22: Grief and Depression - a practical guide to finding Joy with Sam Allen

So Sam Allen lost her dad in December 2015 and this podcast is packed with practical ways to process grief and manage depression symptoms through creativity and connection.  She experienced a happy childhood with her parents messy divorce prompting her first taste of adversity and subsequent depression.

Her depression episodes are described as frightening, numb, detached and very physical and losing her father, her hero, was soul destroying. Her love of words and poetry crafted her journey to healing and her practical ideas for remembering those we've lost will be relatable to anyone who's ever lost someone they love. 

Find her poetry blog at https://peacockpoetryblog.wordpress.com and on LinkedIn if you want to connect with her coaching that uses creativity for grief and dealing with strong emotions.