Holidays by Design - Mark Hundley, author of Awaken to Good Mourning, interviewed by Sandy Fowler on Heart Filled Holidays Radio, March 9

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This week we have some fun and romance in store. We're coming up with some Girls' Night Out and Girls' Night In ideas to bust those winter blues and beat your cabin fever. Then we're talking about romantic getaways. Let's face it, family life can take a toll on the romantic relationship in your life. Let's infuse a little fun back into your marriage.

Then we have Mark Hundley joining us to talk about holidays and how you can use them to live more fully. Mark is an expert on grief and grieving and he'll share some fabulous ideas for using holidays to bring more meaning into our lives as well as talking about the role celebrations can play in helping a family through the difficult time of someone dying.

And in Christmas Corner we're wrapping up our Debt-Free Holiday series with some final words on creating income for your family. We've covered everything from planning the perfect holiday to budgeting, saving and now making money. After we wrap that up we'll take a look at a homemade gift idea that's perfect for kids of all ages.

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Mark Hundley has worked with children, youth and families since 1971 - devoting 13 years to youth and family ministry; another 10 years to service in public education as a teacher and high school counselor; and the remaining time as a therapist, consultant, speaker and author.

He earned his B.A. in Sociology from Hardin-Simmons University; his Master's in Counseling from the University of North Texas; and has pursued doctoral studies in Educational Administration.

Mark is a Life Transition Specialist with a specific expertise in the field of grief. He works with individuals, families and corporate bodies to create and implement strategies for powerful living despite obstacles faced.

He is the author of Awaken to Good Mourning - a personal guide through the journey of grief - available in print, Kindle and audio versions.  He is a co-founder of the Journey of Hope Grief Support Center in Plano, TX, a non-profit agency that provides free group grief support to children, adolescents and their parents or adult caregivers as they learn to mourn the death or impending death of a loved one.

He is a Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor, co-founder/co-owner of McKinney Counseling Services and routinely speaks to various professional and community audiences. He and his wife Vanessa have three grown children together and enjoy the company of three grandsons.

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Heart Filled Holidays is a weekly talk radio show. Sandy Fowler interviews experts and shares ideas, inspiration and strategies busy moms and families can use to create better holidays and happier lives. From Christmas Day to Every Day, moms will get tips, strategies and inspiration to make it just what they want. Live radio shows air at noon ET (11am CT, 10am MT, 9am PT) on and podcasts are available for all prior shows on the Heart Filled Holidays Radio page and on iTunes.


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