What happens after we die? That is the topic with author and medium Nicole Strickland.
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This is the Paranormal Podcast with Jim Harold.
JIM HAROLD: Welcome to the Paranormal Podcast. I’m Jim Harold. So glad to be with you once again. When people ask me the topic that interests me the most in the whole area of the supernatural and the paranormal – and if you’ve been listening any time at all, you know that I have a very broad definition of that and a very big tent. We talk about everything from UFOs to ghosts to cryptids, whatever it might be. But the subject that I come back to time and time again after almost 18 years of doing these shows is that of the afterlife.
So we have the perfect guest and the perfect subject today, because our ghost – our ghost?! she’s not a ghost, thank goodness – our guest is Nicole Strickland, and we are going to talk about her new book, The Afterlife Chronicles: Exploring the Connection Between Life, Death, and Beyond. She is one of the leading paranormal researchers on the West Coast. She’s the founder and director of the well-respected San Diego Paranormal Research Society, and she’s been featured in numerous media outlets. In addition to her speaking and writing projects, she co-hosts the long-running Haunted Voices Radio with Todd Bates, and she also hosts The Afterlife Chronicles, which was recently selected by Feedspot as one of the top programs on the afterlife. Nicole, welcome to the show today.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: Thank you so much for having me. It’s so nice to talk with you again.
JIM HAROLD: Nice to talk with you. I hope it’s warmer there on the West Coast, because it’s so cold today that my mouth has frozen up and I can’t speak. [laughs]
NICOLE STRICKLAND: That’s right, yeah, we’re starting to warm up a little bit. We’ve been wet over here the last month or so. It’s been very rainy and drizzly. But it’s nice. We need it. It’s nice. Warming up.
JIM HAROLD: It sounds like to me that we have something in common, and that’s an absolute fascination with the topic of the afterlife. What really made that your topic of choice?
NICOLE STRICKLAND: It’s interesting with me. Going back to childhood, I’ve always had this interest in ghosts and ghostly phenomena, if you will. When I started researching the paranormal as an adult, actively investigating locations, I was mainly interested in the ghosts and hauntings aspect, gathering different data, whether it’s subjective data or objective – EVPs, photography, and all of that. I can’t really explain this, but it seems like in the last few years, I’m going more toward an interest in the afterlife and afterlife studies.
There’s still that paranormal ghosts and hauntings umbrella there, but it’s just I’m delving more into the afterlife. It happens as the way it should. But I agree – I’m like you; it’s very, very fascinating, and something that interests me highly. Out of all the different branches of the paranormal – ufology, cryptozoology, hauntings – there’s something about afterlife research and afterlife experiences that really, really fascinates me.
JIM HAROLD: I think for me it’s this – and I’ve said this before on the shows – okay, we can talk about Bigfoot, we can talk about UFOs, we can even talk about ghosts, and that’s an experience that some people have had, and many people haven’t. They might be interested in it, but they’ve not seen a UFO, they’ve not seen Bigfoot, they’ve not even seen a ghost. But we all know intuitively that the question of the afterlife is one we’re headed directly to. Now, it may be 7 minutes, 7 days, 7 or 70 years. It may be far in the future. I hope for all of our listeners that it is, I hope for you and me it is, too.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: Me too.
JIM HAROLD: But eventually, we’re going to be on the doorstep of that question and we’re going to be facing it up close and personal, and it’s the one absolutely universal topic. We’re all born and we all die, even if it’s only physical. We have to do that. So I think everybody has that question. At least for me, I think that’s why it has such a strong appeal.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: I absolutely agree. The question of what happens to us when we physically die – that’s a universal question. Whether you’re of a different religion or a different cultural background, there’s always that interest in and potential belief in, when we pass on, we move on into some life after, or afterlife. So I agree.
JIM HAROLD: One thing I know you talk about is the subject of near-death experiences.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: Yes.
JIM HAROLD: I’m going to give you my perspective on it, and then I want to get your take on it. I absolutely believe that they are real and they represent – and when we talk about this, I’m not talking about each and every case, but many times I believe they represent a true glimpse into the other side. I think it’s not just the imaginations of people or what they’re conditioned to believe or dopamine or oxygen deprivation, like a lot of skeptics say, or evolution’s way of easing us into the death process. I don’t believe that. I believe that they do signify crossing into that other side and reporting back.
