Videos

Most people mistake grief to solely relate to death. In this video you will learn about surprising life events that are causing you to suffer from grief that you probably don’t even realize.

This exclusive video by Doris Zagdanski describes the impact of grief, complemented by beautiful photography and music.

WellCast deals with a very difficult subject. How do you deal with the death of a loved one? How do you live your life in the face of a life-changing event? 

You may have heard that there are five stages of grief. This video helps familiarize you with these stages so that you can begin to understand what you, a loved one, or a friend may be going through in the days and months following a death.

In a talk that's by turns heartbreaking and hilarious, writer and podcaster Nora McInerny shares her hard-earned wisdom about life and death. Her candid approach to something that will, let's face it, affect us all, is as liberating as it is gut-wrenching.

 

General

 

Loss of Family or Friends

When loss enters our lives, understanding how to confront it can be difficult. Rachel Stephenson learned a valuable lesson after a difficult loss and shares her wisdom on what it means to grieve meaningfully.

In 2010 Marieke Poelmann, 22 at the time, suddenly lost her parents as a result of a plane crash. It took her several years to see that bad things in life do not necessarily have to define you. In her talk she discusses her loss and how she learned to cope with it, and as a result came out a stronger person.

The Hidden Grief of Miscarriage- 

Sarah Kerr, a death doula recorded this video after a session with a client. It tells the story of a woman's experience of her loss of identity after a miscarriage.

 

Loss of Pets

Losing a pet can be devastating - for many of us, our pets are part of our families. There is not always support or understanding when you are grieving the loss of a beloved pet. This video talks about coping with pet loss.

Excellent video about how to help your kids with the loss of a loved pet

 

Loss of Identity & Dreams

"Anticipatory grief, or grief that occurs before death, is common among people who are facing the eventual death of a loved one or their own death. Yet, while most people are familiar with the grief that occurs after a death (conventional grief), anticipatory grief is not often discussed.

When faced with the life-altering reality of a marriage ending, everything seems dire. After encountering this herself, Sadie Bjornstad set off to understand why the divorce process is so isolating and clouded with negativity. 

Janelle talks about losing independence, voicing her choices, and receiving support.

 

Traumatic Loss

 

When we experience trauma or witnessed the aftermath, our bodies may feel threatened. It's important to learn techniques to help our bodies resume to feeling safe. Deena Goodman Druck, LCSW, CPCC, a Psychotherapist and Executive Coach, offers 6 tips on how to cope with trauma.

This video presents messages of hope to those who have lost someone to suicide. It was presented at Soles Remembering Souls on September 13 as part of World Suicide Prevention Day in Nanaimo, BC.

This video presents messages of hope to those who have lost someone to suicide. It was presented at Soles Remembering Souls on September 13 as part of World Suicide Prevention Day in Nanaimo, BC.