Life Reconstructed: a widowed way forward

Life Reconstructed: a widowed way forward

Hosted by: Teresa Amaral Beshwate

Practical tools to navigate the widowed journey and rebuild a life you will love again.

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Episodes

64. When you feel so alone

Hello and welcome to episode 64. In this episode, we acknowledge the void that comes with the loss of a spouse, and examine the thought, “I’m all alone,” how it feels, why it isn’t true, and what to think instead. If...
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63. How to tackle the "have-to's"

Hello and welcome to episode 63. In this episode, I offer practical tips to help you deal with the overwhelming list of “have-to’s” so you can feel better starting right away. If you’ve found this podcast helpful, I...
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Bonus: An interview with Carole Hustead

Carole Hustead is originally from eastern Texas. She grew up on a dairy farm and met her husband Jerry in college. They married when Carole was 21. Jerry worked for the US Forest Service for 40 years, and during that...
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62. Other people's opinions

In this episode, I offer a unique perspective on other people’s opinions and the opportunity they provide to strengthen our own. If you’ve found this podcast helpful, I invite you to learn more about how your thoughts...
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61. Thought loops and how to break free

Hello and welcome to episode 61. In this episode, I explain thought loops, their negative impact, and I offer a practical way to break free, so that you can feel better right away. If you’ve found this podcast...
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60. Self-compassion: four simple strategies

In this episode, I share that while self-compassion doesn’t come naturally, it benefits you and those you love. And I offer 4 simple strategies to practice self-compassion every day. If you’ve found this podcast...
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59. Why it's hard to leave the house & what to do about it

In this episode, I explain why after the loss of your spouse, it’s natural to want to stay home, and I offer 4 steps to get out of the house when you’re ready. Get the best-selling book, Life Reconstructed, it's...
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58. How to boost your energy part 3

This episode is the last of a 3-part series on boosting your energy. In episode 56 I focused on the negative, self-judgmental chatter that happens in your brain, and what to do about it. In episode 57 I offered 4 tips...
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Healing, hope and helping others - Rachel Kodanaz

Rachel was widowed suddenly at age 31 and had a 2-year old and a demanding career that required travel. She has since honored her late husband by completing an Iron Man, found love again, and is now a seasoned public...
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57. How to boost your energy part 2

Hello and welcome to episode 57. In episode 56, I shared how brain chatter can be a massive energy drain, and what to do about it. Today we’re taking a close look at people pleasing – why we do it, the energy costs,...
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56. How to boost your energy part 1

This episode is the first in a 3-part series to help you boost your energy levels as you navigate life after the loss of your spouse. To learn more about how your grieving brain functions differently, watch Your Brain...
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55. When "strong" looks different

 In this episode, I take a close look at strength, and how it looks different in life after loss. If you’re interested in learning more about how your brain is functioning differently now, watch my free webinar called...
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