Claire's Blog

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My Story of Anxiety and Grief

Today I want to share my own experience that you may be able to relate with. This is an excerpt from my book, Anxiety: The Missing Stage of Grief.

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Why I Support Others with Grief

I want to share a bit about my own journey with loss and grief—and how I’ve dedicated my life to helping others get through their own loss.

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What I Know About Grief

Twenty years after the death of my mother and ten years after becoming a grief therapist, there's a lot I know about grief.

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How Exploring the Afterlife Affects the Grief Process

How exploring the afterlife can help you during the grief process and my own experience in working with a psychic medium

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Finding Meaning After Loss

Finding meaning after loss helps us make meaning out of tragedy, and by giving what I can of myself, it's changed my life.

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In Losing Someone We Love We Often Lose So Much More

We lose routines and rituals and a sense of belonging, but sometimes we also lose places. 

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Missing Your Dad on Father’s Day

While everyone around us is gathering to spend time with their fathers, it's a lonely day for others who are missing their dads.

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Dealing with Regret in Grief

Today I want to explore grief and regret with you. After a loss, regrets and guilt can haunt us endlessly.

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Mother’s Day Without Your Mom

This week I’m thinking nonstop about everyone out there who is facing Mother’s Day without their mom here.

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Mother’s Day Conference Call: Hope Edelman and Claire Bidwell Smith

Listen to Hope Edelman and Claire's pre-Mother's Day phone call.

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The Sunday Mourning Podcast

In each episode of the Sunday Mourning podcast series, Claire dives into different topics related to grief – everything from guilt and anxiety to the afterlife – bringing on various guests, as well as revealing more of her personal journey and revelations. Join Claire as she helps you explore grief and loss in a way that makes your heart feel whole again.

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Guest Podcasts

The NY Times' Dear Sugars
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Bryanna Dee
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Selfie.
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At Last with Jesse Eaves
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Suzannah Scully
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The Commonwealth Club
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In Deep with Angie Coiro
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Jessica Murnane
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OTHERPPL with Brad Listi
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Good Grief with Cheryl Jones
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