Bloom and Grow with Liz Fiedler

by Liz Fiedler

Our mission is simple: Make it easier to grow through grief.

The Bloom and Grow podcast is hosted by Liz Fiedler. After the unexpected loss of her husband in 2020 and finding out she was pregnant the day after the funeral, Liz has learned to bloom and grow through her grief and is helping others do the same. A young widow who had to learn quickly that the weight of grief doesn't get any lighter, but she just get better ... 

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Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • Men Grieve Too with Brad from the Guys and Grief Podcast

    Men Grieve Too with Brad from the Guys and Grief Podcast

    In this conversation, Liz Fidler interviews Brad, the host of the Guys and Grief podcast. They discuss the background and purpose of the podcast, which focuses on men who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss. Brad shares the format and topics covered in the podcast, including interviews with experts and influencers in the grief community. They also discuss the importance of balancing seriousness and lightheartedness in the podcast and the different perspectives on death and the afterlife. Brad emphasizes the need for comfort and support in grief and the importance of serving the grief community. They conclude by discussing ways to promote the podcast and reach a wider audience. Takeaways The Guys and Grief podcast focuses on men who have experienced pregnancy or infant loss. The podcast features interviews with experts and influencers in the grief community. Balancing seriousness and lightheartedness is important in discussing grief. Different perspectives on death and afterlife can bring comfort to those grieving. The podcast aims to serve and support the grief community. https://guysandgrief.com/ We share inspiring stories to help you move forward and grow through your grief, and help give insight so you can better support that friend or family member going through something tough. Thank you for blooming & growing with us. http://www.instagram.com/bloomandgrow.llc/ Www.bloomandgrowwithliz.com

  • How to Support Grieving Kids with Jessica Correnti MS, CCLS

    How to Support Grieving Kids with Jessica Correnti MS, CCLS

    In this episode, Liz Fiddler interviews Jessica, a certified Child Life Specialist, about her work supporting grieving families. Jessica shares her personal journey and how she transitioned from working in the hospital setting to focusing on grief support. She emphasizes the importance of understanding different types of grief and the need for grief literacy in society. Jessica also discusses her children's grief books and the individualized support she provides to children and families. Overall, the conversation highlights the significance of creating connections and providing resources for those experiencing grief. Takeaways Child Life Specialists play a crucial role in helping children and families cope with stress and anxiety in the hospital setting. Grief can take many forms, and it is important to understand that it is not limited to the death of a loved one. Supporting grieving families requires curiosity, open-ended questions, and a willingness to learn about grief. Creating connections and maintaining relationships with deceased loved ones can provide comfort and support for children. Grief literacy and education are essential in helping individuals navigate the grieving process. Follow Jessica: https://www.instagram.com/kidsgriefsupport/?hl=en Thank you for blooming & growing with us. http://www.instagram.com/bloomandgrow.llc/ Www.bloomandgrowwithliz.com Join the Podcast Community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/164768293366925

  • Mary Bruno on Legacy, Business, and Figuring it All Out

    Mary Bruno on Legacy, Business, and Figuring it All Out

    In this episode, Liz Fiedler interviews Mary Bruno, a letterpress printer, about her journey in starting and growing her small business. Mary shares how she took over her father's letterpress printing equipment and turned it into a successful venture. She discusses the importance of honoring her father's legacy and the deep connection she feels with him through her work. Mary also reflects on her personal growth and the validation she has received for her accomplishments. The episode highlights the power of grief and loss in shaping one's path and the importance of finding joy and purpose in the midst of pain. Liz shares her journey of starting a farm and transitioning from a day job, becoming a nurse practitioner, and building a successful business. She discusses the challenges she faced and the support she received from her late husband's friends. Liz emphasizes the importance of evolving and adapting to change, as well as the need to hire help and delegate tasks. She also highlights the significance of honoring family history and legacy. Mary and Liz discuss the value of learning from experienced individuals and the empowerment that comes from figuring things out. They both emphasize the importance of trusting the process and having confidence in one's abilities. Takeaways: Grief and loss can lead to personal growth and the discovery of new passions. Honoring the legacy of loved ones can provide a sense of purpose and connection. Personal achievements and growth should be acknowledged and celebrated. It is important to attend funerals and support others in their time of grief. Starting a business requires evolving and adapting to change. Hiring help and delegating tasks is essential for growth. Honoring family history and legacy can be a driving force in business decisions. Learning from experienced individuals and figuring things out can be empowering. Trusting the process and having confidence in one's abilities are key to success. We share inspiring stories to help you move forward and grow through your grief, and help give insight so you can better support that friend or family member going through something tough. Thank you for blooming & growing with us. http://www.instagram.com/bloomandgrow.llc/ Www.bloomandgrowwithliz.com

  • Finding Hope and Healing: Bri's Lodge and the Power of Positivity with Tami Kruzel

    Finding Hope and Healing: Bri's Lodge and the Power of Positivity with Tami Kruzel

    In this episode of Bloom and Grow with Liz Fiedler, we sit down with Tami Kruzel, the inspiring head of Bri's Lodge, a nonprofit dedicated to providing grief support for those who have lost loved ones. Tami shares the touching story behind Bri's Lodge, which was founded in honor of her daughter, BriAnna, by family and friends who wanted to continue her legacy of kindness and compassion. Before establishing Bri's Lodge, Tami and her team launched "What Would Bri Do," a nonprofit with a mission to support individuals and organizations in need while spreading positivity. Through their efforts, they've already made a significant impact, distributing approximately $50,000 to various causes that BriAnna deeply cared about. Join us as Tami opens up about her journey of healing, the importance of community support during times of grief, and the transformative power of positivity. Learn how Bri's Lodge is making a difference in the lives of those struggling with loss and how you can get involved in spreading kindness and hope. https://brislodge.com/ http://www.instagram.com/bloomandgrow.llc/ Www.bloomandgrowwithliz.com Join the Podcast Community on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/164768293366925

  • Conversations with the person behind the Instagram account "Dating After Death" - Martyna Dearing

    Conversations with the person behind the Instagram account "Dating After Death" - Martyna Dearing

    We sit down with the lovely Martyna, the person behind the Dating After Death instagram account. Dating After Death: https://www.instagram.com/datingafterdeath/?hl=en Drew's Book Store: https://www.drewsbookstore.com/ Martyna's book, "Green Card Marriage": https://amzn.to/43c2ikG