We talk to David Richman about grief and trauma and how we can support the people we love through difficult times.
00:01:35 – endurance sport.
00:05:04 – Running is meditative.
00:06:50 – the life events that motivated David to start endurance sports.
00:08:50 – the importance of caring for yourself first instead of impressing people all the time.
00:11:03 – adversity can make you better or it can make you bitter.
00:13:56 – I have to vs I get to.
00:16:55 – receiving help in difficult times.
00:20:37 – not worrying what others think of you.
00:24:14 – do people know how to deal with grief?
00:26:14 – why David's sister was so important in his life.
00:31:25 – how did the book, Cycle of Lives, come about?
00:35:13 – Just put your feet on the ground and make your bed every day.
00:40:07 – how to have open conversations where people were open to talk about trauma and grief.
00:44:48 – how can we best support people through difficult times?
00:47:15 – what to say when someone is going through a tough time?
00:50:25 – you might be the only person who showed care.
00:52:58 – asking open questions is more important than saying the right thing.
00:55:35 - scared of saying the wrong thing.
00:59:45 – we can choose our response.
01:00:50 – we are all passer-by's in each other's lives.
01:04:55 – get in touch with David.
More detailed show notes with links to references can be found at: https://candourpodcast.com/david-richman/