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Episode 114 – Nancy Sharp – How to Turn Tragedy into Opportunity

Nancy Sharp experienced an exceptional grief when her husband died from brain cancer at the age of 39 when their twins were toddlers. She eventually left New York City for Denver to start over amid the mountain air. She left a public relations career and became a Guided Autobiography instructor, as well as the author of the bestselling memoir, Both Sides Now: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Bold Living. Her writing and her work inspire resilience. In the latest episode of the Make Meaning Podcast, Nancy speaks with host Lynne Golodner about her writing process, her passion for […]

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Episode 41 – Making Meaning from Loss with Marianne Simon

What happens when you suffer incomparable loss? The sudden death of a loved one, when life changes instantaneously and you never saw it coming?  Such a life-changing situation happened to Marianne Simon when she lost her husband of 26 years – and through the grieving, she evolved into a one-woman show called “Widows Anonymous,” which launches in June live in Los Angeles. On this week’s Make Meaning podcast episode, Lynne speaks with Marianne, an actress, writer, artist, and sustainable landscape architect who has spent two years redefining herself and her purpose.  Journaling, reflecting and spending time in stillness led to creativity and connection. Now, […]

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