Living Your Sparked Second Half Podcast | Episode 358

Episode 358: From Grief to Growth: Embracing Change with Debbie Weiss

career mindset Sep 01, 2023

Today’s guest is Debbie Weiss, an author, memoirist, and yoga instructor. Debbie shares her story of an unexpected second half that began with the loss of her high school sweetheart and husband of 32 years, her subsequent grief, and being forced into reinventing a new life. 

She talks about her experiences in navigating the online dating world as a midlife widow, finding new passions, like her love of writing, and learning how to survive and thrive in her new reality. .

In this episode:

  • Debbie courageously shares her experiences as a midlife widow re-entering the dating world after her husband's passing, emphasizing the importance of seeking connections during times of loneliness.
  • Discover how yoga became a pivotal part of Debbie's healing and growth journey, leading her to become a certified yoga instructor and explore new passions.
  • Dive into the lessons from Debbie's memoir, "Available As Is: A Midlife Widow's Search For Love," which delves into adapting to a new life she didn’t choose, the strength she found within herself, and finding new love in her 50s.

Debbie's inspiring journey from grief to transformation sheds light on the power of resilience, self-discovery, and embracing change in the second half of life. Her experiences and insights offer a guide to those navigating their own paths of healing and reinvention.

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