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One Year…

By: Nicole Collaço March 20th marked the one year anniversary of my mother’s death. Due to COVID-19, we weren’t able to host a wake for my mother on the day of her funeral last year, let alone have more than nine people attend due to restrictions at the time. I hoped that one year laterContinue reading “One Year…”

April Fools Day!

By: Shawaf Naeem April 1st: the day when we can freely prank our friends and relatives without suffering any (or mostly any) consequences. The origin of April fools day is in 1582 when France decided to switch to the Gregorian calendar from the Julian calendar which started from the first of April. Those who failedContinue reading “April Fools Day!”

Grieving during COVID-19

Nicole Collaço Losing a loved one during a global pandemic was surreal. I experienced a constant push and pull between reality and escapism. Every time I wanted to escape and distract myself from my grief, I found that I was stuck with my emotions because COVID-19 imposed so many restrictions regarding going out and doingContinue reading “Grieving during COVID-19”

December Mini-Series

Hello readers and visitors! Before our special announcement, we want to thank everyone reading this. Yes, you. Thank you for sticking around this year, its been a tough one. Thank you for subscribing to our blog or just checking it out from time to time. For all our grief buddies out there, thank you forContinue reading “December Mini-Series”

Navigating other peoples’ responses to the loss of a loved one

Nicole Collaço The support networks you surround yourself with are so important, especially when you’re grieving. Just as we all have different ‘love languages’, I believe we also have different ‘support languages.’ People show their support in different ways. I found that after my mum passed away, there were people in my life who didContinue reading “Navigating other peoples’ responses to the loss of a loved one”

5 Ways to Brighten Up Your Day

By: Althea Ocomen It’s hard to control strong emotions, especially in times of struggles and stress. Whether you are starting off for the first time away from home, parents facing an empty nest this fall, or just looking for new ways to cope with stress, these tips can definitely be beneficial for you! So whatContinue reading “5 Ways to Brighten Up Your Day”

Back to School After COVID-19

By: Chardelene Reyes For most of us, our last day of school came early. Due to the pandemic, many districts resorted to remote learning for the safety of their staff, students, and families. However, as the amount of COVID-19 cases began to surge, many of us grew fearful for the health of our loved ones—especiallyContinue reading “Back to School After COVID-19”

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