1. How writing about her husband's suicide helped this widow heal Natasha Tynes 38:04

Alexandra Wyman transformed her devastating loss into a beacon of hope for others becoming, a mental health advocate and public speaker.

She penned down her experience of losing her husband to suicide in her memoir –The Suicide Club: What to Do When Someone You Love Chooses Death.” Through her story, she aims to change the narrative around suicide and provide support to those dealing with such a loss.

Alexandra's journey wasn't devoid of challenges. Balancing a full-time job, being a mother, and grappling with Grief while writing her book was a rollercoaster ride. And then, there was the added burden of the backlash she faced on social media following her husband's death. 

she navigated through these adversities and used her experience as a catalyst for healing. Alexandra's Resilience in the face of adversity is commendable, and her story serves as a ray of hope for those dealing with Grief and loss.

She shares invaluable insights on working with a publishing company and strategies for promoting her book. 

Alexandra also aspires to continue her advocacy for suicide prevention and mental health support and possibly even pen down a sequel to her memoir. 

Hear her story to get inspired. 

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I’m a Jordanian-American author and communications professional based in Washington, DC. I run my own digital media agency, Suburban Media Group, where I advise clients on the best digital media practices for their brand. I have over twenty years of experience working as a journalist, writer, and social media manager.

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I have appeared on several TV programs, including Larry King Live, PBS’s Foreign Exchange, Paula Zahn show, CBS’s Morning Show, Scarborough Country, BBC’s Up all night, among others.

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I’m the author of the speculative literary novel They Called Me Wyatt. My short stories have appeared in Geometry, The Timerbline Review, The Markez Review, and Fjords. Here is a link to some of my published work. For media inquiries, speaking engagements, and other questions, send an Email to: natasha@natashatynes.com