Book review: Option B

Book review: Option B

Option B (by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant, Knopf 2017) grew out of Sheryl Sandberg’s experience with grief following the tragic death of her husband in 2015. (The end of her Option A). For we who have been thrust into grief following a workplace tragedy the details...
A life-altering summer job

A life-altering summer job

Each year hundreds of high school students from all across Canada begin working for the summer, and for many this will be their first “real” job. Fifteen years ago, I was beginning my summer job at a golf resort on Prince Edward Island; I did not realize at the time...
The Five Myths of Grief

The Five Myths of Grief

Reprinted from Threads newsletter Summer 2012   Myth 1: Grief and mourning are the same thing. Myth 2: There is a predictable and orderly progression to the experience of grief. Myth 3: It is best to move away from grief and mourning than toward it. Myth 4: Tears...
Questions and comfort

Questions and comfort

Threads of Life family members have such talents! Here are two poems which express the longing for what might have been, and the comfort of family – both blood family, and the extended Threads of Life family.   Who would you be -by Paulette Raymond   Who would you be?...