We all have tender broken parts inside that have formed within us due to grief. It’s one of those things that’s known in every lifetime. Today, we’re going to speak to Dr. Sherry Walling, a clinical psychologist who serves women entrepreneurs, and who became a reluctant expert in grief. After losing her father to cancer and her brother to suicide within six months, she embarked on a journey to explore pathways to wholeness in the aftermath of loss. She shares her story, and her wisdom on grief.
In This Episode:
- Sherry shares the story that brought her to her mission of having a new conversation about grief
- Why grief doesn’t exist in linear time
- How she helps her clients on their journey of healing
- Having conversations about grief and loss with children at various developmental stages.
- Why rest is important to entrepreneurs
Dr. Sherry Walling is a clinical psychologist, speaker, podcaster, best-selling author, yoga teacher, and mental health advocate. Her company, ZenFounder, provides mental wellness resources to leaders and entrepreneurs as they navigate the transition, loss, conflict, or any manner of complex human experience. She hosts the ZenFounder Podcast, which has been called a “must listen” by both Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine and has been downloaded more than 1,000,000 times. Her new book, Touching Two Words, is a poetic, incisive exploration of grief and joy in the aftermath of loss. Her best-selling book, The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Keeping Your Shit Together, combines the insight and warmth of a therapist with the truth-telling mirth of someone who has been there.
“Grief is so much a part of life for all of us.”~Dr. Sherry Walling
Let’s meet Dr. Sherry Walling