Dealing with toxic positivity while grieving

Dealing with toxic positivity while grieving

What is toxic positivity? Let’s talk about toxic positivity – especially in the context of engaging with people who are grieving. Toxic positivity is rampant in person and in the online world – and seems to be even more prevalent when the world is...
Navigating Holiday Grief Practical Strategies

Navigating Holiday Grief Practical Strategies

Navigating holiday grief is complicated and unique Navigating holiday grief poses unique challenges throughout the season. Social calendars naturally get busier, family time is probably at peak levels, and attention to self-preservation often goes by the wayside....
What we learn in the first year of grief

What we learn in the first year of grief

The first year of grief I’m on Day 365 of life without my brother Thomas here physically; I’ve completed the first year of grief. Technically it’s just shy of that at 8,758 hours, but who’s counting. Here’s what I know so far about grief, based on this first...