And the reason I do – it’s not romantic at all. It’s actually kind of – what’s the word I’m looking for? Almost crass. Here’s the reason. You have a lot of these medical situations. People are being worked on. They’ll come back and they will report what was being done to them from an aerial view when they’re flatlining.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: Absolutely.
JIM HAROLD: Then you also have reports of people who will say they’ve seen somebody else that they didn’t even know was dead, and then later it’s found out that that person died at the same time. These kinds of things – skeptics out there, how can you explain that through dopamine, oxygen deprivation, and those kinds of things? So for me, it’s not really a faith; it’s more of a nuts and bolts common sense. If these people are experiencing these things and it seems as though those things are being verified by people like medical personnel and so forth, how do you explain that away? My answer is you don’t, and they really are separating and they really are going someplace. What do you think about that?
NICOLE STRICKLAND: Everything you just said now aligns with my notion on this subject. You do have the skeptics, and they’ll say near-death experiences are due to some sort of psychopathology or some sort of transformed blood gases, sleep problems, changes in brain activity. But there are people from all walks of life, including young children to elderly adults, that describe these experiences in such similar ways. So when you look at the magnitude of that, that’s very obvious to me that there’s some sort of survival of consciousness going on and transitioning into the afterlife.
It’s interesting; when you look at NDEs, you look at a lot of the different traits that people experience – feeling very comfortable or free of pain, the fear of death goes away, there’s that sensation of leaving the body or that sensation of floating, maybe going through that tunnel, seeing the light at the end, maybe seeing loved ones at the end, or figures. But also, I’ve read too that when they have these experiences, people describe going into an environment that may be similar to what we see on Earth, but it’s more vibrant in color, it’s more similar to their cultural background, if you will. And then there’s this sense of almost altruism, this overwhelming sense of love and peace, no longer a desire for materialism or greed or anything.
When you have all these thousands of people that have this, that has to say something. So that’s how I look at it.
JIM HAROLD: Now, it is true – if I recall correctly, the majority of these kinds of experiences are positive, but there are some negative ones, too, aren’t there?
NICOLE STRICKLAND: Yeah, some that I’ve read, a lot of anxiety, not knowing what’s going on, maybe not having that awareness of what’s going on. But from what I’ve read – and Raymond Moody, my goodness you can’t talk about NDEs without bringing him up – but I think most of them are very positive in nature. For the negative ones, though, I would want to know exactly what was happening to them at the time of dying, what type of condition they had or what was going on in terms of medical intervention and things like that.
JIM HAROLD: Do you have a particular NDE either that you’ve read of or is in the book that really strikes home for you, a particular example that really puts it into focus for you?
NICOLE STRICKLAND: Yes, and this isn’t featured in the book, but I actually interviewed this guest on my show The Afterlife Chronicles, and he talked about a shared death experience, where – I think it was his son who passed away, and he was able to, in his description, connect with the son in the afterlife, but yet his significant other also was able to connect with the son in the afterlife, and there were these shared stories and shared experiences between all three of them. So that’s really what struck me, too, because you really don’t hear about shared death experiences that often. It was really profound.
I’m trying to remember the specifics of it. He and his wife were obviously alive, but they both were able to connect with their deceased son and describe some of the same types of feelings and emotions. That really struck me as quite profound.
JIM HAROLD: Some of these stories really can tug at your heartstrings. One thing that I’ve heard is that sometimes, this will profoundly change people. There’s an example of a gentleman here in Ohio – I believe his name is Howard Storm. I interviewed him several years ago, and he was featured on television and so forth. I’d seen some stories done about him. He was this guy who was an art professor, he lived a very bohemian lifestyle – that’s the way he described it – “eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we die” kind of experience.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: A free spirit, I guess? That’s what comes up.
JIM HAROLD: Maybe almost a hedonist kind of thing.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: Yeah.
JIM HAROLD: That’s the way I recall, anyway. Howard, if I misspoke, I apologize. But nevertheless, he had this experience. He actually went into a negative place. He came back and he was totally changed, and then he decided to change his life. He became very religious. He was an artist, he was an art teacher; he started painting more spiritual and religious type pictures. It really changed him in a major way. I’ve heard that – maybe it might not be as dramatic for some people, but it does change people. It seems like it’s a life-changing experience.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: It absolutely does. You know that “life in review” that people experience a lot. But yes, like I said earlier, they want to be a better person. It’s almost they evolve. They evolve spiritually, have a greater sense of awareness and consciousness, and want to help others, change their life for the positive, all of that. There is something to be said about that.
