866 The Journey of Living through a Loss
DEATH WITH NO REGRETS
Losing a loved one is always difficult. Loss is difficult.
Sometimes we’re prepared for it. Often, we are not.
Either way, we know that death is a part of life.
Are there lessons we can learn from the experiences of others?
Sometimes sharing your story will help.
Other times, listening will help you learn.
Someone else’s pain can help you on your journey.
It’s a process that must be taken one day at a time.
In today’s episode of The School of Greatness, I’ve combined key lessons on handling loss from Bronnie Ware, Grant Cardone, Lindsey Stirling, Chris Guillebeau, Whitney Cummings.
Bronnie Ware, Grant Cardone, Lindsey Stirling, Chris Guillebeau, and Whitney Cummings share their stories on this episode and help us learn how to better deal with loss in our lives.
Bronnie Ware is a teacher of courage and regret-free living. Having sat by the bedsides of the terminally ill for several years, she knows the pain of dying with regret. She has written three books: The Top Five Regrets of Dying, Your Year for Change, and Bloom.
Grant Cardone is the author of eight business books, thirteen business programs, and is the CEO of seven privately held companies. Forbes calls him one of the top social media business influencers in the world.
Lindsey Stirling is a violinist, dancer, performance artist, composer, and singer who presents amazing choreographed violin performances. Stirling earned second place on Dancing With The Stars, has been named Forbes magazine’s 30 Under 30 In Music, and was a quarter-finalist position on America’s Got Talent season five.
Chris Guillebeau is a NY Times Best Selling Author, speaker, a modern-day explorer, and has been to nearly every country in the world. He is best known for The Art of Non-Conformity blog and book. He has also written guides for travel and small business topics under the brand Unconventional Guides. He organizes the annual World Domination Summit in Portland, Oregon.
Whitney Cummings is a talented stand-up comedian, actress, and producer. The creative force behind the CBS sitcom 2 Broke Girls, the NBC sitcom Whitney, and the movie The Female Brain. She was also a producer and writer for the ABC revival of Roseanne.
These fantastic individuals use their experiences to help us better deal with life’s challenges.
So get ready to learn about loss, healing, and recovery on Episode 867.
Some Questions I Ask:
· How can we get better at expressing our feelings? (13:20)
· What was the greatest lesson your mother taught you before she passed? (26:30)
· How do you handle loss? (40:00) Lindsey Stirling
· What is your goal for healing and recovery? (36:04)
· How do you want to feel every day? (41:15)
· Do you still do things to make your dad proud? (01:05:45)
In This Episode You Will Learn:
· The top five (5) regrets people have before they die. (9:10)
· Why dreaming is important in your life. (18:45)
· Why some people are scared they won’t be able to die. (26:00)
· How to deal with losing both family members and friends. (9:03)
· The process of dealing with loss and how to get through it. (33:40)
· How loss sometimes makes things clearer in your life. (1:00:15)
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