By: Maryse Eubank, M.Ed

Podcasts are a great alternative to reading when you are hoping to learn new information. The beauty of a podcast is that you can listen while doing other tasks like walking, folding laundry, or even working on a puzzle. The number of podcast discussing grief and loss are overwhelming, so I scoured the podcast library in hopes of pulling together some worthwhile options. The next time you have a moment, check these out.


The Grief Girl, with Kristi Hugstad, fitness guru turned Certified Grief Recovery Specialist hosts conversations with others about grief and loss. 

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Episodes to check out:

The Right Way to Grieve: stillbirth, male perspective, pregnancy after loss.

Life After Loss – Navigating Grief & Returning to Joy: touches on the loss of her husband, shares what has helped her find joy through gratitude.


Unlocking Us with Brene Brown, with Brene Brown, a research professor with a focus on courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy.

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Grief and Finding Meaning: Brene has an important conversation with David Kessler, an expert on grief and loss.


What’s Your Grief: Litsa Williams and Eleanor Haley, two mental health professionals, explore grief in a relaxed manner and in layman’s terms.

Episodes to check out:

How to Handle Holiday Tradition After A Death: skip ahead to 5:45, where the podcast will focus on rituals and traditions.

Guilt and Regret in Grief: Defining, exploring, normalizing and validating guilt and regret.


Grief Out Loud: Hosted by Jana DeCristofaro and produced by The Dougy Center for Grieving Children and Families.

Episodes to check out:

Episode 119: grief & parenting – infancy & toddlers: Focus on caring for young children while grieving.

Episode 126: when a child dies by suicide – Anne Moss Rogers: Discussion about grief related to mental health difficulty, subtance abuse, and suicide.


Mindfulness & Grief Podcast: Heather Stang, MA, C-IAYT, shares tips to live in an engaging way after loss through mindfulness.

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Coping with Sibling Loss with Heidi Horsley: Often unacknowledged, sibling loss is discussed.

Pet Loss & Grief with David Roberts, LMSW: How pets are comforting after loss and how their deaths can affect us.


Grief & Rebirth – Finding the Joy in Life: with Irene Weinberg, who connects with various specialists to share inspiring conversations about grief and trauma.

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Season 5, Episode 12 – Men & Grief: Ron Glenn Kelly speaks of losing his teenage son.


Grief, Guts and Green Smoothies: with Melissa Dlugolecki, bereaved mother, who offers support through conversation.

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Episode 47: Let Go of Guilt – An Interview with Lisa Price: Lisa, the founder of Better, Not Bitter, joins Melissa as they discuss how bereaved mothers can shift their energy by reaching higher.


Where’s The Grief: with Jordon Ferber, comedian. Jordon shares candid discussions with various peers about their loss.

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Episode to check out:

Episode 94 – Emily Carrus: Dealing with the death of her husband by suicide.


Grief Gratitude & Greatness: with Sarah Shaoul, who attempts to provide inspiration through discussions.

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Carol Marie Downing Writes About her First Year As A Widow: A look at journaling and writing after loss.