I just thought of another guest that I haven’t had on but I will have on. His NDE is very profound in the way that he describes it. He describes going to a very beautiful place and being told what his purpose was in life and what the purpose is now. As he evolved into the afterlife, he described, very descriptively, meeting up with loved ones, being in a field, a paradise, where all the animals, people’s pets, dogs, cats, horses – he described it as a very descriptive paradise.
JIM HAROLD: Very interesting.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: It’s so intriguing. So, so intriguing.
JIM HAROLD: NDEs are just one aspect of this that you talk about in the book. You talk about “Spirit Connection with the Living: Recognizing the Signs.” Sometimes I feel like I personally recognize the signs, but then sometimes I feel like I’m probably missing a lot. Can you talk about that spirit connection between the living and those who have passed, and how we, the living, can tune in to those signs? It’s a tough balance. Not everything is a sign from Grandma, but then some things are. So how do you tell the difference?
NICOLE STRICKLAND: This is an opinion – and this is the whole premise of the book. If I had to summarize it in one sentence, it would be that there’s this profound, undying connection between the living world and the afterlife. Physical death can’t interfere with that. This is just my opinion, so take it or leave it, but I feel in terms of signs, synchronicity is a big one there. Carl Jung actually coined that, I believe. Synchronous events, trying to connect events and see if they’re connected.
People will experience this. Maybe they’re driving and maybe a song comes on at the same time that they’re sensing their grandfather, for example. That actually pertains to me. My grandfather passed away, and on the way to his military funeral, the song “Unchained Melody” came on. More times than not, I will be driving, whether it’s the radio or Pandora, and that song will come on right as I’m thinking about him. Numbers, for example. My grandmother passed away at 4:44 a.m. I see those types of numbers. So synchronicity, paying attention to he signs. Now, that’s not going to always tell you that maybe it’s coming from a loved one, but it’s definitely something to pay attention to.
I talk about in the book, in my opinion, what are some main reasons why the spirit world reaches out to the living or desires to connect with the living. What I elaborate on is, one, to offer assistance, perhaps during the grieving process; to demonstrate to us that they have moved on, that they are at peace, hopefully; to keep in touch.
And then I have a story in my book, too, which is really interesting. I interviewed this woman. She’s back in – I want to say it was Tennessee. She talks about an experience where she kept having the chair moving in her house, and she knew it was from her grandfather. It’s a whole story. She didn’t understand why this chair kept moving, but then she realized that she was being warned because there was a shed out in her backyard, and there were two guys out there trying to break into the shed at the same time that these chairs kept moving by themselves. It’s an interesting story there.
Assisting – perhaps assisting us when it’s our time to move on. Seeing loved ones there or even guides there waiting for us, helping us to transition into the afterlife. And then just to demonstrate, too, that there’s life in the hereafter. Those are some points that I talk about in the book as well.
I think if you’re open to realizing that there’s a living connection between us and the mortal field, then those in the afterlife, once you have that awareness, you’ll be more cognizant of the different types of signs, whether it’s through synchronicity or maybe it’s a telepathic connection that you have and that all-knowing epiphany, like, “Wow, okay, my sister is trying to reach me,” for example. That was kind of a long-drawn-out tangent there. [laughs]
JIM HAROLD: No, it’s fine. That’s why we have guests on, so they can share their wisdom and their thoughts. That’s the idea, and you’re doing it very well. Our guest is Nicole Strickland. We’re talking about the afterlife – specifically The Afterlife Chronicles: Exploring the Connection Between Life, Death, and Beyond. And we’ll be back right after this.
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JIM HAROLD: We’re back on the Paranormal Podcast. Our guest is Nicole Strickland. We’re talking about all things afterlife, specifically her new book, The Afterlife Chronicles: Exploring the Connection Between Life, Death, and Beyond.
As much as I’m fascinated by the afterlife, and as much as I think many of us are, there are probably some things people get wrong about it. Of course, nobody knows for certain; nobody has stayed there for a long time and come back. Per the NDEs, people come for a short time and come back. From your perspective, what you’ve been able to glean, what are some common misconceptions of the spirit world? I know you talk about that in the book.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: One is that I feel – and of course, I haven’t been there myself, but just based on my experiences in talking with others and hearing about their experiences, I feel that the afterlife is a beautiful place, one where we go, where our soul evolves and matures and we ascend the different ranks of spirithood, if you will. I feel it’s something that’s very positive, very beautiful.
