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Stories and inspiration to help you keep the memories of your loved ones alive

Storytelling gives us the power to transform the written word into lasting memories that can be enjoyed for generations to come. In part one of our storytelling series, Elizabeth Lewis establishes a framework for successful storytelling.

Writing to Heal Stress, Grief and Loss

During this era of sheltering-in due to the COVID-19 pandemic, stress is the word most often used to describe the high levels of anxiety, anger and fear that so many people are experiencing. But when looked at through the lens of loss – loss of everyday freedoms, loss of employment, loss of income, loss of health, loss of life – framing our collective and individual experiences as one of grief due to loss may be more accurate.  Healing writing – also called expressive writing or grief journaling - can be a way to explore the many complex and multi-faceted emotions you may be experiencing at this time due to COVID-19-related losses.