Jamie Kolnick is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and budding author. She is the Founder/CEO of Jam with Jamie, a nationwide children’s music company, the founder of The Epstein “Reach for the Stars Foundation,” a Miami charity awarding annual scholarships to high school graduates in honor of her brother, Alan, who passed away in a car accident in 1998. She is currently working on a spirited memoir about life and loss honoring her two parents who have passed from cancer and her brother Alan. She lives in Miami with her husband, Shaun, two sons, Zach and Evan, and newborn daughter, Zoey. Jamie and Nikki discuss their hardships and how to deal with the grief that comes with it. Not only do they talk about grieving themselves, but also about how to help others grieve. They open up about the difficulties of being with your children while battling hardships, and provide listeners with their coping mechanisms. Jamie and Nikki also help listeners use their life’s difficulties as a powerful tool by taking grief and using it for good.
In this episode...
Grief after loss
Being okay with grief
Loss of family members
Having access to your emotions
Separating grief from parenting
Seeing the joy in playing with your kids
Putting your phone down
Focusing on positive attention
Discipline and teaching
Looking for answers
Seeking options to be better
Encouraging to make your challenges your gifts
Using writing for self-care and love
Having your own back
Having powerful conversations
Getting rid of judgments
Giving yourself grace
Connect with Jamie: www.jamwithjamie.com @jamwithjamie
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