So one of the misconceptions is I think people think of the afterlife and lump in all the different types of energies out there. “Oh, there’s demons there and there’s a bunch of negative energies there.” That’s one misconception I talk about in the book. You’re talking about living people, living animals, that when they pass on, they move into the hereafter or afterlife. I don’t prefer to bring in a bunch of other energies that really the afterlife wouldn’t pertain to them. And then of course you have spirit guides and certain types of angels, of course. But that’s one common misconception.
Another that I get into – and I try to not talk too negatively about this, but the whole idea – I talk about the misconceptions of paranormal television and all of that. It’s a great medium to educate and inform, but I think it’s going a little bit too down the road of portraying the spirit world in a negative light. Those two are the main points in that section in the book.
JIM HAROLD: Yeah, I think there can be good and there can be bad.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: Right.
JIM HAROLD: Okay, let’s say we want to communicate with the spirit world. We’ve done shows on everything from scrying to Ouija and spirit boards and tarot and psychic communication, so forth and so on. What are the methods that interest you the most and you think are the most effective in communicating with those on the other side?
NICOLE STRICKLAND: Absolutely. I have two chapters. I talk about the different ways to connect with spiritual energies – standard techniques, whether it’s spirit photography, EVP. I’ve always been very fascinated with electronic voice phenomenon, instrumental transcommunication. I know ITC is a little more controversial than EVP, but I talk about that and some of the standard techniques. Even how the environment plays into all of this as well, and then going into more of the esoteric, metaphysical types of techniques – using crystals, divining / dowsing rods, pendulums, automatic writing.
Everyone’s different, and in many ways I believe that the technique almost finds you. So whatever you’re comfortable with, that’s what you should stick with. I prefer audio. I prefer, like I said, utilizing EVP, utilizing ITC, but also telepathic communication and getting adjusted and knowledgeable and having an awareness of our own intuition. I feel that everyone has psychic aptitudes. I feel everyone has some sort of innate intuition, so tapping into that. Once you tap into that and you’re more aware of it, you can communicate telepathically, if you will.
Also, for me, divining rods. I love using divining rods, usually as an adjunct tool, on an investigation or case study. If we’re going to be doing, for example, maybe an EVP session or an ITC experiment, and then maybe using either a pendulum or a divining rod at the same time just to compare. So those are two methods that I prefer to use. But everyone is different. What about you?
JIM HAROLD: I’ve not really tried that much. The things that I’ve had happen have been synchronistic occurrences. I’ve not had anybody come and speak to me or anything. I’ve not really tried. I have just spoken out loud sometimes to say something. I think maybe that’s even kind of undervalued.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: It is.
JIM HAROLD: I mean, who’s to say that you can’t just utter something to a loved one just to let them know?
NICOLE STRICKLAND: Absolutely.
JIM HAROLD: I have a longer story surrounding my uncle, but one story surrounding my uncle, who was very close to me growing up – I inherited a bunch of his tools, so sometimes when I’m looking for a particular socket or something, I’ll say, “John, I’m having a little trouble finding the right socket here,” and within 30 seconds I will somehow find the right socket. Now, the thing is, it could be a total coincidence, and maybe it just makes me feel better, but I like to think that he’s steering me in some way to that.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: Yeah, it really is what you believe. Another aspect, too, is the whole concept of astral projection. I know that’s controversial, but I have had some amazing experiences with that while dreaming. I almost feel that synchronicity and astral projection during a dream state are two really strong gateways to connect with the beyond.
JIM HAROLD: You had an experience with your cat, didn’t you?
NICOLE STRICKLAND: Yes, it’s insane. I’ve had numerous cats; I’ve had numerous animals in my life, and I’ve never had the spiritual connection with my 18-year-old, Kayli – what I’m trying to say is I’ve never had that with any other cat or any other animal I’ve ever owned. For some reason, with Kayli it was very strong. Perhaps maybe it’s her energy. Her and I were very close, of course. Perhaps she had a high rank in the afterlife. I don’t know what it is, but soon after her transition, I started connecting with her in very deep, very profound ways during dreams.
