Dear Grieving Friend

Strength is overrated. People will wish you strength as one of the “tick the box” condolence statements. They mean well. Don’t worry at all about having to be strong in your loss especially if up till now, you’ve been the strong one that everyone else has leaned on. Feeling like you have to be strong (which we do for others) is futile and self-defeating when all you may be feeling at the moment is numb and depleted.

The View From Above: A Look At Transformational Positives of Covid-19

There’s so much out there that’s already been said on Covid-19 – on all fronts. I started writing this piece a few weeks ago on the silver lining of this war but then became discouraged myself with the oppressiveness of the situation. There is always another view and in this piece, I’ve taken one on unity, communication and empathy…