Not me. I'm not the grief guy this time. This is actually a link to a podcast with Brene Brown. She's interviewing David Kessler, who wrote a book with Elizabeth Kubler-Ross (the five stages of death person) and then wrote the book AFTER that, talking about a sixth stage of grief: meaning. In this conversation, … Continue reading A conversation with a grief guy
The other day Bill Rice, a digital marketing guy I know, sent a series of tweets that talk about how to respond in these moments of change and crisis and uncertainty. He wrote: Write down what has actually changed. I’m always amazed how little things have to change to cause anxiety and overreaction. Write down … Continue reading What’s changed, what hasn’t – starting to think about caring for people.
When you receive a hard diagnosis with a likelihood of death, people are glad to tell you what do to. They do it with intense certainty: “Do this treatment. Try this tool. Be courageous. Be strong.” And they do it with the best of intentions and the most anecdotal of data. “This worked for my … Continue reading A working list for life after a difficult diagnosis.