So far, this has happened about 12 times, and it always takes place in my room. The surroundings are the same, the lights are off, it’s the same environment, I’m lying in my bed, but yet I think I’m slightly astrally projecting to meet her on her level. So there’s some sort of – I don’t know if it’s like a hypnagogic state right as I’m falling asleep. Sometimes I might’ve had it when I’ve been asleep for two hours. But it’s the same sort of thing, where I’m able to – it’s almost like I wake up but I’m asleep. As I’m lying in bed, I’m able to feel her. I see her. I’ve felt her, I’ve heard her jump on the bed. Like I said, I’ve felt her fur, felt the warmth. I’ve heard her meow. And it’s always the same sort of experience, but it’s definitely not a dream. It’s something more than that.
And I’ve always been interested in astral projection, but since these experiences have occurred, I’m way more interested in it now. And I don’t know why that’s happening. I don’t know if the “why” is important as much as the experience. But whatever it is, it’s super profound. It’s amazing.
JIM HAROLD: It certainly is. Very interesting indeed. Now, spirit guides. Are spirit guides necessarily past loved ones? Are they almost kind of angelic entities? Are they all of the above? Can you talk to us about spirit guides?
NICOLE STRICKLAND: I believe it’s a combination of deceased loved ones that can act as our guides. You hear of ascended masters, for example, so maybe beings, or angelic beings, like you said, that are very highly evolved. Maybe obviously not having a human body, so angels, so to speak. I believe it’s a combination. Animal guides. There can be animal guides as well. I think it’s a combination. I’ve heard different things from people. I’ve heard people say you only have one or two guides; then I’ve had other people say you can have several guides.
Obviously, I don’t have the absolute concrete answer because there’s pretty much no scientific proof, so to speak, of spirit guides. But I do believe, like you said, it’s a combination of different evolved energies. Non-human energies, angelic beings, and then, of course, deceased loved ones, deceased pets. That’s my belief.
JIM HAROLD: Here’s a question for you. It’s almost like when you’re trying to discern possible messages from past loved ones. How do you know that it’s a spirit guide speaking to you?
NICOLE STRICKLAND: It’s hard to answer that. I think you just have to go with that innate intuition in that sense that if you feel that it is, then that must be who it is. Some people have had experiences where they’ve been told, “Hey, I’m your spirit guide. I am your guide. I’m here for you.” But in cases where you don’t know, I think you just have to trust your gut instinct. I think in some ways it’s hard to really discern that.
You have to look at your emotions, too, and if you’re feeling like you’re being guided in a certain way, or you feel that there’s some sort of different, more evolved type of emotion, maybe more of a sense of peace, more of a sense of love, maybe more of a sense of greater knowledge, I think those are signs that it could be a guide from beyond helping you.
JIM HAROLD: One thing that we all have to deal with – some people, it comes early in life, sometimes it comes in middle age, later in life, but we’ve all dealt with grief, the loss of a loved one. Parent, spouse, sibling, friend. God forbid, child. I think most of us know that feeling, but it’s so hard to put yourself in somebody’s shoes and say you know how they feel, because you don’t know that relationship. But you know it’s one of the toughest things we as humans can deal with, and almost everybody listening to this has been through it. It’s something that’s on the horizon. You’re going to lose loved ones in your life. It’s a tough part of being human. Is there a way to take that sadness and that grief and use it to facilitate a connection with the other side?
NICOLE STRICKLAND: This is a great question. You have the stages of grief. Elizabeth Kübler-Ross’s five stages of grief. Someone may go through it linearly, and then others may experience different stages at different times, so everyone’s different. I’m going to answer that question, but I will say that my involvement in the paranormal research field and researching the afterlife has given me a greater understanding of physical death and the transition process.
So in a way, it’s helped me cope better with grief in knowing that, yes, I’ll be sad, I’ll be heartbroken when a loved one or friend or a pet passes on, but I know that their essence, their soul, lives on, and that person’s always going to be with me. So there’s that.
A lot of people will turn to different things that will help them during their grief – for example, setting up maybe a foundation in someone’s honor, or maybe dedicating a certain spot in their home with pictures. Not like a shrine. I guess it could be a shrine. Planting – that’s what I did when my cats passed on – going to the nursery, getting a plant, planting it in your backyard as a dedication. And then maybe fulfilling the legacies of those people, so maybe partaking in activities that that loved one liked to do. What are they called? Ceremonies of life. That’s not what they’re called, but getting together with family and friends on maybe certain anniversaries or whenever to commemorate that person. Writing a letter to that person. It’s endless. Whatever works for you, there are things you can do to help facilitate that grieving process.
