In the latest episode of “The Good Life with Nat & Kat,” the duo dives deep into the topic of grief, a universally felt emotion yet often misunderstood. They explore the varied forms grief can take, from job losses and the end of relationships to more subtle shifts in life such as moving out of one’s home. Notably, they touch upon society’s often skewed perspectives on grief, especially the pervasive notion in North America that people should always present as “happy.”
Delving into personal experiences, they discuss the idea that the past generations, including their own parents, rarely displayed vulnerability, potentially leading to a culture of denial. They advocate for acknowledging grief as it can lead to adverse mental and physical health consequences if ignored. Nat shares an intimate story about her mother’s transition to a new living situation, shedding light on the lesser-recognized areas of our lives where grief can sneak in.
Nat & Kat emphasizes the importance of acceptance and allowing oneself the grace to navigate the ups and downs that come with change. They end on a hopeful note, illustrating that with time, support, and understanding, one can move through grief and find joy once again.
Tune in to hear their insightful conversations and heartwarming anecdotes, reminding us all that every journey of grief is unique, but understanding and support can pave the way to healing.