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The Unique Way

Jun 24, 2022

Kristine Carlson is co-author with her late husband, Dr. Richard Carlson of the New York Times bestselling Don't Sweat the Small Stuff books. She is featured this fall as the subject of a biopic Lifetime movie based on her book, Heartbroken Open: A True Story of Coming Alive Again After Profound Loss.

Topics of Discussion:

  • Her journey with an eating disorder & feeling spiritually disconnected & her path of healing & spiritual awakening

  • How psychology is the only thing holding you back

  • Her grieving & healing process after loosing her husband of over 20 years

  • Ways her husband communicated with her after his passing

  • The hero’s journey from loss to joy

  • Choosing to be a victor not a victim & embracing what is

  • Grief is like an emptying process

  • Recovering from loss & grief by working on your psychology & reframing

  • Pain is inevitable but suffering is optional

  • Heartbroken Open 

  • Don’t sweat the small stuff

  • The annihilation of the ego when we go through trauma

  • Awakening to who we really are without the ego & allowing our true essence to shine

  • How your heart grows & expands after being broken open

  • The gift that can come from loss

  • To choose to heal is to choose to be the hero

  • You will return to joy & wholeness 

  • Forgiveness is a gift to yourself

  • Forgiveness verses accountability 

  • & so much more.


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