But just knowing and having that innate knowing that, yes, this person, or pet, is physically gone, but their essence, what makes them who they are – that still lives on. It’s just the only thing that’s missing is the physical body. So I think knowing that, that in and of itself helps with the process.
JIM HAROLD: If you can give some final words of wisdom for folks about this subject – I mean, there’s so much to say about it, but just some thoughts about the subject of the afterlife and maybe things that you’d like to get across that you’ve learned over the years.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: Sure. Again, I’m not an expert. I can’t sit here and say I absolutely know what the afterlife is because I haven’t been there. You get a semblance of what it may be from stories and from hearing people and from researching. I believe that you can’t really understand or get an idea of the afterlife without looking at the cultural and religious beliefs of certain people, delving into some parapsychological inquiries, understanding apparitions, hauntings, psy phenomena, paranormal phenomena, how the environment plays into it, like we talked about, the science aspect into it, NDEs, how mediumship plays into it, maybe quantum physics or quantum theories of the survival of consciousness, how that all plays into it.
I said this before: there’s this undying connection between our world and the afterlife, and I don’t know if maybe pop culture, just because the paranormal is so infused in society, that maybe that’s fueling it. I think there’s something greater. I think there’s something going on in the cosmos that is bringing both worlds together, and both worlds are desiring to communicate with one another.
And today, there’s a lot of challenge out there. People are hurting each other. There’s a lot of negativity and hardships and all of that. Perhaps maybe the afterlife is trying to impart some wisdom and trying to assist us from beyond. I do believe that. Again, those are my beliefs, but that’s how I feel, and I talk about that in the book.
JIM HAROLD: Nicole, when people hear this, the book will be out, so where will they be able to find The Afterlife Chronicles: Exploring the Connection Between Life, Death, and Beyond?
NICOLE STRICKLAND: I’m a traditionally published author, so this is my first self-published book. Of course, you’re going to find it on Amazon, the different online retailers, Target, Barnes and Noble. I’ll also distribute it probably through Ingram. And then, of course, on my website, I’ll have a link for people if they want a signed copy. They can get a copy directly through my website at authornicolestrickland.com.
JIM HAROLD: And also your shows. Tell people about your shows and where they can find those.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: Yeah, sure. Haunted Voices Radio. I’ve known Todd since about 2009. We met onboard the Queen Mary. He’s had Haunted Voices Radio since 2004, so it’s a long-running show like your shows are. I was a guest frequently throughout those years. I want to say it was 2020 when he and his significant other developed WLTK-DB, and it’s an internet radio station.
In 2020, Todd asked me to co-host Haunted Voices Radio with him, so I’ve been doing that since that time. Friday nights at 8 p.m. Pacific, 10 Central, 11 Eastern. It’s a lot of fun. And then on the network, I debuted The Afterlife Chronicles 2020. I think it was October 8th, 2020, on the same network. That is on Thursday nights. Right now it’s on hiatus because I’m actually revamping it a little bit. So I’m going to come out with a new show soon. But yeah, it’s a lot of fun. I can see how podcasting and radio is quite addicting.
JIM HAROLD: It is, it is.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: And you’re super accomplished at it. My gosh, you are super successful. [laughs] It’s an honor to be on your show, it really is.
JIM HAROLD: Thank you. It’s an honor to have you, and thank you so much, Nicole, for joining us to talk about a really important subject, that of the afterlife.
NICOLE STRICKLAND: Absolutely. Thank you for having me.
JIM HAROLD: A fascinating discussion with Nicole Strickland. We thank her so much for her time – and the afterlife, I can’t think of a more fascinating subject.
Something I hope you’ll find fascinating is my upcoming Jim Harold Campfire Live Tour: Stories From Around the Campfire.
I hope that you will join us in person around the campfire in Philadelphia or Pittsburgh or Boston or New York, whatever is closest to you. And there’s one way to do that – you’ve got to get your tickets. Jimharold.com/tour. That’s jimharold.com/tour, and I hope to see you there. Thank you so much for your consideration. Just looking forward to meeting you and getting to share some Campfire stories with you, and maybe you can share some of your Campfire stories with us. I think that’d be really neat. Please check it out at jimharold.com/tour.
Thank you so much for joining us today. We’ll talk to you next time. Have a great week, everybody! Bye-bye.
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