Candid conversation about grief. Beginners welcome.
A Sacred, Unlikely Friendship, Maintained Through Terrifying Times
By Mira Ptacin
At 87, my friend Ned narrowly escaped Covid-19's invasion of his nursing home. Here's what it made me realize.
Will I Be All Right Again in 2021?
By Cate Honzl
In 2019 my mom died. In 2020 we had a family suicide, a botched burial, and a catastrophic pandemic. Now, I’m looking ahead to 2021 — with (gasp!) hope.
A Person Is a World
By Beth Ain
My mother’s death was followed closely by the pandemic — creating this strange and still and endless space in which everyone is grieving something.
Saying Kaddish Into the Screen
By Daniela Gerson
After my father died, a weekly memorial gathering connected me to community when I needed it most. Then came COVID.
The Grief Cliché of the COVID Era
By Gina DeMillo Wagner
My late brother would have been extremely susceptible to the virus that has upended our lives. But don’t tell me to be grateful that he’s gone.
Young Widowhood in the Time of Corona
By Mira Simone Etlin-Stein
While we’re 'all in this together,' my experience is very much my own. Here's how I am learning to navigate the space between personal and collective grief.
Surviving the Agony of Anticipation
By Carla Steckman
As I see the world sink into the abyss amid the coronavirus pandemic, I recall the first days after my daughter Talia’s terminal diagnosis.
Why I’m Working to Send 10,000 Tablets to COVID-19 Hospital Units and Hospices
By Kristina Libby
Death rituals are an integral part of our grieving process. Here's how you can help COVID-19 hospice patients separated from their loved ones say goodbye.
7 Tips for Reducing Feelings of Isolation
By Modern Loss
Loneliness is an every day thing, and not just in the age of ‘social distancing.' Here are some ways to care for your physical and mental wellbeing
10 Safe Movies to Watch During the Pandemic — Featuring the Stars of ‘Contagion’ and ‘Outbreak’
By Mara Reinstein
Desperate for films that steer clear of triggering plot lines? A seasoned movie critic offers picks that provide guaranteed calm during a scary time.
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