117: Meg Nocero on Life as a Federal Prosecutor, Embracing the Unknown, and Transformation Through Grief

Meg Nocero on Life as a Federal Prosecutor, Embracing the Unknown, and Transformation Through Grief

Welcome to episode 117 of Optimal Health For Busy Entrepreneurs.

We have speaker, coach, and award-winning author Meg Nocero stopping by for a fascinating discussion on embracing the unknown and transformation through grief. Meg left her successful career as a federal prosecutor at the Department of Homeland Securities after her mother’s passing. Meg started to write as a form of healing and has previously published two books. And she’s here today to discuss her third book, Butterfly Awakens.


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In today’s episode, you’ll hear:

  • Meg’s origin story
  • Being a federal prosecutor (and the lessons from it)
  • What led to her changing careers
  • Oprah calling her to the stage and the new direction this led to 
  • Staying mentally sane after leaving her career and beginning a new one
  • Using writing as a tool for healing after losing her mother
  • Grief and moving forward after losing someone close
  • The impetus for writing Butterfly Awakens
  • Why do some people get stuck in the grief cycle (and this applies to careers and weight management as well)
  • And much more

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