A THOUSAND TINY STEPS

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Episode 115: Processing the Messy Middle

Season 8
Season 8
Episode 115: Processing the Messy Middle
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Show Notes

It seems like everyone around me is dying as I grow older. It’s a lot to process and has led me on a journey of looking into the 5 stages of grief and finding a 6th stage too. I think about the stage that I’m in versus others around me and how that affects our interactions with one another. 

 

Key Takeaways: 

 

[1:21] My friend Rusty died from cancer and his wife died too 

[3:15] Knowing someone’s going to die versus it being unexpected

[4:51] All these people in my life are passing away 

[5:57] Eric Erickson’s stages of development 

[14:37] The stage that I’m in now 

[17:40] The final stages 

[21:38] People’s responses to my book 

[25:14] The 6th stage of grief and what’s wrong with the 5 stages 

[31:26] Processing the messy middle 

[34:29] Renovating Mr. Luti’s house 

[39:55] I’m processing a lot of emotion right now

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