- How stories help us heal grief
- The unique grief of motherless daughters
- How Grief Dialogues is reaching out to healthcare professionals to address grief
- Two stories from the book Grief Dialogues:
- I am a Marionette by Megan Vered
- Grief is Like Swimming in the Middle of the Ocean (and I hate the ocean) by Alica Forneret
- How to submit your own story to Grief Dialogues
Out of grief comes art.”Motto of GriefDialogues.com
Links mentioned in this episode:
- Pre-order 7 Lessons for Living from the Dying – learn more here
- Get Grief Dialogues: The Book
- Link to Share Your Story with Elizabeth
- Virtual events for Motherless Mother’s Day (and more) LetsReimagine.org
- Book: Motherless Daughters by Hope Edelman
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