Elaine Mansfield had a career as a health counselor and writer. Six weeks before his death in 2008, her husband taught with the Dalai Lama in a science and religion colloquium, shifting Elaine’s career into the facilitating bereavement support and focusing on the spiritual side of loss. Writing from a spiritual perspective that reflects over 40 years as a student of philosophy, Buddhism, Jungian psychology, mythology, and meditation, Elaine gave a Tedx talk called “Good Grief! What I learned from loss,” at Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY in November 2014. She facilitates bereavement support groups at Hospicare and Palliative Care Services in Ithaca, NY and writes for the Hospicare newsletter and website. She also writes a weekly blog, about the adventures and lessons of life and loss, leads workshops, and lectures on bereavement topics. Her articles have been published in The Healing Muse, Open to Hope, Shambhala Sunspace, KirstyTV, Caring.com, Alzheimers.net, GriefHealing, and elephantjournal.
Join hosts Lynda Cheldelin Fell & Angie Cartwright as they chat with Elaine about her books, her work, and her philosophy on the sacred journey of loss on Grief Diaries Radio on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 starting at 6 pm pacific / 9 pm eastern at www.griefdiaries.com.