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In this episode, we chat to former academic, turned writer and TEDx speaker Stacey Heale whose husband, Delays drummer Greg Gilbert, died from bowel cancer last year. Since Greg’s death Stacey has used social media to document her family’s journey, offering an honest insight into “how to live well in the rubble of your life.”
The mother of two discusses the difference between expectation and reality of death and grieving, the painful moment her and Greg told their children he was dying and what life looks like for her now.
In our latest episode, Stephen sits down with Clover Stroud. Clover is acclaimed journalist and Sunday Times bestseller. In this chat Clover and Stephen explore what death teaches us about life, how to navigate grief and the gift that death has given to Clover. She’s also the author of The Red of My Blood which is as much about life as it is death
In our latest episode, Stephen sits down with Mary-Frances O’Connor. Mary is an associate professor at the University of Arizona, where she leads the grief, loss and social stress (Glass) lab, investigating the effects of grief on the brain and the body. She’s also the author of The Grieving Brain: How We Learn from Love and Loss.
In the second episode of our third series, we meet Seamus O'Mahony, a retired consultant gastroenterologist who worked most recently at Cork University Hospital in Ireland as well as at NHS hospitals in England. Seamus has established himself as a well-regarded commentator on modern medicine and healthcare systems.
For the first episode of our new season, we're talking to Kimberley Greaves, a 44-year-old widow and mother of two. Tragically, at just 44 years old, her husband, Andrew, died after being diagnosed with bladder cancer three and a half years before.