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Episode 110: Everything Happens For A Reason

Season 8
Season 8
Episode 110: Everything Happens For A Reason
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Show Notes

The phrase “everything happens for a reason” drives me crazy. I found a new friend, Caitlin to commiserate with over this topic. We did CrossFit together and had the most wonderful conversation surrounding the timeline of grieving and society’s opinions on it.  

 

Key Takeaways: 

 

[0:35] The old Barb vs the new 

[2:46] Does everything happen for a reason? 

[6:56] Meeting Caitlin who lost her husband 

[9:39] Society’s idea of when you should move on 

[13:42] My choices heavily influence my life as well it’s not just ‘fate’

[14:52] People try to be comforting, but they just make me angry 

[16:01] What Caitlin and Dan did in their lives 

[18:07] CrossFit changed my life and gave me a community

[20:01] Stillness can be safety in grief 

[23:34] Still trying to live life in spite of death  

[24:59] Your grief is okay and is not a burden 

[26:48] I do believe I was meant to meet Caitlin 

[29:22] The phrase feels judgemental even if people don’t mean it like that

[31:18] My new kitchen is coming along and my book is coming out!

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