When Tara Castle first met her husband Joe in London, their connection was instant andundeniable. What came next was a friendship that soon turned into a beautiful love story.They were married in Brisbane’s stunning Farm Park and went on to have two gorgeouschildren and a happy, loving marriage. But one weekend four years ago, fit, healthy, activeJoe began feeling unwell, and within just a few days he’d passed away - at just 46.It's something that could happen to any of us at any time, and yet, death is something werarely pause to think about, let alone prepare ourselves for.In this episode of The Off Season, Tara shares her story, giving us an open window into hergrief journey and what happened after she lost the love of her life. Tara’s candid, wide-opendiscussion with Shelley will leave you with lots to think about, and we’re so grateful to herfor sharing her story with us.
Join Shelley as she chats to Tara about:
● The story of Joe’s sudden, unexpected death● What it was like having to make decisions about Joe’s farewell whilst deep in shock and mourning● Why grief isn’t something you ‘get through’● How we can help those dealing with grief● The importance of ‘death admin’ and the things we should all do right now● How she’s changed since Joe’s death, and the things that bring her joy now
You can learn more about our guest Tara Castle herehttps://www.instagram.com/tarajcastle/?hl=en
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