In this episode, we sit down with our guest, Nakesha Atkins, the founder of Grief Love. In light of her personal journey of experiencing profound losses, Nakesha shares her evolved perspective on grief and the transformative lessons it holds. She discusses her astounding work as a grief and loss public speaker and coach, providing services such as one-on-one coaching, group coaching, and speaking engagements.
Nakesha also shares her enthusiasm about being a speaker at the Women Thrive Summit, where she will delve deeper into the concept of grief and provide coping strategies. She emphasizes the importance of turning grief into purpose and ensuring emotional health to thrive in all areas of life.
✨ Exceptional Highlights
1. The Power of Purpose in Grief:
Grief and loss are universal experiences that can have a profound impact on our lives. Nakesha believes that there is more to grief than just pain. She emphasizes that there is purpose hidden within the depths of our grief, waiting to be discovered. Through her own personal journey of profound loss, Nakesha found the strength to transform her pain into purpose, and she is passionate about helping others do the same.
2. Finding Healing and Transformation:
Nakesha’s journey of healing led her to discover the power of writing as a therapeutic outlet. She started writing letters to her late husband as a way to process her emotions and keep him updated on their children’s lives. These letters became a source of comfort not only for herself but also for others who resonated with her story. Encouraged by the overwhelming response, Nakesha started a blog where she shared her experiences and became a beacon of hope for those going through similar journeys.
3. Grief Love:
Embracing a New Purpose: As Nakesha’s blog gained traction, she realized that her journey through grief had a larger purpose. She founded Grief Love, a platform where she could support and guide others in finding meaning and growth in their own grief journeys. Through one-on-one coaching, group coaching, and speaking engagements, Nakesha empowers individuals and communities to navigate the complexities of grief and emerge stronger and more compassionate on the other side.
01:37 Guest Introduction: Nakesha Atkins, Founder of Grief Love
02:28 Nakesha’s Journey with Grief
06:17 The Healing Process and Support System
08:58 Transforming Grief into Purpose
11:23 The Impact of Sharing Personal Struggles
12:27 The Role of Grief in Personal Transformation
16:24 Nakesha’s Current Life and Achievements
21:36 Nakesha’s Role in the Women Thrive Summit
24:23 Closing Thoughts and Contact Information
✨ About Nakesha Atkins ✨
Nakesha Atkins, founder of Grief Love, is a grief and loss public speaker and coach. She has dedicated her life to helping others find meaning and growth in loss. With her own experiences of profound loss as a guiding light, she empowers individuals and communities to navigate the depths of grief and emerge stronger, wiser, and more compassionate. Through her inspiring talks, Nakesha unveils the power of grief, not as a debilitating force, but as a catalyst for transformative change. She encourages individuals to embrace their grief, not as a sign of weakness, but as an opportunity for self-discovery, personal growth, and a deeper connection with God. She is a beacon of light for those navigating the darkest of times, guiding them towards a path of healing, growth and profound transformation.
✨ About the Women Thrive Podcast ✨
The Women Thrive Podcast features women from all around the world with their inspiring stories of how they have conquered personal challenges and found a way to rise and thrive.
Listen to the stories of entrepreneurs, speakers, authors, experts, and business owners from all walks of life inspiring and empowering women globally. We cover topics of leadership, business success, mindset, spirituality, marketing and visibility, media and PR, and many more.