A timely conversation with the inspirational founder of Soaring Spirits, Michele Neff Hernandez. We also talk about her beautiful new book, Different After You, on losing her husband and the insights and wisdom that came from the experience.

Michele is the founder and CEO of Soaring Spirits, the creator of the Camp Widow® program, Director of the Soaring Spirits Resilience Center, and she leads the team onsite in the Soaring Spirits office.

Michele oversees the planning and delivery of all Soaring Spirits programs and provides the vision for organizational growth. She is a hands on part of Soaring Spirits programs, a professional speaker who presents to audiences of all shapes and sizes about resilience in widowhood and the ways in which both community and access to hope change the lives of those who grieve.

Michele is the author of Different After You: Rediscovering Yourself and Healing after Grief and Trauma. Her passion for supporting the healing and growth of every widowed person she meets fuels her work, every day.

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