Compassion in Action When Loss Occurs W/ Barb Ashcroft | Episode 38

Caregiver Cast With Mary Elaine Petrucci
Caregiver Cast With Mary Elaine Petrucci
Compassion in Action When Loss Occurs W/ Barb Ashcroft | Episode 38

Tune in as Barb Ashcroft talks about the many compassionate things we can do for those in grief in episode 38 of Caregiver Cast!

In this episode of Caregiver Cast, join your host Mary Elaine Petrucci with Barb Ashcroft as she shares the compassion in action guide and how this helps us act with more compassion, love, patience, and understanding for all our grieving folks.

Barb speaks on the type of question we should avoid asking someone in grief, how a perpetual calendar can be a powerful way to connect with the grieving, and why it helps someone in grief to work with a financial advisor.

In this episode you will learn:

  • Instead of “how are you?” we say, “it’s so good to see you!”
  • What is a perpetual calendar?
  • The goal of the Compassion in Action Guide
  • A financial advisor can be a partner to the grieving
  • The things you can do for a grieving person during the holidays

About Barb Ashcroft:

Barb Ashcroft – author, mentor, and ‘Thought Leader’ loves assisting others by supporting their health, wellness, and lifestyle goals. Helping others find ‘what they need’ has always been a driving force, and assisting with Life’s ‘Speed Bumps’ is where she shines.

Her book, ‘When your Bucket List Springs a Leak,’ is just a hint of how she shares: Do-overs, undo’s, and life preservers when travel, health, business, and life don’t go as expected. She’s in her JOY when she’s leading workshops helping people find their TOP Fulfillment Needs so they can gauge their next steps.

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