Feb 2nd, 2022 |
Reimagining the Power of Hope
In light of the recent news of former Miss USA, Cheslie Kryst, taking her own life, Janell invites licensed parent and family educator, Lori Wildenberg, to share her story, chronicled in her newest book, "Messy Hope: Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety, Depression, and Suicidal Ideation." In her very personal story, Lori invites us to "hope growth." She writes, "Hope is a weaponized bear hug--a mixture of strength and tenderness--activated following hurt. It gently whispers, "It will be ok. Your circumstances are temporary." This episode is longer than normal, unedited, and raw, but this much-needed conversation needed to happen.