#Heartbreak – Florence Williams

Episode Six – Northern Latitudes: Find Your Way PodCast

Author Florence Williams joins me to talk about her latest book “Heartbreak” and the role nature can play in the healing process when our heart is broken.

Williams shares her personal voyage through the landscape of heartbreak, merging her narrative with fascinating scientific insights. Join us as we explore the physical, emotional, and psychological dimensions of heartbreak, uncovering how it can both shatter and transform us.

“Williams’s journey through her pain is by turns wrenching, fascinating, funny and, for so many of us, deeply relatable.”

— Scientific American

— Scientific American

Florence is a journalist, author, and podcaster. She is a contributing editor at Outside Magazine and a freelance writer for the New York TimesNew York Times MagazineNational Geographic, The New York Review of BooksSlate, Mother Jones and numerous other publications.

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Episode Title: Heartbreak with Florence Williams

“Reeling from her husband’s request to divorce after 25 years of marriage and two kids, Florence Williams was experiencing debilitating grief. An accomplished reporter, she decided to explore the science of heartache to see if she could find a cure. In this excerpt from her new book, ‘Heartbreak: A Personal and Scientific Journey,’ she heads out for a 120-mile solo paddle on Utah’s Green River, with a too heavy portable toilet and a shattered heart.” from the Outdoor Magazine Article

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