Manage episode 343256289 series 2924582
Be prepared to be blown away by today’s guest, Gold Logie-winning actor, breast cancer awareness advocate, and all-round legend, Samuel Johnson.
He joins us to talk about why he left his acting career to fulfil his life purpose – and his sister Connie’s dying wish – to vanquish cancer in Australia.
Through his incredible organisation, Love Your Sister, Sam has helped raise over $15 million dollars for scientific research to date.
No stranger to grief, Sam opens up about his recent near-death experience, and also how he coped with the suicide of his girlfriend, Lainey.
We also talk about supporting someone doing it tough, and he shares a perspective from which we could all learn a thing or two.
Find out more about Love your Sister at loveyoursister.org.
Thanks to today’s sponsor, Griefline. To check out Griefline’s new Knowledge Program, visit knowledge.griefline.org.au or check out our resource on how to support a grieving friend: https://griefline.org.au/get-help/how-to-support-a-grieving-friend-ebook/
Connect with us
- Pre-order our affirmation cards for grief and loss at www.goodmourning.com.au
- Follow us on Instagram at @goodmourningpodcast
- Join our private Facebook support group here
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.